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Supporting research and contributing to its dissemination

The Foundation manages and awards several Prizes. They are funded thought the legacy of scientific personalities or associations.


Charles and Monique Morazé Prize

The Prize awards the work of world-class senior researchers working on “science and society” or “education and society”.

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Louis Dumont Prize

Created in 1998, the Louis Dumont Prize, with the support of the FMSH, discerns every year a field grant to a young researcher in social anthropology.         

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Mattei Dogan Prize for social History

Foundation Mattei Dogan and FMSH’s prize is awarded every two years for an Excellent Phd Thesis in social History

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Ariane Deluz Prize - Field grant

Created in 2014, the Ariane Deluz Prize awards a field grant to a doctoral student preparing a PhD thesis in ethnology of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Herman Diederiks Prize

The Herman Diederiks Prize awards a distinctive article related to the history of crime and of international criminal justice.

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