Curriculum Vitae

Education & Qualifications

  • PhD in German Studies (2005)
  • Graduate of the INALCO (National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations) in South Asian Studies, Major : Hindi (1999-2003)
  • « Agrégation », Major : German Cultural History (1999)
  •    Alumnus of Ecole normale Supérieure Fontenay/Saint-Cloud, Major : German Studies (1996-2002)

Academic Employment

  • Since 2006, Researcher at the CNRS, UMR 8547 Pays germaniques: Transferts culturels (CNRS/ENS, Paris); permanent position
  • Lecturer at the Department for German Studies, Université Aix-Marseille I (2002-2006)
  • Lecturer at the Department for French and Francophone Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (2000-2001)
  • Foreign Language (French) Assistant, Gymnasium Wellingdorf, Kiel, Germany (1997-1998

Teaching & supervision activities

Research management

  • Comité national du CNRS, section 35, member, 2019-2021
  • PSL PhD Prize in Humanities, jury member, 2018-2020
  • DAAD long and short-term research grants, selection committee member, 2013-2017
  • Zukunftsphilologie research network and postdoctoral program (Freie Universität Berlin), member of the Collegium, 2011-2018


  • Guest Professor, Universidad del Rosario, Colombia, October 2017
  • Research Fellow, Vossius Center for history of the humanities and sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 2017
  • Guest Professor, Université Yaoundé I, Cameroon, January 2014
  • Pierre Grappin Thesis Award 2006 (France-wide Prize in German studies)
  • CIERA research grant, July-August 2004
  • Doctoral contract, Université Aix-Marseille I 2002-2005
  • Lavoisier research scholarship (French Foreign Office) 2000-2001

Editorial Work

Member of the Editorial Board of

Affiliations & memberships

  • Member of the  SHESL (société d’histoire et d’épistémologie des sciences du langage); Vice-Secretary from 2012 to 2016
  • Member of the Société asiatique de Paris