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PROJECT ETKnoS : ENCODING AND TRANSMITTING KNOWLEDGE WITH A STRING:
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE CULTURAL USES OF MATHEMATICAL PRACTICES
IN STRING-FIGURE MAKING (OCEANIA, NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA)


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Conferences / Communications, international / Communications, France / Popularization of knowledge


Conferences

  • 2. Organization/coordination (in collaboration with Rik Pinxten, anthropologist, Univ. of Ghent) of the Open Panel "Indigenous Mathematical Knowledge and Practices: (Crossed-) Perspectives from Anthropology and Ethnomathematics" in the framework of the 18th "International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) World Congress", Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis, Brazil, July 16-20, 2018
    http://www.inscricoes.iuaes2018.org/trabalho/view?ID_TRABALHO=508
  • 3. Organization (in collaboration with Robyn McKenzie) of the "Second International Workshop on String Figure-Making Practices - Making and Record", School of Archaeology and Anthropology and Centre for Digital Humanities Research, The Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, June 19-21, 2019

Communications, international

  • 1. "How Local Are Local People? Beyond Exoticism", E. Vandendriessche (with Maria Cecilia Fantinato & Karen François), Ninth Mathematics Education and Society Conference (MES 9), Greece, Volos, April 7-12, 2017
  • 2. "Yup’ik String Figures (and mathematical ideas)”, C. Petit et E. Vandendriessche, communication in the framework of the Workshop "The implementation of local mathematical practices into the mathematics curriculum" (ANR ETKnoS), University Paris Diderot, May 26, 2017
    http://www.sphere.univ-paris-diderot.fr/spip.php?article1946&lang=en
  • 3. "Challenges and Contributions of an Interdisciplinary Research on Inuit String Figure-Making”
    (C. Petit), Ninth International Congress on Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS IX), Session 17. Research Methodologies, Umea, Sweden, June 11, 2017
  • 4. "Overview of the research methodology used for the ETKnoS project" (E. Vandendriessche
    et Agnès Henri), communication in the framework of workshop international intitulé "Investigating string figure making practices: ethnomathematical, anthropological, and technical approaches" (ANR ETKnoS), University Paris Diderot, May 25, 2018
  • 5. "String figure-making as a means to relate and ‘relate to’ in Inuit culture: social significance and symbolic efficacy" (C. Petit), communication in the framework of the international workshop "Investigating string figure making practices: ethnomathematical, anthropological, and technical approaches" (ANR ETKnoS), University Paris Diderot, May 25, 2018
  • 6. "Studying string figures in Papua New Guinea: traces and trajectories" (D. Hoenigman), communication in the framework of the international workshop "Investigating string figure making practices: ethnomathematical, anthropological, and technical approaches" (ANR ETKnoS), University Paris Diderot, May 25, 2018
  • 7. "Modelling tools for investigating (ethno-)mathematical aspects of string figure making practices"
    (E. Vandendriessche), communication in the framework of the international workshop "Investigating string figure making practices: ethnomathematical, anthropological, and technical approaches" (ANR ETKnoS), University Paris Diderot, May 26, 2018
  • 8. "Investigating the Inuit practice of string figure-making through a dual anthropological and ethnomathematical perspective: an insight into the ETKnoS project" (C. Petit), communication in the framework of the session OP. 106 "Indigenous Mathematical Knowledge and Practices: (Crossed-) Perspectives from Anthropology and Ethnomathematics", 18th IUAES World Congress, Florianopolis, Brazil, July 19, 2018
  • 9. "Geometric and algorithmic practices in oral tradition societies: the case of sand drawings and string figures from Vanuatu" (E. Vandendriessche), communication in the framework of the session OP. 106 "Indigenous Mathematical Knowledge and Practices: (Crossed-) Perspectives from Anthropology and Ethnomathematics", 18th IUAES World Congress, Florianopolis, Brazil, July 19, 2018
  • 10. "(Ethno)-mathematics in oral tradition societies: the case of sand drawings and string figures from Vanuatu", talk at the University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New-Zealand), June 4, 2019
  • 11. "The importance of situational context in understanding string figure-making: a case study from
    a Sepik society in Papua New Guinea" (D. Hoenigman), talk in the framework of "Second International Workshop on String Figure-Making Practices", ANU, Canberra, June 19, 2019
  • 12. "Why study string figures?: An historical perspective on the anthropological/ethnological value ascribed to string games since the 19th century " (C. Petit), talk in the framework of "Second International Workshop on String Figure-Making Practices", ANU, Canberra, June 20, 2019
  • 13. "Studying string figures-makings as a Tool for Language Documentation" (D. Hoenigman), exposé donné in the framework of 5e "International Workshop on the Languages of Papua", Manokwari, West Papua, June 16-20, 2019


