Scientific Council

The scientific council includes eighteen members. For 2017/2018, 2018/2019 and 2019/2020, the Chair is Mr Patrick Boucheron and includes the following:

Seven ex-officio members:

  • the director of the École française de Rome, Ms Brigitte Marin;
  • two representatives of the State
    • a representative of the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, the Director General of Research and Innovation, Mr Bernard Larrouturou (or his representative);
    • a representative of the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs (Directorate for Globalization, Culture, Education and International Development), the Deputy Director of Higher Education and Research: Ms Dominique Waag (or her representative);
  • four members of the Institut de France appointed by the Chancellor of the Institute:
    • Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres:
       - the permanent secretary, Mr Michel Zink, or his representative, Mr. Yves-Marie Bercé;
       - two members of the academy: Mr Jean-Louis Ferrary and Mr Jean-Yves Tilliette;
    • Académie des Sciences morales et politiques :
      the permanent secretary, Mr Jean-Robert Pitte, or his representative, Mr Georges-Henri Soutou;  

Eight members constituting those eligible to be president of the scientific council:

  • four scientific figures, French or foreign, chosen for their skills in the disciplines corresponding to the fields of the School, designated by the director:
    • Mr Patrick Boucheron (Professor at the Collège de France);
    • Mr Jean-Pierre Brun (Professor at the Collège de France);
    • Ms Daniela Luigia Caglioti (“Federico II” University of Naples);
    • Ms Isabelle Poutrin (University of Reins Champagne Ardenne).
  • four representatives of partner institutions chosen by the director, at least one of whom mainly operates in the country where the School has its headquarters (the director chooses the institutions and obtains the opinion of the scientific council, the institutions then appoint their representative):
    • Ms Isabelle Draelants (Institute for Research and History of Texts);
    • Mr Marcello Verga (Istituto storico italiano per l'età moderna e contemporanea);
    • Ms Anne-Marie Turcan-Verkerk (École Pratiques des hautes Études);
    • Ms Véronique Chankowski (University of Lyon 2);

Three elected members:

  • a director of studies elected by his peers: Mr Pierre Savy;
  • an elected representative of the research professors and their equivalents: Mr Clément Pieyre;
  • an elected representative of scientific non-teaching research members: Mr Philippe Lefeuvre;

Figures with an advisory role:

  • the Chairman of the Board of Directors: Mr Philippe Boutry;
  • the administrative manager: Ms Pascale Garcia;
  • the director(s) of studies other than their representative (depending on the themes addressed): Mr Fabrice Jesné and Mr Nicolas Laubry
  • the accountant: Ms Monique Zimmermann;
  • the publications manager Mr Richard Figuier;
  • the director of the Centre Jean Bérard in Naples (depending on the themes addressed): Ms Claude Pouzadoux.

The president may invite experts on the advice of the director, depending on the items on the agenda.