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19 August 2015
Nouvelle

Fellows in 2015-2016


Fellows invited at IAS-Nantes for the academic year 2015-2016 have already arrived at the Institute.

Here is the list of researchers that will be hosted at the Institute this year. For more details on their research projects and biography please see the dedicated webpage Fellows 2015-16.


Unless otherwise mentioned, Fellows are staying in IAS-Nantes from begining of October 2015, until the end of June 2016.


Visiting Fellows

José-Emilio BURUCUA            
History, the National University of San Martin (Argentina)
“A Translation of the Baldus into Contemporary Spanish Macaronic, Learned and Popular at the Same Time.”

Marc CHOPPLET                 
Philosophy, emeritus (France)
« Critical and comparative analysis of the dynamics of change in the field of life sciences and biotechnology in France and the United States. Looking at highlighting the socio-cultural architecture of Technological choices »

Mamadou DIAWARA                             
Anthropology, Francfort sur le Main University (Germany)
"Local Media Facing Western Media in a Context of Orality in Africa”

Andreas ECKERT              
(January – March 2016)
History, Director of Re-Work, Humboldt University, Berlin (Germany)
“Connecting Histories of Work and Non-Work. African Labour History in a Global Perspective”

Abaher EL SAKKA                
Sociology, Birzeit University (Palestine)
“Social sciences research in Palestine. Methods and analysis of research and knowledge”

Babacar FALL            
Economy, Cheick Anta Diop University (Senegal)
“Vulnerable Youth on the Edge of the Labour Market. A Case Study of Senegal”

Matthew FINKIN             
(March- June 2016)
Law, Law Center for Advanced Study (United States)
« Wage Labour and the Law »

Margret FRENZ                
History, Oxford University (Great Britain)
“Citizenship, Doctors, and Race in the British and French Empire, c. 1900-1960”

Gad FREUDENTHAL                
History, Geneva University (Switzerland)
“The Appropriation and Naturalization of Scientific Thought within Medieval Jewish Traditions. Lessons on Overcoming Fundamentalism from the 12th-15th Centuries”

Livia HOLDEN                  
(November 2015 – June 2016)        
Political sciences, Karakoram International University (Pakistan)
“Justice in Pakistan: state and non-state Law”

Jan HOUBEN                
Linguistics, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (France)
“Pāṇini, his grammar, their world”

Ward KEELER                
Anthropology, Texas University (United States)
"Alternative Hierarchies"

Sara KELLER                
History of Architecture, Maison du Patrimoine de l’Alliance Française d’Ahmedabad (India)
« French-Indian Relationship. Surat the forgotten comptoir (1668-1787)”

Annie MONTAUT                
(January – March 2016)
Hindi/Linguistics, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (France)
« English or Indi ? Grammars of the indian literature’s culture»

Viren MURTHY               
(January – June 2016)
History, Wisconsin University (United States)
« Imagining Asia as Resistance: Rethinking Asian Critiques of Modernity »

Mor NDAO                    
History, Cheick Anta Diop University (Senegal)
« Colonisation and medical research in Senegal, 1895-1958 »

Samuel Alfayo NYANCHOGA            
(October - December 2015)
History, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (Kenya)
« Slave Heritage, Marginalisation and Conflict at the Kenya Coast »

Gabriela PATINO-LAKATOS            
Education sciences, Paris 8 University (France)
« Digital interfaces and navigation instrument: what are the issues for the prophetic activities and for human economies?”

Nicole PERRET          
(August 2015 - March 2016)
Philosophy, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris
« Constructivist approach of knowledge in biology: the role of teleology”

Hamadi REDISSI                
(October 2015 – March 2016)
Political sciences, Tunis University (Tunisia)
« Islam and the Other: Monotheist controversy in Arabic language”

Fernando ROSA-RIBEIRO        
(October 2015 – March 2016)
Anthropology, Stellenbosch University (South Africa)
“Graves, Chronicles, and Outsiders: Cosmopolitanism and Creolization in the Indian Ocean and Sudanic Africa”

Kumar SHAHANI            
(October - December 2015)
Independent artist, Raza Chair (India)

Radhika SINGHA                
(April - June 2016)
History, Jawaharlal Nehru University (India)
“Home-coming: lessons of the “European” Great War for the indian soldier and labourer”

Dmitrii TOKAREV
Comparative literature, The Sciences Academy of Russia (Russia)
 “Philosophical Transfers in Interwar France: the Hegelian Seminars delivered by A. Koyré and A. Kojève in the Context of French-Russian Intellectual Contacts”

Samuel TRUETT                
History, New Mexico University (United States)
“Borderlands, Wandering Peoples, and Entanglement in the Nineteenth-Century World”

 Ravi Sankar VASUDEVAN        
(April - June 2016)
History, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (India)
“Information-film in colonial and post-colonial India: policies, technologies, circulation and exhibition, 1920s-1950s”


 Emeritus fellow

Alain SUPIOT
Law, Collège de France


Associate fellows

Jean-François AKANDJI-KOMBE
Law, Paris 1 University– Panthéon Sorbonne (France)

SUDHIR CHANDRA
Contemporary History, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India

HURI ISLAMOGLU
Economic History, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, (Turkey)

Giuseppe LONGO
Mathematical Computer Sciences and Epistemology, CNRS, Paris, (France)

Pierre MUSSO
Communication sciences, Rennes 2 University / Télécom ParisTech (France)

Pierre SONIGO
MD, biochemist, Inserm, Scientific Director at Bio-Rad, (France)

Ibrahima THIOUB
Modern and contemporary history, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, (Senegal)