Research by the PARIS Team aims at highlighting different aspects of
social and economic change in cities. Important elements of this
research include mobility, social segregation and forms of governance.
Our studies focus on Paris as a metropolitan region but also include
comparative analyses (...)
By way of the networks that develop among them and are driven by them, cities contribute to organising space across the world. This is true on all scales, whether with respect to the lives of the inhabitants, the outcomes of the regional or national territories, or the political and economics (...)
The heuristic power of modelling is that it tests different potential interpretations by confronting them with empirical observation in models. In geography, modelling makes it possible to test the driving function of interactions in the emergence and evolution of the spatial organisation of (...)
Space planning is confronted with new problems along with the rescaling of business logics. The scale of planning remains quite steady, so how can it deal with the vast widening of networks and its spatial consequences? CRIA tries to address this question.
As a matter of fact, networks tend to (...)
This axis of research aims to develop previous research on the issue of images in geography, in relation to the construction and the diffusion of the knowledge of space.
Three groups are currently conducting investigations, mainly in the areas of cartography and photography.
The central (...)
In this line of research, the EHGO team considers the various spatial, social and political practices of geography. These projects aim to investigate the production and circulation of spatial knowledge (and more specifically of geographical knowledge), inside the environments where this (...)