The Sponsorship Committee

The Sponsorship Committee brings together leading figures, notably scientists, involved in supporting the national PAUSE program with its fundraising campaign, and evaluating applications.

Co-chairs:

Alain Prochiantz, Collège de France Administrator, Holder of the Chair in Processus morphogénétiques
Edith Heard, Professor at the Collège de France, Holder of the Chair in Épigénétique et mémoire cellulaire

Members :

Philippe Aghion, Professor at the Collège de France, Holder of the Chair in Économie des institutions, de l'innovation et de la croissance (IRD), Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études En Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
Michel Agier, Anthropologist, Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études En Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Research Director at the Institut de recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
Agnès B, Fashion Designer
Sébastien Balibar, Physicist, Member of the Académie des Sciences
Suzanne Berger, American historian and political commentator, Professor of Political Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Patrick Boucheron, Professor at the Collège de France, Holder of the Chair in Histoire des pouvoirs en Europe occidentale, XIIIᵉ-XVIᵉ siècles
Hamit Bozarslan, Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études En Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Director of the Centre d’Études Turques, Ottomanes, Balkaniques et Centrasiatiques
Édouard Brézin, Physicist, Member of the Académie des Sciences
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Professor at the Collège de France, Holder of the Chair in Physique atomique et moléculaire, Nobel Prize for Physics in 1997
Pascale Cossart, Researcher specialising in cellular microbiology, Professor de Classe Exceptionnelle at the Institut Pasteur, Permanent Secretary of the Académie des Sciences
Chantal Crousel, Contemporary Art Gallery Owner
Jean-Francois Delfraissy, Doctor specialising in immunology, Chair of the Comité Consultatif National d'Éthique pour les Sciences de la Vie et de la Santé
Jean-Jacques Glassner, Historian, Professor at the École des Hautes Études En Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and Research Director at the CNRS, where he leads the Unité d'Archéologie et Sciences de l'Antiquité
Virginie Guiraudon, Research Director at the CNRS. She founded and co-organizes the Migrations and Multiculturalism seminar at the Centre d'Études Européennes de Sciences Po.
Béatrice Hibou, Political commentator attached to the Centre d'Études et de Recherches Internationales (CERI), at the CNRS
Jules Hoffmann, Biologist, Member of the Académie des Sciences, Member of the Académie Française, Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 2011
Liora Israel, Sociologist, lecturer at the École des Hautes Études En Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Member of the specialist Sociology of Law and Justice network of the Association Française de Sociologie, and of the Law and Society Association
Eberhard Kienle, Director of the Institut Français du Proche Orient (IFPO)
Pascale Laborier, Professor of Political Sciences, Université Paris Nanterre
Henri Laurens, Professor at the Collège de France, Holder of the Chair in Histoire contemporaine du monde arabe
Marie-Claire Lavabre,  Research Director at the CNRS, Director of the Institut des Sciences Sociales du Politique, Université Paris Nanterre
Dominique Maraninchi, Cancer specialist, Director General of the Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament et des Produits de Santé from February 2011 to August 2014
Jennifer Merchant, Professor at the Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II, Member of the Institut Universitaire de France, Member of the Centre d’Études et de Recherches de Sciences Administratives et Politiques (CERSA)
Mathilde Monnier, Choreographer, Director General of the Centre National de la Danse
Jean-Luc Morel, Researcher, Institut des Maladies Neurodégénératives, Université de Bordeaux
Pap Ndiaye, Historian, Professor at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (North-American History) and Director of the History Department
Marcel Rufo,  Paediatric psychiatrist, University professor and honorary hospital practitioner
Gisèle Sapiro, Sociologist, Research Director at the CNRS, Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études En Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Vice-President of the EHESS for International Affairs
Dominique Schnapper, Sociologist and political commentator, Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études En Sciences Sociales, President of the Institut d'Études Avancées de Paris
Dominique Stoppa-Lyonnet, Geneticist, Professor of Genetics at the Université Paris-Descartes, Director of the Department of Genetics at the Institut Curie
Lilian Thuram, President of the Fondation Éducation Contre le Racisme
Antoine Triller, Neurobiologist, Research Director at the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Member of the Académie des sciences
François Villeneuve, Professor at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Director of the Archaeology and Sciences of Antiquity Laboratory at the Institut d'Art et d'Archéologie
Sophie Wauquier, Professor of the Science of Language, Director of the UMR Structures Formelles du Langage, Université Paris 8 Vincennes – Saint-Denis
Michel Wieviorka, Sociologist, Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études En Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and President of the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH)