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Nicolas Salem-Gervais

INaLCO (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales—National Institute of Eastern Languages and Civilizations) Academic Staff - Statutory Members
Statutory Members
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Institution(s) de rattachement : INALCO

Coordonnées professionnelles

Professional contact information

nicolas.salemgervais[at]gmail.com

 

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Education

  • 2015 - Began a Bachelor’s in Siamese, INALCO
  • 2013- PhD obtained (10 December 2013, INALCO, highest honors).
  • 2008 - 2012- PhD student and teaching assistant/lecturer at the INALCO. Dissertation: École et construction nationale dans l’Union de Myanmar. Directed by M. Franck and G. Delouche.
  • 2006 - 2008 - Two years of intensive study of Burmese at the University of Foreign Languagesin Rangoun (YUFL), through theLavoisier program (passed the Advanced Proficiency level, with honors).
  • Master’s in Burmese at the INALCO (suma cum laude). Thesis: Construction nationale de l’Union de Myanmar – Travail sur un corpus de manuels scolaires. Directed by M. Franck and M.-H. Cardinaud.
  • Master’s in Geography (Paris1/Paris7). Thesis: Le Myanmar entre construction nationale et intégration régionale (suma cum laude). Directed by M. Franck, N. Fau, C. Taillard.
  • 2004 - 2006:
    • Bachelor’s in Burmese, Teaching French as a Foreign Language emphasis at the INALCO (cum laude)
    • Bachelor’s in Lao at the INALCO (cum laude)
    • Master’s in GeographyThesis: Les associations laotiennes en France intervenant dans leur pays d’origine (suma cum laude). Directed by L. Faret, C. Choron-Baix

 

Professional experience

  • 2014- Associate Professor, INALCO, Burmese section.
  • 2008 - 2014 -Teaching assistant / lecturer, taught courses in Burmese and Geography of Thailand and Burma at the INALCO (see “Teaching” section) / Various translations from Burmese (OFPRA, notary documents, journalism…).
  • 2006 - 2007- In charge of the class entitled “Conversations et débats” at the Rangoon Alliance Française (level B1, 4 months).

 

TEACHING, ADMINISTRATIVE AND RESEARCH-RELATED RESPONSIBILITIES

Teaching

  • Since 2014- “Initiation à la langue écrite” 1st year Bachelor’s level, “Grammaire du birman” 1st and 2nd year Bachelor’s level, “Textes littéraires en birman” 2nd year Bachelor’s level, “Poésie et Jatakas” 3rd year Bachelor’s level, “Chroniques, romans” 3rd year Bachelor’s level, “Langue de la presse” 3rd year Bachelor’s level, “Nouvelles birmanes” 3rd year Bachelor’s level Burmese (INALCO)
  • Since 2013- Class entitled “Géographie de la Thaïlande et de la Birmanie,” 2nd year Bachelor’s level Burmese and Siamese (INALCO)
  • 2012 - 2014- “Initiation à la langue écrite,” “Textes d’application” and “Birman oral / birman écrit,” 1st year Bachelor’s level - “Version,” 2nd year Bachelor’s level Burmese (INALCO)
  • Since 2009 - “Thème” class, 2nd year Bachelor’s level Burmese (INALCO)

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • In preparation (2015-16)- « The return of ethnic languages in Myanmar’s government schools : opportunities and challenges », with R. Metro, currently being written.
  • 2013- « Schooling and the teaching of minority languages in the Union of Myanmar », presentation on the teaching of minority languages in Myanmar, Euroseas, Lisbonne, 2013.
  • 2012- « De grands changements et de grands défis », article on Myanmar in the Encyclopédie de l’état du monde 2012.
  • 2012- « A textbook case of nation-building: The discursive evolution of state and non-state history curricula under military rule in Myanmar », co-authored with R. Metro in The Journal of Burma Studies, Vol. 16 n°1.
  • 2010- « L’Union de Myanmar racontée aux enfants – Etude thématique du discours sur la nation à travers les manuels scolaires », in Péninsule n°61.

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