Emmanuelle Lallement is senior lecturer in ethnology at the University Paris-Sorbonne - Celsa. She is also a researcher affiliated with the Groupe de recherche sur les processus d’information et de communication (GRIPIC) and the Institut interdisciplinaire d’anthropologie du contemporain (IIAC) at EHESS, and with the Laboratoire d’anthropologie urbaine (LAU) at CNRS. Her work focuses on cities, particularly Paris: urban planning, public spaces, commercial spaces from department stores to small ethnic shops and street vendors, celebrations, public policies, design. She explores situations where things are traded and consumed, as well as patterns of sociability, ethnicity and intercultural exchanges. Her publications include
La ville marchande (The Mercantile City), Téraèdre, 2010;
Paris résidence secondaire. Enquête chez ces habitants d’un nouveau genre (Paris Second Home, a Survey Among these Residents of a new Type), Belin, 2013, as well as a number of articles on city life, commercial spaces and consumption.