Spaces and Societies (ESO)

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The unit specifically gathers geographers and planners as well as researchers from other disciplines (sociology, environmental psychology, architecture and urban planning). The scientific aim is to expand the understanding of the spatial dimension of societies. Four research areas are explored:

  • The spatial dimension of societies: thinking and questioning
  • Social and spatial dynamics
  • Life journey and experiences of spaces
  • Public action: conflicts, governance and social and territorial solidarity

Director of the Unit
Emmanuelle Hellier
02 99 14 20 95   
emmanuelle.hellier [at]

Director at Rennes 2
Florent Demoraes
02 99 14 18 70 or 02 99 14 18 97  
florent.demoraes [at]