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- Hellwig, J.C.14
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- Agnieszka Tambor10
- Guignery, Vanessa7
- María Constanza Guzmán7
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- Igor Maver4
- Lucas Bambozzi4
- NIOD Institute For War, Holocaust4
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- Art and Art History883
- Social Anthropology and Ethnology861
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- Musicology and Performing Arts508
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- Biological Anthropology183
- Classical Studies176
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The Instagram globe-trotters: contemporary representation (s) of the trip
This research work focuses on studying the representations of the journey put into circulation via the Instagram device by a group of users — which we simply define as a globe-trotters whose passion and practice from the other side are laid down as communal denominators. The study of the process of...
The Utopian Body in Film. Transparency, Reversibility, Hybridity
The utopian body in film, under discussion in this thesis, does not refer to an object of thought borrowed from Michel Foucault and applied to some dematerialised or extraordinary bodies on the screen, but to a heuristic tool for considering the historical and aesthetic modalities through which the...
Africa and the mission. Old terrain, new questions with Claude Prudhomme
, around 20 authors are gathered in this book to pay tribute to historian Claude Prudhomme. Their texts set out the new landscape of missions in contemporary times, incorporating the methods and perspectives provided by this researcher, which enabled the field to emerge from missiologist studies. Fr...
The Success and Ambiguity of Young Adult Literature: Merging Literary Modes in Contemporary British Fiction
International audience This paper focuses on novels addressed to that category of older teenagers called "young adults", a particularly successful category that is traditionally regarded as a subpart of children's literature and yet terminologically insists on overriding the adult/child divide by bl...
La satire des sciences dans Observations upon Experimental Philosophy et The Blazing World (1666) de Margaret Cavendish
Ignoring the satire of learned women, a topos of classical drama at the end of the 17th century, Magaret Cavendish published several treatises of natural philosophy between 1653 and 1668. This article aims at reversing the topos to show how a woman could use the linguistic strategies of satire. Focu...
New challenge on "Law and Literature"!
Dear students, our last guest speaker, Dr. Alessio Baldini, has prepared for you a very interesting exercise! Add your comments below as usual. "Read the following article written by the acclaimed contemporary English novelist Ian MacEwan. Here, MacEwan talks about his conception of the relationship...
Indigenous intellectuals and Decolonial thinking in contemporary Ecuador
The Chinese school through statistics: the ethnic and residential categorisation in question
In its past, China has inherited statistical categories based on ethnicity (Han/shaoshu Minzu or minorities) and residence (hukou system). We are examining the difficulties created by this categorisation, particularly in the field of education. The fundamentalisation of categories with uncertain sci...
All Saved from Drowning? Afghan Refugees in Australia and Words Written in “The Ocean”: A Short Story by Gail Jones
Gail Jones’s short story “The Ocean” was published in 2013 as part of an anthology edited by Thomas Keneally and Rosie Scott. Entitled A Country Too Far: Writings on Asylum Seekers, this anthology aimed to ask “some of [the] most admired Australian writers to bring a different perspective and depth...
[ Conférence ] : Two Voices Under The Same Roof : Two Contemporary Hindi Poets
on 24 March, from 10: 30 to 12: 30, BULAC hosts the monthly seminar of the Working Group “Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Indian Literature”. These conferences are open to everyone. They take place in the Reading Room of the Read of Garden, Room RJ.24. The conference will be presented by Teji Grover and...
Fragments of the future : the book to come and its announcement on the edges of the modern regime of historicity (16th/20th centuries) : a social poetics of the project
This dissertation aims at examining the issue of the imagined book while avoiding its characterization in terms of failure, incompleteness, loss and spectre, which are prevalent in contemporary literary studies. As it approaches the diverse phenomenon of the imagined book on the basis of its deliber...
Study of Muslim Arts: a ‘Western creation’
As Oleg Grabar pointed out, ‘the study of Muslim arts is [...] a western creation of the European nineteenth century.’ We would like to illustrate this by focusing on a few constitutive interpretations of such a ‘creation’, particularly in France, at a time when the first exhibitions, from 1867 onwa...
