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EA 4399 - Center for Research on the English Speaking World (CREW) - English version



CREW (EA4399) brings together three research centers that investigate society and culture in the English-speaking world, within national, transnational and comparative frameworks. The main areas of research deal with the economy in the English-speaking world (CERVEPAS), the ethnic diversity and cultural identities in North America (CRAN), politics and society in the United Kingdom (CREC).

Three themes cut across the research conducted in these centers:
Democracy, politics and society (Axis 1), Information, media and representations in the context of globalization (Axis 2), Empire, international relations and exchanges (Axis 3).

Research themes

  • Political communication
  • Media education and e-learning
  • Corporations and entrepreneurship
  • History of African-Americans
  • History and historiography (Britain, the Commonwealth, The United States)
  • Social identities and gender
  • Immigration and diasporas
  • Cultural and creative industries
  • Parties and elections
  • Public social policies
  • External relations and international exchanges
  • Theory and practices of democracy (from the 18th to the 21th century)
  • Economic theories and policies
  • Theories and epistemology of information and communication
  • Social uses of technologies

Competences and Know-How

  • Discourse and Content Analysis
  • Mapping of archives and official documents
  • Sociological Surveys
  • Electoral surveys and analyses
  • Collection and analysis of economic and financial data
  • Comparative and transdisciplinary studies
  • Expertise in the political and social contents of the media (Radio, Television, Internet...)
  • On-line publishing and distance training (e-learning)

Contact us



  • Economics
  • History of the English-speaking world
  • Information and Communication Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Sociology


English-speaking world/ United Kingdom / Ireland / The United States / Canada / Commonwealth / Empire / political culture/ democracy / international economy / elections/ finance/ governance/ journalism/ media/ globalization/ international relations/ representations/ digital networks / corporate world/economic life


Transdisciplinary and diachronic approaches to the English-speaking world (from the 18th to the 21th century)


  • U. of British Columbia (Vancouver), Montreal, Laval, Ottawa (Canada)/ City U. of New York, Graduate Center, Brown, NYU, U of Texas at Austin (United States)/ U. of Birmingham, Robert Gordon U., Skene Centre for Entrepreneurship, Aberdeen (Britain)/ Hong-Kong U., Center of Asian Studies (China)/ Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg (Netherlands)/ Cairo U. (Egypt)/ U. Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain), ...
  • CNRS (National Center For Scientific Research), Institute of the Americas, Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie ...

dernière mise à jour SP 26/09/2016

mise à jour le 15 mai 2017