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Là-haut, sur la montagne…

Ces morts qui nous habitent.

Jacques LévyOlivier Lazzarotti et Xavier Bernier | 01.11.2021

The presence of Freda Josephine McDonald at the Pantheon, France's national necropolis, does not only question the memories attached to each person buried here. It questions the role of the state and that of society as a whole in memorization processes. In addition, as an atypical and unique inhabitant of the place, Joséphine Baker reports significant changes in the choice of the figures honored here. [...]

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Mobilités du quotidien et santé.

Un état de l’art basé sur le cadre théorique de la motilité.

David SayaghLaurent Jardinier et Vincent Kaufmann | 19.11.2021 illustration Mobilités du quotidien et santé.

The objective of this state-of-the-art article is to ask – based on the theoretical framework of the concept of motility – to what extent everyday mobility influences health. It is shown that this influence operates at multiple levels. In particular, following the example [...]

Journal d’un colloque de Cerisy.

Yves Winkin | 26.10.2021

The international cultural center of Cerisy-la-Salle (Normandy, France) has been organizing for many years residential, 7-day long conferences from the end of April till the end of September. Participants are hosted in the castle and the adjacent buildings. The [...]

Les citoyens-artisans dans la ville.

Réflexion sur la production symbolique et matérielle de l’espace public.

Kevin Clementi | 11.10.2021

This article reviews the book L’espace public artisanal by Thomas Riffaud (2020). The book offers an interesting point of view by focusing on the figure of the « artisan », a citizen who by his appropriation of public spaces [...]

Comment habitent les sujets marginalisés ?  

Émotions des usagers et usagères de drogue.

Mélina Germes et Roxane scavo | 14.09.2021

The aim of this paper is to show how marginalized drug users who frequent low threshold drug facilities inhabit urban spaces in two cities, Bordeaux and Berlin. With a social geography approach informed with sociology of emotions and critical [...]

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Works

Comment habitent les sujets marginalisés ?  

Émotions des usagers et usagères de drogue.

Mélina Germes et Roxane scavo | 14.09.2021 illustration Comment habitent les sujets marginalisés ?  

The aim of this paper is to show how marginalized drug users who frequent low threshold drug facilities inhabit urban spaces in two cities, Bordeaux and Berlin. With a social geography approach informed with sociology of emotions and critical cartography methods, we led [...]

Forme urbaine, rythme et mémoire.  

Lucia Bordone | 20.07.2021

This article aims to highlight some specific contributions of the notion of rhythm to apprehend dynamics on memory within an urban environment. In particular, it points out how rhythm constitutes an effective operator for thinking about the capacity of [...]

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Laboratory

Mobilités du quotidien et santé.

Un état de l’art basé sur le cadre théorique de la motilité.

David SayaghLaurent Jardinier et Vincent Kaufmann | 19.11.2021 illustration Mobilités du quotidien et santé.

The objective of this state-of-the-art article is to ask – based on the theoretical framework of the concept of motility – to what extent everyday mobility influences health. It is shown that this influence operates at multiple levels. In particular, following the example [...]

Journal d’un colloque de Cerisy.

Yves Winkin | 26.10.2021

The international cultural center of Cerisy-la-Salle (Normandy, France) has been organizing for many years residential, 7-day long conferences from the end of April till the end of September. Participants are hosted in the castle and the adjacent buildings. The [...]

The trace: a shared notion in interdisciplinary research on children's mobility

Sonia ChardonnelSandrine DepeauThomas DevogeleBoris Mericskay et Jean-Paul Thibaud | 12.01.2021

Cet article s’inscrit dans le champ de recherche des pratiques de mobilités quotidiennes enfantines étudiées à travers des traces numériques issues de capteurs (géolocalisation, audiovisuels) et enrichies d’informations sémantiques et contextuelles. Nous montrons comment la trace constitue une notion [...]

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Books

Les citoyens-artisans dans la ville.

Réflexion sur la production symbolique et matérielle de l’espace public.

Kevin Clementi | 11.10.2021 illustration Les citoyens-artisans dans la ville.

This article reviews the book L’espace public artisanal by Thomas Riffaud (2020). The book offers an interesting point of view by focusing on the figure of the « artisan », a citizen who by his appropriation of public spaces participates in their production. [...]

Le rythme : une des formes concrètes du temps. 

