3rd Franco-British workshop
From 02 June 2016 to 03 June 2016

Salle 311 (Michelet), Salle de cours 2 (MqB)

Centre Michelet (2/06) & Musée du quai Branly (3/06)

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Université Paris Sorbonne – Centre Michelet – Salle 311
3, rue Michelet, 75006 Paris


9:30    Coffee

10:00 Welcome and introduction

10:30-12:15 First session


Animals,Lifeways and Lifeworlds in Yup’ik Archaeology (ALLY): Subsistence, Technologies, and Communities of Change

  • Kate Britton, University of Aberdeen, Lecturer in Archaeological Science
  • Rick Knecht, University of Aberdeen, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology
  • Isabelle Sidera, CNRS Préhistoire & Technologie, Directrice de recherche

Discussant : Jacques Pélegrin, CNRS Préhistoire et Technologie, Directeur de recherche


Disrupted Histories, Recovered Pasts: A Cross-Disciplinary Analysis and Cross-Case Synthesis of Oral Histories and History in Post-Conflict and Postcolonial Contexts

  • Sian Sullivan, Bath Spa University, Professor of Environment and Culture
  • Olivette Otele, Bath Spa University, Senior Lecturer in History
  • Michèle Baussant, CNRS Institut français de Jérusalem, Chargée de recherche

Discussant : David Zeitlyn, Oxford University, Professor of Anthropology




13:30-15:00 Second session


‘Dark Tourism’ in Comparative Perspective: Sites of Suffering, Sites of Memory

  • Wendy Asquith, University of Liverpool, Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Annette Becker, UPOND / Histoire des arts et représentations (HAR), Professeur d’histoire contemporaine

Discussant : Christian Biet, UPOND / HAR, Professeur d'histoire et esthétique du théâtre


Reviewing Spectacle: The Pasts, Presents and Futures of the Situationist International in Contemporary Performance

  • Clare Finburgh, University of Kent, Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies
  • Carl Lavery, University of Glasgow, Professor in Theatre and Performance Studies
  • Christian Biet

Discussant : To be confirmed


15:15-17:00 Third session


Universal histories and universal museums: a transnational comparison

  • Sandra Kemp, Victoria and Albert Museum, Senior Research Fellow
  • Hervé Inglebert, UPOND / Archéologies et sciences de l’Antiquité (ArScAn), Professeur d’histoire romaine

Discussant : Andrew Thompson, University of Exeter, Professor of Modern History, Leadership Fellow, AHRC Care for the Future


  • General discussion chaired by Andrew Thompson, Head of Project of the AHRC's program Care for the Future and Ghislaine Glasson Deschaumes, Head of Project of the cluster Pasts in the Present

"Facing the global challenges for Cultural Heritage & International Development: a discussion from the perspective of research"


Friday, June 3rd, 2016

                  Musée du quai Branly – Salle de cours 2
                  218 rue de l’université, 75007 Paris

10:00-10:45 Fourth session


DaCaRyH (Data science for the study of calypso-rhythm through history)

  • Bob L. Sturm, Queen Mary University of London, Lecturer in Digital Media
  • Oden Ben Tal, Kingston University London, Senior Lecturer, Music Department
  • Aurélie Helmlinger, CNRS, Laboratoire d’ethnologie et de sociologie comparative – Centre de recherche en ethnomusicologie (LESC-CREM), Chargée de recherche en ethnomusicologie

Discussant : Clara Biermann, CNRS, LESC-CREM, postdoctoral researcher in ethnomusicology (to be confirmed)


10:45- 13:00 Exhibition


Visit of the exhibition Persona, at the quai Branly museum. The visit will be guided by the exhibition curator, Emmanuel Grimaud, anthropologist, researcher CNRS (LESC/UPOND)


13:00 Closing lunch at the Café Branly




Hélène de Foucaud - hdefouca(AT)



Centre Michelet (2/06) & Musée du quai Branly (3/06)
Salle 311 (Michelet), Salle de cours 2 (MqB) _____