Grégoire LE GALL

Ph.D. Student



gregoire.le-gall ( at )

Research areas

Contemporary Ukraine
Long duration in geographical configurations
Transgenerational affiliations and roots
Conflicts and everyday family life

Transversality(s) 2019 – 2023

Stabilities and fluidities of geographical objects


Geographie-Cités – Condorcet Campus
5 cours des Humanités 93322 Aubervilliers cedex

Participation in research projects
International projects:

2021-2024 LIMSPACES, “Living with uncertainty. Strategies of adaptation and horizons of expectations in Ukraine and Moldova”, leader Béatrice von Hirschhausen (UMR Géographie-Cités, Sabine von Löwis, ZOIS Berlin), Franco-German ANR/DFG project.


March 2022. Conference-debate on the situation in Ukraine organized by the Université Jean Monnet de Saint-Etienne at the cinema Le Méliès Saint-François.

Academic background

Since December 2021
PhD in Geography – EHESS – Thesis under the supervision of Béatrice von Hirschhausen and Denis Eckert on transgenerational anchoring and the impact of the war (2014-) on family daily life in Southeast Ukraine.

2020 Master’s degree in European and international studies, AlterEurope specialization – ENS de Lyon

2019 Academic exchange – Faculty of International Relations – St. Petersburg State University

2018 Bachelor of History in Political Science – ENS de Lyon / Lyon II

2014-2017 Literary preparatory class for the Grandes Ecoles – Lycée la Bruyère


2021-2022 : Political geography, UPEC (Faculty of Letters, Languages and Humanities).