Visiting Professors

Shogo Takegawa is Professor of Sociology at Tokyo University. He is invited by Sébastien Lechevalier (CCJ-FFJ) in the framework of the EHESS Visiting Scholar Program. His research focuses on social policies from a comparative perspective. He...

Tuesday 30 October 2018, Thursday 22 November 2018

Christopher Pinney is Professor of Anthropology and Visual Culture at University College London. He is invited by Caterina Guenzi (CEIAS) from February First till February 28th 2019.Christopher Pinney has held visiting positions at the Australian...

Friday 1 February 2019, Thursday 28 February 2019

Anne Murphy is Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Studies and co-Director of the Centre for India and South Asia Research at the University of British Columbia. She is invited by Caterina Guenzi (CEIAS) from June 3th june till June 30th....

Thursday 18 October 2018

Carl W. Ernst is a specialist in Islamic studies, with a focus on West and South Asia. He is invited by Fabrizio Speziale (CEIAS) from May 8th till June 7th 2019.His publications, based on the study of Arabic, Persian, and Urdu, have been mainly...

Thursday 18 October 2018

Romain Wacziarg is a professor of economics at UCLA Anderson School of Management and holds the Hans Hufschmid Chair in Management. He seeks to understand what explains economic performance. This broad topic can be tackled on several levels: “What...

Tuesday 9 October 2018

Professor Ross King earned his BA in Linguistics and Political Science from Yale College and his MA and PhD from Harvard in Linguistics. Currently he serves as Professor of Korean and Head of Department in the Department of Asian Studies at the...

Tuesday 15 May 2018, Tuesday 29 May 2018

Conferences Crimson and gold velvets in the Duchy of Milan under the Sforzas, 1450-1500 : a modern example of state-run industryFriday 18 May 2018, 11:00-13:00 - EHESS (room 7) - 105, boulevard Raspail 75006 Paris  ...

Friday 18 May 2018, Friday 8 June 2018

Giovanni Kezich (Milan, 1956) studied anthropology and archeology in Siena and London, gaining a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology with a research on The peasant poets. The octave of Latium in its social context (University of London, 1989). Since 1991,...

Wednesday 7 March 2018, Thursday 29 March 2018

 Conferences"The Crisis of American Liberalism"The first lecture introduces the main themes of the series as a whole.  It draws attention to the 1960s and 1970s as a key period of crisis for American liberalism, defined as a political...

Friday 6 April 2018, Friday 13 April 2018

Vera Zvereva is senior lecturer, University of Jyväskylä (Finland). The main thread of her studies concerns the connections between discourse, communication technologies and socio-cultural groups in the cultural and political contexts of post-Soviet...

Friday 25 May 2018, Monday 11 June 2018

Iddo Tavory is an Associate Professor at New York University. Until 2014, he was Director of Graduate Studies at The New School for Social Research, New York, which he joined in 2010, after receiving his PhD from the University of California, Los...

Thursday 3 May 2018, Friday 25 May 2018

Conferences Kingship, citizenship, and Sufi Shrine Culture in Indian Muslim Princely StatesThis lecture explores the changing relationship between the small princely state of Jaora and a collection of Islamic shrines located on the outskirts of...

Tuesday 15 May 2018, Thursday 24 May 2018

Marianne Sommer is full professor at the Dept. for Cultural and Science Studies at the University of Lucerne. Prior to her current position, she has been at the University of Zurich, ETH Zurich, the Max-Planck-Institute for the History of Science,...

Friday 25 May 2018, Wednesday 6 June 2018

Andrew G. Walder is the Denise O'Leary and Kent Thiry Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, and Senior Fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.A political sociologist, Walder has long specialized on the sources...

Wednesday 30 May 2018, Monday 18 June 2018

Jacqueline Feke is an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo in Canada.  Her research examines the history, philosophy, and rhetoric of the ancient Greek physical and mathematical sciences. Her...

Wednesday 9 May 2018, Tuesday 22 May 2018

Graeme Robertson is a Professor of Political Science. A specialist in comparative politics, Graeme’s work focuses on political protest and the dynamics of competition between rulers and their challengers in contemporary authoritarian political...

Friday 8 June 2018, Friday 22 June 2018

Robert Nichols is McKnight Land-Grant Professor of Political Theory at the University of Minnesota. He was previously a Humboldt Faculty Research Fellow in Philosophy at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, and a Fulbright Scholar in the Center for...

Wednesday 23 May 2018, Wednesday 6 June 2018

Massimo Mazzotti's (Department of History, University of California Berkeley) research interests lie at the intersection of the history of science and science studies. He is especially interested in the historicity and situatedness of mathematics,...

Wednesday 13 June 2018, Tuesday 26 June 2018

Prashant Keshavmurthy is Associate Professor, Institute of Islamic Studies, MacGill University (Montreal).His research interests focus on literary canon formation and conceptions of authorship in pre-colonial Persian and Urdu literary traditions;...

Friday 11 May 2018, Tuesday 29 May 2018

Conferences Enclosures and agricultural growthWednesday 16 May 2018, 15:00-17:00, Ehess (room AS1-23) - 54 boulevard Raspail 75006 Paris Inequality in the rural society during the agricultural and industrial revolutionFriday 18 May 2018,...

Wednesday 16 May 2018, Friday 1 June 2018

Astrid Möller (PhD FU Berlin 1990, MSt oxoniensis 1988) is Associate Professor of Ancient History at the Albert-Ludwigs-University at Freiburg i. Br. Her areas of research include ancient Greek economic history, Greek historiography and chronography...

Thursday 8 March 2018, Thursday 22 March 2018

 İlker Aytürk (PhD Brandeis 2005) is associate professor at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Bilkent University, Ankara and teaches Turkish political history. His current research focuses on the evolution of the...

Monday 7 May 2018, Thursday 17 May 2018

Harry Walker specializes in the anthropology of South America, with a focus on the indigenous peoples of Amazonia. He has done extensive fieldwork among the Urarina of Peru, and is now Associate Professor at the London School of Economics and...

Wednesday 2 May 2018, Wednesday 16 May 2018

William Max Nelson is assistant professor at the University of Toronto. He specializes in the history of the Enlightenment and the French Revolution. His research focuses on the ways that ideas about time, race, and biopolitics emerged in eighteenth...

Tuesday 22 May 2018, Tuesday 29 May 2018