30 Ferry House-Harrington Hill

E5 9HD London

United Kingdom

Nationality: French

Date of birth: 25/05/1981



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2006-2011        PhD in Anthropology

London School of Economics and Political Sciences,

Supervisors: Prof. R. Astuti and Dr. C. Allerton

2008-2009        Fieldwork using methods of participant observation, social and cognitive

psychology with children aged 3 to 7 in the district Huld (Mongolia)

2007                Internship in the Laboratory for Developmental Studies at Harvard

University Contribution to the design and the running of experimental tasks about social cognition with more than 200 children aged 3 to 6.

 2006-2007       Master of Philosophy

Student representative

 2004-2005       Master of Science in Anthropology of Learning and Cognition,

London School of Economics and Political Sciences,

Supervisor: Prof. M. Bloch.

2003-2004        Master of Science in Ethnology and Comparative Sociology,

University of Paris 10-Nanterre, Supervisor: Prof. A. Testart.

2004 Jan-July   Visiting Student at the Mongolian and Inner Asia Study Unit (MIASU),

University of Cambridge, Supervisor: Prof. C. Humphrey. 

1999-2003        Degree in Philosophy, option sociology,

University of Paris 1-Sorbonne.


2011      Short listed for the Quai Branly doctoral Grant

2008      Awarded a WennerGren Fieldwork Grant

2007      Awarded an Egide Grant by the French Minister of Foreign Affairs

2006   Awarded the three-year Laura Ashley Scholarship by the LSE anthropology department


2013 Jan 22           “Containing feelings, the skills of respect

Paper presented to the MIASU seminar (Cambridge University)

2012 July 22          “Learning to be older

Paper presented at the international conference: “Mongolia in anthropological research: recent decades” (Ulaanbaatar)

Separation and teasing interactions: how do young children learn to contain their emotions in southern Mongolia?” Paper presented within the panel EnfancesAltaïques : La fabrique des hommes en AsieIntérieure”, Congrès du RéseauAsie (Paris)

2011-12       Member of the organising committee of the Anthropology in London Day.


2011                Creation, organization and chairing of the Children and Youth Seminar of

the anthropology department of the London School of Economics

2010 Oct 1   “Intergenerational interactions: The everyday production of family hierarchy and kin obligation in southern Mongolia”International conference: The doors of perception: Viewing anthropology through the eyes of children. VU Amsterdam.           

May 21   “Will the administrative reinstatement of clan names re-invent a clan system in southern Mongolia?”11th Annual Graduate Conference: Observing, promoting and resisting social change: Perspectives from social psychology and the social sciences. LSE.

March 30        “Comment apprend-on les relations?” [How to learn relationships]

Graduate Seminar of the EPHE-Sorbonne (Paris).

2005 Dec 10     Why anthropologists have to adopt an interdisciplinary approach?

A look at the separation of the social from the biological.”           

Interdisciplinary conference: The Future of Interdisciplinarity. CRASSH, University of Cambridge. http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/2005-6/futureinter.htm


2012                  Teaching Assistant of Prof. M. Bloch (LSE),

2011                  3rd year undergraduate course:  Theory and Anthropology

2008-2009         English Lessons to 3 to 5 years old in the kindergarten of Huld (Mongolia)

2006 Jan-July  English Teacher in the kindergarten, school and the city hall of Huld (Mongolia)

2002 Sept           Research assistant in the Program about Integration and Knowledge

in Morocco (PRISM), Institute for Research in Development (IRD).


French            Mother tongue                       

German           Advanced (European Certificate)

English            Fluent  (written and spoken)  

Mongol            Intermediate (DULCO)