Alain Touraine#


Alain Touraine
Membership Number:791
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:SOCIAL CHANGE AND SOCIAL THOUGHT
Elected:1990
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE



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
  • 1988 Honorary Doctor of the University of Geneva
  • 1990 Honorary Doctor of the University of Montreal
  • 1992 Honorary Doctor of the University of Catholic Leuven
  • 1995 Honorary Doctor of the University of La Paz
  • 1995 Honorary Doctor of the University of Bologna
  • 1996 Honorary Doctor of the University of Mexico
  • 1996 Honorary Doctor of the University of Santiago de Chile
  • 1997 Honorary Doctor of the University of Quebec
  • 1997 Honorary Doctor of the University of Menéndez Pelayo
  • 2001 Honorary Doctor of the University of Córdoba, Argentina
  • 2001 Honorary Doctor of the University of Puebla, Mexico
  • 2003 Honorary Doctor of the University of Rome
  • 2004 Honorary Doctor of the University of Jÿvaskÿla, Finland
  • 2005 Honorary Doctor of the University of Valparaíso
  • 2006 Honorary Doctor of the University of and Bogotá


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