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


  • Member of the pedagogical team of the Masters Programme in Transnational History  of Ecole normale supérieure/PSL Research university
  • Research seminar  "Cultural Transfers" (see Organised conferences) since 2007
  • Masters course "Transnational history of Oriental scholarship"


  • 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 Scholarship, 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


  • Member of the  SHESL (société d’histoire et d’épistémologie des sciences du langage), Vice-Secretary from 2012 to 2016
  • Member of the Collegium of the Research Programm Zukunftsphilologie (Freie Universität Berlin) from 2011 to 2018
  • Member of the Société asiatique de Paris

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