Sabina Loriga

Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

In Search of Origins: Making Etruscans into Italics and Italics into Italians

2016-2017: Fall

Sabina Loriga is Professor in History at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. She leads the International Workshop on the Public Uses of the Past, part of the “Laboratoire d’excellence” TEPSIS: Transformation of the State, Politicization of Society, Institutionalization of Social Issues. She is also editor of the journal Passés Futurs.

Her research focuses on the relationships between history and biography, the construction of historical time, and public uses of the past. Notable publications include: Le petit x. De la biographie à l’histoire (Paris, Seuil, 2010); Soldats. Un laboratoire disciplinaire: l’armée piémontaise au XVIIIe siècle (Paris, Belles Lettres, 2007); La juste mémoire. Lectures autour de Paul Ricœur (Geneva, Labor et Fides, 2006, in collaboration with Olivier Abel et al.)

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