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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...
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12.07.2022
Philippe Grandcolas, deputy scientific director at the CNRS Institute of Ecology and Environment, reviews the major issues at stake at the COP15 conference that was held in Montreal, Canada, from 7...
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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...
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11.17.2022
From robot rebellions to climate apocalypses, science fiction envisions the consequences of our actions and societal choices in a more or less near – and often discomforting – future. In so doing it...
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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...
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10.24.2022
For more than a century, France has had a tradition of offering asylum to researchers who are forced to flee their home countries, as is the case in Ukraine today. Pascale Laborier of the PAUSE...
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07.22.2022
As the replica of the Cosquer cave opens its doors to the public in Marseille (southeastern France), Cyril Montoya, the cave's scientific director, tells us about this marvel of prehistory,...
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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...
07.06.2022
"Be there. Will be wild!" exhorted Donald Trump on Twitter before the invasion of the Capitol on 6 January 2021, which was revisited in mid-June by an investigative committee. The former...