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Writings in progress

My manuscripts, lectures/conferences, and written works in progress.
(So in debate through the forum at the bottom of each page).

One day, this page will be empty, and I will be so glad.


Domestications of date palms: daily and over millennia, in the oasis of Siwa and across the Middle East and North Africa [Temporary title]

Wednesday 14 February 2018 - Vincent Battesti, Muriel Gros-Balthazard

Art. (in English): — writing in progress —
Vincent Battesti & Muriel Gros-Balthazard [et al.]. To submit possibly to Current Anthropology journal (2018)?
[Siwa #2]


The possibilities of an island: Oasian insularities in the Sahara and Genesis of oases

Tuesday 17 March 2015 - Vincent Battesti

Chap. (in French) for the book T. Sauzeau & G. Tallet (eds.), Mer et désert de l’Antiquité à nos jours, Approches croisées, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2018?


What does domestication mean for a Saharan oasis date palm?

Monday 5 May 2014 - Vincent Battesti

Art. (in English) in progress


Plant Cosmopolitism and Social Extraterritoriality: a Modern History of Ornamental Gardens in Egypt

Tuesday 18 March 2014 - Vincent Battesti

Text (in French) in progress (to be finalized).


Use of public spaces in Cairo, Gardening Natures and Downtown area [temporary title]

Wednesday 19 July 2006 - Vincent Battesti

Book (in French) in development…


The space of a nature: Ethnography of the oasis of Siwa (Egypt) [temporary title]

Wednesday 19 July 2006 - Vincent Battesti

Book (in French) in development…


Repertoire of gestures of Cairo [temporary title]

Friday 8 July 2005 - Vincent Battesti, Thierno Youla Sylla

Pending work…


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