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Life After Prison
, 16 September
About: Bruce Western, Homeward. Life in the year after prison, Russell Sage...
The color of France’s “yellow vests”
, 17 December 2018
A Call to Arms
, 8 October 2018
About: Elsa Dorlin, Se défendre. Une philosophie de la violence, La...
Homosexuality on Trial
, 19 February 2018
Paris, 1933. Oscar Dufrenne, a music hall mogul and notorious homosexual,...
Working or Looting?
, 30 November 2017
In his latest book, Carles Boix proposes to account for human history with...
What Nero Says about Us
, 16 November 2017
“Parricide”, “tyrant”, “monster”: it would be an understatement to say that the...
A Splendid Isolation
, 10 October 2016
Protest Policing in France
Syria: the Strategy of Destruction
, 6 June 2016
For the past five years, the population of Syria has been undergoing severe...
The Origins of the Islamic State
, 28 April 2016
An Interview with Loulouwa Al rachid & Matthieu Rey
The devils from the Thousand Hills
, 4 April 2016
Racial and Religious Fictions in The Genocide of The Tutsi
The Politics of Images
, 26 December 2015
How do images respond to political events and how do they shape them ? What...
Should Images of Violence be Shown?
, 26 November 2015
Scenes of lynching, beheadings, corpses… Although easily accessible on the...
Secularization and its Other: the French Problem
, 15 June 2015
Does secularist rhetoric secretly lend itself to a discourse on social...
Karachi: A History of Violence
, 12 March 2015
Laurent Gayer’s book, Karachi. Ordered Disorder and the Struggle for the...
The Anthropology of Violence in the Colonial Context
, 29 January 2015
How can we produce a history of power and violence in the colonial context...
Does Violence Have a Sex?
, 27 March 2014
While women are first and foremost seen as victims of violence, C. Cardi...
Why are people setting fire to libraries?
, 7 November 2013
Social violence and written culture
Hunts for Jews and Golden Harvest
, 30 March 2012
New research on the Holocaust in Poland
, 9 March 2012
Quantitative History and the Shoah
Campaigning for Ideas
Reforming the French Police
, 3 February 2012
An Interview with Fabien Jobard, sociologist
When Trust is Lost
, 8 November 2011
The British and their Police after the Tottenham Riots
, 3 June 2011
Might manhunting—from helots to undocumented immigrants—be the paradigm of...
The Mystery of the Terror
, 24 January 2011
Violence and Natural Right
The Republic, Nature and Right
, 2 September 2010
How can a republic be perpetuated and civic virtue maintained? The...
1914-1918: Understanding the Controversy
, 11 June 2009
Is the extreme violence of the Great War explained by the culture of war,...
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