Scientific and technical director : Emmanuel Grimaud

Emmanuel Grimaud is an anthropologist, a research fellow at CNRS within the Laboratoire d'ethnologie et de sociologie comparative (LESC). He is the scientific and technical Director of the cluster Pasts in the Present since september 2017. 

Cluster project leader : Ghislaine Glasson Deschaumes

Ghislaine Glasson Deschaumes is a research fellow at the University of Paris Nanterre, an associate member of the Institute for Social Sciences of Politics and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International College of Philosophy. She is one of the founders and co-director of the Scientific Interest Group (GIP) “Heritage Institutions and Intercultural Practices” (established in 2011). Her research interests include cultural translation, issues of language and translation in heritage institutions (museums, archives, libraries), and conditions for knowledge production and circulation, notably in the Euro-Mediterranean region.


Project assistant : Marina Egidi

Marina Egidi is an engineer at the University of Paris Nanterre. With a degree from the École du Louvre (Art History and Museum Studies) and from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Art Market and Cultural Heritage Law), she works as Project assistant for the cluster Pasts in the Present.

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