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. 

Biography of Emmanuel Grimaud on the LESC website.

Cluster project leader : Ghislaine Glasson Deschaumes

Ghislaine Glasson Deschaumes is the director of the MSH Mondes (CNRS, Université Paris Nanterre, Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne). She also coordinates the cluster of excellence Pasts in the Present. She cofounded and codirected the Scientific Network (GIS) “Heritage Institutions and Intercultural Practices”(CNRS/ministry of Culture). She is the founder and director of the international journal of critical thought Transeuropéennes (1993-2015) and, as such, she initiated and led many international cooperation programs in the field of humanities and social sciences and artistic creation before working at Paris Nanterre University, especially in the Balkan region and in the Mediterranean area. Her research interests include cultural translation, language and translation issues in heritage institutions (museums, archives, libraries), and conditions for knowledge production and circulation, notably from the perspective of the center-periphery relationship.

Short bibliography here

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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