Art, Civilisation and History of Europe (ARCHE) - EA 3400

Key words

History of art - Middle-Ages - 16th century - 17th century - 18th century - 19th century - 20th century - History of sciences - Social history - Economic history - History of sensibilities - Cultures - Representations - Auxiliary historical sciences - Historical sources



The ARCHE research unit brings together historians and art historians working on the Middle Ages, Modern Times and the Contemporary era.


Research focus

Research within the unit is organised around three main themes:

  • Sources, knowledge, methodology
  • Areas, Identities, Borders
  • Authority, Constraint, Liberty

This broad programme embodies the team's specificities: a diversity of approaches, the importance of history of art and of the history of German areas, working on sources, areas studies, research on power and liberty.



Nicolas Bourguinat - Damien Couton


Arts, civilisation et histoire de l’Europe (ARCHE)
Palais universitaire
9 place de l'Université
67084 Strasbourg Cedex

Tél : 03 68 85 69 11