Université de Strasbourg

Meeting - Minoritised? Stigmatised populations, issues and forms of re-recognition in France

From November 24, 2022 until November 25, 2022
From 09:00 until 15:30
Salle de conférence, MISHA, Strasbourg

In France, the issue of minority groups seems to be more instrumentalized than truly addressed. It struggles to find a place in both public and academic spaces. In both cases, the spectre of 'communitarianism' threatening the indivisibility of the Republic is raised when it comes to acknowledging the daily experiences, the point of view or the words of these variously stigmatised populations. These days are dedicated to them. They question the issues and forms of their re-recognition in France. This composite idea implies both knowing and recognising, not so much a difference as a social importance. Sociologists, anthropologists and historians will engage in the debate. Often it involves the use of concepts from other academic worlds. Whether it is racial, postcolonial, decolonial, gender or queer studies, these uses are not self-evident in France, where they reveal a number of power issues at the heart of the different ways of knowing.

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