GIS SOCIABILITES / SOCIABILITY History, Models and Transfers in European and Colonial Societies (1650-1850)


The GIS Sociabilités/Sociability

The GIS Sociabilités is an international scientific interest group (groupement d'intérêt scientifique) founded in 2017 which gathers today 17 academic and non-academic institutions, including the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the Musée Cognacq-Jay in Paris and the National Archives in London. This interdisciplinary and intersectoral network was created in order to pool the skills and expertise of scholars, curators, archivists and digital experts to implement a research programme on Sociability in the Long Eighteenth Century. History, models and transfers in European and Colonial Societies (1650-1850). The main thematic strands of the scientific programme are renewed every 3 years.

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GIS partners

Our GIS is composed of 17 partners to date. It is interdisciplinary and includes historians, philosophers, art historians, specialists of French and English literature, linguists, sociologists, digital humanities scholars. It is also intersectoral as it is made up of academic and non-academic institutions. 

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JE 14 juin

One-Day Conference: Les voyageurs européens et les lointains, perception(s), confrontation(s), représentation(s). 1600-1840

Event organised by Sabrina Juillet-Garzon & Édouard Guionnet (USPN), Marion Amblard & Gilles Montègre (UGA) on June 14, 2024, at the BNF in Paris, site Richelieu.
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Affiche 23 mai

GIS Talk - "Les objets de luxe au XVIIIe siècle : diffusion d’une culture de consommation"

"Les objets de luxe au XVIIIe siècle : diffusion d’une culture de consommation", by Natacha Coquery (Université Lumière Lyon 2), Musée Cognacq-Jay, 23 May 2024
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Affiche Colloque A table!

International Conference - ‘À table!’: Eating and Culinary Practices in the Literatures and Arts of the English-speaking World

Organised by VALE research unit (Sorbonne Université), at Sorbonne, Salles des Actes and Institut d’Études Avancées (IEA), 24-26 April 2024
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