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02.13.2022
In the first episode of our series on European history, we take a look at the movements advocating the abolition of the death penalty, the execution of Europe's last witch, and the struggle for...
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01.28.2022
The Age of Enlightenment is in the spotlight at the French pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai. The 18th-century movement generated a surge of technical and scientific progress in Europe, but did it also...
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05.20.2021
It was nearly 40 years ago: in October 1981, a few months after the election of François Mitterrand as President of the Republic, capital punishment was abolished in France. CNRS News looks back at a...