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Governance

Status

Paris IAS is an association created under the French Law of Associations of 1901, founded on 1 January 2011. Its current President is Mrs Dominique SCHNAPPER, Director of Studies at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.

The purpose of the “Association for the Paris Institute for Advanced Study” is to “host high-level international researchers in residence, providing research conditions that foster creativity and innovation”.

Governance

The Paris Institute for Advanced Study has two governing bodies: the General Assembly and the Board of Directors.

General Assembly

The General Assembly is made up of three colleges: the College of Donors, the College of Scientific Institutions, and the College of Qualified Experts.

College of Donors
  • Olivier BOUIN, Director,  RFIEA (the French network of institutes for advanced study)
  • Christophe GIRARD, Deputy Mayor of Paris
  • Vincent ROGER, Councillor of the Île-de-France Regional Authority
  • Michel WIEVIORKA, Administrator of FMSH (Fondation Maison des  Sciences de l’Homme)
College of Scientific Institutions
  • Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
  • Ecole Normale Supérieure
  • Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes
  • Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme
  • Sorbonne Université
  • Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle
  • Université Paris 5 - Descartes
  • Université Paris 7 Diderot
  • Université Paris-Nanterre
  • Université Paris-Saclay
College of Qualified Experts
  • Barbara CASSIN, Académie française
  • François GÈZE, Publisher
  • Jacques LE PAPE, Inspecteur général des Finances
  • José-Alain SAHEL, Pierre and Marie Curie University, University College London
  • Saskia SASSEN, Professor at Columbia University
  • Dominique SCHNAPPER, Sociologist, Director of Studies, EHESS
  • Isabelle STRAUSS-KAHN, World Bank
  • Björn WITTROCK, Uppsala University, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is a smaller body that brings together the Founding Members, two representatives from the College of Scientific Institutions, and six Qualified Experts. The Board of Directors elects a President, a Vice President, and a Treasurer from among its members.

President: Dominique SCHNAPPER
Vice-Président: Hubert BOST
Treasurer: Isabelle STRAUSS-KAHN

Founding Members
  • Christophe GIRARD, Deputy Mayor of Paris
  • Vincent ROGER, Councillor of the Île-de-France Regional Authority
  • Michel WIEVIORKA, Administrator of FMSH
Representatives of the College of Scientific Institutions
  • Hubert BOST, Director of Studies at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes
  • Jean CHAMBAZ, President of Sorbonne Université
Qualified Experts
  • Barbara CASSIN, Académie française
  • François GÈZE, Publisher
  • Jacques LE PAPE, Inspecteur général des Finances
  • José-Alain SAHEL, Pierre and Marie Curie University, University College London
  • Saskia SASSEN, Professor at Columbia University
  • Dominique SCHNAPPER, Sociologist, Director of Studies, EHESS
  • Isabelle STRAUSS-KAHN, World Bank
  • Björn WITTROCK, Uppsala University, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study

Scientific Advisory Board

The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are researchers that are recognised on an international level and are familiar with the research of institutes for advanced study around the world. The Scientific Advisory Board evaluates applications and gives its opinion on the programmes and general directions of Paris IAS.

The Scientific Advisory Board is chaired by Carla HESSE, professor of modern history and executive dean of the College of Letters and Science, University of California at Berkeley.

Members of the Scientific Advisory Board

  • Patrick BOUCHERON, Collège de France (Medieval and Early-Modern History)
  • Nicholas CRONK, University of Oxford (French Literature, Enlightenment)
  • Vincent DUBOIS , Université de Strasbourg (Sociology, Political Science)
  • Anne GARRETA, Duke University (Literature, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Critical Theory)
  • Simon GOLDHILL, Cambridge University (Classics; Culture and Literature of Ancient Greece)
  • Etienne KOECHLIN, Inserm and École normale supérieure (Cognitive neuroscience)
  • Marie-Claude MAUREL, École des hautes études en sciences sociales (Geography)
  • Helga NOWOTNY, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (Sociology, Science and technology studies)
  • Martin STOKHOF, University of Amsterdam (Philosophy, Logic)

Director

Saadi LAHLOU, professor of social psychology at the London School of Economics was appointed Director of the Paris IAS on September 3rd, 2018, for 5 years.

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