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Editorial

Deleuze bashing.

Hervé Regnauld | 28.04.2015

Social sciences sometimes quote philosophers in order to provide a basis for their theories. They quote Gilles Deleuze very often, but Deleuze says that he doesn’t care about being coherent. So why should socials science care about philosophy ? [...]

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L’outil-frise, dispositif d’étude interdisciplinaire du changement territorial.

Agnès Bergeret @enJean-Jacques Delannoy @enEmmanuelle George-Marcelpoil @enDelphine Piazza-Morel @enSusanne Berthier-Foglar @enAnouk Bonnemains @enPhilippe Bourdeau @enMélanie Duval @enHugues François @enSabine Girard @enDenis Laforgue @enPénélope Lamarque @enSophie Madelrieux @en et Sandrine Tolazzi @en | 17.07.2015 illustration L’outil-frise, dispositif d’étude interdisciplinaire du changement territorial.

Cet article propose de tirer les enseignements de l’élaboration et l’expérimentation, par un groupe de travail pluridisciplinaire du LabEx ITEM, d’un dispositif méthodologique transdisciplinaire et d’un outil-frise, autour d’une approche processuelle des changements dans les territoires de montagne. Les éléments formels nécessaires à [...]

Le Monde, comme si vous y étiez.

Les nourritures terrestres de l’Expo 2015 à Milan.

Jacques Lévy | 13.07.2015

The topic of Milan’s World Expo 2015, “Feed the Planet” appears simultaneously mediocre, disputable, and complacent. Beyond this mixture of commerce, ecology and geopolitics, couldn’t we find there an indication that the very raison d’être of this kind of [...]

Sujets de sciences.

Boris Beaude | 07.07.2015

There is a need to clarify a fundamental set of problems regarding contemporary social sciences. What is a science that is not intended to explain, that is not actually experimental, that is exceptionally reproducible, that cannot conceive laws, whose [...]

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Works

L’outil-frise, dispositif d’étude interdisciplinaire du changement territorial.

Agnès Bergeret @enJean-Jacques Delannoy @enEmmanuelle George-Marcelpoil @enDelphine Piazza-Morel @enSusanne Berthier-Foglar @enAnouk Bonnemains @enPhilippe Bourdeau @enMélanie Duval @enHugues François @enSabine Girard @enDenis Laforgue @enPénélope Lamarque @enSophie Madelrieux @en et Sandrine Tolazzi @en | 17.07.2015 illustration L’outil-frise, dispositif d’étude interdisciplinaire du changement territorial.

Cet article propose de tirer les enseignements de l’élaboration et l’expérimentation, par un groupe de travail pluridisciplinaire du LabEx ITEM, d’un dispositif méthodologique transdisciplinaire et d’un outil-frise, autour d’une approche processuelle des changements dans les territoires de montagne. Les éléments formels nécessaires à [...]

Sujets de sciences.

Boris Beaude | 07.07.2015

There is a need to clarify a fundamental set of problems regarding contemporary social sciences. What is a science that is not intended to explain, that is not actually experimental, that is exceptionally reproducible, that cannot conceive laws, whose [...]

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Laboratory

Le Monde, comme si vous y étiez.

Les nourritures terrestres de l’Expo 2015 à Milan.

Jacques Lévy | 13.07.2015 illustration Le Monde, comme si vous y étiez.

The topic of Milan’s World Expo 2015, “Feed the Planet” appears simultaneously mediocre, disputable, and complacent. Beyond this mixture of commerce, ecology and geopolitics, couldn’t we find there an indication that the very raison d’être of this kind of event has been exhausted? [...]

Imintanout, lieu de pensée.

Augustin Berque | 01.07.2014

The series of pedagogical films Thinking Places/Lieux pensants, directed by Jacques Lévy, is structured around ten questions. The interviewer was Jacques Lévy, the interviewee Augustin Berque, and the place Imintanout, at the foot of the western High Atlas, on [...]

Mapping Urban Intelligence.

