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"Memory is a cardinal value of modern democratic societies"
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...
Understanding society’s reactions to terrorism
The CNRS sociologist Gérôme Truc has been studying societies’ reactions to terrorist attacks for more than 15 years. At a time when national unity is once again being undermined by the phenomenon,...
A call for proposals launched by the CNRS in the wake of last year's terrorist attacks in Paris led to the submission of a number of projects that focus on radicalization. In September, the CNRS...
Terrorism: Testing our Connected Solidarity
In modern Western societies, where individualism prevails, the outpouring of solidarity for victims of terrorist attacks may seem surprising. Sociologist Gérôme Truc sheds light on this paradox.
Alain Fuchs: “Our most potent weapons: intelligence and knowledge”
Following the attacks perpetrated in Paris, the CNRS makes a strong appeal for new multidisciplinary research projects capable of exploring all the potential issues and challenges that surround these...
The Legacy of World War I
WWI: Origins of a Conflict
Women’s Day: the True Story of March 8th
Fighting antibiotic resistance
Towards environmentally-friendly cryptoassets?
Neuroscience to the rescue against sexual violence