Research projects as principal investigator (selection)

  • 2015-17 FIDIPRO project « Multimodality: Reconsidering language and action through embodiment», Finnish Distinguished Professor, Academy of Finland (1,5 Mo Euros, 2 post-docs)
  • 2016-17 SNF project « Speaking in public 2 » continuation (1 year, 2 PhD assistants and 1 post-doc).
  • 2013-15 SNF project « Speaking in public: Social interactions within large groups. Contributions from a conversation analytic multimodal perspective (3 years, 2 PhD assistants and 1 post-doc).
  • 2010-12 CORVIS. „Video Corpora of Social Interactions.“ Etude de faisabilité pour un centre de compétences sur l’analyse vidéo en SHS (18 months, 1 assistant)
  • 2009-12 ANR project « CIEL / Corpus International Ecologique de Langue Française : Constitution et Analyses / Erstellung und Analysen » A project financed by the ANR (Agence Nationale de la Recherche) for the constitution of a data base of corpora of naturally occurring French conversations in francophone countries (co-directed with S. Pfänder, Univ. Freiburg) (3 post-docs and a network of collaborations in 12 countries)
  • 2008-2009 Dinner Conversations. A project financed by DGLF (Délégation Générale à la Langue Française) and Institut Paul Bocuse (1 technician for 1 year and 1 PhD student for 3 years)
  • 2007-2012 PLURItalk.PRO .: Investigating Plurilingual Talk at Work A project financed by the European Project DYLAN (6th Framework) (2 PhD students for 4 years)
  • 2007-2009 Interactions in Call Centres (ICA). supported by Galileo fundings in 2008. Participation to a EU network on Emergency calls: Mobilizing Help, Organizing Help (co-animated by M. Buscher, J. Bergman, P. Drew, G. Fele, L. Mondada).
  • 2007-2009 Youth Talk. A project financed by CNRS (ILF) and by DGLF (Délégation Générale à la Langue Française).
  • 2005-2008 MuMo. Multimodal Analyses of Social Interaction in French and German. A project co-directed with R. Schmitt (Mannheim), financed by the Institut für Deutsche Sprache and by the ICAR Research Lab.
  • 2005-2006 AVI. Video Analysis of Social Interactions . A project financed by ISH (Institut Sciences de l’Homme), Lyon.
  • 2004-2007 INcorporACTIONS. Re-embodying Language in Interaction . A project financed by the French Ministry of Research (‘ACI TTT’ Programme) (1 technical assistant for 3 years)
  • 2004-2006 GRACE : Gestion des Risques en Anesthésie et Coopération des Equipes . A project financed by the Dept. of Anaesthesiology / Geneva University Hospital, in collaboration with Prof. Dr. F. Clergue (2 Masters students)
  • 2004-2006 Towards an archive of talk in interaction (Pour une archive des langues parlées en interaction. Problèmes juridiques, de standards informatiques et de représentativité). A project financed by CNRS ( ‘Archivage et patrimoine documentaire – Société de l’information’ Programme) (1 technical assistant for 3 years)
  • 2003-2004 EMIC: Espace, Mobilités, Interactions, Corps / Space, Mobility, Interactions, and the Body. A project financed by Peugeot-PSA (1 PhD student and 1 Masters student)
  • 1997-2001 La construction interactive du discours scientifique en situation plurilingue / The interactive construction of scientific discourse in plurilingual settiings , A project financed by the Swiss National Foundation (1214-051022.97) (3 research assistants for 3 years)

Collaborations within other scientific projects (selection)

  • 2015-17 Workpackage leader within the SNF project Ville et Psychose (dir. Ola Söderström, U. Neuchâtel), (1 post-doc during 1 year)
  • 2013-14 Member of the project Network on Multimodality and embodied interaction (coord. C. Gerhardt, E. Reber) funded by the DFG.
  • 2013-16 Workpackage leader within the ANR project LangPrimate (dir. Adrien Mergueditchian, Aix-en-Provence) – about the study of interactions between primates.
  • 2012-13 Reponsible of one module within the project Skills development for language research and teaching in a multilingual world (AHRC, UK) (dir. M. Seyfeddinipur, SOAS, London).
  • 2008-2011 Helsinki Finnish: Diversity, Social Identity, and Linguistic Attitudes in an Urban Context, A project directed by M.L. Sorjonen. (Helsinki) 2008-2011 Imitation in Speech: From Sensori-Motor Integration to Dynamics of Conversation, A project directed by N. Nguyen (Aix)
  • 2005- Network of data bases of spoken interactional corpora in EU and USA: collaboration between the CLAPI data base (Corpus de Langue parlée en Interaction, developed at the ICAR lab) with B. MacWhinney (TalkBank, Carnegie Mellon), J. Wagner (danish spoken corpus, Univ. Southern Danemark), A. Depperman (german spoken corpus, Inst. für deutsche Sprache, Mannheim), A.C. Simon (French Belgian spoken corpus, Louvain).
  • 2004-2006 AMICOM Project, France Telecom Paris, on ubiquitous computing and domestic activities
  • 2004-2006 The Collaborative Design of Computer Supported Medical Files: the Case of Blood Transfusion. A project directed by D. Vink (Grenoble)
  • 2003-2006 then 2006-2009 Affliation and Disaffiliation in Interaction: Language and Social Cohesion. A ESF project directed by A. Lindström (Uppsala). Project continued on the multimodal study of assessment sequences (ROLSI special issue in preparation, edited by A. Lindström and L. Mondada)
  • 2003-2004 Performing Space: Space as Process. A project directed by Linda Cassens (Basel)
  • 2002-2006 New Methods of Constitution and Exploitation of Corpora of Talk in Interaction. A project directed by C. Plantin (Lyon).
  • 2003-2004 Performing Space: Space as Process. A project directed by Linda Cassens (Basel)
  • 2001-2003 Analyzing Cooperative Practices in Architecture . A project directed by F. Détienne (Paris) and V. Traverso (Lyon)
  • 2000-2003 Swissling: Courseware for linguistics . A project directed by A. Rocci (Lugano). Development of a course on language and social interaction.
  • 1993-1995 Acquisition of French and German in French-speaking Switzerland by immigrant children. A project directed by B. Py (Neuchâtel) and funded by the Swiss NSF (50% position as scientific researcher for 2 years)
  • 1990-1992 Heritage Policy in the Swiss Cities. A projected directed by O. Söderström (Lausanne).
  • 1988-1992 Civilities, Identities, Urbanities : A project directed by S. Ostrowetsky (Aix).
  • 1990-1992 A Linguistic and Discursive Study of Topicality. A project directed by A.C. Berthoud (Lausanne)
  • 1985-1986 Semiotics of Space . A project directed by P. Pellegrino (Geneva)