Dr. Alexandra Borsari Anthropology : nature, objects, dwelling and human place Background: political science & anthropology of imaginary Paris, France
Dr. Alexandra BorsariAnthropology : nature, objects, dwelling and human placeBackground: political science & anthropology of imaginaryParis, France

September 2015:

« De l'objet innovant à l'objet patrimonial : l'oxygène d'Air Liquide », Colloquium « Imaginaire, industrie et innovation », 21-28 Sept. 2015, Cerisy-la-Salle.

May 2013: Seminar Les limites à la modélisation des imaginaires, Chaire MODIM Telecom ParisTech & Rennes 2, Rennes, France (Limits to modelling of imaginaries/social representations)
"Quand l'homme prit le pouvoir. Proposition pour une archéologie du rapport à la technique en Occident"

Is it possible, tracking beneath techo-scientific imaginaries, to reveal archaic foundations of representations? The aim of this talk was to present a possible archeology of representations of technics.

PPT Archéologie du rapport à la technique RENNES 2 - 30/05/13
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January 2013: Seminar L'éco-citoyen, un concept recyclable? LERSEM, Université Montpellier 3, Montpellier, France
"L'homme au sommet : archaïsme et ambiguïté du rapport à la nature"
With neolithisation, humankind symbolically settles in the center of the world : is this the starting point of an anthropological path, explored to the extreme in the West?

PPT L'homme au sommet MONTPELLIER 3 - 31/01/13
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November 2012 : Symposium La montaña en la Humanidades y las Ciencias Sociales, Universidad del País Vasco, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. INVITED TALK
«Montagne et néolithisation : essai d'archéologie symbolique»
With the work of Olivier Keller, Historian of Mathematics, the interpretations of verticality and of the center of the world can be seen as a result of neolithisation. It changes radically our understanding of symbols of ascension and verticality, reintroducing an historical process in figures that were seen consubstantial of human mind.

PPT Montaña y neolitización Intento de arqueología simbólica Vitoria Nov.2012
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May 2012: Congress of SOCIÉTÉ QUÉBECOISE DE SCIENCE POLITIQUE (SQSP), Ottawa, Canada.
«L'incantation perpétuelle au changement dans les discours politiques appelant à l'alternance»
Analysis of speeches of candidates to left wing primary process in France in October 2011 for the presidential election in 2012. Analysis with imaginary theory and qualitative and quantitative research with Net-Conversations (DCAP's software)

 

PPT Discours des primaires PS 2011 - Ottawa - May 2012
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Discours Primaires PS 2011 - Paper submitted before the talk OTTAWA - May 2012 - IN FRENCH
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April 2012: Public lecture, Université Populaire de Philosophie de Toulouse (Association ALDERAN), Toulouse, France
«Créationnismes et dessein intelligent : les dessous de l’imaginaire»
INVITED TALK
Does imaginary theory help us to understand what stands beneath creationism and intelligent design?

PPT Imaginaire et créationnismes - Toulouse - April 2012
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October 2011: Colloquium RUMEURS DE SCIENCE, Université Jean-Monnet, site de Roanne.
«A armes égales : pourquoi la science ne peut pas gagner en étant seulement raisonnable»
Talk on the importance of affects in the process of a rumor : why logical reasonning isn't enough to fight a rumor and why it is necessary to understand the imaginary part of this kind of narrative.

PPT - Rumeur - Roanne - Oct.2011
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June 2011: Colloquium CHIMERES, Université Paul-Sabatier (Toulouse III) et Museum de Toulouse, Toulouse, France.
«Les lectures ''militantes'' de l'évolution , de Walcott à Gould : l'exemple du Schiste de Burgess»
How religious beliefs and political convictions interfere with scientists' work.

 

PPT - Fossiles de Burgess - Toulouse 3 - Juin 2011
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