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"Designed as both a method of investigation and restitution of research, the use of creation expresses the realities studied in a more visible, shared and accessible way than the written report.” 


Les Ateliers du Cirec

13 mars 2023



Mina Saïdi-Sharouz présentera avec la monteuse Camilla Cardia, le montage en cours d'un film documentaire de 25 minutes en partenariat avec Passeurs d'Images, à partir d'un atelier de réalisation de film auprès d'un groupe de jeunes afghans dans le foyer ADOMA à Evry


Émilie Balteau sera sa lectrice privilégiée et discutante

Merci de nous contacter pour assister à la séance. 

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The Images and Sounds Societies Seminar
gives carte blanche to CIREC

March 28, 2023

from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

at the University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès

House ofthe research

Room E411

The Georgics

by Celine Domangie,artist-researcher and

Charline Collard, teacher-researcher

We'll eat it, that's the least we can do

by Elsa Maury, Director - Visual artist

Chat with 

Pauline Guinard and Jean Estenabez, geographers

Audiovisual inter-network day in the ESR

organized by the network of audio-visual platforms

of the National Network ofHouses of Human Sciences




ANSTIA, Vincent Drouot

CIREC, Emilie Balteau

FOCUS, Inès Secondat of Montesquieu

FRESHS, Benoit Raoulx

Normandy Pictures, Jean-Marie Vinclair

RUSHS, Celine Ferlita

MSH NANTESfor theirNew Scriptures network, Veronique Cohoner

CIREC joins forces with RT 47 for two days of AFS inter-congress

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Find itCirecfor a

International Social Research Workshop

with the pictures.

January 24 and 25 à ​Grenoble

within the framework of

  Inter-Congress Days AFS of RT47

Welcomed by laboratory colleaguesLitt&Arts (Arts & Practices of Text, Image, Screen & Stage)

and with the group Margin images from the University of Lausanne (ISSUL/SSP)

and the Animated Images Seminar (AIS, Lyon, Max Weber Center)

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The Cirec Workshops resume 

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First session of the 2023 cycle

Tuesday, January 17, 5-7 p.m.

To attend the session

thanks to U.Scontact  


Sara Le Menestrel, anthropologist, research director at the CNRS, member of the Center for North American Studies (EHESS)

Sound writing and ethnography: 

around the seriesexperience the silence


Discussed by Delphine Dhilly, documentary filmmaker and podcast author.

This presentation focuses on a sound documentary series in progress, “Experience the silence” (two episodes produced out of three). This series, based on ethnographic surveys carried out in France and North America, focuses on silent retreats as a ritual framework, a place of training and a driving force for the circulation of mindfulness meditation in the field of care.

welcome the

Think tank 

Sharing research and visual creations

Wednesday, October 26 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

at the University of Sfax, Tunisia

An Inter-GT meeting 

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The Narrative Sociology Workshop
meet the CIREC

The narrative sociology workshop welcomes texts, voices, images, sounds..., whose authors do not need any title to tell. 

At the University of Rennes, he also welcomes members of CIREC for an autumn meeting

October 4, 2022

5-7 p.m.

University of Rennes, N323

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In progress... A research-creation project on the representations of disability in French-speaking Switzerland 

HandiRTSArchivesandOn the way to inclusionconstitute two parts of a research and creation program consisting of texts, a film and an internet platform). This project is part of participatory and creative approaches that open the scientific enterprise to reflexivity and dialogue in order to participate in a better knowledge of the issues concerning disability, a knowledge that wants to be itself built and restored with the people concerned.

Birth of the Working Group
Research and creation (GT31, AISLF)

Following the Tunis 2021 congress, the emerging working group GTE11 created by CIREC members becomes GT31


International Visual Sociology Association

The IVSA is pleased to administer both the Rieger Award Program for outstanding work by graduate students in visual sociology and a newly
established Prosser Award Program for outstanding work by beginning
scholars in visual methodologies.

Visit the IVSA dedicated page: 

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Sociologist and sensitive

Writing sociology in pictures

In addition to this, you will need to know more about it.

Émilie Balteau in

In addition to this, you will need to know more about it.

French Journal of Visual Methods

In addition to this, you will need to know more about it.

The magazine of humanities and social sciences

Social Worlds 

diffuse Hello good night 

a medium-length documentary which constitutes one of the two parts of the sociology thesis
Emilie Balteau

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