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Senior Researcher - P.A.R.I.S

UMR 8504 Géographie-Cités
Campus Condorcet
Bâtiment de recherches sud
5, cours des Humanités
93322 Aubervilliers cedex

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  • 1992: PhD Geography (University Paris-1 Sorbonne)
  • 1983: BA in History and BA in Geography (Paris Sorbonne)

Higher Education institutions attended
University of Strasbourg, Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris), University Paris-1 Sorbonne and Paris-4 Sorbonne, Ludwig-Maximilian University (Munich), University of Avignon.


  • 2006 : Professor (Research Director / Directeur de recherche) CNRS.
  • 1994: Senior Researcher (chargé de recherche) CNRS.

  • 2019-onwards. Paris-Aubervilliers —Géographie-Cités Research Center
  • 2016-2019. Berlin — Centre Marc Bloch French-German Research Center
  • 1998-2016. Toulouse – LISST Interdisciplinary Research Center for Social Sciences –
  • 1997-1998. Moscow — Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geography
  • 1994-1997. Montpellier — Reclus Research Center / P.A.R.I.S.


Scientific invitations abroad
  • Germany, 2015-2016: Invited Scholar, Department for Visual Communication and Cartography, Regional Institute of Geography (Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde, Leipzig, Prof. Francis Harvey)
  • Canada, 2015: Invited Scholar, UQAM, Montréal, Canada (CIRST-Center for Innovation Studies)
  • Russia, 1997-1998: Invited Research Fellow, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Center for Geopolitical Studies, Moscow (1 year)


  • 2012-2018: Member (2012-16) and Deputy Head (2016-18) of the Scientific Board, Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, Leipzig, Germany
  • 2012-2016: Head of the Evaluation and Hiring Committee for Geography, Urban Planning and Architecture [section Espaces Territoires Sociétés], Comité National, French National Center for Scientific Research
  • 2012-2016: Deputy Head of the LabEx Project Structuring of Social Worlds (SSW), University of Toulouse
  • 2008-2015: Director (2011-2015) of the LISST Interdisciplinary Research Center (UMR 5193 LISST), University of Toulouse


  • 2014-2015: Principal investigator on a SSW LabEx Project: NETSCIENCE ’Networks of Contemporary World Science’
  • Principal investigator (with M. Grossetti) on a French National Research Agency (ANR) research project (2010-2013): ‘GEOSCIENCE’—Local, national, global changing science.
  • 2016-date: Advisory Board Member, Mondes Sociaux, ISSN 2428-1387
  • 2005-2016: Editor-in-Chief, Cartographic Journal Mappemonde, ISSN 1769-7298


• Regional transformations in Ukraine • Mobilities and Borders in Eastern Europe• Global Studies • Diffusion of innovation • Cities, Science & knowledge • Cartography• First Globalization


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Updated on : 10 June 2020



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