Scientific programs

EHGO team

Emmanuel de Martonne Corpus. Phase 2

Dates: 2021 - 2022

Phase 2 of the project, within the framework of Digital Humanities, promotes a second body of archives by geographer Emmanuel de Martonne (1873-1955) consisting of 6 field notebooks and 400 glass plates. As for phase 1, phase 2 analyzes, documents, archives and disseminates the archives according to a threefold problematic: that of the geographical heritage of textual and iconographic sources, that of Open Science and that of innovation in Human and Social Sciences.

DESIGNSHS. Graphic Design, Research, and Social Science Heritage

Dates: 2021 - 2025

The program aims to study and valorize the archives of the laboratory of cartography, then of graphics, directed by Jacques Bertin from 1954 to 1985 (EPHE then EHESS). The aim is to explore, from this major source, the relationships that were established between graphic creation and research in the human and social sciences in the second half of the 20th century.

Circulation, geopolitics and the construction of knowledge about the world from the straits. The case of a world passage, the Strait of Magellan

Dates : 2020 - 2022

The project analyses the role of straits in the organization of political spaces on a global and regional scale in the modern period, and in particular examines the role of the Strait of Magellan in the processes of circulation of knowledge and narratives that linked Europe to the American continent. Other straits are studied in a comparative way (Gibraltar, Bosphorus, Malacca).

Inter-Friches – International and interdisciplinary workshops on urban wastelands

Dates: 2019 - 2021

Urban vacant lots, or wastelands, defined as transient spaces omnipresent in the city, became over the years a novel object of study in many disciplines (urban planning, geography, sociology, ecology). The workshops that we propose aim to define an interdisciplinary methodology to characterize wastelands’ in a systematic and transdisciplinary way.

Ties and interactions between the Condorcet university campus and the local community

Dates: 2019 - ...

This research intends to question the local impacts of university campus' construction by analyzing the case of Campus Condorcet. We aim to better comprehend how local stakeholders perceive, promote or contest present and future urban transformations. This project is based on a collective research with students of EHESS from different disciplines.

Encyclopedia of Sciences Geography-Demography field

Dates: 2018 - 2025

Conception and writing of about 80 books presenting the knowledge and know-how of geography and demography for students and researchers (master and doctorate level) as well as for the general public. The books will be published in French by ISTE and in English by Wiley.

Emmanuel de Martonne Corpus. Phase 1

Dates: 2017 - 2020

This project promotes the archives of the French geographer E. de Martonne (1873-1955) within the framework of Digital Humanities. The corpus of 7 field notebooks and 800 glass plates is analyzed, documented, archived and disseminated according to a threefold problematic: that of the geographical heritage of textual and iconographic sources, that of Open Science and that of innovation in Human and social Sciences.


Dates: 2010 - 2023

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