Michel Wieviorka

Position: 
President of the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH), Paris
Affiliation: 
Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris
Research areas: conflict, terrorism and violence, racism, anti-Semitism, social movements, democracy and the phenomena of cultural difference.
Discussion – Key Debates, Viewpoints & Interviews

May 68: The Debate Continues!

2018, issue 42, Michel Wieviorka: May 68 continues to be the subject of countless discussions, three of which deserve special consideration by sociologists. The first issue is the global or international nature of the movement. If we agree that its first expressions were in Berkeley in 1964 and that it was a very real phenomenon in 1968 in numerous countries in Europe, Africa, Japan, the United States of America and Latin America, we must also admit that its meanings were very different.

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