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Franz Manni -- Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor of Biologic Anthropology (PhD, PhD, HDR), National Museum of Natural History, Paris.

Lab: UMR 7206, Department ‘Man and Environment’, Musée de l’Homme, National Museum of Natural History, Paris.

Franz Manni (b. 1973) conducts multidisciplinary research involving population genetics, demography, and archaeology and teaches linguistics at the Sorbonne University, Paris. He has been coworking with the University of Groningen (The Netherlands) in the frame of projects aimed at probing human history by interpreting linguistic differences in a multidisciplinary perspective. F. Manni also runs a series of academic international conferences and workshops devoted to anthropological topics (7 editions). From 2008 to 2013 he has been the Executive Editor of the Journal Human Biology(Wayne State University Press, Detroit, MI) and, later, Scientific Commissioner at the Musée de l’Homme, Paris where he now is permanent curator of an exhibition space. In this frame, he has been the chief scientific commissioner of the exhibit Piercing (13 March 2019 – 9 March 2020), a project from which the current proposal partially stems.

Publications(h-index: 20, i10 index: 26, sum of citations 2,083, Google Scholar 5/2020)

1 monograph ; 2 edited journal issues, 31 articles in peer reviewed journals (13 as first author), 13 chapters in books and proceedings of conferences, 13 conferences and workshops organized, 48 presentations at conferences (10 as invited speaker), scientific commissioner in 5 museum exhibitions.

