Sharing knowledge about beauty

Sharing knowledge about beauty

100,000 Years of Beauty is a humanities research publication on beauty from prehistory to the present day, published by Gallimard in conjunction with the L'Oréal Foundation.

Sharing knowledge about beauty

100,000 Years of Beauty is a humanities research publication on beauty from prehistory to the present day, published by Gallimard in conjunction with the L'Oréal Foundation.

The L’Oréal Foundation continued to support the success of its programme, The Meaning of Beauty, established in 2006, to create and share knowledge on the meaning and role of physical appearance.

Bibliothèque nationale de France (Bnf)- Fellowships in the art of being and

For the past five years, the Fondation L’Oréal has supported efforts to create and share knowledge on the role of physical appearance through its Art of Being and Appearing fellowships, run in partnership with the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF). This year’s fellowship was awarded to Elena Lazzarini, an Italian researcher and teacher at the University of Pisa, for her work on the body during the Renaissance and “books of secrets”. The award is also designed to draw attention to the BnF’s collections.

Sciences Po Paris- University course on the social challenges of appearance

For the last three years, the Foundation has run a course called “The importance of beauty and body modifications” for Master’s students at Sciences Po in Paris (IEP). The talks are given by the authors of 100,000 Years of Beauty