Communications, France

  • 1. "Une introduction à l’ethnomathématique" (E. Vandendriessche et C. Petit), Seminar « Pratiques, artefacts et mathématiques. Ethnomathématique, anthropologie, histoire », EHESS (Paris), March 8, 2017.
    https://enseignements-2016.ehess.fr/2016/ue/1758/
  • 2. "Etude mathématique des jeux de ficelle : contributions de quelques mathématiciens du 20e siècle" (E. Vandendriessche), Seminar « Histoire des jeux et de leurs théories mathématiques », University de Lille 1, 15 April 2017
  • 4. "Modélisation des savoir-faire (ethno-)mathématiques : le cas des jeux de ficelle"
    (E. Vandendriessche), talk in the framework of the Study Days "Savoir-faire mathématiques", lab. Philosophies et Rationalités, University of Clermont Ferrand, September 14, 2017
    http://phier.uca.fr/article186.html
  • 6. "Les jeux de ficelle : aspects anthropologiques et mathématiques (ANR ETKnoS)"
    (C. Petit et E. Vandendriessche), Seminar "Pratiques, artefacts et mathématiques. Ethnomathématique, anthropologie, histoire", EHESS (Paris), March 7, 2018
    https://enseignements-2017.ehess.fr/2017/ue/1758/


Popularization of knowledge
- Talks

  • 1. "Mathématiques dans des sociétés orales : jeux de ficelle et dessins sur le sable mélanésiens"
    (E. Vandendriessche), as part of the "Researcher-teacher meetings" organized by the Maison des Sciences of Châtenay-Malabry, June 6, 2017
  • 2. "Un aperçu de l’ethnomathématique : des prémices à la constitution d’un nouveau champ disciplinaire" (E. Vandendriessche), as part of a training day entitled "Les ethnomathématiques à l’école", DU "Langues et culture océaniennes", ESPE, University of New-Calédonia, April 12, 2019
  • 3. "Etnomatematik blong sandroin, string figa, mo mat blong Vanuatu - Wan risej riport"
    (Ethnomathematics of sand drawings, string games, and braiding of Vanuatu mats - Research report), lecture given in Bishlamar (national language of Vanuatu), Vanuatu Cultural Center, July 17, 2019

- Workshops

  • 1. "Initiation to "string games": overview of the algorithmic dimension of this practice "
    (C. Petit and E. Vandendriessche), Workshop organized in the framework of seminar "Pratiques, artefacts et mathématiques. Ethnomathématique, anthropologie, histoire", EHESS (Paris), February 7, 2018
    https://enseignements-2017.ehess.fr/2017/ue/1758/
  • 2. "Introduction to Inuit culture and the arctic environment from an initiation to string games characteristic of the traditional Inuit repertoire" (C. Petit), Workshop for all audiences (from 8 years old), Bouaye media library ( 44), February 17, 2018
  • 3. "Workshop" string games "" (E. Vandendriessche), Workshop organized as part of a training day entitled "Ethnomathematics at school", DU "Oceanic languages and culture", ESPE, University of New Caledonia , April 12, 2019
  • 4. "Restitution of video materials" (D. Hoenigman), Recordings returned (on micro SD card) to string game practitioners in the village of Kanjimei, Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, August 2019





N° ANR-16-CE27-0005-01, 2016–2020




Investigating string figure making practices : ethnomathematical, anthropological, and technical approaches

May 24-26, 2018, University Paris Diderot. Organization: E. Vandendriessche (CNRS, SPHERE), C. Petit, (CNRS)


The implementation of local mathematical practices into the mathematics curriculum

Workshop of the Project ETKnoS

May 26, 2017, University Paris Diderot.


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