Member

Samuel RUFAT

Position
Associate professor

Institution
CY Cergy Université Paris Cité

Team
PARIS

E-mail
samuel.rufat ( at ) u-cergy.fr

Research themes

Urban geography, urban studies, spatial analysis, planning.

Socio-economic inequalities, segregations, socio-spatial recompositions.

Environmental justice, mobilizations, conflicts, open data, governance, participation.

Vulnerability, resilience, anthropocene, risks, crises, public policies, uncertainty, indicators, representations.

Central and Eastern Europe, transition, adaptation, post-socialism.

Transversal subjects
Urban fabrics: processes, actors, practices
Data and protocols in the digital humanities

Address
Géographie-cités • Campus Condorcet
5 cours des Humanités
93322 Aubervilliers cedex (France)

Cell: +33 1 34 25 64 04

Publications

Supervising

Ph.D.

Chloé Senecat, Politiques urbaines de l’Union européenne: Gouvernance multi-niveaux à Berlin, Paris et Varsovie, 2021-2024

Sandie Fenton, Evaluation environnementale des structures légères par apprentissage automatisé, 2020-2023

Carmen Rafanell, Les espaces de l’entre-deux bucarestois face à la métropolisation, en co-direction avec Jean-Marc Besse, UMR Géographie-cités, 2019-2022

Victor Santoni, Réseaux sociaux numériques en contexte de gestion territorialisée des crises en Ile-de-France et Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, 2017-2021

Thesis committees

Laakri Bouhadj, Atténuation des vulnérabilités et renforcement de la résilience des systèmes territoriaux, Université de Lille, 2020-2023

Anca Rusu, Communicating the risks of the transition in a multi-actors decision-making process, EPFL – Paris Dauphine Université, 2020-2023

Master

Supervision of over 80 Master dissertations, CY Cergy Université Paris Cité, 2010-2021

Supervision of 5 Master dissertations, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, EHESS, 2017-2021

Joint supervision of 3 Master dissertations, Geography Department, University of Paris, 2017-2021

Teaching

CY Cergy Université Paris Cité since 2010

L1 S2 Introduction to data in geography
L2 S3 Technological hazards: living with risk
L2 S4 Computer-Aided Mapping (CAD)
L3 S6 Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
L3 S6 Social geography and urban sociology

Education

2016 Habilitation, Department of Geography, Paris 7 Diderot University (France), Vers un tournant expérimental?, HDR with Renaud Le Goix.

2008 Joint European PhD, Department of Geography, ENS Lyon (France) and University of Bucharest (Romania), Transition post-socialiste et vulnérabilité urbaine à Bucarest, under the supervision of Violette Rey and Ioan Ianoş.

2004 MA in geography, University of Paris (France)

2003 Agregation of Geography (France)

Professional positions

2010 – … Senior lecturer, Geography Department, CY Cergy Université Paris Cité (France)

2019 Visiting Researcher, Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), VU University Amsterdam (Netherlands)

2018 Visiting Researcher, Institute for Environment and Human Security, United Nations University, UNU-EHS, Bonn (Germany)

2016 Invited Professor, Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, University of Iowa (USA)

2014 Visiting Professor, Geography Department, University of Bucharest (Romania)

2009 – 2010 Post-Doc on the MEREV project, Free University of Brussels ULB (Belgium)

Scientific activities

Project coordination

2021 – 2023 ANR RER Risques – Evacuations – Résilience

2019 – 2021 ANR MRSEI Réseau européen sur les perception des risques

2016 – 2021 IUF Adapt or Perish Les métropoles européennes face à l’injonction de résilience

Project participation

International projects

2019 – 2022 H2020-DRS01 Resiloc Resilient Europe and Societies

2017 – 2022 COST Land4Flood Natural Flood Retention on Private Land

National projects

2014 – 2018 CSFRS Euridice Risques et dispositifs de gestion de crise

2011 – 2014 ANR Ludespace Les espaces du jeu vidéo en France

Administrative responsibilities

2019 – 2021 Co-director of the Hazards, Risks, Disasters SG, American Association of Geographers (USA)

2019 – … Head of International Relations, French Association for Disaster Risk Reduction (AFPCN)

2019 – … Head of International Relations, Geography Department, CY Cergy Université Paris Cité (France)

2017 – 2019 Graduate School Advisory Board, Social Science Faculty, Paris 7 Diderot University (France)

2016 – … Scientific Advisor, Council of the Local Flood Prevention Strategy of the Paris Metropolis (France)

2012 – 2017 Elected Member of the Humanities and Social Science Faculty Committee, University of Cergy-Pontoise (France)

2010 – 2017 Head of the GIS & Disasters Master Program, University of Cergy-Pontoise (France)

2009 – 2015 Co-founder of the Urban Resilience Group, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris (France)

Honors, Awards and Fellowships

2016 Institut Universitaire de France (IUF)

2014 Royal Holloway University of London (UK) Team Teaching Prize for joint workshop

2014 Eckert Prize at IronSheep, the American Association of Geographers Geohackathon (USA)

2005 PhD scholarship, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France)

2003 Leonardo da Vinci, EU Socrates, University of Bucharest (Romania)