About this site

This web site has been developed to disseminate the scholarly work of Paul Henri Stahl, a French anthropologist of Romanian origin. It provides scholars studying Southeastern European societies and anyone interested free access to published and unpublished materials belonging to the legacy of Paul Henri Stahl.

The site documents the work and life of Paul Henri Stahl. It seeks to serve as an important source of information on Stahl’s contributions to his discipline in general and to Southeastern European Studies in particular. The materials assembled on this site provide scholars with a useful research tool concerning important topics studied by Stahl.

These materials (from which a selection is made available and more will be added in the near future) include:

  • original journal articles;
  • full texts of books and edited volumes;
  • collections from the series:
    • Études et Documents Balkaniques et Méditerranéens;
    • Sociétés Européennes;
    • Études Roumaines et Aroumaines.
  • photographs;
  • and other types of documents.

A special section of this site is dedicated to other members of the Stahl family. Tied by strong personal as well as professional bonds these relatives exerted their influence on Paul Henri Stahl, the understanding of which offers an improved comprehension of his work and professional evolution.

Represented here are: sociologist Henri H. Stahl; writer Henriette Yvonne Stahl; social-democrat Şerban Voinea (Gaston Boeuve); writer, stenographer and graphology expert Henri Stahl; and Joseph Stahl, polyglot and author of many language manuals and dictionaries. These members of the Stahl family have made significant contributions to Romanian and international science and culture. Other family members are only occasionally being mentioned.

As this site aims to be of use to scholars wanting to draw on the published and unpublished materials, the life work of Paul Henri Stahl, made accessible here, we welcome comments and suggestions with regard to this web site and its contents. We would be grateful to receive your suggestions and comments at the contact address.