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Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme

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 supports research and disseminates knowledge in the humanities and social sciences
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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.
Maison Suger

Research residency

Discover the Maison Suger
A place of residence and research for foreign researchers
Apply for a grant
Apply for a grant
Organise a research stay
Organise a research stay
Publish and disseminate your research
Publish and disseminate your research
Visit us
Visit us
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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Résidences de recherche Arts-SHS

Ongoing call

Arts & HSS Programme | Research residencies for foreign artists
Call for applications on the theme of "Arts-HSS and environment “

Ongoing call

Atlas: France > Southern countries
Call for applications | Postdoctoral fellowship
Appel à candidatures | IRD-FMSH | Pays des "Suds" > France

Ongoing call

Atlas: Southern countries > France
Call for applications | Postdoctoral fellowship

Ongoing call

Atlas: Russia, Belarus and Moldova > France
Call for applications | Postdoctoral fellowship
PREFALC appel écoles d'été

Ongoing call

PREFALC: summer schools
Call | Regional Program France Latin America Caribbean

Our services to the community

Editions de la MSH

Éditions of the MSH

Disseminating rigorous yet accessible knowledge
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

FMSH, le Journal
Journal

Le Journal FMSH

First issue of the FMSH magazine
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Découvrez les ouvrages à paraître aux Éditions de la MSH

Éditions Maison des Sciences de l'Homme publications

January-June 2024 catalogue
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Série de podcasts : Histoires de recherche

Histoires de recherche

The podcast series on researchers' research projects
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chercheuses et chercheurs de demain, entretiens FMSH

Researchers of tomorrow

Interviews with our laureates
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