Jacques Lévy @en | 17.05.2014

The texts of this Traversal are position papers. They have been written in the prospect of a conference that will take place in July 2014, organised at Laval University, Quebec, by the Eidolon cartographic research network. The title [...]

Virtualités.

Jacques Lévy @en | 17.12.2013

Among the interviews conducted in Geneva, general and abstract speeches on the future are rare. This does not prove that the future is absent from discourses and imaginations ; it could mean that the tools we use do not [...]

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Books

Écriture versus rédaction.

Jablonka, Ivan. 2014. L’Histoire est une littérature contemporaine. Manifeste pour les sciences sociales. Paris : Seuil.

Olivier Lazzarotti | 15.06.2015

From reading the book of Ivan Jablonka (2014), L’Histoire est une literature contemporaine, this text emphasizes the idea that the scientific work of writing is one of the components of scientific production. [...]

Un temps et un lieu pour vieillir ?

Membrado, Monique et Alice Rouyer (dirs.). 2013. Habiter et vieillir, vers de nouvelles demeures. Toulouse : Éditions ERES.

Yannick Orain | 02.06.2015

Aging is a natural process. Yet, we often associate it with a final stage and therefore focus on the problems of advanced age. Becoming old is thus nothing else than getting closer to death ; it consists in the [...]

L’autonomie entre pensée et action.

Dosse, François. 2014. Castoriadis, une vie. Paris : La Découverte.

Christophe Premat | 26.05.2015

François Dosse’s biography of Cornelius Castoriadis proceeds from in-depth work on the archives of Castoriadis, which helps the reader grasp the framework of the philosopher’s conceptual production. The group and journal Socialisme ou Barbarie were essential in the development [...]

Faut-il faire aimer la ville ?

Martouzet, Denis (dir.). 2014. Ville aimable. Tours : Presses universitaires François-Rabelais.

Lionel Francou @en | 19.05.2015

This multi-authored work gathers various contributions which focus on the “emotional relationship people have with cities”. In an approach that is both poetic and relational, the authors — mainly urban planners and geographers — seek to highlight the mutual [...]

Penser l’espace avec ses pieds.

Coverley, Merlin (dir.). 2011. Psychogéographie ! Poétique de l’exploration urbaine. Lyon : Les Moutons Électriques.

Nicolas Canova | 03.03.2015

This review of Merlin Coverley’s recent Psychogéographie aims at extracting from its contemporaneous mobilization the main concepts that make up its meaning. This so called Situationnist “invention” has risen from its ashes after a premature death. Developed as a [...]

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Objects

35°Nord 34°Est

Éric Valette @en | 19.11.2013

Illustrated conference performance, on the basis of a historic timeline of Cyprus. 35° north/34° east is the location of the small section of the beach enclosed in the buffer zone that divides the island in two, just below the [...]

Genève face à sa mondialité.

Manouk Borzakian @en | 02.04.2013

In this article, Geneva, a small world city that is facing a significant economic and demographic growth, is examined with the help of a map where spatial distribution of Anglo-Saxon and Portuguese residents is represented. The different distribution patterns [...]

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In the air

Deleuze bashing.

Hervé Regnauld | 28.04.2015 illustration Deleuze bashing.

Social sciences sometimes quote philosophers in order to provide a basis for their theories. They quote Gilles Deleuze very often, but Deleuze says that he doesn’t care about being coherent. So why should socials science care about philosophy ? [...]

The future of scientific journals.

Igor Moullier | 23.04.2013

On the occasion of its one hundredth issue (“Faire des sciences sociales du politique”, Politix, 100, 2012/4), the journal Politix offers a series of retrospective points of view following [...]

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Traversals

Une rencontre spatio-temporelle.

Jacques Lévy @en et Hélène Noizet @en | 07.10.2014

Ce recueil d’articles est d’abord le résultat d’une rencontre. Des historiens et des archéologues ont interpelé des géographes en leur disant leur intérêt pour la théorie de l’espace et en leur proposant un dialogue avec leurs propres problématiques, visant [...]

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