PhD Candidates

Victoria Brun

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: The forms of valuation of research. Supervisor: David Pontille. More about »

Jean Danielou

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: No maps for these territories: The construction of a territory market. Analysis of Engie's Business to territories strategy. Supervisors: Jérôme Denis and Brice Laurent More about »

Abdoulaye Diaw

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: The construction of the contemporary bulk market in France. Study of the relations between the initiatives of the supply actors, the market devices, and the consumers’ practices. Supervisor: Alexandre Mallard This dissertation focuses on the construction of contemporary… More about »

Clément Foutrel

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: Financialization of nature as a social process. From the funds provider to the fisherman, a study of the marine protected areas (MPAs) in the South of Mediterranean basin (Morocco, Tunisia) Supervisor: Fabian Muniesa More about »

Clément Gasull

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: The social and technical setups of blockchains: innovation, valuation and controversies. Supervisor: Fabian Muniesa. The ambition of this thesis is to propose a sociological analysis of the in-the-making innovative process in which are engaging financial institutions, high-tech companies and many different actors. More about »

Jean Goizauskas

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: Building in raw earth and dry stone: a breakthrough innovation? Sociotechnical experiments around construction practices in the process of stabilization. Supervisor: Morgan Meyer More about »

Cornelius Heimstädt

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title : An app to combat plant pathology: Ethnography of an Indo-German digital agriculture project Supervisors: Didier Torny and Liliana Doganova Digital technologies are being promoted as a means to address some of the most pressing challenges currently faced… More about »

Mathilde Pellizzari

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: The Social Impact Bond Policy. Supervisors: Liliana Doganova and Fabian Muniesa. More about »

Mathieu Rajaoba

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: Dataland. The politics of digital agriculture in France. Supervisor: Madeleine Akrich. Digital technologies are emerging in agriculture through research and innovation projects. These technologies are associated with the requirements of precision agriculture. More about »

Roman Solé-Pomies

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: Maintenance practices and infrastructure fragility in sparsely populated areas The reshaping of collective responsibility with regards to ageing of municipal roads in metropolitan France Supervisor: Jérôme Denis The thesis deals with the collective management of the fragility of… More about »

Sophie Tabouret

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: A pesticide-free viticulture? Analysis of the trajectories and controversies on varietal innovations. Supervisors: Antoine Hennion and François Hochereau (INRA - SADAPT). This thesis leads to question the introduction of new vine varieties, in connection with the challenge of "greening" agriculture, combined with the redefinition of viticultural practices and the qualification of the wines produced. More about »

Félix Talvard

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: Eco-city and smart-city experiments in mobility, energy and infrastructure. Supervisor: David Pontille. We are told that if the future of our cities lies in more growth (economic and demographic), it should be a better and responsible growth: but the technological and political means to achieve that are yet to be invented. Where is this happening? The subject of this Ph.D is urban innovation in smart- or eco-cities projects, with a focus on mobility and transportation. More about »

Carole-Anne Tisserand

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: How does the organization of participation bodies in the territory “of the future” perform its public? The construction of a smart territory and of a territory “of the future”, Île-de-France Supervisor: Brice Laurent In 2019, the Île-de-France Region… More about »