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06.14.2018
Awareness of workplace harassment is rising around the globe. On June 5-8, researchers from a variety of disciplines gathered in Bordeaux for an international conference on this complex phenomenon,...
Opinion
06.13.2018
Football clubs, multinationals... is there really a difference? We use the same vocabulary when speaking about the both of them. But although football—known as soccer in the US—seems to fit the bill...
Article
06.12.2018
Transphobia does not stop at the school gates. Indeed, it can have severely damaging effects on the psychological well-being, involvement in activities and social relations of young transgender...
Video
06.06.2018

The advent of digital photography has rendered film obsolete. Photo studios either sell their negatives to salvage the tiny amounts of silver contained in their coating or they just burn...

Article
06.04.2018
The most popular sport in the world, football—known as soccer to Americans—is not just about fans: it is an intriguing topic of research for social scientists. Among them is the ethnologist Christian...
Article
06.01.2018
For nearly a century, the French Archaeological Delegation in Afghanistan (DAFA) has been drawing up an inventory of the archaeological heritage of one of the world’s most unstable countries. Some...
Article
01.17.2018
From Egyptian harps to Roman cornua (trumpets), from Mesopotamian songs to Greek hymns, not to mention a wealth of vases, frescoes, statues, and tablets, testifying to the importance of music in...
Opinion
01.05.2018
Common ownership of a resource causes its demise. This was what a biologist had concluded in a 1968 paper published in Science. His article, "The Tragedy of the Commons" has shaped the...
Article
01.04.2018
China’s “One Belt One Road” initiative aims to connect the country with the Middle East, Africa and Europe, by land and sea, through a network of new “silk roads.” Economist Jean-François Huchet...