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La Vie des Idées
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La Vie des Idées
Translated with the support of the Institut français
, 22 November
About: Jean-Baptiste Vidalou, Être forêt. Habiter des territoires en lutte,...
The Social Diplomacy of Multinational Corporations
, 19 November
How Oracles Are Forged
, 5 November
The prophecy of an African scramble for Europe
The Islam of Converts
, 2 April
The religious convert is a figure of fear and fascination today. Looking...
The Bikini Strategy
, 29 March
Gender and Class Relations in Algeria
The Meaning of Killing
, 22 March
Why do we consider killing and letting someone die to be two different...
Why Do We Restore Artworks and Many Other Objects?
, 15 March
From ethnological objects to contemporary installations, everything is now...
Ronald Coase: A Century of Economics
, 8 March
Ronald Coase (1910-2013), the 1991 Nobel Laureate in Economics, is famous...
The Enigma of Peronism
, 5 March
Peronism, a political and social movement, has structured life in Argentina...
Homosexuality on Trial
, 19 February
Paris, 1933. Oscar Dufrenne, a music hall mogul and notorious homosexual,...
Running Water on Every Floor
, 15 February
How did people living in Paris, New York and London slowly gain access to...
Miguel Abensour: Emancipation through Utopia
, 8 February
Miguel Abensour profoundly renewed thinking about democracy. His political...
, 5 February
How does big data contribute to our understanding of Hugo, Balzac or...
, 1 February
Why do people strip naked in the public space? Under French law, public...
The Little Society of Children
, 18 January
How do children perceive the world around them, from the circles closest to...
Economizing on Scientific Debate
, 15 January
Le négationnisme économique. Et comment s’en débarrasser (Economic Denialism,...
Awakening the Leader within You
, 4 January
To make their highly original interactionist sociology widely accessible,...
A Digital Age Without Proletarians
, 18 December 2017
Has the digital economy definitively made the main tools of Marxist...
Our Lives as They are Told
, 11 December 2017
An Interview with Sylvain Bourmeau
The Reception of Refugees
, 4 December 2017
An Interview with Aline Angoustures and Dzovinar Kevonian
The Moral of Historical Fiction
, 27 November 2017
Since Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah, cinematographic representations of the...
What Nero Says about Us
, 16 November 2017
“Parricide”, “tyrant”, “monster”: it would be an understatement to say that the...
, 6 November 2017
Can journalism advance knowledge in the field of social science? Two...
Politicizing Europe, Europeanizing Politics
, 5 October 2017
Though they share the diagnosis of an unprecedented democratic crisis of...
Europe without Government
, 28 September 2017
The proposal by a group of academics to institute a parliament of the euro...
The City of Tears
, 22 May 2017
Ancient philosophy offered consolation for loss, separation, and death....
Economics: An Experimental Science?
, 27 March 2017
In economics, the study of behavior has been enriched by a productive...
French Law and Racist Speech
, 13 March 2017
French law is not always very clear when it comes to punishing racist...
Lobbied by the Laboratories
, 9 March 2017
What determines the value of a drug? Quentin Ravelli’s ethnographic study of...
The Legend of Céline
, 6 March 2017
A meticulous historical enquiry reveals the liberties taken by the author...
Jordan and Syrian Refugees
, 20 February 2017
While the spotlight is focused on the arrival of Syrian refugees in Europe,...
The Avant-Garde System
, 16 February 2017
In a desire to write a total history, Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel proposes a...
A Journey into Eurocracy
, 6 February 2017
Through an ethnographic investigation behind the closed doors of the...
Shaping Indochinese Identity
, 2 February 2017
It is now incongruous to imagine Vietnamese people identifying themselves...
The Return of Economic History?
, 30 January 2017
The recent success of books on economic history – at a time when this...
The Rise of Transparency
, 26 January 2017
An in-depth study of the recent history of the right to know in the United...
Learning from Randomized Controlled Experiments
, 23 January 2017
The Narrative of Scientificity, Practical Complications, Historical Experience
The Logic of Revolutions
, 19 January 2017
With the ‘Arab Springs’, the question of revolution was raised afresh. Taking...
The Other Election
, 16 January 2017
The Secretary General of the United Nations and Democratic Debate
Fighting Terrorism with Emergency Legislation
, 9 January 2017
The state of exception has a long history in France. Intended as a measure...
The Great Climate Change Market
, 5 January 2017
Climate change has fueled scientific, economic, and political debates for...
The Front National: Still Racist and Xenophobic
, 22 December 2016
Judging by the opinions of the Front National’s members and supporters, no...
The Colonial Margins of Citizenship
, 19 December 2016
By studying political and legal debates over citizenship through the prism...
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