Alain Touraine#


Alain Touraine
Email:touraine 'at' ehess.fr
Membership Number:791
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:atouraine
Elected:1990
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Present and Previous Positions
  • Research director at the Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences) in Paris
  • 1981-1993 Center for Sociological Analysis and Intervention
  • 1970-1981 Centre d'Études des Mouvements Sociaux
  • 1966-1969 Professor of Literature at the University of Paris-Nanterre
  • 1960-1966 Director of Studies at the École Pratique des Hautes Études (later renamed the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Sociology of labor and worker consciousness
  • Social movements (Latin America, Poland)

Honours and Awards
  • 1968-1970 President of the French Sociology Society
  • 1974-1978 Vice-President of the International Sociological Association
  • 1994-1996 Member of the Haut Conseil ŕ l'Intégration
  • Member of the Governing Council of the Maison d'Amérique Latine.
  • Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Member of the Academy of Europe
  • Member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences
  • Member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Geneva (1988)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Montreal (1990)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Catholic Leuven (1992)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of La Paz (1995)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Bologna (1995)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Mexico (1996)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Santiago de Chile (1996)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Quebec (1997)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Menéndez Pelayo (1997)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Córdoba (Argentina, 2000)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Puebla (Mexico, 2001)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Rome (2003)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Jÿvaskÿla (Finland, 2004)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Valparaíso (2005)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of and Bogotá (2006)


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