The LESC's research for the 2014-2019 period is organized around 6 main research axes:
 

  • AXIS 1 – EPISTEMOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL METHODS [Download PDF]
    • Change of scale in epistemological practices
    • Measuring devices and tools 
    • Action research in anthropology and ethnomusicology
    • Archives, corpus & text
  • AXIS 2 – SOCIAL SPACES, SENSITIVE SPACES [Download PDF]
    • Body and sensoriality 
    • Urban anthropology, circulation, public spaces 
    • Plurality, policy making, and border areas 
    • Environment and political control over the biological
  • AXIS 3 – COGNITION, COMMUNICATION, KNOWLEDGE [Download PDF]
    • Morality and cognition
    • Agency and intentionality: theories of mind and communication in ethnography
    • Anthropology and the frontiers of humanity
    • Verbal and musical interactions and transmissions 
  • AXIS 4 – TEMPORALITIES, MEMORY, HISTORICITY [Download PDF]
    • Anthropology of the night 
    • Ethnohistories, heritage, and cultural policies
    • Techniques of forgetfulness 
    • Metamorphoses, ruptures, and the experience of change 
  • AXIS 5 – RELIGION AND RITUAL [Download PDF]
    • Practices, images, and ritual objects 
    • Religious specialists 
    • Processes of migrations, diaspora, and religious globalization 
    • Music and rituals 
  • AXIS 6 – GENDER AND KINSHIP [Download PDF]
    • Kinship practices and representations 
    • Gender, kinship, migrations