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It’s the climate, stupid!
Bill Clinton, in his presidential campaign, made the slogan ‘It’s the economy, stuck!’ famous, and his vice-president Al Gore might have preferred ‘It’s climate, studying!’. In the case of the murder fires in Portugal, which the government recognises will be repeated, there are two options: keeping...
The vest is obscured. What porn studies do in the social sciences
About Florian Vörös (ed.), Cultures pornography. Anthology of porn studies, Paris, Éditions Amsterdam, 2015. The porn studies did not occur in a complete bibliographic desert. Historical, sociological and anthropological studies on sexuality have been numerous since Margaret Mead’s pioneering work o...
Peasant life and protestantism in the sixteenth century of the sixteenth century at the Revolution
There are here some conclusions of a thesis based largely on the study of the tax and judicial archives of the election of Saint-Maixent between 1640 and 1789. The Niort Plaine and the mellois bocage were the protesting ‘Poitou’, together with the original agrarian and sociological group, especially...
Legal knowledge and its transmission in three marriage contracts from the Judaean desert
The archives of Babatha and Salome Komaise have become especially popular case studies of multi-legalism in antiquity. This paper re-examines the three very different marriage contracts from the archives to trace the methods by which knowledge of these different legal orderings could be transmitted...
From Vietnam, VA, to Iraq, CA: The Spectrality of Violence in An-My Lê’s Small Wars and 29 Palms
This paper focuses on two of the three photographic projects included in An-My Lê’s Small Wars (2005). The first one, Small Wars (1999–2002) represents Vietnam War reenactors staging combat in the Virginian forest. In the second project, 29 Palms (2003–2004), Lê turns her camera on United States Mar...
Qal’At Al Bahrain
In the desert, the sand is in permanent motion. As the wind blows, a song emerges. In interaction with the sand, the wind constantly creates and destroys its work like a sculptor with self-iconoclastic tendencies. The shape of the dunes is as if they were drawn up with a ruler. The distances on the...
A century of evolution of Mongolia’s desert steppe pastoral system: reduced mobility of herds, deregulation of access to routes and crisis of overgrazing
This article presents the results of the diagnostic analysis of the pastoral system conducted on the ground in a desert steppe region of Mongolia. The historical approach shows that, despite major economic and social transformations, the region’s pastoral system has been regulated permanently, to a...
Direct heat stress-induced effects on rumen fermentation characteristics and nutrients degradability in sheep pair-fed alfalfa hay
Aim of the study: To investigate the direct effect of heat stress on rumen fermentation characteristics and nutrients degradability of pair-fed rams to subsequently eliminate the confounding effects of dissimilar feed intake induced by heat stress exposure.Area of study: Saudi Arabia.Material and me...
Enabling next level research on roots: Automatizing Minirhizotron Image Acquisition and Analysis (NextMR-IAA) for Research and Agricultural Management
International audience Non-invasive imaging technologies continue to rise in use; innovation of root and rhizosphere imaging devices has however not kept pace. The lack of automated, high-resolution root imaging and analysis hampers our scientific understanding and prevents application of minirhizot...
Wauchier compiler, translator and author?
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Roads from Bahariya to Faiyum: A Study in Remotely Sensed Data. Ägypten und Levante|Ägypten und Levante XXVII 28|
This paper focuses on the probable land route between the Faiyum region and Bahariya Oasis during the Pharaonic period. Literary, archaeological and remote sensing data are analysed and discussed in this study. The possible ancient termini of this route are also taken into account in order to shed n...
Prolactin stress response does not predict brood desertion in a polyandrous shorebird.
International audience One of the fundamental principles of the life-history theory is that parents need to balance their resources between current and future offspring. Deserting the dependent young is a radical life-history decision that saves resources for future reproduction but that may cause t...
The French colonial army in the western Saharan region: conquest army or police force for the ‘pacification’ of Saharan areas (1910-1958)?
In the context of the Maroco-algero-Mauritanian confins of the first third of the twentieth century, ‘pacification’ does not appear to have existed as an autonomous phenomenon, but rather an extension of the conquest. In this desert area, among the last to be submitted to the French colonial authori...
Benthic metabolism in shallow coastal ecosystems of the Banc d'Arguin, Mauritania
Benthic primary production and respiration were investigated at 4 sites representative of the major coastal communities bordering the Sahara Desert in the Banc d'Arguin, Mauritania, Western Africa. These sites correspond to intertidal Zostera noltii beds (270 km(2)), intertidal bare sediments (88 km...
