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06.06.2024
As the Allies commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day, the CNRS historian Denis Peschanski takes a look behind the scenes and celebrates the vital yet long-neglected role of women and foreigners in...
Video
06.20.2023

Political speeches, militant or folk songs... discover a few priceless gems from the over 900 propaganda records produced in France in the twentieth century by political organisations of all...

Article
12.16.2022
Throughout history, on every continent, women have been killed because they were women. In order to study the particular nature of this type of violence and analyse its causes, researchers insist...
Article
11.24.2022
On 29 and 30 September, 1941, 33,771 Jews were executed in Babi Yar, near the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. Shown in French cinemas recently to coincide with the anniversary of the tragedy, the documentary...
Article
11.11.2022
In 2027 a memorial-museum dedicated to terrorism will open in the western Paris suburb of Suresnes. The historian Henry Rousso, chair of the preliminary project, gives us an overview of the future...
Article
07.18.2022
Previously unexamined sources and archives have shed new light on what exactly happened in the streets of Paris 80 years ago during the Vel d’Hiv Roundup of 16-17 July, 1942. An analysis with...