i3, une unité mixte de recherche CNRS (UMR 9217)

Institut Interdisciplinaire de l'Innovation

CSI Guest Seminar Series

The CSI organizes an annual reading seminar aimed at exploring innovative research questions, approaches and topics based on the discussion with the authors of books recently published or in the course of publication. The guests in this seminar series are French and foreign researchers in human and social sciences (history, anthropology, law, sociology, political sciences, Science and Technology Studies…). The books are either written in French or English.
The Guest Seminar Series is organized collectively by the CSI PhD students. It is mainly intended for the researchers of the CSI. It is open upon registration to all interested persons.


Unless otherwise specified, the seminar meets on Tuesdays from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (see program below). It is held in Salle St-Jacques, (underground level of St-Jacques wing), MINES ParisTech 60 boulevard St-Michel, 75006 Paris

2019-2020 Seminar Program

Tuesday October 8, 2019:

Alexandre Rios-Bordes, Les savoirs de l’ombre : La surveillance militaire des populations aux États-Unis (1900-1941), Editions de l’EHESS, 2018

Introduction to the discussion by Roman Solé-Pomies

December 2019:

(to be announced)

Tuesday February 4, 2020:

Dimitris Papadopoulos, Experimental Practice Technoscience, Alterontologies, and More-Than-Social Movements, Duke University Press, 2018

June 2020:

Lilly Irani, Chasing Innovation. Making Entrepreneurial Citizens in Modern India, Princeton University Press, 2019

CSI Guest Seminar Series Archives (2007-2019)

Contact and registration: Cornelius Heimstädt or Loïc Riom