Created in 1994, the Centre Pierre Naville (CPN) conducts its scientific activities with the objective of reconciling theoretical and applied research in the fields of sociology of work, employment, training, territorial development and public policies, sociology of scientific and technical innovations and visual and film sociology.
The CPN is in collaboration with partners (companies, local authorities, associations), in particular by training doctoral candidates in CIFRE thesis, future specialists in the sociology of work and organisations, professional training, training-employment relations, new configurations of urban spaces, public policy issues and science-technology-society interactions.
2, rue du Facteur Cheval
UFR des Sciences de l'Homme et de la Société
- new work organisations
- new ways of evaluating work
- use of information technology (ICT) in the workplace
- studies of service companies
- occupational health
- sociology of scientific work
- training-employment relationship
- process of professional integration of beginners
Innovations and Territories
- biomedical policies
- sociology of synthetic biology
- innovations in the functioning and public policies at the territorial level
Visual and film sociology
- sociological research documentaries
- image and sound analysis
- Administration / Public sector
- Construction / Architecture / Urban planning / Real Estate
- Other business
- Education / Training
- Health / wellness
- Art / Culture
- Media / Communication / Publishing / Events
- Personal services / services to individuals
- Business services
- Other industry
Total number of employees
Number of researchers : 15
Number of doctoral students : 20
Know-how: theoretical and empirical research, documentary video search
the CPN organizes a monthly seminar open to all public and devoted to the research topics of its members. An opportunity to debate the social, economic and political issues of contemporary societies
- Femmes en banlieue (Women in the suburbs): relationships between different communities and women's relationship to urban social life
- Rêves de chaîne (Dreams of chain): changes in labor work after the advent of lean production
Industrial and scientific relations
- CNRS Research Federation Labor, Employment and Public Policy (TEPP).
- DIM GESTES (Task Force on Work and Suffering at Work).
- French Association of Sociology (AFS): Thematic Network No. 25 (Work, Organizations, Employment) and Thematic Network No. 47 (Visual and Film Sociology). The members of the CPN actively participate in RT 18 (Professional Relations), RT 29 (Science and Technology in Society) and RT 30 (Sociology of Management).
- MSH of Paris-Saclay.
- INJEP (National Institute of Youth and Popular Education)