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60 ans

The foundation

A 60-year work for humanities and social sciences research
Created by the historian Fernand Braudel in 1963, the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme is celebrating its 60th anniversary.
Le Comptoir

Knowledge dissemination

Le Comptoir: a new meeting place with social sciences and humanities
Dedicated to the promotion and discovery of humanities and social sciences, Le Comptoir is a place that combines the sale of books and journals with an original scientific and cultural programme.
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Focus areas
Our work is currently organized around the following general focus areas.
Librairies, livres et visiteurs

Sciences and society

Spreading knowledge to citizen to nurture an informed society
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Arts and cultures

Thinking through societies in their social, cultural and patrimonial diversity to enrich our representations of the world
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Démocratie et libertés

Democracy & Freedom

Understanding the metamorphosis of democracies and defending academic freedom
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jetée vue du ciel

Global networks

Connecting researchers and knowledge to understand the complexity of the world
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Prix Ariane Deluz - Aide au terrain

Ongoing call

Ariane Deluz Prize
For the development of the ethnological works of future generations of Africanists
Appel à candidatures | Atlas 2023 | Asie Centrale > France

Ongoing call

Atlas 2023: Central Asia > France
Postdoctoral fellowship
Appel à candidatures | Atlas | Ukraine > France

Ongoing call

Atlas 2023: Ukraine > France
Postdoctoral fellowship
Appel à candidatures | IRD-FMSH | Pays des "Suds" > France

Ongoing call

Atlas 2023: Southern countries > France
Postdoctoral fellowship
Appel à candidatures | Atlas | Sud de la Méditerranée > France

Ongoing call

Atlas 2023: South Mediterranean > France
Postdoctoral fellowship

Our services to the community

Editions de la MSH

Éditions of the MSH

Disseminating knowledge, documenting public debates
Canal-U

Canal-U

The audiovisual platform for higher education and research
Diffusion du livre scientifique

Diffusion of publications

Promoting French and Francophone scientific production
Librairie en ligne

Le Comptoir

A meeting place with social sciences and humanities
Entrée de la Maison Suger

Maison Suger

A place of residence and research for foreign researchers

Events

livres en dialogue FMSH, les dit-on

Livres en dialogue | Les « dit-on » et autres récits plus sérieux. Mali, 1980-2020

Soirée de présentation de l'ouvrage | Jeudi 23 février 2023 à 18h30
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Matières premières avec Paolo Mancosu
Podcast

"Matières premières" with Paolo Mancosu

The new podcast series that opens the doors to the intimacy of researchers. Episode #1
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chercheuses et chercheurs de demain, entretiens FMSH

Researchers of tomorrow

Interviews with our laureates
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Catalogue en sciences humaines et sociales
Article

Humanities and Social Sciences Essentials

2022 edition | FMSH diffusion Catalog
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