Eric Weil Institute
Institute for the History of Concepts and Ideas

International Partnerships

The Éric Weil Institute’s has a large network of partners in Brazil, the United States, Austria, Italy, across Central and Eastern Europe, in Burkina Faso as well as across French-speaking West Africa

Éric Weil research group

In cooperation with its Brazilian partners, the Éric Weil Institute heads an international network of research on Éric Weil’s philosophy. This network includes the “Éric Weil research group.” The “Éric Weil research group” brings together researchers and professors from multiple Brazilian universities from ANPOF (Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação em Filosofia), most notably the The Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC SP, Marcelo Perine), Ceará State University (Evanildo Costeski), State University of Maranhão (Francisco Valdério), and Federal University of Tocantins (Judikael Castelo Branco). The network also includes researchers from Germany (University of Münster, Alain Deligne), Burkina Faso (University Ouaga 1–Prof. Joseph Ki-Zerbo, Mahamadé Savadogo), Italy (University of Bari, Guisi Strummiello ; Link Campus University Rome, Marco Filoni), and Romania (Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Corneliu Bilbă).

Within the framework of its international partnerships, the Institute Éric Weil organizes a post-graduate research program in collaboration with The Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo. This research program’s activities includes the international post-graduate seminar, “Éric Weil, Philosophy and Reality” organized by Marcelo Perine that took place March 15-19, 2021. This was an online conference open to both graduate students and post-graduates.

Activity report of the "Eric Weil Working Group" for the period 2015-2022

OFFRES network

The Éric Weil Institute played a key role in the development of the “Central and Eastern Europe” network at the University of Lille-3 in 2001 and remains an active part of this network. This network brings together the following countries: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungry, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldovia, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Chiara Mengozzi (Charles University, Prague) et Chiara Pesaresi (Catholic University of Lyon) are the current network coordinators.

The 20th OFFRES network summer school will take place online in July. The theme is “Narrating history: Stories, disciplines and comparative analyses.”

The .21st OFFRES network (Central and Eastern Europe) European summer school in July 2022. Videos of the conférences



Social Philosophy

The Éric Weil Institute is associated with the “Social Philosophy” seminar that meets yearly at the Inter-University Centre in Dubrovnik. This seminar includes: Hauke Brunkhorst (University of Flensburg), David Rasmussen (director of Philosophy and Social Criticism), Gérard Raulet (University Paris-Sorbonne), Dragica Vujadinović (University of Belgrade), Tanasije Marinković (University of Belgrade), Nenad Zakošek (University of Zagreb), William McBride (Purdue Univeristy) et Patrice Canivez.