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The MSH "Maison Archéologie et Ethnologie, René-Ginouvès" became the "MSH Mondes" on January 1, 2020, as a result of the evolution of its project. Bringing together a wide range of people from the universities of Paris Nanterre and Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne as well as from the CNRS, the MSH Mondes is an original meeting place, combining research, training and technical know-how. 500 researchers and teacher-researchers, 130 engineers and technicians, 600 doctoral and post-doctoral students, master's students and staff from various public institutions, registered in the 7 research units work on common projects.


7 resident research units :
  • ArchAm - Archaeology of the Americas
  • ArScAn - Archaeology and Sciences of Antiquity
  • ISP - Institute of the Social Sciences of Politics
  • Lavue - Architecture, City, Urbanism, Environment
  • Lesc - Laboratory of Ethnology and Comparative Sociology
  • Temps - Technology and Ethnology of Prehistoric Worlds
  • Trajectoires : From sedentarization to the State


6 transversal research themes :
  • Circulations
  • The human being in human and social sciences
  • Imaginary worlds
  • Objects
  • Human societies facing death
  • Transitions


You will find in this collection the publications of the researchers of the resident UMR and of the UAR 3225.


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Director :  Catherine Larroche
Deputy director: Alexandra Pineau

Maison des Sciences de l'Homme Mondes
21, allée de l'Université
F-92023, Nanterre Cedex

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Credits: Archive created and managed on the CCSD HAL platform. Structure and design taken from the former HAL collection of the Maison Archéologie & Ethnologie (MAE) created by Bénédicte MacGregor, based on several models: collection of the MSH Dijon, Inria HAL portal and the collection Bases, Corpus, Langage of UMR7320, CNRS, Nice Sophia Antipolis.