Jacques Lévy

 

 


 

Jacques Lévy is a geographer and an urbanist. His major topics are epistemology of social sciences, social theory of space, urbanity, globalisation, Europe, and cartography. He is a full professor at EPFL and head of Chôros laboratory. He is co-director of the online journal of social sciences EspacesTemps.net. He is working on the introduction of non-verbal, namely audio-visual languages, in all dimensions of academic research. He has published hundreds of articles and numerous books. He has been the director of a manifesto scientific film, Urbanity/ies (2013).




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Sep 26th 2016

Explore how geography, cartography, urbanization and spatial justice play a role in shaping the notion of human space. How do we understand the notion of space? How have urbanisation, mobility, digital spaces, and globalization changed the way we perceive it? This course aims to help you feel comfortable with the notion of space.

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Sep 26th 2016

Explorer comment la géographie, la cartographie, l’urbanisation et la justice spatiale jouent un rôle dans la compréhension de l’espace des humains et des sociétés. Comment définir et comprendre la notion d’espace? Comment l’urbanisation, la mobilité, Internet et la mondialisation ont-ils influencé notre perception du temps et de l’espace? Ce cours a pour objectif de définir la notion d’espace en apportant des clés de lecture pour comprendre les sociétés qui nous entourent.

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