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The Origins of the Anti-Liberal Left

The 1979 Vincennes Conference on Neoliberalism

Michael C. Behrent

Žižek, and Naomi Klein (to name but a few). Yet these words were uttered nearly two decades earlier, in March 1979, at a conference held at the storied “experimental university of Vincennes,” located in a forest east of Paris. The conference, devoted to

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‘To the Extremes of Asian Sensibility’

Balinese Performances at the 1931 International Colonial Exhibition

Juliana Coelho de Souza Ladeira

had performed at the International Colonial Exhibition of 1931 in Vincennes. Rops’ article described the newly reconstructed Dutch Pavilion, the theatre where the Balinese presented themselves, the performance, and some of the reactions of the public

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Remembering the Battle of Paris

Joshua Cole

Kader was there on 17 October 1961—at the Madeleine metro station at about 6:30 in the evening. He was also there at the Palais des Sports three days after the demonstration, and for 33 days at the police department’s Identification Center at Vincennes. In 1981, when Kader gave this testimony to Libération, he was still “there”—in France—living in the same worker’s dormitory that had been his home in 1961. After being held in a camp in Algeria, he had returned to the country where he felt humiliated and where he had been tortured, because his family had been killed and his political allies exiled. He was not bitter. “We were at war.” Who is this “we”?

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Monumentalizing “The Collective”

State-Financed Mural Paintings and Mass Politics, 1934–1940

Elena Maria Rita Rizzi

Vincennes in Paris ( Figures 4 and 5 ), which Huisman commissioned from Edmond Sigrist, Frédéric-Léon Deshayes and Pierre-Eugène Clairin in 1937. 66 By anchoring the scene in its contemporary life, this iconography conveyed the joy people experienced

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Sandcastles, Ball Games, and Scooters

Unearthing Children's Play in the Public Parks of Interwar Paris

Elvan Sahin

Bois de Vincennes—became landscaped natural areas. In the city center, in addition to spaces that existed before the Second Empire such as the Tuileries or Luxembourg Gardens, Alphand created new large parks: Park Monceau to the northwest, Buttes

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Commons, Associations, and Possibilities of Egalitarian Life in Paris, France

Knut Rio

( 2 ): 214 – 226 . . Lion , Gaspard . 2014 . “ En quête de chez-soi: Le Bois de Vincennes, un espace habitable? ” [In search of a home: The Bois de Vincennes, a habitable space?]. Annales de

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Constructing Difference and Imperial Strategy

Contrasting Representations of Irish and Zionist Nationalism in British Political Discourse (1917–1922)

Maggy Hary

–77; Maggy Hary, “De la Terre sainte au paradis perdu: Représentations de la Palestine et de ses communautés chez les Britanniques du mandat (1917–1948)” (PhD diss., Universite Paris VIII-Vincennes-Saint Denis, 2008), 449–462. 3 For an outline of the

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Plea for a Collective Genetics

Another Reading of Sartre's Early Texts, 1926–1927

Grégory Cormann and translated by John H. Gillespie

his criticisms of racism and colonisation. 13 Ibid., 534. 14 Alain Ruscio, ‘Contre l'Exposition coloniale de 1931 (Paris-Vincennes): des voix fermes, mais bien isolées’ [Against the 1931 Paris-Vincennes Colonial Exhibition: an overview of the firm

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Think Global, Fight Local

Recontextualizing the French Army in Algeria, 1954–1962

Terrence G. Peterson

November 1957, Service historique de la défense Vincennes (SHD), fond 1H 2411. 2 Matthew Connelly, A Diplomatic Revolution: Algeria's Fight for Independence and the Origins of the Post-Cold War Era (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002). 3 Jeffrey

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Collaboration in Focus

Photographic Evidence in the French Purge Trials, 1944–1949

Abigail E. Lewis

photographs of the Vincennes Zoo, folk dance in the Pyrenees, countryside chateaus, provincial life, and, of course, fashion. 14 However, while these photo-reports appeared to eschew politics in favor of cultural subjects, his photographs were published in