Journal articles29 documents

  • Roberto Rodríguez-Díaz, María José Blanco-Villegas, Franz Manni. From surnames to linguistic and genetic diversity: five centuries of internal migrations in Spain. Journal of anthropological sciences = Rivista di antropologia : JASS, 2017. ⟨hal-03183409⟩
  • Philippe Mennecier, John Nerbonne, Evelyne Heyer, Franz Manni. A Central Asian Language Survey: Collecting data, measuring relatedness and detecting loans. Language Dynamics and Change, 2016, 6 (1), pp.57-98. ⟨10.1163/22105832-00601015⟩. ⟨hal-03183414⟩
  • Gabriele Maria Sgarlata, Jordi Salmona, Tojotanjona Patrick Razanaparany, Clément Joseph Rabarivola, Fabien Jan, et al.. Mitochondrial Genetic Diversity in the Crowned Sifaka (Propithecus coronatus) in a Fragmented Landscape. Primate Conservation, 2016, pp.39-57. ⟨hal-03183418⟩
  • Franz Manni, Afredo Coppa, Francesca Candilio. Kohonen self-organizing Maps to unravel patterns of dental morphology in space and time. Archeologia e Calcolatori, All'Insegna del giglio, 2014. ⟨hal-03183417⟩
  • Pierre Darlu, Gerrit Bloothooft, Alessio Boattini, Leendert Brouwer, Matthijs Brouwer, et al.. The Family Name as Socio-Cultural Feature and Genetic Metaphor: From Concepts to Methods. Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2012, 84 (2), pp.169-214. ⟨10.3378/027.084.0205⟩. ⟨hal-03183406⟩
  • Clément Zanolli, Luca Bondioli, Manni Franz, Paola Rossi, Roberto Macchiarelli. Gestation length, mode of delivery and neonatal line thickness variation. Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2011, ⟨10.3378/027.083.0603⟩. ⟨hal-02277601⟩
  • Franz Manni. Interview with Rohina Rubicz, Winner of the 2010 Gabriel W. Lasker Prize. Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2011, 83 (3), pp.337-344. ⟨10.3378/027.083.0301⟩. ⟨hal-03183404⟩
  • Franz Manni, Bruno Toupance. Autochthony and HLA frequencies in the Netherlands: when surnames are useless markers.. Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2010, 82 (4), pp.457-467. ⟨10.3378/027.082.0407⟩. ⟨hal-00656835⟩
  • Franz Manni. Interview with Anne Kandler, Winner of the 2009 Gabriel W. Lasker Prize. Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2010, 82 (4), pp.357-366. ⟨10.3378/027.082.0401⟩. ⟨hal-03183402⟩
  • Manni Franz. Interview with Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza: Past Research and Directions for Future Investigations in Human Population Genetics. Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2010, 82 (3), pp.245-266. ⟨10.3378/027.082.0301⟩. ⟨hal-03183400⟩
  • Giovanni Destro-Bisol, Mark Jobling, Jorge Rocha, John Novembre, Martin B. Richards, et al.. Molecular Anthropology in the Genomic Era. Journal of anthropological sciences = Rivista di antropologia : JASS, 2010, 88, pp.93-112. ⟨hal-03183439⟩
  • Evelyne Heyer, Franz Manni, Guido Barbujani. Human Biology. Editorial.. Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2009, 81 (1), pp.1-2. ⟨10.3378/027.081.0109⟩. ⟨hal-00434924⟩
  • Franz Manni, Wilbert Heeringa, Bruno Toupance, John Nerbonne. Do surname differences mirror dialect variation?. Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2008, 80 (1), pp.41-64. ⟨hal-00480597⟩
  • A. Coppa, Franz Manni, C. Stringer, R. Vargiu, F. Vecchi. Evidence for new Neanderthal teeth in Tabun cave (Israel) by the application of Self-organizing Maps (SOMs). Journal of Human Evolution, Elsevier, 2007, 52 (6), pp.601-613. ⟨hal-00263454⟩
  • Franz Manni, W.-J. Heeringa, J. Nerbonne. To what extent are surnames words? Comparing the geographic patterns of surname and dialect variation in the Netherlands. LLC Literary and Linguistic Computing, 2006, 21 (Progress in Dialectometry: Toward Explanation (Numero special)), pp.507-527. ⟨hal-00263457⟩
  • Franz Manni, P. Leonardi, Etienne Patin, H. Khojet El Khil, K. Skorecki, et al.. A Y-chromosome portrait of Jerban population (Tunisia) to elucidate its complex demographic history. Bulletins et Mémoires de la Société d'anthropologie de Paris, Springer Verlag, 2006, 17, pp.103-114. ⟨hal-00263455⟩
  • Patricia Balaresque, Franz Manni, Jean-Michel Dugoujon, Brigitte Crouau-Roy, Evelyne Heyer. Estimating sex-specific processes in human populations : ara XY-homologous markers an effective tool ?. Heredity, Nature Publishing Group, 2006, 96 (3), pp.214-221. ⟨hal-00103362⟩
  • Franz Manni, Bruno Toupance, Audrey Sabbagh, Evelyne Heyer. New method for surname studies of ancient patrilineal population structures, and possible application to improvement of Y-chromosome sampling.. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Wiley, 2005, 126 (2), pp.214-228. ⟨10.1002/ajpa.10429⟩. ⟨hal-00263458⟩
  • Franz Manni, E. Guérard, Evelyne Heyer. Geographic patterns of (genetic, morphologic, linguistic, etc.) variation : how barriers can be detected by "Monmonier's algorithm". Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2004, 76 (2), pp.173-190. ⟨hal-00216123⟩
  • I. Barrai, A. Rodriguez-Larralde, Franz Manni, V. Ruggiero, D. Tartari, et al.. Isolation by language and distance in Belgium. Annals of Human Genetics, Wiley, 2003, 68 (1), pp.1-16. ⟨hal-00263459⟩
  • Fabrice Demeter, Franz Manni, Yves Coppens. Late Upper Pleistocene human peopling of the Far East: multivariate analysis and geographic patterns of variation. Comptes Rendus Palevol, Elsevier Masson, 2003, 2 (8), pp.625-638. ⟨10.1016/j.crpv.2003.09.010⟩. ⟨hal-03183429⟩
  • Anna Palmé, Qiao Su, Anja Rautenberg, Manni Franz, Martin Lascoux. Postglacial recolonization and cpDNA variation of silver birch, Betula pendula. Molecular Ecology, Wiley, 2003, 12, pp.201-212. ⟨10.1046/j.1365-294x.2003.01724.x⟩. ⟨hal-03183398⟩
  • Italo Barrai, Alvaro Rodriguez-Larralde, Manni Franz, Chiara Scapoli. Isonymy and Isolation by Distance in the Netherlands. Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2002, 74 (2), pp.263-283. ⟨10.1353/hub.2002.0016⟩. ⟨hal-03183347⟩
  • Manni Franz, Antonella Rotola, Elisabetta Caselli, Giorgio Bertorelle, Dario Di Luca. Detecting Recombination in TT Virus: A Phylogenetic Approach. Journal of Molecular Evolution, Springer Verlag, 2002, 55 (5), pp.563-572. ⟨10.1007/S00239-002-2352-Y⟩. ⟨hal-03183350⟩
  • Manni Franz, Pascal Leonardi, Abdelhamid Barakat, Hassan Rouba, Evelyne Heyer, et al.. Y-Chromosome Analysis in Egypt Suggests a Genetic Regional Continuity in Northeastern Africa. Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2002, 74 (5), pp.645-658. ⟨10.1353/hub.2002.0054⟩. ⟨hal-03183353⟩
  • Italo Barrai, Alvaro Rodriguez-Larralde, Elisabetta Mamolini, Manni Franz, Chiara Scapoli. Isonymy structure of USA population. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Wiley, 2001, 114 (2), pp.109-123. ⟨10.1002/1096-8644(200102)114:2<109::AID-AJPA1011>3.0.CO;2-I⟩. ⟨hal-03183339⟩
  • Manni Franz, Italo Barrai. Genetic Structures and Linguistic Boundaries in Italy: A Microregional Approach. Human Biology, Wayne State University Press, 2001, 73 (3), pp.335-347. ⟨10.1353/hub.2001.0038⟩. ⟨hal-03183341⟩
  • Marianna Biondolillo, Elisabetta Mamolini, Manni Franz, Chiara Scapoli, L. Lorenzetti, et al.. Allele and genotype frequencies for D1S80 and 3'APOB in Recanati, Central Italy. Journal of Forensic Sciences, Wiley, 2000, 45 (5), pp.1080-1082. ⟨hal-03183344⟩
  • Italo Barrai, Alvaro Rodriguez-Larralde, Elisabetta Mamolini, Franz Manni, Chiara Scapoli. Elements of the surname structure of Austria. Annals of Human Biology, Taylor & Francis, 2000, 27 (6), pp.607-622. ⟨10.1080/03014460050178696⟩. ⟨hal-03183423⟩

