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.
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.