The Institute announces the list of Fellows for 2014-2015
07 july 2014

The Institute announces the list of Fellows for 2014-2015

Fellows invited at IAS-Nantes for the academic year 2014-2015 will arrive at the Institute as of next September.

Here is the list of researchers that will be hosted at the Institute this year.


Unless otherwise mentioned, Fellows are staying at IAS-Nantes from begining of October 2014, until the end of June 2015.


Visiting Fellows

Murat ÇIZAKÇA (February - March 2015)         > details

Islamic Finance, the Global University of Islamic Finance, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

“A history of Islamic philanthropic foundations”


Jan CLARKE         > details

French Literature, Durham University, UK

“Theatre and State Control: the Comédie-Française (1680-1689)”


Selçuk DEMIREL (October-December 2014)         > details

Cartoonist, France

"Tête à tête"


Yanhua DENG (January – June 2015)         > details

Political Science, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China

“Relational repression and urban popular protest in China”


Svante FISCHER         > details

Archeology, University of Uppsala, Sweden

“Urban reform and resilience in Late Roman Gaul”


Judy FUDGE         > details

Labour rights, University of Kent, UK

“Labour rights, human rights and citizenship in a globalised world: unions, women, and migrant workers”


Patrick HARRIES (January - June 2015)         > details

African History, University of Basel, Switzerland

“Memory and identity in the African diaspora: the ‘Mozbieker’ community at the Cape, South Africa”


Ki-won HONG (October 2014 – March 2015)         > details

History of law, Seoul National University, South Korea

“The best political regime for the Modern times’ reformers”


Jyotsna JALAN (January - June 2015)         > details

Econometrics, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences - CSSS, Calcutta, India

“Impact of theater in raising beneficiary awareness about rights and entitlements”


Morten JERVEN (October 2014 – January 2015)         > details

Economic History, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

“African states and development: a historical perspective on state legitimacy and development capacity, 1890-2010”


Pedram KHOSRONEJAD     > details

Social Anthropology, St Andrews University, Scotland, United Kingdom

“Sacred defense, sacred bodies: reutilizing, visualizing and memorizing martyrdom in post-war Iran”


Anna KONIK         > details

Free-lance video artist, Poland / Visual arts, Bielefeld University, Germany

“In the same city, under the same sky...”


Luis MORA RODRIGUEZ  (October - December 2014)         > details

Political philosophy, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

“When Europe meets the Other: history, otherness and imperialism in the writings of Gomes Eanes de Zurara and Bartolomé de Las Casas”


Pierre MUSSO         > details

Communication Sciences, University of Rennes 2, France

“The great texts of industrial religion and management. A critical anthology”


Guido NICOLOSI (October – December 2014)         > details

Sociology, University of Catania, Italy

“Open source biotechnology: a social method for re-skilling practices and re-embedding technology?”


Nicole PERRET         > details

Philosophy of biology, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

“The role of teleology in the biological knowledge”


Andreas RAHMATIAN         > details

Law, University of Glasgow, UK

“A critical theory of money”


Moussa SAMB         > details

Private law, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal

“Regulation of microfinance in Africa (OHADA zone)”


Boris SAMUEL         > details

Political economy, researcher associated with CERI-Sciences Po, Paris, France

“The ‘politics of prices’: quantification, power and protest in Mauritania and Morocco in 2000”


Peter SCHNEIDER (January – March 2015)         > details

Writer, Berlin, Germany

“The three trillion dollar opera”


Madan SONI (April – June 2015)         > details

Writer, Bhopal, India

“Exploring the self-reflective properties of literature”


Carlos SONNENSCHEIN (October - December 2014)         > details

Physiology et pathobiology, Tufts University, Boston, USA

"Building Bridges Between Biology And The Humanities"


Petros STANGOS         > details

Law, University of Thessaloniki, Greece

“Vicissitudes and false pretences in the bankruptcy of a Member State of the European economic and monetary union: the case of Greece”


Isabelle SURUN         > details

History, University of Lille 3, France

“Sovereignty and territory in interaction: a diplomacy of Imperial contact in West Africa (late18th-early 20th century)”


Tie XIAO (January - June 2015)         > details

Modern Literature, Indiana University, USA

“Body to body, mind upon mind: imagining crowds in China, 1900-1950”


Emeritus and Associate Fellows

Alain SUPIOT         > details

Law, Collège de France, Founder and former Director of the IAS-Nantes, President of the Strategic Committee


Sudhir CHANDRA (April - June 2015)         > details

Modern History, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India

“Beyond modernity: religion, culture, nation and the dream of non-violence”


Huri ISLAMOGLU (January - March 2015)         > details

Economic History, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey


Danouta LIBERSKI-BAGNOUD  (October 2014 - March 2015)         > details

Ethnology, CNRS - Center for African Studies, Paris, France


Pierre SONIGO         > details

MD, biochemist, Inserm, executive director Bio Intelligence Service (France)

“Theories of the living and medical practices”