Urban agriculture in disadvantaged neighbourhoods of New-Yorkaise metropolitan area: food justice in the test of social justice
The concept of food justice supports the discourse of food movement tenants in the United States. It is reflected in the rise of urban agriculture in large American metropolitan areas. Far from being confined to its status as a movement of white middle classes concerned about their food welfare, foo...
The Gulf war or the introduction of space assets into the art of war
‘titrebRésumé’/titrebDesert Shield and Desert Storm are the first operations to show the operational value of space systems with a diverse range of civilian, military and commercial satellites, starting from the planning phase. The use of space resources then took on an entirely original place in th...
Liwa: The Mutation of an Agricultural Oasis into a Strategic Reserve Dedicated to a Secure Water Supply for Abu Dhabi
International audience The population of the Arabic shore of the Arabian Gulf now lives in anew urban world based on oil and post-oil production and Western models. Such isthe case of Abu Dhabi, a new metropolis that now forms part of the globalisedworld. The spectacular growth of this capital has p...
Call for communication: From desert tests? For a comparative and transnational history of nuclear testing sites, Colloque International, Paris, 19-21 January 2022 (CRESAT, MSHP, INALCO)
Desserts, Steps and Oceans, the social construction of the void since autumn 2019, the team “Writing the History of the Pacific Expiration Centre (CEP)”, which brings together around fifteen researchers in history, art history, geography, sociology, literature and anthropology, is organising a semin...
Frank Braemer, Jean-Claude Échallier, Ahmad Taraqji (dir.) Khirbet al Umbashi. Villages and pastor camps in the ‘Black Desert’ (Syria) at the age of Bronze. Work of the Franco-Syrian Joint Mission, 1991-1996
Margueron Jean-Claude. Frank Braemer, Jean-Claude Échallier, Ahmad Taraqji (dir.) Khirbet al Umbashi. Villages and pastor camps in the ‘Black Desert’ (Syria) at the age of Bronze. Work of the Franco-Syrian Joint Mission, 1991-1996. In: Syria. Volume 82, 2005 pp. 346-347.
Peace corps in French Africa in the 1960s. History of paradoxical success
'titrebLe peace corps in French Africa in the 1960s.'/titreb '! — 506: ‘RES’ --bAssurently the most sustainable legacies of the Kennedy era, the Peace Corps, although it first provoked irony, did not delay, with the arrival of the first volunteers on the African continent, to provoke real concern am...
Praying Mantis in the Desert. The Najdi Poet Ibn Subayyil Consumed with Love for the Bedouin
ʿAbdallah b. Subayyil (d. 1933) is the last great ghazal poet of the pre-oil era in Central Arabia. He was the headman of the small old town of Nifī. He is famous for his lively descriptions of the Bedouin tribes who would spend the summer at the wells of Nifī, and of the Bedouin beauties with whom...
The coup that was not. The latest state crisis in Bolivia and the limits of the coup d’état
Following the events in Bolivia concerning the resignation of President Evo Morales at the end of 2019, there has been an international controversy as to whether what happened can be classed as a coup d’état. The article explains why, regardless of the subjective inclinations of the observer, what h...
Lithium behavior during cooling of a dry basalt: An ion-microprobe study of the lunar meteorite Northwest Africa 479 (NWA 479)
International audience Northwest Africa 479 (NWA 479) is a lunar meteorite recovered in 2000 from Morocco. This unbrecciated low-Ti basalt is paired with NWA 032. The texture of NWA 032/479 indicates a simple crystallization history and a fast cooling, followed by an impact event. The occurrence of...
Entering the voice, walking in the desert
This problematic text makes it clear that students entering the university need to be accustomed. In the post-Bologna University, this is part of an ideology of rationalism and scriptocentrism that moves the voices into a productive canon. This ideology and its received imagination are compared to a...
Water, wind, ice and sea
Late Pleistocene climates in the upper Nile Basin fluctuated between cold and dry, and warm and wet. During 75-15 ka the climate in this region was mostly dry, with moist phases at 55-50 ka and 38-30 ka. In the upper Atbara 36Cl exposure ages for glacial moraines range from 70 to 15 ka, after which...