Rigas Arvanitis

Rigas Arvanitis
Institute of Research for Development | IRD · Centre Population et Développement (Ceped)

Doctorat en sociologie

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Introduction
I am director of Centre Population et Développement, a research unit of Université de Paris and IRD. www.ceped.org I was director of IFRIS: Institut Francilien Recherche Innovation Société www.ifris.org. (2015-2018) Research topics: - Le financement de la recherche en Afrique - La recherche au Liban et dans les pays de la région Méditerranéenne (Moyen-Orient et Maghreb) - Les collaborations scientifiques internationales - L'innovation au Liban
Additional affiliations
January 2015 - present
Institut Francilien Recherce Innovation Societé (IFRIS)
Position
  • Managing Director
Description
  • Recently appointed director to IFRIS by my colleagues !
September 2010 - August 2013
American University of Beirut
Position
  • Invited professor
September 2007 - present
Institute of Research for Development
Position
  • Research Director

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Publications (161)
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Research institutions organize their scientific activities in an increasingly diverse landscape. In matters of global interest, research relies on an ever-more cross- disciplinary background, which reveals intriguing questions concerning the local dynamics vs. global audiences. This paper proposes new methodological tools to assess, from a strategi...
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This article begins with an overview of recent and current trends in scientific output in Africa. The focus is on how global dynamics and foreign funding support are directly affecting structural aspects of scientific research. It examines the fundamental role of foreign programmes and new forms of academic cooperation in African science. This incl...
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This article reports on the profiles of the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) in the three Maghreb countries: Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, through their research policies, human resources, governance, funding and scientific production. A bibliometric study was carried out for the three selected countries based on the Scopus database co...
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Research institutions organize their scientific activities in an increasingly diverse landscape. In matters of global interest, research relies on an ever-more cross-disciplinary background, which reveals intriguing questions concerning the local dynamics vs. global audiences. This paper proposes new methodological tools to assess, from a strategic...
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La recherche scientifique est aujourd’hui une activité mondialisée qui s’effectue en réseau, autour d’objets ou de questions largement financés par des organismes internationaux, nationaux, aussi bien publics que privés. Si les partenariats des coopérations scientifiques se sont démultipliés, le mode projet, lui, s’est imposé comme mode de financem...
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This chapter focuses on how digitization can accelerate convergence in science and innovation, examining how it can support design, operation, and adaptive learning for the system as a whole and for actors along supply chains and markets. It briefly reviews key tenets of convergence science and innovation (CI). The first key enabler of CI is the co...
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Conventional science, technology and innovation (STI) agendas have fueled powerful economic growth and social progress around the world. However, negative outcomes associated with such growth progressively cumulated in a set of interconnected grand challenges like climate change, hunger, and other goals of sustainable development. Societal-scale so...
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The full ebook is available here: https://eac.ac/books/9782813003034
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The chapter presents the science policy in China and the influence of innovation and technology
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De nombreux travaux menés depuis une dizaine d’années ont permis de cerner les contours de la recherche au Liban avec un peu plus de précision aussi bien du point de vue de l’organisation de l’activité de recherche que du point de vue des publications. Notre chapitre se veut un exposé sur l’organisation institutionnelle de la recherche au Liban pou...
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Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Qatar expanded research funds over the past two decades. The use of competitive calls required researchers to prepare and submit proposals for team-based projects or time-limited research units. Identification of national priorities and societal challenges sought to rally research toward real-world prob...
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In Morocco, The national higher education and research system has been rapidly evolving during the last decades with new actors, series of new policies and research funding programs, along with a profound change in the overall economic and political context of the country. In the agricultural sector, since 2008, policy has relied on “Moroccan Green...
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L'article rappelle le projet scientifique et éditorial à l'origine de la Revue d'anthropologie des connaissances (RAC), lancée en 2007, en particulier la convergence pluridisciplinaire qui l'avait portée sur ses fondations. Il expose ensuite les pratiques et les choix de politique éditoriale qui l'ont façonnée et dont les procédures ne sont pas a p...
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The scientific project and editorial practices of the journal of anthropology of knowledge
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L'article rappelle le projet scientifique et éditorial à l'origine de la Revue d'anthropologie des connaissances (RAC), lancée en 2007, en particulier la convergence pluridisciplinaire qui l'avait portée sur ses fondations. Il expose ensuite les pratiques et les choix de politique éditoriale qui l'ont façonnée et dont les procédures ne sont pas a p...
