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Alain Perusset (Research Fellow)

Alain Perusset (Research Fellow)

Doctor in Social Sciences and Communication Studies, with academic background in linguistics and French literature, I am a specialist in semiotics and socio-semiotics. My research focuses on the meaning-making processes of identities and practices within culture, as well as in the context of consumption and brand management.

Areas of interest

Semiotics of objects, practices and cultures; narrative, tensive and categorial semiotics; sociology of (post)modernity and consumption; brand management, brand architecture and nation branding.

Academic Profile

Visiting Scholar - Pontifical Catholic University of Peru; University of Chicago (United States).

PhD - University of Burgundy Franche-Comté (France); University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland).


2020 Sémiotique des formes de vie. Monde de sens, manières d’être [Semiotics of Forms of Life. World of Meaning, Ways of Being]. Louvain-la-Neuve, De Boeck Supérieur.

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Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies University of Warwick
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