'Of his breast noble poets shall eat; of his blood shall men be drunk': nationalism, literature, and Arthurian 'things' in medieval and Early Modern Britain
My dissertation examines the intersection of medieval and Early Modern Arthurian literature, English and British nationalism, and new materialism – specifically thing theory and object-oriented ontology. Arthur was not a true historical figure, yet throughout much of British history his cultural and...
Genesis of a Global Surf System. A Comparative Study of Hawai‘i and California: Traditions, Cities, Tourism, and Subcultures (1778-2016)
Dealing with the colonial history of Hawai‘i and California from 1778, this dissertation focuses on the transformation of the Hawaiian custom he‘e nalu into a global surf system. This analysis asks if there a break or a continuity of Hawaiian surfing in the 19th century, and what are the terms and c...
Digital in the broad sense (computing, networks, media, internet) has invaded all human activities, from the most personal to the most collective, and has profoundly changed our relationship to others, space, time. This reference book presents the theoretical background and key concepts and a critic...
“Ancient to Arts” Study Day (Lyon, 23 June)
Friday 23 June from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m., I co-organise * a day of studies on Jacques Rancière’s thinking and its relation to the arts (cinema, photo, theatre, literature, plastic arts). The opportunity to come back to this philosopher, which has become indispensable in contemporary fields, but whose...
The multitude and the proletariat since the World Social Forums from 2001 to 2016 : elaboration, actualization and anticipations of utopia
Ao longo dos anos 1970, as forças políticas mundiais se engajaram na corrida com vistas a conferir novo fôlego a um projeto capitalista de integração internacional. Após a falência do “pesado” modelo keynesiano-fordista, o consenso em torno da adoção dos princípios neoliberais para facilitar a liber...
Sederholm, Carl H. & Weinstock, Jeffrey Andrew (sous la direction de), The Age of Lovecraft
the ambitious collective The Age of Lovecraft raises the question of Lovecraft’s wealth, postesity and popularity in contemporary culture. The book seeks to demonstrate that our time is indeed a ‘lovecraftienne era’ by introducing a detailed account of Lovecraft’s occurrences and quotations in philo...
The poetics of allegory on the works of José Saramago
José Saramago (1922-2010), Literature Nobel Prize in 1998, is a Portuguese writer whose work has a universal reach and thanks to the use, in particular, of a figure, allegory. Germany Romanticists slighted over this figure rather than the symbol for a long time. José Saramago has used this writing f...
From Fata to Foys
, where does the history of Belle come from to sleeping wood? Who are the “fées” present at the birth of the small princess? This volume brings together contributions that reflect the extraordinary richness and complexity of this old history that was believed to be familiar, from its distant origins...
The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Diplomacy: socialisation, politicisation and nationalisation
This thesis shows that the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has not only produced a vision of conducting international and transnational relations, but has also been able to engage in diplomacy to implement it. The model of differentiated relations developed by the Frères in terms of solidarity and chall...
‘Mademoiselle bistouri’ and the surgery of the cores
A text such as ‘Mademoiselle bistouri’, the XLVII poem of the Spleen of Paris, is clearly mild for a critical approach inspired by psychanalysis. Its title already indicates this, by combining, by metaphor or metonymy, the designation of a young woman with that of an instrument which enables the doc...
The Graph Design for Childhood — the textbooks of the 1th Cycle of Basic Education in Portugal
Ferreira Antunes, MF. (2016). The Graph Design for Childhood — the textbooks of the 1th Cycle of Basic Education in Portugal [Tesis Doctoral in the published]. Universitat Politècnica de València. https://doi.org/10.4995/Thesis/10251/61665
A Lineage in Time : The Vicissitudes of the rNgog pa bka’ brgyud from the 11th through 19th centuries
The rNgog lineage was a religious hereditary lineage that flourished in Tibet from the 11th to the 15th century and participated in the efflorescence of several tantric transmissions that remain alive in contemporary Tibetan Buddhism. This dissertation is the history of the rNgog pa bka’ brgyud reli...
News from anarchist criminology
The ‘anarchist criminology’ is honoured by two recent works published in the United States and coordinated by the same three authors, Anthony J. Nocella II, Mark Seis and Jeff Shantz. Reading Classic writings in Anarchist Criminology and Contemporary Anarchist Criminology makes it possible to revert...