Alain Guez | 02.08.2021

Rhythm is certainly one of the concrete shapes of time. The Manifesto for a Politics of Rhythm develops a convincing argument on the power of the rhythmic approach to confront the pathologies of capitalism and, more broadly, to build [...]

La République écologique.

Projet politique et utopie ?   

Philippe Rozin | 30.06.2021

Political ecology has gained considerable ideological and intellectual ascendancy in contemporary Western democracies. Having brought about a devastating, and perhaps irreparable, destruction of the earth's ecosystems, leaving the most terrible ecological footprint in the history of the world, humanity [...]

Malthus en Afrique.

Christian Bouquet | 04.06.2021

John May and Jean-Pierre Guengant have been producing and exploiting the demographics of sub-Saharan Africa for more than 20 years. In this book, they synthesize the results of their investigations and research in the most neutral and objective way, [...]

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Objects

La pauvreté et l’art misérable, dix ans déjà!

Christian Bouquet | 01.07.2016 illustration La pauvreté et l’art misérable, dix ans déjà!

Ten years ago, one of Gupta’s works (Cow), which was presented at the Foire internationale d’art contemporain in Paris, was disturbing insofar that it reproduced the image of poor Madagascan milk producers who, each morning, hurtled down the hills of Tananarive on ramshackle [...]

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L’hospitalité : jusqu’où irons-nous ?

Mélanie Le Guen | 29.11.2018

This article argues that hospitality, that should have come to an end according to many authors in the social sciences, has been a fruitful theme and guideline to their practices, especially since 2015. In the social sciences, hospitality appears [...]

Les Hirak au Maroc : Faut-il un nouveau regard ?

Khalid Mouna | 14.09.2018

Morocco has known, since 2011, a social mobilization that has provoked a political change ; this mobilization continues today through the various forms of Hirak : Rif, Jrada, Boycott. These new mobilizations teach us about the changes produced within [...]

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Little Big Things

Là-haut, sur la montagne…

Ces morts qui nous habitent.

Jacques LévyOlivier Lazzarotti et Xavier Bernier | 01.11.2021 illustration Là-haut, sur la montagne…

The presence of Freda Josephine McDonald at the Pantheon, France's national necropolis, does not only question the memories attached to each person buried here. It questions the role of the state and that of society as a whole in memorization processes. In addition, [...]

Tous touricistes !

Jacques LévyOlivier Lazzarotti et Xavier Bernier | 01.09.2021

Staycation is a concept that aims to define new vacation practices from home. This work questions them in the context of a form of reinvention of tourism in connection with the Covid-19 crisis. How to consider in the space [...]

Sens interdits.

Yveline Piarroux | 01.07.2021

The Covid pandemic has changed the way we handle social interactions. Senses that used to be engaged such as sight (masks), and touch (social distancing) can no longer be used in the same way. But the need for sociability [...]

Ouvroir de science potentielle.

Xavier BernierOlivier Lazzarotti et Jacques Lévy | 01.06.2021

Based on three people who have nothing in common but sharing the same surname, the text describes their possible links and formulates interpretative conclusions which put them into perspective. Beyond that, however, the main question of this ‘workroom-of potential-science’ [...]

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Traversals

Des virus et notre humanité

Jacques Lévy | 18.12.2020

Cet article est proposé par le rhizome Chôros. Pour expliquer la dynamique de la pandémie du Sars-CoV-2 de 2020, de nombreux « facteurs » simples ont été proposés : l’âge ou des prédispositions génétiques des patients, la pollution… dont certains, d’autre moins, ont résisté à l’avalanche des informations et aux avancées de la recherche. D’autres, comme la température (le virus serait tué par la chaleur) apparaissaient crédibles au début de la pandémie – puisque la zone intertropicale était peu touchée – et se sont affaiblies au fur et à mesure que la carte mondiale du virus évoluait. [...]

Les Mobility Biographies Research et les Travel Socialization Studies sous le regard de la sociologie de la socialisation : vers l’examen de la production sociale des choix de mobilité spatiale.

Joseph Cacciari | 17.07.2020

What do the approaches in terms of "Mobility Biographies Research" and "Travel Socialization Studies" teach us about mobility choices over biographical trajectories? Particularly widespread in recent years, research using one or the other approach has focused on the [...]

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