Research Area 2 distinguishes itself from a political history that is part of a larger history of classical political ideas, or one that limits itself to an analysis of actors and institutional matters. It explores concepts, models, practices, and actors in a crosscutting rather than exclusive approach, by striving to go beyond the usual chronological divisions, and by notably basing itself on networks, transfers, and a systematically comparative dimension on the European scale.
The objective of Research Area 2 is therefore to provide a multi-scale, transnational, and multi-topic approach that is open to other disciplinary approaches: law, political science, sociology, anthropology, German studies, etc., particularly in an effort to illuminate certain concepts relating to citizenship or the European public sphere.
Research Area Directors:
- Eric Anceau, Assistant Professor (HDR) in Modern History at l’université Paris-Sorbonne. He is a member of the centre d’histoire du XIXe siècle. His research focuses on the history of politics, the political and social history of France and Europe, and the history of elites.
- Olivier Dard, Professor of Modern History at l’université Paris-Sorbonne, member of UMR SIRICE. His research explores the history of political and economic elites, the history of political and economic doctrines, public policy, and the radical right.
- Jacques-Olivier Boudon, Professor of Modern History at l’université Paris-Sorbonne, Director of Doctoral School 2, Director of the Centre d’histoire du XIXe siècle. He is a specialist on the history of the French Revolution and Empire, along with 19th century French history.
Postdoctoral fellow in charge of research:
- Marie Levant, postdoctoral fellow in history, postdoctoral fellow/academic secretary of Research Area 2 for the LabEx EHNE, member of UMR SIRICE.
- Stéphanie Burgaud, Assistant Professor in Modern History at l’IEP de Toulouse, member of the Laboratoire des Sciences Sociales du Politique. Her research focuses on German and Russian history as well as 19th century international relations.
- Charles-François Mathis, Assistant Professor in Modern History at l’université Bordeaux III, member of the CEMMC. His research examines the cultural, social, and environmental history of Great Britain.
- Hélène Miard-Delacroix, Professor of Modern German History and Civilization at l’université Paris-Sorbonne, member of UMR SIRICE. Her ongoing research explores the Franco-German history of societies during the decades of crises, along with new movements and the challenging of the rule of law by political radicalness.
- Albane Pialoux, Assistant Professor in Early Modern History, member of the Centre Roland Mousnier.
- Laurent Warlouzet, Professor of Modern History at l’université du Littoral, member of UMR SIRICE. His research explores the history of the construction of Europe and globalization (1945-2000), the history of economic and social policy since 1945, and corporate history.