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Laurent Pordié, Dr.


Laurent Pordié, Dr.


  • Senior Researcher, CNRS, Paris

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Curriculum vitae

Laurent Pordié was a Research Leader with the Cluster of Excellence in Heidelberg from 2009 to 2012, where he led the programme “Making India a Global Healthcare Destination”, which comprised a team of researchers and PhD students specialized on the social studies of transnational health and medical travels.

Laurent left Heidelberg physically in 2011 to join the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) as a permanent Senior Researcher. He is a member of the Cermes3, a unit focused on medicine, science and society, and of the Center for South Asian Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, where is he teaching.

An anthropologist and a pharmacologist by training, Laurent is particularly interested by pharmaceutical production and innovation, especially as it concerns ‘traditional’ South Asian medicines. 

Selected publications

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