Member

Pierre Pistre

Pierre PISTRE

Position
Associate professor in human geography

Institution
University of Paris

Team
PARIS

E-mail
pierre.pistre ( at ) parisgeo.cnrs.fr

Research interests
– Spatial structures (population, housing, economic activity)
– Spatial mobilities (internal and international migration, daily mobility)
– Sparsely populated areas (rural and suburban areas, small towns)
– “Mixed methods” (statistical data and qualitative survey, national and local scales)
– Data of public statistics (census, national surveys, aggregate and individual data…)

Address
Université de Paris – Campus des Grands Moulins, Bâtiment Olympe de Gouges, bureau 769 (7ième étage), Place Paul Ricœur, 75013 Paris

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Professional positions

From 2017 Associate professor – University of Paris & UMR Géographie-cités
2016-2017 Post-doctoral researcher (ANR funding) – University of Limoges & UMR GEOLAB
2016 Post-doctoral researcher (ANCOLS funding) – University of Paris-Est Créteil & EA Lab’Urba
2013-2015 Post-doctoral researcher (PREDIT funding) – IFSTTAR (Département AME, Laboratoire DEST)
2011-2013 Teaching and research assistant (ATER) – Paris Diderot University & UMR Géographie-cités
2008-2012 Phd in human geography – Paris Diderot University & UMR Géographie-cités, “Rural renewals in the French countryside. Demographic trends, spatial dynamics and social recompositions
2008-2011 Teaching and research assistant (Allocataire-Moniteur) – Paris Diderot University & UMR Géographie-cités

Teaching

Main courses (2021-2022)

Bachelor degree: Introduction to geography, Urban and rural geography, Social geography, Demography, Global and local issues

Master degree: Geographic issues in contemporary societies, Data analysis with R/R studio, Contemporary research in rural geography

Scientific programs

2016-2021 ANR CAMIGRI (“International migration in French rural areas”), supervised by David Lessault

2016 Program “Supply and demand for social housing” (ANCOLS), supervised by Jean-Claude Driant and Françoise Navarre

2014-2018 ANR ORA+ iRGENT (“International rural gentrification”), supervised by Frédéric Richard, Peter Nelson and Martin Philipps

2013-2016 Program FACADYMO (“Daily mobility in sparsely populated areas”), supervised by Jean-Paul Hubert

Works (in english)

Publications

Berthomière W., Fromentin J., Hochedez C., Imbert C., Lessault D., Pistre P., Przybyl S., forthcoming, “Foreign presence in the southwest french countryside contribution of recent initiatives to the social and economic diversification of rural areas”, Cybergeo: European Journal of Geography.

Fromentin J., Pistre P., 2021, “Immigrants in rural France: small numbers but increasingly diverse origins”, Population & Societies, Volume 591, Issue 7 (online).

Commenges H., Pistre P., Cura R., 2014, “SLIDER: Software for LongItudinal Data Exploration with R”, Cybergeo: European Journal of Geography (online).

Scientific presentations

Hochedez C., Pistre P., 2019, “Change your life to change your job: a case study among North-European migrant farmers in the Dordogne District (South Western France)”, Lifestyle migration Hub, Umea, Sweden (proceedings).

Pistre P., Nelson P., Smith D., Kinton C., Dellier J., Richard F., 2017, “Relational ruralities in the daily life: commuting to urban spaces and rural gentrification through a cross-national exploration (France, UK, US)”, Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Boston, United States.

Pistre P., Nelson P., Smith D., Kinton C., Dellier J., Richard F., 2016, “A cross-national classification of rural areas for a cross national exploration of rural gentrification (France, UK, US)”, Congress of rural geography “La renaissance rurale, d’un siècle à l’autre ?”, Toulouse, France (abstract).

Dellier J., Pistre P., Richard F., 2015, “Working on rural gentrification in France with a quantitative approach: brakes and opportunities”, ESRS (European Society for Rural Sociology) congress, Aberdeeen, Scotland (abstract).

Nelson P., Pistre P., Dellier J., 2015, “Towards a cross-national database of rural gentrification indicators”, Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Chicago, United-States (abstract).

Pistre P., 2013, “Birth place and residential mobility: an assessment of return migrations to French rural”, 18th ecQTG (European Colloquium on Quantitative and Theoretical Geography), Dourdan, France (abstract).

Pistre P., 2011, “Life course and biographical analysis of residential migrations to French rural areas”, 17th ecQTG (European Colloquium on Quantitative and Theoretical Geography), Athens, Greece (proceedings).

Pistre P., 2011, “Rural renewals and gentrification processes in French rural areas”, ESRS (European Society for Rural Sociology) congress, Chania, Greece.

Pistre P., 2010, “Rural gentrification and ageing: a case study from French countryside”, ERSA (European Regional Science Association) congress, Jönköping, Sweden (proceedings).