Augustin Berque#

Augustin Berque
Email:berque 'at'
Membership Number:801
Membership type:ORDINARY
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Present and Previous Positions
  • Director of studies at the EHESS (School of advanced studies in the social sciences)

Fields of Scholarship
  • geography
  • orientalism (japanology)
  • unsustainability in human settlements
  • natural history and human history

Honours and Awards
  • Prize of the French Geographical Society for his book Médiance, 1991
  • Chevalier of the Order of Merit (Ministry of Environment), 1991
  • Member of the Academia europaea, 1991
  • Prize of the Japanese society for cultural design, for his works in the theory of landscape, 1995
  • Yamagata Bantô Prize for his works in Japanese studies, 1997
  • Silver medal of the CNRS for his works in geography, 2000
  • Cultural prize of the Japanese society of architects, for his works on human settlements in Japan, 2006
  • Fukuoka Asian Culture Grand Prize, 2009

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