Humanities and social sciences (SHS)

Cognition and language / Social and cultural spaces / Creation / Science and technology in society.
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. This research department regroups 17 laboratories, 20 researchers, 490 professors-researchers and 640 PhD students.

Strategic axis

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

Primary

Laboratories

AAU Ambiances architecturales et urbaines
GIPSA-lab Grenoble Images Parole Signal Automatique
GRESEC Centre de Recherches sur les Enjeux de la Communication
ILCEA 4 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
LLSETI Langages, Littératures, Sociétés
LPNC Laboratoire de Psychologie et de Neuro Cognition
LUHCIE Laboratoire Universitaire Histoire Cultures Italie Europe
MHAevt Métiers de l’Histoire de l’Architecture ; édifices, villes, territoires
PACTE Politiques publiques, Action politique, Territoires
SENS Laboratoire Sport et Environnement Social

Labex

  • ITEM: Social change and innovation in mountainous regions
Published on  February 6, 2020
Updated onMay 29, 2020