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September 2nd, 2013Date of death
December 2010 First class Director (emeritus) of Research at the CNRS
September 2002 First class Director of Research at the CNRS
Oct. 2001 - Feb. 2003 Associate Professor in University Paris X - Nanterre for "Anthropology and societies (gift and exchange)"
March 1997 Member of the UMR 16 "Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociale" ["Laboratory of Social Anthropology"] at the Collège de France
January 1991 Member of the UMR 116 "Laboratoire d’Ethnologie et de Sociologie Comparative" ["Laboratory of Ethnology and Comparative Sociology"] at the university of Paris X - Nanterre
October 1986 Second class Director of research at the CNRS; member of the UA 882 "Appropriation sociale de la nature" ["Social appropriation of nature"] at the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle
1982-1985, then 1991-1996 Associate Professor in University Paris X – Nanterre for "Economic Anthropology" and "Comparative Anthropology of Societies (gift and exchange)"
January 1982 Senior researcher at the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – National Center for Scientific Research)
June 1975 Doctorat de 3e cycle (Phd) in Social Anthropology in Paris VII-University : Des classifications dualistes en Australie (dissertorial thesis published in 1976)
Feb. 1971 - June 1972 Engineer research analyst in the Mathematical Department of the SEMA (Société d'Études de Mathématiques Appliquées – Research Society for Applied Mathematics)
June 1969 Diplôme Universitaire d’Études Littéraires (Philosophy) – approximativly BA
Nov. 1968 - Feb. 1970 Military service
1965-1968 Engineering degree at the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris
1963-1965 Advanced mathematics and special mathematics courses in "Classes préparatoires" at Saint-Louis high school, Paris
1963 French Baccalaureate (elementary mathematics)
December 30th, 1945 Date of birth

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