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My institutional connections

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List of the institutions, research teams, labs, societies or networks in which I am associated researcher, member, correspondent…


ESPAR cluster (Egypt, Sudan and Arabian Peninsula), French Ministry of Foreign Affairs/CNRS

Thursday 1 December 2022 - Vincent Battesti

Member of the Scientific and Strategic Council of the ESPAR Cluster


CBNC — Conservatoire botanique national de Corse

Thursday 1 September 2022 - Vincent Battesti

Member of the Scientific Council of the National Botanical Conservatory of Corsica



Tuesday 3 November 2020 - Vincent Battesti

Member of the Scientific Committee of the LabEx DRIIHM



Saturday 26 December 2015 - Vincent Battesti

Member of the CRISIS Project Team



Friday 25 December 2015 - Vincent Battesti

Member of the BioDivMeX program, for research on the Mediterranean Biodiversity.


Department of Anthropology, Columbia University, New York

Sunday 1 March 2015 - Vincent Battesti

Position of Visiting Scholar for two semesters at Columbia University, with the Department of Anthropology, one of the very first department dedicated to Anthropology in the USA, founded by Franz Boas on the eve of the 20th Century.


Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies NYU (New York University)

Saturday 1 February 2014 - Vincent Battesti

Position of Visiting Scholar for two semesters renewed for two more semesters, and then two more at the New York University, with the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, specialiszed, as the name suggests, on studies on the Near East region, and located on Washington Square in Manhattan, New York City.


Milson research team

Sunday 3 February 2013 - Vincent Battesti

Formally since 2012.
MILSON is a research team dedicated to the discussion of the problematics and methods used in different disciplines (architecture, social sciences, arts, acoustic etc.) to study or experiment sound environments.
This research team as organized their first meeting in may 2011 (see, and then its second edition in 2012 in Paris, to continue to explore the questions at stake in the anthropological study of ambient sounds. Based on ethnographic cases, (…)


GDR 3353 Mosaïque

Sunday 3 February 2013 - Vincent Battesti

Since 2009. Research group closed at the end of 2017.
Member of the GDR 3353 Mosaïque. The GDR Mosaïque “Agroecosystems, Agrobiodiversity, and Environment, Domestication and Innovations” is a Group of Research (GDR 3353) from the Institut Ecology and Environment (INEE) of the CNRS.
Il réunit 36 chercheurs de 10 laboratoires du CNRS, de l’IRD, du CIRAD et du MNHN. Il comprend des experts internationaux associés. C’est un groupe interdisciplinaire dont l’objectif est de confronter (…)


EHESS - seminar Identification de l’outillage agricole


Since 2003
Correspondent in the seminar of François Sigaut « Identification de l’outillage agricole : construction d’un système informatisé d’identification » à l’EHESS.
EHESS: École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris, France)


CEDEJ - Centre d’études et de documentation économiques, juridiques et sociales


from March 2002 to September 2005
Position of researcher: social anthropologist at the CEDEJ in Cairo (Egypt) for the French Foreign Affairs (URA 1165 CNRS).
Elected Member since the Spring 2003 at the Scientific Council of the laboratory.
Cedej website: The site seems to have been duplicated to a new address and the old falling down: (and my page and the CEDEJ alumni directory have been removed ...)


Société des africanistes


since 2002
Member of the Société des africanistes (Musée de l’Homme, Paris, France).



December 2001

since 2001
Member. ArchNet is an international Online community developed at the MIT School of Architecture and Planning and the University of Texas at Austin, School of Architecture, in close cooperation with, and with the full support of The Aga Khan Trust for Culture, an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. The Aga Khan Trust for Culture is a private, non-denominational, international development agency with programmes dedicated to the improvement of built environments in (…)


ENSP - École nationale supérieure du paysage de Versailles


since 2001
Associated researcher in the team « Outils et processus d’intervention sur le paysage », ENSP - École nationale supérieure du paysage de Versailles (France).
ENSP is the French National Landscape University.


IWHA - International Water History Association


since 2001
– Member of the Water Research Network from the International Water History Association.
The Water Research Network is a multidisciplinary database of research, researchers and institutions dealing with fresh water issues all over the world. The network includes natural and social sciences as well as the humanities.


MNHN - Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle


since 2009
CNRS Researcher in the lab. Éco-anthropologie [UMR 7206 CNRS/MNHN/Univ. de Paris), Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle on the site of the Musée de l’Homme (Paris, France).
– Research Group: Ethnoécologie: savoirs, pratiques, pouvoirs (Ethnoecology: Knowledges, Practices, Powers).
My personal page on the lab.’s website.