Laïcité: French Educational Values at Play

A commentary by David Do Paço (HEC MW Fellow 2013-2015) (*)             Although the attacks in Paris failed to meet their goal, to generate terror in France, they nevertheless raised many issues on freedom of expression and its potential limits, on our intelligence system and our educational ideals. Indeed, so many […]

Unveiling Colonialism in the Republic

Multidisciplinary Research Workshop 14 March, Report By Daniel Lee and Inés Valdez, Max Weber Fellows 2011-2012 The workshop “Unveiling Colonialism in the Republic” was a day-long discussion on the present controversies around Islam in France which took place on 14 March 2012, Villa La Fonte. Invited speakers Mayanthi Fernando and Carole Reynaud-Paligot offered perspectives on […]