06 June 2017 | General
COST partners with the French National Research Agency in light of the 2017 edition of “Rencontres Recherche et Création”.

“Rencontres Recherche et Création”, also named “The Workshop of thought”, will take place within the Festival d’Avignon on 10-11 July, an annual arts event held every summer, since 1947. The session will gather artists from the Festival to dialogue along with researchers in human, social and cognitive sciences.

Rencontres Recherche et Creation 2017

The main themes will be: 

  • The order of the world: myths, imaginations and societies
  • Dignity and heroism (The wanderings of the subject)
  • Intimacy and social emotions
  • Crisis and Disaster / Order and Disorder in the City

COST Association  Director, Dr Ronald de Bruin, will attend the event and introduce the COST framework during the morning session of 10 July.

As part of the "Dignity and heroism" session, COST will be represented by Professor Sabrina Corbellini, Chair of COST Action IS1301  (New Communities of Interpretation: Contexts, Strategies and Processes of Religious Transformation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe). Sabina will be presenting on the topic of Dignity and spirituality in the medieval city.

This initiative is under the patronage of Carlos Moedas – Commissioner for Science, Research and Innovation at the European Commission.

For more information about "Rencontres Recherche et Création", please visit the  event website .

The programme of Festival Avignon: http://www.festival-avignon.com/public_data/edition/1490178776/programme_fda17_web.pdf

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