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
Programme des événements du Comptoir - avril, mai, juin 2024


Le programme du Comptoir
Présentation d’ouvrages, rencontres thématiques, conférences, expositions... découvrez l'agenda des mois d'avril, mai et juin 2024
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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Colloque H21

Ongoing call

Conference | Habitation in the twenty-first century. What place for the living world?
Call for contributions | Deadline : April 30, 2024
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 “
Arts et SHS, bannière site

Ongoing call

Arts & HSS
Call for proposals | Supporting the implementation of projects dedicated to the relations between Social Science, Humanities and Arts
Ateliers trilatéraux Villa Vigoni

Ongoing call

Trilateral "Villa Vigoni" workshops
Call for applications
Programme trilatéral franco-nordique

Ongoing call

Franco nordic programme
Call for projects

Our services to the community

Editions de la MSH

Éditions of the MSH

Disseminating rigorous yet accessible knowledge


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


Éditer la recherche en sciences humaines et sociales

Publishing research in the humanities and social sciences

Books presentation | April 25, 2024
La loi de 1905

La loi de 1905 n'aura pas lieu. Tome III

Livres en dialogue | Presentation of the book
Découvrez les ouvrages à paraître aux Éditions de la MSH

Éditions Maison des Sciences de l'Homme publications

January-June 2024 catalogue
FMSH, le Journal

Le Journal FMSH

First issue of the FMSH magazine