Query : Sciences sociales
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Salvador da Bahia: American, European, and African forging of a colonial capital cityID318988From6 September 2012to3 August 2016FunderEuropean CommissionThe project Bahia16-19 aims at creating a top-level research and advanced training network on the colonial history of the Atlantic. The coordinator, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal), promotes this network together with the Federal University of Bahia (Brazil) and with Ecole des Hautes Etudes e...
Corpses of Genocide and Mass Violence: Interdisciplinary and Comparative Approaches of Dead Bodies Treatment in the 20th Century (Destruction, Identification, Reconciliation)ID283617From3 February 2012to0 January 2016FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorECOLE DES HAUTES ETUDES EN SCIENCES SOCIALESIn Europe and all over the world, genocide and mass violence have been a structural feature of the 20th century. This project aims at questioning the social legacy of mass violence by studying how different societies have coped with the first consequence of mass destruction: the mass production of c...
Buddhist-Muslim interactions/relations in Zanskar Valley (Ladakh District, Northwest India) under the impact of the Indian State, a globalising market and world-religious orthodoxiesID251984From4 April 2010to6 March 2012FunderEuropean Commission"In this project the fellow aims at studying the social dynamics of Buddhist-Muslim communities in the Federal State of Jammu and Kashmir (India), in which the absolutist exclusiveness of world-religious orthodoxies and the aspirations at political hegemony grounded in them are rejected in favour of...
The invention of a diaspora: the case of ArbëreshID298283From3 August 2012to4 July 2014FunderEuropean CommissionThis project will study the formation of the Arbëresh minority, currently one of the twelve officially recognized linguistic minorities in Italy.This proposal aims to address the problem of identity construction as started by diverse immigrant groups that, notwithstanding their common origin roughly...
Harmony on the Edge. Musical Encounters Between Early Modern Europe and South AmericaID101029971From2 February 2022to5 January 2025FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorECOLE DES HAUTES ETUDES EN SCIENCES SOCIALESHarmony on the Edge investigates how notions of music and sound were deployed during early modern global encounters to describe, categorise, and evaluate different types of human. Focusing on the territory covered by the Viceroyalty of Perú in Spanish South America, this project addresses a wide ran...
Making Humans: Human Dignity in Nineteenth-Century FranceID101027394From5 October 2021to6 September 2023FunderEuropean CommissionHuman dignity refers to the intrinsic worthiness of the human being, which renders all individuals equal bearers of rights. It is a shared value of the European Member States and the cornerstone of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. Modern scholarship has relied on an uncontested paradigm: the re...
Healthcare at the Borders: Managing Camps and Informal Settlements for Refugees and MigrantsID838688From2 September 2020to3 August 2022FunderEuropean CommissionThe management of migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers is one the most complex issues the EU is facing: HeBo aims to tackle it from the perspective of healthcare implementation in migrant camps and informal settlements situated within the European territory. In such spaces, both healthcare actions...
An Etymological Dictionary of the Japonic LanguagesID788812From2 January 2019to1 June 2025FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorECOLE DES HAUTES ETUDES EN SCIENCES SOCIALESIt is a paradoxical situation that with Japan being the third modern economy and Japanese, the main Japonic language, being the 10th in the world in terms of native speakers and the most widely studied Asian language, the Japonic language family still lacks an etymological dictionary.The present res...
Violent settlements: strategic villages and clandestine burial sites in Latin AmericaID654923From1 February 2016to4 January 2019FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorECOLE DES HAUTES ETUDES EN SCIENCES SOCIALESIn contemporary warfare the power to destroy cities exists alongside with the power to built urban places ex nihilo. In the 70s and 80s, various Latin American States forcedly displaced people to villages created as an instrument of counterinsurgency; at the same time massacres and forced disappeara...
Understanding institutional change in Asia: a comparative perspective with EuropeID645763From1 June 2015to5 May 2019FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorECOLE DES HAUTES ETUDES EN SCIENCES SOCIALESThe project INCAS aims at creating a top-level research and advanced training network on institutional change in Asia, in comparative perspective with Europe. The coordinator, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (France), promotes this network together with Oxford University, Freie Universi...