A former research fellow and associate researcher of the Centre de documentation et d’études économiques, juridiques et sociales (CEDEJ) in Caire, where he lived from 2003 to 2011, Enrique Klaus gave lessons at Sciences-Po Rabat (Université internationale de Rabat) and is now researcher at the IRMC in Tunis.
His research is concerned with public space and the media in the Arab world.read more
Originally from the south of France, Cyrille Martinez is a poet and novelist living in Paris. He has performed at public readings in France and abroad on the stereotypes of modern language, slang, slogans, jargon, and the like.
The Sleepworker is his first novel to be translated into English.read more
Michel Houellebecq was born on the 26th of February, 1958, on the French island of Reunion. His father, a mountain guide, and his mother, an anesthesiologist, soon lost all interest in his existence. A half-sister was born four years later. At the age of six, Michel was given over to the care of his paternal grandmother, a communist, whose family name he later adopted. In France, he lived not far from Paris: first at Dicy (Yonne), then at Crecy-la-Chapelle. He attended boarding school at nearby Meaux for six years.read more
Born in 1978, Anthony Poiraudeau graduated from the EHESS and lives in Paris.
He is known as a blogger working on contemporary art, psychogeography and sociology of space, he contributes regularly to the website founded by François Bon, remue.net.
Anthony Poiraudeau published in 2013 his first book, El Pocero Project, a narrative experience of El Quinon boomtown of the Spanish economic crisis.read more
Sophie Dubuisson-Quellier teaches Sociology of Markets and Economic sociology at Sciences Po (Paris, France) and is currently senior fellow at the CNRS. She has been working in economic sociology, analyzing the way firms, social movements and states are framing consumers’ political and market skills. She is currently leading several research projects on consumption and the contentiousness of markets.read more
Born in 1985 in Lens (France), Julie Maroh graduated in Visual Arts from the Institut Saint-Luc and in lithography and engraving from the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts (Belgium). First published in French by Glénat in 2010, Julie Maroh’s graphic novel, Le bleu est une couleur chaude, has won the Audience Prize at the Angoulême International Comics Festival.read more