History Is a Contemporary Literature

History Is a Contemporary Literature

Manifesto for the Social Sciences
Translated by Nathan J. Bracher

Ivan Jablonka

Professor of Contemporary History
Université Paris 13
Ivan Jablonka is Professor of History at Université Paris 13 and a researcher at Collège de France. He is the author of A History of the Grandparents I Never Had, winner of the Prix du Sénat du livre d’histoire, Prix Guizot de l’Académie française, and Prix Augustin-Thierry des Rendez-vous de l’histoire de Blois; and of  Laëtitia ou la fin des hommes (Laetitia or the end of men)], winner of the Le Monde's 2016 Prix littéraire, the 2016 Prix Médicis, and the 2016 Prix des prix.