We present here our recent activities conducted during the last two years.
For a more comprehensive view of our activities since 2014, including roundtables, publications, and support to some activities of the FMSH, see our page archives
The first president of our Association, Immanuel Wallerstein, was a scholar of international standing. We paid homage to him after his death in 2019, organizing a roundtable and publishing a leaflet collecting diverse tributes and a few writings from him. (see on this website the page Archives, year 2019).
Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, the FMSH has hosted, in partnership with the Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, the Institut Universitaire de France and our Association, an international conference on Immanuel’s work and legacy, titled “Capitalism, anti-capitalism, committed social sciences at a global scale”. Set up by an organization committee where Kathy Wallerstein and Maurice Aymard played a leading role, the Conference welcomed some thirty speakers and moderators from multiple countries, including Catherine Wihtol de Wenden, member, as Maurice Aymard, of our Governing Board. Indeed, our contribution was not just financial, but intellectual as well…
The podcasts of each session are available on Canal U, via the links provided on the page dedicated to the Conference on the FMSH webpage: see here.
The « Villa Vigoni trilateral workshops »: an innovative model of international scientific cooperation.
This roundtable was organised by the Association of the Friends of the FMSH, in partnership with the FMSH and the Villa Vigoni, Centro italo-tedesco per el dialogo europeo (Menaggio, Italy).
The roundtable was held in person at the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme in Paris, on November 23rd 2022, and at Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio via videoconference, with the participation of representaives from FMSH, Villa Vigoni and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), along with scholars having participated to the Vigoni workshops.
The specific principles of this trilateral programme between France, Italy and Germany have been presented in detail, before comparing this original project with other types of international cooperation programmes in humanities and social sciences.
To know more about the Villa Vigoni : Villa Vigoni
To access the list of workshops organised at Villa Vigoni from 2004 to 2021 : (2004 – 2021)