On-line communities and new mobilities

At the age of “smart cities”, new uses of automobile are appearing. Nowadays, a car can be rented for a few hours, shared for the duration of a road trip or exchanged between neighbors. From a product that is owned,…

Make the other be: care as a creative fiction

With sociologists from several research centers, in Lyons and in Paris, we carried out two ethnographical studies on homecare (see references below). Actually, it would be more accurate to say that these studies address disability and care in a reciprocal…

Devices of responsibility

Research Workshop at Mines ParisTech on September 12-13, 2013 The Center for Sociology of Innovation together with the research center Spiral from the University of Liège organizes a workshop, funded by DIM IS2-IT (Innovations, Sciences, Technologies, Societies) from Ile-de-France region,…

From a sociology of mediation to a pragmatics of attachments

Antoine Hennion: An intellectual journey within the CSI revisited SociologieS, the journal of the International Association of French Language Sociologists, has recently published an article where Antoine Hennion retraces his intellectual journey, and in particular his shift from a sociology…