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Philippe Humbert

In charge of the website of the CeDiLE

+41 26 305 71 64
philippe.humbert@unifr.ch

Research domains

  • Politics and epistemology of language quantification, documentation and cartography

  • Didactics of foreign languages and multilingualism
  • Interactional sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and ethnography
  • Multilingualism and society in Switzerland
  • Francophonie and globalization
  • South Slavic languages in transnational contexts

PhD thesis project

Governing tongues with numbers : a historiographic, ethnographic and interactional analysis of the production of official language statistics in Switzerland