7 April 2018
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Understanding the Mediterranean salt giant through multidisciplinary research

The Mediterranean salt giant consists of salt layers that accumulated at the bottom of the Mediterranean 5.9 million years ago. Then, a tectonic shift caused […]
6 April 2018

Poverty seen from wealthy neighborhoods

How do the upper and upper-middle classes living in wealthy neighborhoods see the poor and working classes? How do they explain the differences between themselves […]
6 April 2018

The effects of economic conditions on the sorting of jobs and workers

Are there more qualified unemployed people when the economy is in recession? Are the unemployed then more often forced to accept low-quality jobs? Conversely, do […]
3 April 2018

Believing and making others believe. Political uses of faith

One would think that the era of beliefs has passed in our societies, which are steeped in secularism and weary of ideologies. Such is not […]
3 April 2018
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The integration of ethnic and immigrant minorities: sharing knowledge

The longstanding question of the integration of ethnic and immigrant minorities is being asked with increasing urgency in Europe. To better answer the question, and […]
1 April 2018
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The new paths of economic science

The financial crisis that began in 2008 in the United States before hitting Europe, overturned the understanding of, and approaches to economics. Some consensuses were […]
30 March 2018
President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam standing in front of world map, during meeting with Lyndon B. Johnson in Hawaii by Yoichi R. Okamoto [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The History of the World is Asian. Another vision of the 20th century

Pierre Grosser is an expert in international relations, particularly the Cold War. In his latest book, L’Histoire du Monde se fait en Asie. Une autre […]
21 February 2018
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What has become of slum children?

What do people who have spent their childhood in slums become? Are they doomed to a lifetime of poverty? Are they still stigmatized decades later? […]