Social Dynamics in Urban Context
Open tools, models and data - Paris and its suburbs, 1789-1950

Welcome to the SODUCO project

SODUCO is a 4 years pluridisciplinary project funded by the French National Research Agency, it has started in march 2019 and will end in 2023. SODUCO brings together people from the geographical sciences, from urban history, specialists of network morphogenesis and computer scientists to study the evolution of Paris over time, both in terms of its morphological transformations and its social evolutions.

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Latest news

Invited talk in IXXI seminar (ENS Lyon)!

The SODUCO project will be presented in IXXI seminar on 20 February 2023 at ENS Lyon ! Click here for more information (in French)

[Internship opportunities] Two Master's level internships, 5 months in Paris (St. Mandé), France.

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The second SODUCO-BNF seminar will be held on 10 November 2022

The SODUCO project and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France are jointly organising a series of seminars on the historical sources processed by the project and on the approaches developed - in the SODUCO project, but also in other research projects - to extract useful information from these sources and analyse them.

The second seminar focuses on the 19th century Parisian trade directories.

It will be run in a hybrid format: participants are welcome to join the seminar on site (at the BNF, site François Mitterrand) or remotely. Registration is free but mandatory. The program and the registration form (in French) are available here

IGAST Master thesis defense of Solenn Tual:


SODUCO in IGN Magazine!

The SODUCO project is featured in issue 107 of IGN magazine (page 25) ! Click here for more information (French)