Tag Archives: Power+Pouvoir

Paris street art – L'esprit de contradiction

+ + Sarah + + Un bel exemple d’esprit de contradiction ! “Post no bills”. “Alright” – A good example of what is known in French as “l’esprit de contradiction”. Advertisements

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In the press : France Hands Back Fragments Of Egyptian Murals

The following is a press release from Reuters: PARIS (Reuters) – France handed back four fragments of an ancient tomb mural to Egyptian antiquities authorities on Friday and President Nicolas Sarkozy will return the fifth piece next week, the French … Continue reading

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Martyrs: Energy of Change inside Iran

+ + Stefanie Mabadi + + In Iran, sacrificing one’s own life is at once a religious concept and political act. During the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, the concept of martyrdom was invoked to infuse meaning into the deaths of what … Continue reading

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The power of hierarchy (Cambridge University)

+ + Sarah + + Walking on Cambridge College lawn is a privilege.

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Photos: une "grève générale" en France

+ + Sarah + + Un appel à la “grève générale” était lancé partout en France le jeudi 29 janvier 2009 : entre 1.08 (selon le gouvernement) et 2.5 millions (selon les organisateurs) de personnes y participèrent. Quel que soit le … Continue reading

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In the press : Oxford University to return remains of the Ngarrindjeri people to Australia

The following is a press release from the University of Oxford : Oxford, 15 December 2008 The University of Oxford has agreed to a request by the Australian Government (Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs) and the … Continue reading

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