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L'article rappelle le projet scientifique et éditorial à l'origine de la Revue d'anthropologie des connaissances (RAC), lancée en 2007, en particulier la convergence pluridisciplinaire qui l'avait portée sur ses fondations. Il expose ensuite les pratiques et les choix de politique éditoriale qui l'ont façonnée et dont les procédures ne sont pas a p...
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The question of the determinants of innovation activities in the business sector is one of the issues that take the most attention in the theoretical and empirical researches in the Economics of innovation field. This paper is probably the first study that develops an econometric approach to analyze firms’ decisions to innovate in Lebanon. More pre...
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Cet ouvrage étudie les politiques et certaines pratiques de la recherche dans le monde arabe pour saisir les effets de la mondialisation de la recherche dans ces pays. L'injonction à rejoindre l'économie de la connaissance concerne tous les pays non-hégémoniques mais est particulièrement forte et fréquente dans les pays arabes ; plusieurs pays tent...
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Over recent decades we have witnessed the globalization of research. However, this has yet to translate into a worldwide scientific network, across which competencies and resources can flow freely. Arab countries have strived to join this globalized world and become a 'knowledge economy,' yet little time has been invested in the region's fragmented...
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Since 2010, there has been a proliferation of literature (newspaper articles and scholarly publications) on the recent uprisings in some Arab countries. This article focuses on the way the academic articles have perceived the Arab uprisings and the ways in which we portray them in scientific discourse, taking into account the social forces that com...
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This article aims at questioning the relationship between Arab social research and language by arguing that many factors including the political economy of publication, globalization, internationalization and commodification of higher education have marginalized peripheral languages such as Arabic. The authors demonstrate, on the one hand, that thi...
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Technological learning : beyond the shopwork and the enterprise This article proposes a theoretical reflection based on empirical investigations in Latin America and China in order to identify and characterize technological learning. After reviewing the literature on various approaches of learning in firms, we propose a definition of technological...
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Resumen: Este trabajo aporta datos inéditos y originales sobre los determinantes y los beneficios de las colaboraciones internacionales, basados en los resultados de una encuesta llevada a cabo dentro del proyecto EULAKS, realizada a 4425 científicos (58% de científicos activos en América Latina (LA) y 42% en Europa (EU)) que han co-publicado o col...
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Oerview of the research and innovation policy in China framed historicall and geographically
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CuESTIONARIO on-line Los datos presentados aquí son el resultado de una encuesta realizada entre 2010 y 2011 en el marco del proyecto europeo EULAKS 1. La encuesta consistió en un cuestionario on-line dirigido a 14406 cien-tíficos que trabajan, en parte en América Latina (AL) y en parte en la Unión Europea (UE), y que han co-publicado o colaborado...
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Although China’s rapid industrial development in the past 25 years is due to the government’s policy push which successfully exploited China’s cheap labour base, it also created an environment in which Chinese firms become path-dependant on acquiring technology from foreign companies as their clients, under the forms of JV, subcontracting and OEM p...
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International collaboration has become increasingly important in carrying out research activities. This book, written by a large group of scholars from Europe and Latin America, maps, analyses and discusses research collaboration between the two continents during the last twenty years. The empirical material underlines the richness and the variety...
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Cet article est basé sur le « White Paper » qui a été élaboré par l'observatoire de la coopération scientiique dans la région Méditerranéenne. Il examine les fondements théoriques et institutionnels et propose une série d’indicateurs et d’initiatives qui devraient être mises en oeuvre dans le futur. L’article montre la relation possible entre les o...
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Research and innovation offer significant opportunities for Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPCs) to develop and exploit their assets for the benefit of their economies and of their peoples, as drivers of economic and social development. In this spirit, this book presents the main outcomes of the MIRA project, a coordination and support action act...
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Ce chapitre présente les résultats d'une enquête questionnaire menée en 2011 auprès d'une population de chercheurs travaillant soit dans un pays européen soit dans un pays méditerranéen partenaire de l'UE (dénommé PPM dans la suite du texte) dont les collaborations et/ou publications internationales associent des chercheurs des deux régions géograp...
