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22 August

board of scientific direction

The Board of Scientific Direction gives its opinion and produces proposals on the cultural and scientific culture of the establishment, as well as on the programming of events. Notably:

  • it proposes to the Board of Directors, a multi-year program of research,
  • it proposes to the president scientific and cultural projects that appear to justify the support of the organization,
  • it contributes to the development of relations of the organization with French and foreign scientific circles,
  • it gives an opinion of projects of collaborative research with other organizations
  • it evaluates the scientific activities of the establishment, referring to the evaluations of the ministry responsible for research and the national center for scientific research (CNRS),
  • it gives an opinion on multi-year research projects and the annual activity reports of the organization and the affiliated research units,
  • it gives an opinion on the candidature for scientific direction of the establishment of the affiliated research units.

The Board of Scientific Direction can create one or more committees for follow-up of research, composed of scientists it chooses;

president :

Mr. Stéphane MARTIN, President of the public organization of the musée du quai Branly

ex-officio members:

Mr. Arnold MIGUS, Director general of the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
Mr. Gilles BOEUF, President of the National Museum of Natural History
Mr. François WEIL, President of the Ecole des hautes etudes in sciences sociales (EHESS)
Mr. Xavier SALMON, Head of general inspection of the Museums of Francebr />

three university presidents appointed by joint administrative decision of the ministers responsible for higher education, research, and culture:

Mrs. Bernadette MADEUF, President of l’Université Paris X
Mr. Jean-Claude COLLIARD, President of l’Université Paris I
Mr. Jean-Paul CAVERNI, President of l’Université Aix-Marseille I

musée du quai Branly :

Mrs. Anne-Christine TAYLOR, Director of the department of research and education
Mr. Yves LE FUR, Director of the department of heritage and collections
Mrs Marie LAVANDIER, Adjunct Director of the department of heritage and collections, director of management and conservation of the collections in the department of heritage and collections
Mrs. Odile GRANDET, Adjunct director of the department of heritage and collections, director of the media library

The director(s) of the units of research affiliated with the organization

Five certified French or foreign persons*:

Mr. Daniel FABRE, Director of studies at the Ecole des hautes études en sciences socials, chair of anthropology of Europe LAHIC
Mr. Jean-François JARRIGE, Director of research emeritus at CNRS
M. Pierre LEMONNIER, CREDO-MAP
Dr. Claudius MULLER, Director Staatliches Museum für Volkerkunde
Mr. Andras ZEMPLENI, Director of research at CNRS

 * named for a duration of three years, renewable, by joint administrative decision of the ministers responsible for higher education, research, and culture: