Olivier Bouin is the Director of the Foundation-Excellence Laboratory “Network of French Institutes for Advanced Study”. Since 2009, he has been the Secretary-General of NetIAS, a network of 23 Institutes for Advanced Study in Europe. He is the chief coordinator for the EURIAS Fellowship Programme for the 2010-2019 period (FP7-MSC-COFUND). He is responsible for European and International Affairs at the French Alliance for the Social Sciences and the Humanities. Among its other academic responsibilities, he is a Steering Committee member of the International Panel on Social Progress that gathers 350 international scholars and recently published a three-volume report « Rethinking Society for the 21st Century » (Cambridge University Press).