AURELIE AUDEVAL / Historian
Aurélie Audeval (ReSI co-founder) holds a junior professorship in contemporary history at the University of Lille, at the Institut de Recherches Historiques du Septentrion (IRHIS). Her research focuses on the history of immigration, the Shoah, political demography, gender issues in public policy, administrative practices and categorization phenomena. She recently completed a post-doctorate with the RUINES project (ANR) on the social and political uses of war ruins. She is currently working on the genealogy of the category of the undesirable alien.
NICOLAS FISCHER / Political Scientist
Nicolas Fischer (ReSI co-founder) is a CNRS Research Fellow in Political Science at the Centre for Legal and Penal Institutions Sociology (Centre de recherche sociologique sur le droit et les institutions pénales, CESDIP). His recent research has dealt with the administrative detention of foreigners in France, administrative internment as an institution, and more broadly on the tension between violent repression and legal protection of stigmatized populations in democracies.
LAURENCE PREMPAIN / Historian
Laurence Prempain is a historian and independent researcher specializing in Polish and Polish-Jewish migration to France during the Interwar years and the Second World War. Her post-doctoral research project for BESTROM has broadened her field of work to include French Roma circus families. Her research takes a micro-historical and gendered approach, focusing on the life and survival strategies implemented by men and women who have suffered discrimination, exclusion, persecution, and deportation.
ADELE SUTRE / Historian, Geographer
Adèle Sutre is a postdoctoral fellow at the Convergences Migrations Institute researching migratory trajectories and the dynamics of mobility and territorial anchoring of Gypsy societies throughout the world in the 19th and 20th centuries. She is currently interested in the places of departure of Gypsy collectives embarking for the Americas (in particular the ports of northern Europe) and in questions of family memory of journeys. She also conducts research on assigned places and territories of populations categorized as “Gens du Voyage” in France (1945 and the present).
BETH WEINSTEIN / Architect
Beth Weinstein (ReSI co-founder) is an architect and associate professor at the University of Arizona whose research investigates (dis)appearances and (in)visibilities related to climate catastrophe, states of exception, labor, and collaboration. Working with archival documents, situated practices and architectural modes of representation, she constructs and choreographs performance-installations that render “sensible” razed sites and spaces of internment in the Southwest US and France.
SARAH BENICHOU / Independent journalist
MARC BERNARDOT / Sociologist
Professor, Université d’Aix-Marseille – MESOPOLHIS
LUCILE CHAPUT / Historian
Doctoral candidate, Université de Rennes 2 – TEMPORA.
JULIE CHANSEL / Independent journalist
Author and educator, École Supérieure de Journalisme de Montpellier (ESJ-Pro).
OLIVIER CLOCHARD / Geographer
Head of CNRS research at Université de Poitiers – MIGRINTER.
FRANCESCO CORREALE / Historian
Université de Tours - CITERES
Director, Thouars Regional Center for "Résistance & Liberté » (Deux-Sèvres).
MARIE CHRISTINE HUBERT / Historian
Responsible for WWII archival collection, Dept. of Seine Maritime (Rouen) Archives.
CLAIRE LEFORT-RIEU / Anthropologist
Doctoral candidate,Université Paris Cité – CEPED/IRD
MARTA LOPEZ IZQUIERDO / Linguist (hispanic linguistics)
Professor, Université Paris 8 – LER – coordinator of CAREXIL-FR
RONAN RICHARD / Historian
Program Chair, Université Rennes 2 – TEMPORA.