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In the press : culture & mobile phones

+ + Sarah + + The following is an excerpt from an article issued in The Economist about the global uses of material culture, more specifically mobile phones : Mobile-phone culture – The Apparatgeist calls How you use your mobile phone … Continue reading

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From Prague to the USA : Identity & Car Pride

+ + Sarah + + Prague, Czech Republic. Maybe that’s how you say ‘God Bless America’ in Czech. Prague, République Tchèque. Voilà comment on dit « que Dieu bénisse l’Amérique » en tchèque.

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White Trash Restaurant

+ + Julie Simonney + + Restaurant chinois, Berlin, Allemagne. Les Chinois berlinois ont un sens de la dérision certain. These Berliner Chineses have a definite sense of humour

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A celebrity as a figure for the afterlife

+ + Sarah + + Shop window, Paris. Ideas about the sort of objects that are needed to face the afterlife are indeed most interesting. In traditionally catholic France, it is common to come across portraits of Jesus or the … Continue reading

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Madame frotte, Monsieur appuie sur le bouton ("Lost in the supermarket")

+ + Sarah + + « Dessine-moi Mir » est un concours organisé par la marque de produits ménagers Mir, du groupe multinational Henkel. À cette occasion, les étudiants des écoles de mode et de design sont invités à habiller … Continue reading

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New Year's Eve : The democratization of luxuries ?

+ + Sarah + + Foie gras 3,59 € – Liver paté Saumon fumé de Norvège 6 € – Smoked salmon from Norway

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Photos: "What music do you listen to ?" The music fans of James Mollison

+ + Sarah + + The very first few questions you ask upon first meeting people are interesting on more than one level. Such questions are indicative of a cultural understanding of etiquette and more generally of social relations, both … Continue reading

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