DENISE JODELET is affiliated with the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. She was a member of the ‘Laboratoire de Psychologie Sociale’ since its establishement and led this research department until her retirement. She has conducted numerous theoretical and empirical research projects examining social representations in various domains. Denise Jodelet is also known for her innovative works on collective and social memory, community psychology, relations with the ‘other’, music and religion. She has collaborated with academic colleagues in various European universities and has taught and conducted various research projects in Latin and South America.