Alain Blum

Researcher
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Research field(s)

Deportation of East and Central European Population to the USSR

Science and politics

Historical Demography (France, Europe)



Historical Demography, history of the population of the Russian Empire,



of the USSR and Russia (18th-20th centuries)



Demography and contemporary

Some publications

Faux coupables. Surveillance, aveux et procès en Ukraine soviétique (1924-1934) (avec Yuri Shapoval) CNRS Editions, Paris, 2012, 352 p.

Déportés en URSS. Récits d'Européens au goulag. (Codirection avec Marta Craveri et Valérie Nivelon) Autrement, Paris, 2012, 315 p.

L'Anarchie bureaucratique. Statistique et pouvoir sous Staline, (avec Martine Mespoulet) Paris, La Découverte, 2003, 372 p. (traduction russe, Moscou, Rosspen, 2005)

Alain Blum, " Circulation, Transferts, Isolation ", Kritika. Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, Special Issue, " Circulation of Knowledge and the Human Sciences in Russia ", (9)1, 2008, pp. 231-242.

"Resistance to identity categorization in France", in Kertzer, David et Arel, Dominique (eds), Census and Identity. The Politics of Race, Ethnicity, and Language in National Censuses, Cambridge University Press, New Perspectives on anthropological and social demography, Cambridge, 2002, pp. 121- 147.

"An analysis of international comparisons of adult literacy ", Educational Assessment, 2001

"Family and transition in Uzbekistan", Population Studies, 1, 1996 ( avec M. Barbieri, E. Dolgikh et A. Ergashev ).

Teaching activities, other functions, titles

Director of Studies at EHESS (Centre d'études des mondes russe, caucasien et centre-européen)