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This article analyzes the policy framework that affects the Euro-Mediterranean research cooperation, since the Barcelona declaration of 1995 until the more recent Neighbourhood policy of the EU. We examine the policy orientations and its changes, the effect on scientiic collaborations in terms of publications and number of collaborations as measure...
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Dans cet article, nous interrogeons la capacité du Système national d'innovation en Tunisie à résister aux turbulences politiques, économiques et sociales qui frappent le pays. Après une révision des enjeux théoriques de cette question, nous constatons que, même si le système a continué à fonctionner de manière quasi-normale, preuve d'une certaine...
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Since the publication of the first Latin American sociology of science study in Venezuela by Olga Gasparini (1969) until today, social science studies in Latin America have achieved an exceptional level of richness. Their development has been punctuated by some major science policy issues, notably how to make research activity socially and politica...
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Pour devenir un acteur économique de premier plan et ne plus se limiter au rôle d'« atelier du monde », la Chine oriente sa croissance vers les technologies de pointe et la création d'un vaste tissu de PME. Ses investissements récents dans le domaine des nanotechnologies s'inscrivent dans cette démarche.Cet ouvrage analyse les raisons de ce reposit...
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Il s'agit de la présentation du dossier de la Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances voudrait apporter aux lecteurs de la RAC un éclairage sur la contribution latino-américaine à ces questions importantes pour les études du domaine STS, tout particulièrement en ouvrant des perspectives sur un travail comparatif prenant en compte à la fois les part...
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The Resilience of Innovation Systems in Periods of Transition : Tunisia after the 14th of January 2011 The article examines the capacity of the Tunisian National system of innovation to resist the political, economic, and social changes affecting the country. After reviewing the theoretical issues, we observe that even if the system continued to fu...
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In : L'Atlas du monde diplomatique. Le Monde diplomatique, 2012, no hors série. p. 72-75
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Pour devenir un acteur économique de premier plan et ne plus se limiter au rôle d'" atelier du monde ", la Chine oriente sa croissance vers les technologies de pointe et la création d'un vaste tissu de PME. Ses investissements récents dans le domaine des nanotechnologies s'inscrivent dans cette démarche. Cet ouvrage analyse les raisons de ce reposi...
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This paper presents an analysis of Chinas industrial development policy, through the example of Guangdong, a southern region of China. We recall the local economic dynamics in its historical and geographical context, and the emergence of firms (private or otherwise) in this region, the creation of industrial centres, the orientation of the national...
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The article shows how new policy tools are designed in the Mediterranean countries for the monitoring of research and innovation. It relies on the results of a large European project, ESTIME, funded by the European Union that aimed at describing the state of research and technology policies and systems of partner countries in the Mediterranean. Oth...
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: Based on the example of the automobile and electronics sector in china, the article examines the technological learning of companies in china and the way it is influenced by industrial policy. companies have consolidated their production capacity and technological learning but are rarely in a position to develop an in- novation capability. the ar...
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This research study analyses the development of industrial clusters in three institutional contexts in South China to better understand how policies have been developed and implemented to encourage innovation. The authors trace the growth of private enterprises within these clusters, and note that this growth was assisted by local governments and b...
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Is there an Innovation Systems Governance in North Africa and in the Middle East? This article summarizes observations on the technological and innovation level of four Mediterranean countries (Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia). Although these concepts are still controversial, we try to examine the specific issue of the governance of innovation poli...
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université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne/IRD; Hatem M'henni est professeur au CEFI-ESSEC, université de Tunis; Lena Tsipouri est: professeur, université d'Athènes. This article summarizes observations on the technological and innovation level of four Mediterranean countries (Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia). Although these concepts are still controvers...
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This article summarizes observations on the technological and innovation level of four Mediterranean countries (Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia). Although these concepts are still controversial, we try to examine the specific issue of the governance of innovation policies. This approach is most adapted to countries where the “national system of inn...
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Based on the example of the automobile and electronics sector in China, the article examines the technological learning of companies in China and the way it is influenced by industrial policy. Companies have consolidated their production capacity and technological learning but are rarely in the position to develop an innovation capability. The arti...
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Définition de pays non-hégéméoniques. Transformations globales.