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Kerry Whiteside

In December 1996, the European Union gave its authorization to sell transgenic corn for consumption and cultivation in Europe. Some EU memberstates, notably Austria and Italy, refused to allow any imports of genetically modified organisms (“GMOs” or “OGM” in French). Resistance of that sort was unexpected from France. In Europe, France was originally the country most interested in advancing research and applications in the area of agricultural biotechnology. Before GMOs became a matter of public controversy, France led Europe in deliberate release trials.

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Christine Adams

-Rietberg, the imperial ambassador in Paris, wrote to Baron Ignaz von Koch, Austrian empress Maria-Theresa's secretary, in February 1752: “You see, therefore, that the way and manner of thinking about the King's mistress is a very serious affair dans ce païs

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Demos and Nation

Misplacing the Dilemmas of the European Union--In Memory of Stanley Hoffmann

Charles S. Maier

. He intuitively understood the emotional hold that nationality exerted. As a child he fled one polity, rump Austria, which between the world wars could not really maintain a convincing claim to nationhood, and thereafter identified with two nations

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Two Failures of Left Internationalism

Political Mimesis at French University Counter-Summits, 2010–2011

Eli Thorkelson

respective countries. After lunch, though, dialogue broke down into acrimony, as different political factions disagreed about the wording of a press release. The French would not speak English and the Austrians could not speak French. The student contingent

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The Origins of the Stanley Hoffmann We Knew

Some Comparisons on his Vichy Years with My Family Story

Peter Gourevitch

he became eligible for and attained French citizenship, no longer stateless, as he had been after the Nazis took over Austria. At Sciences Po his brilliance, evident in high school, continued, and eventually brought him to Harvard, where he became the

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Edward Berenson, Elinor Accampo, Joseph Bohling, and Michael Seidman

movements developed plans to integrate Europe economically and politically. Austrian aristocrat Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, who created the idea of Eurafrica, believed that Europeans could unite through a common project of colonial economic development

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Whitney Walton

during the minority of Louis XIV and the regency of Anne of Austria. Montpensier in particular achieved her moment of glory when in 1652 her father declined to lead a force to the town of Orléans, part of his domain, and Montpensier, assisted by Mesdames

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What Was So Funny about Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob (1973)

A Comedic Film between History and Memory

Michael Mulvey

mutual empathy rather than through reflection on individual or societal culpability for past wrongs and present inequalities. Two examples of this latter style are Mathieu Kassovitz’s La Haine (1995) and Austrian director Michael Haneke’s Caché (2005

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Michael Spanu and Jean-Marie Seca

: Popular Music and National Identity in Austria », Popular Music 11 (1992) : 151–85. 23 Edward Larkey, « Just for Fun ? Language Choice in German Popular Music », in Global Pop Local Language , ed. Berger et Caroll, 131–52. 24 Anthony McCann et Lillis Ó

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Aaron Freundschuh, Jonah D. Levy, Patricia Lorcin, Alexis Spire, Steven Zdatny, Caroline Ford, Minayo Nasiali, George Ross, William Poulin-Deltour, and Kathryn Kleppinger

well as the ideas of an Austrian spiritualist, Rudolf Steiner, in the 1920s. It was, however, Raoul Lemaire who was most closely associated with the emergence of an alternative agricultural model in France that was antitechnocratic, antistatist, and