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The Foundation Maison des sciences de l'homme is located on three sites in the Paris region. Located in the heart of Paris, its headquarters and research residence offer places and events open to all.
Le Comptoir

Located on the first floor of the Foundation, Le Comptoir is a place dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of humanities and social science. It combines the sale of books and journals with an original scientific and cultural programme.

Le Comptoir offers for discovery and purchase nearly 30,000 references of books and journals from more than 60 academic publishers.

Book presentations, workshops, conferences, exhibitions, the place offers to visitors privileged encounters with the world of humanities and social sciences.

Le Comptoir is open and accessible to all from Monday to Thursday.

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Scientific events

Throughout the year, the Foundation and the research residence organize and host scientific and public events open to all.

Exhibitions, seminars, conferences, workshops, discussions, our events are addressed to all publics, in free access or on registration.

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Our addresses

Corporate office


54, boulevard Raspail
75006 Paris
Research residence

FMSH | Maison Suger

16, rue Suger
75006 Paris
Diffusion and Distribution

FMSH | Charenton

18, rue Robert Schuman
94220 Charenton-le-Pont