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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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De la prison Montluc au Mémorial, et après…

Chronique d’une enquête.

Marie-Thérèse Têtu @en | 02.07.2015 illustration De la prison Montluc au Mémorial, et après…

In 2009, Lyon’s prisons closed. The Montluc prison was the only one that was saved from demolition and turned into a memorial to the victims of the Nazi repression. By so doing, the other stories and memories of this prison, that operated from [...]

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. [...]

La mémoire faite trajet.

Ethnographie des écrits de travail d’un conteur contemporain.

Anne-Sophie Haeringer @en | 09.06.2015

This article reopens the question of the art of memory by putting it to the test of the current revival of an old practice : the oral transmission of the tale. One of the difficulties met by current storytellers [...]

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Works

De la prison Montluc au Mémorial, et après…

Chronique d’une enquête.

Marie-Thérèse Têtu @en | 02.07.2015 illustration De la prison Montluc au Mémorial, et après…

In 2009, Lyon’s prisons closed. The Montluc prison was the only one that was saved from demolition and turned into a memorial to the victims of the Nazi repression. By so doing, the other stories and memories of this prison, that operated from [...]

La mémoire faite trajet.

Anne-Sophie Haeringer @en | 09.06.2015

This article reopens the question of the art of memory by putting it to the test of the current revival of an old practice : the oral transmission of the tale. One of the difficulties met by current storytellers [...]

La mémoire désidentifiante.

Dominique Belkis @en et Michel Peroni @en | 09.06.2015

This article discusses the film Les hommes debout, which focuses on a neighborhood of Lyon that is under renovation (Gerland) and the memory associated with it. However, the authors are less concerned with considering it as a document subject [...]

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Laboratory

Imintanout, lieu de pensée.

Interview.

Augustin Berque | 01.07.2014 illustration Imintanout, lieu de pensée.

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 the route from Marrakech [...]

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 [...]

Concevoir l’urbain en figures.

Alexandre Rigal @en | 12.11.2013

Urban space is sometimes said to be irrepresentable. However, many representations and images make it comprehensible. These forms and images are spreading in our daily lives and in scientific practices through various technological tools. Trying to understand these fragmentary [...]

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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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