DYPAC (anciennement "États, Société, Religion" de 1994 à 2014) est un laboratoire pluridisciplinaire (histoire, littérature, langues) spécialisé dans l’étude de la culture et du patrimoine, de l’Antiquité jusqu’à la fin de l’époque moderne.
DYPAC (ESR from 1994 through 2014) is a pluridisciplinary research center (history, literature, languages) specializing in the study of culture and heritage from antiquity to the end of the 18th century. A founding member of LabEx Patrima, the research center pursues scientific projects in collaboration with the great heritage institutions of France (the National Archives, the National Library, the Louvre, etc.) as well as with laboratories in the exact sciences that work in the area of materials expertise. The scientific program of DYPAC for the period 2015-2019 is structured around three axes :
- The making of heritage: processes, forms, and objects
- Material heritage, immaterial heritage
- Cultures, heritages, and knowledge in Europe.
The research center brings together 25 full-time teacher-researchers (all Ph.D.’s), 3 project and communications managers, 24 doctoral students, and 7 associate members (all Ph.D.’s). Nine members are qualified to direct doctoral research.