Center for the Sociology of Innovation

Center for the Sociology of Innovation

Mines ParisTech

CSI in a few words

The Center for the Sociology of Innovation (CSI) is a research center of Mines ParisTech and CNRS (UMR 9217). The CSI is well known for developing Actor-Network Theory (ANT) which renewed Science and Technology studies. Today its research focuses on the development and the role of science and technology in society.

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[27-29 August 2015] IPSP Conference

International Panel on Social Progress: First Meeting of Lead Authors, Istanbul. Info →


[9-11 septembre 2015] 2nd European Pragmatism Conference, Paris

Antoine Hennion will present a paper entitled "At the Crossroads of Care and Pragmatism: a Plea for a Situational Ethics". Info →


[17-18 September 2015] Economic Exchanges

Contributions from the CSI to "Economic Exchanges", a MISTS event at Goldmisths. Info →


[5-6 août 2015] The Secret Life of Objects

Antoine Hennion is one of eight foreign researchers invited to give a keynote address: 'Demanding Objects: Caring for Things in Process of Making' in the International Symposium "The Secret Life of Objects: Media Ecologies", University State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Info →


[19 juin 2015] Affiliations dans les publications scientifiques

David Pontille fera une conférence intitulée “Signatures scientifiques : les tensions entre attribution, affiliation et indexation”. Information →


[12 juin 2015] Enquête sur la capitalisation

Séminaire MSHS Sud-Est et GREDEG (Nice) avec Fabian Muniesa. Plus d'infos →



The passion for musicTHE PASSION FOR MUSIC
A Sociology of mediation
Antoine Hennion, Ashgate, 2015. Details →
Economic ordering for Multiple Values
Susi Geiger, Debbie Harrison, Hans Kjellberg, Alexandre Mallard (Eds.), Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014. Details →
Vololona Rabeharisoa, Tiago Moreira and Madeleine Akrich (Eds.), Biosocieties, 2014. Details →
CultureEconomySocial.jpgTHE PROVOKED ECONOMY
Economic Reality and the Performative Turn

Fabian Muniesa, Routledge, 2014. Details →


[3-4 December 2015] 2nd Interdisciplinary Innovation Conference

"Participating in innovation, innovating in participation" (i3, 3-4 December 2015, Paris). Call for Papers →


Partenariat CNRS


Le Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation est une Unité Mixte de Recherche du CNRS (UMR 9217) et peut accueillir des chercheurs CNRS ou des enseignants en délégation. Pour tout renseignement, veuillez contacter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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Interdisciplinary Institute for Innovation

CSI is part of i3, Interdisciplinary Institute for Innovation, a new center for research and teaching with 180 economists, managers, sociologists, psychologists, ergonomists, researchers in information science and communication from MINES ParisTech and TELECOM ParisTech, schools of the Mines-Telecom Institute. Learn more →


Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation
Mines ParisTech - CNRS UMR 7185
60 Boulevard Saint Michel
75272 PARIS Cedex 06

Phone: + 33 (0)1 40 51 91 91
Fax: + 33 (0)1 43 54 56 28
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