Colonial Europe’s Legacy – amidst uncertainty and instability, what does it mean to be Indian?
Nov09

Colonial Europe’s Legacy – amidst uncertainty and instability, what does it mean to be Indian?

The history of modern India is closely related to the colonial period, with Great Britain governing the country from 1858 until India’s independence in 1947. There were also other territories that were interested in regaining power from the British, such as Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Burma. Unfortunately, throughout history, many countries that have been subjected to foreign intervention and subsequent decolonisation have also experienced periods of violence, and sometimes even genocide.

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Two languages, two statues, two stories…
Sep20

Two languages, two statues, two stories…

Let’s discover one of Northern’s Italy’s little known secrets: a region that is neither Italian nor Austrian… Or maybe it is a little bit of both.

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Primary financier of the Rwandan genocide arrested
May26

Primary financier of the Rwandan genocide arrested

Félicien Kabuga was arrested on May 16th, 2020. During the ‘90s he spread hatred and funded violent actions against the Tutsi minority.

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Intelligent machines force us to rethink our uniqueness
Mar10

Intelligent machines force us to rethink our uniqueness

My brother and I had to take a flight from Lyon to Rome. However because of our chronic forgetfulness, doubled in this case, we only thought about it 4 days before. We went to see what the cheapest flight was, a 70 Euro Easyjet flight. We decided to wait, as we had other things to do. We returned on the afternoon 3 days before the flight: 95 Euros. A little annoyed, we decided to take it, but only after having eaten. We returned and the cost had gone up to 105 Euros after only an hour.

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Deprived teachers and demanding parents
Dec11

Deprived teachers and demanding parents

School is a place for learning, but for learning what? Education must convey values, such as freedom of expression, but also respect the counter-values coming from every subculture. Without the willingness of parents to accept a different point of view and without thorough training of teachers, pedagogical “battles” fail to achieve their goal.

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The Freedom to Love: yesterday, today and tomorrow
Dec05

The Freedom to Love: yesterday, today and tomorrow

Homosexuality is a natural phenomenon which has existed since the dawn of time and has been considered sometimes positively, sometimes negatively, throughout history, depending on the customs and norms of each society.

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The Marvels of Switzerland: a rich historical heritage
Nov18

The Marvels of Switzerland: a rich historical heritage

Switzerland is a rather small state. Nevertheless, it offers numerous sights worth discovering. With the third and last article of this short series being about northwestern Switzerland we will lead you to St. Gallen, the capital of the homonymous canton.

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The Past, Present and Future of Live Music During the Pandemic
Oct16

The Past, Present and Future of Live Music During the Pandemic

Musical production has traditionally been marked by the seasons, both in terms of education and on stage. Every year, two different periods can be distinguished: between the months of September and June, when the school year and concert seasons take place, and the summer period, consisting of holidays and festivals. This year, as we all know, the situation that has generated the pandemic caused by Covid-19 has resulted in a series of changes in the live music scene. Will these changes alter our cultural habits forever?

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Cohesion policy and Covid-19: the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative
Oct03

Cohesion policy and Covid-19: the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative

The Cohesion policy is the EU’s strategy to promote an even development of all the European regions. Its main aim is therefore to strengthen economic and social cohesion and to reduce disparities among regions. In the 2014-2020 timeframe, the Cohesion policy (also called Regional policy) received circa 32,5% of the total EU budget.

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The revenge of flea markets and the “ugly”
Sep17

The revenge of flea markets and the “ugly”

Fashion globalisation or a worldwide opportunity to reinterpret fashion according to an ethnological and social taste?

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