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Institut de géographie
Traditionally speaking, human geography looks at societies in their spaces and does not separate their material and immaterial dimensions. My interest in the discipline has arisen from these two characteristics. My work involves analysing society as material and spatialized culture, and I therefore study the reciprocal relationships between ideas, social relationships and practices, on the one hand, and material (in particular urban) forms on the other. I have worked on the social construction of heritage, the role of the visual in urban planning, collaborative procedures in urban planning and the globalization of urban spaces. I am also interested in a question which cuts across these different domains: the procedures, both material and practical, by which we construct and circulate knowledge.