Conference papers5 documents

  • R. van der Aek, Philippe Mennecier, J. Nerbonne, Franz Manni. Preliminary Identification of Language Groups and Loan Words in Central Asia. conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Phonology, 2007, Borovetz, Bulgaria. pp.13-20. ⟨hal-00284263⟩
  • Franz Manni. Alla ricerca dei cromosomi Y pseudo-autoctoni, un metodo basato sui cognomi. XVII Congresso degli antropologi italiani, Sep 2007, Cagliari, Italy. ⟨hal-00283793⟩
  • N. Müller-Scheeßel, Franz Manni. Social Network Analysis and the search for boundaries and territories: two sides of the. same coin. CCA 2007 Computer applications and quantitative methods in archaeology – Layers of perception: advanced technological means to illuminate our past. Berlin, Allemagne, 2-6 mars 2007, Mar 2007, Berlin, Germany. ⟨hal-00283821⟩
  • B. Alewijnse, J. Nerbonne, J. van der Veen, Franz Manni. A Computational Analysis of Gabon Varieties In Petya Osenova. Recent Advances in Natural Language Phonology, 2007, Borovetz, Bulgaria. pp.3-12. ⟨hal-00284211⟩
  • John Nerbonne, Peter Kleiweg, Wilbert Heeringa, Franz Manni. Projecting Dialect Distances to Geography: Bootstrap Clustering vs. Noisy Clustering. Data Analysis, Machine Learning, and Applications. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the German Classification Society, Mar 2007, Freiburg, Germany. pp.647-654, ⟨10.1007/978-3-540-78246-9_76⟩. ⟨hal-03183461⟩

Poster communications1 document

  • Amanda Kittoe, Manni Franz, Evelyne Heyer, Philippe Mennecier. Central Asian Turkic and Indo-Iranian Genetic, Linguistic, and Geographic Differentiation. The 86th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, 2017, New Orleans, United States. ⟨hal-03188335⟩

Book sections6 documents

  • Liqing Zhang, Ray Fabri, Manni Franz, John Nerbonne. Detecting loan words computationally. Aboh, Enoch Oladé; DeGraff, Michel; Vigouroux, Cécile B. Variation Rolls the Dice. Festschrift for Salikoko Mufwene, Benjamins, In press. ⟨hal-03188331⟩
  • Manni Franz, John Nerbonne. Linguistic Diversity and Human Migrations in Gabon. Muñoz Moreno, Lourdes; Crawford, Michael. Human migration: Bio-cultural perspectives, Oxford University Press, In press. ⟨hal-03188332⟩
  • Manni Franz. Sprachraum and genetics. Lameli, Alfred; Kehrein, Roland; Rabanus, Stefan. Language and Space. An International Handbook of Linguistic Variation. Volume 2: Language Mapping, De Gruyter, pp.524-541, 2010. ⟨hal-03188326⟩
  • Franz Manni, R. Vargiu, A. Coppa. Neural network analysis by using the Self-Organizing Maps (SOMs) applied to human fossil dental morphology : A new methodology. S. Bailey et J.J Hublin (eds). Dental perspectives on human evolution. State of the art research in Dental Anthropology, Springer, Dordrecht, Pays Bas, pp.81-101, 2007. ⟨hal-00280042⟩
  • Manni Franz, Gian Andrea Pagnoni. Lineamenti genetici e linguistici del territorio ferrarese. Storia di Ferrara vol.I (Territorio e preistoria), Corbo Editore, pp.409-426, 2001. ⟨hal-03188325⟩
  • Manni Franz. Patterns of genetic and linguistic variation in Italy: A case study. Renfrew, Colin; Boyle, Katie. Archaeogenetics: DNA and the population prehistory of Europe, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, pp.333-338, 2000. ⟨hal-03188323⟩