For projects starting in 2020.


The Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) and the Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme (FMSH) are pleased to launch their joint call of proposal for 2020.

The aim of this call is to unite the efforts of the RFBR and the FMSH to support bilateral scientific initiatives proposed by research groups in France and Russia which, by their high level, are capable of strengthening scientific cooperation between the researchers of the two countries.

DATE DE MISE A JOUR : 16/07/2019

Violence and exiting violence in Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa

 Videos of the international conference Violence and exiting violence, which took place in Rabat in April 2019.

Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa concentrates episodes of extreme violence and sources of potential conflicts and geopolitical upheavals. The aim of the conference was to study these violences, from local standpoints to global forms, as well as the means to escape from it.

(Videos in French)


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Contrary to the prospects of progressive secularization that have dominated social movement studies, recent political, social and cultural developments on all continents call for greater attention to religious dimension in social movements and to religious movements, whether progressive or conservative. This conference advocates for a better articulation between social movement studies and the sociology of religions.

DATE DE MISE A JOUR : 17/06/2019
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Sari Hanafi

Sari Hanafi is professor of sociology at the American University of Beirut (AUB) and editor-in-chief of Idafat: an Arabic journal of Sociology. Since 2018, he is President of the International Association of Sociology. He was vice-president of the Arab Council for Social Sciences. He has done his work in the field of sociology of migration, political sociology, research policy, and the sociology of religions.

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