Humanities and social sciences (SHS)

This research department studies the human being within its social, societal, cultural, intercultural and environmental contexts. It deals with issues related to language, cognition, creation, education, technologies in society. 

Strategic axes

Cognition and language

Studying the cognitive and social mechanisms of human communication.
Disciplinary fields: psychology, sciences of language and communication, education sciences, cognitive neurosciences, philosophy (with the CBS and MSTIC research departments).

Social and cultural spaces

Studying the interaction between societies and physical places.
Disciplinary fields: history, literature, comparative languages and literature, sciences of language and communication, history and socio-economics of sport, architecture and its history (with the PSS and PAGE research departments).

Creation

Studying the mechanisms of cultural creation, and their material and imaginary dimensions.
Disciplinary fields: literature, performing arts, architecture, urbanism, sciences of language and communication, history, philosophy (with the MSTIC and PSS research departments).

Transversal axis: Science and technology in society

Studying critically and reflectively the production modes of sciences and their societal impact.

Partners

Laboratories

AAU Ambiances architecturales et urbaines
GIPSA-lab Grenoble Images Parole Signal Automatique
GRESEC Centre de Recherches sur les Enjeux de la Communication
ILCEA4 Institut des Langues et Cultures d'Europe, d'Amérique, d'Afrique, d'Asie et d'Australie
IPhiG Institut de Philosophie de Grenoble
LaRAC Laboratoire de Recherche sur les Apprentissages en contexte
LARHRA Laboratoire de Recherche Historique Rhône-Alpes
LIDILEM Laboratoire de Linguistique et Didactique des Langues Etrangères et Maternelles
LIG Laboratoire d’Informatique de Grenoble
LIP/PC2S Laboratoire Interuniversitaire de Psychologie/Personnalité, Cognition, Changement Social
LITT&ArTS Arts et pratiques du texte, de l’écran et de la scène
LPNC Laboratoire de Psychologie et de Neuro Cognition
LUHCIE Laboratoire Universitaire Histoire Cultures Italie Europe
MHA Méthodes et Histoire de l’Architecture
Pacte, laboratoire de sciences sociales Pacte, laboratoire de sciences sociales
SENS Laboratoire Sport et Environnement Social

Labex

  • ITTEM
    Social change and innovation in mountainous regions

Schools and training structures

  • APS
    Activités Physiques et Sportives
  • ARSH
    Arts et Sciences Humaines
  • INSPE
    Institut National Supérieur du Professorat et de l’Education
  • IUT Valence
  • IUT 2 Grenoble
  • LE
    Langues Etrangères
  • LLASIC
    Langage, Lettres, Arts du Spectacle, Information et Communication
  • SHS
    Sciences de l'Homme et de la Société

Others

Published on  February 6, 2020
Updated onJuly 21, 2021