Daft Punk Take Off Helmets

Translated by Marine El Hajji The music industry has been grieving since February 22, 2021. Daft Punk have dropped their masks after 28 years of working together, 4 albums, 2 films and several five-star collaborations. The group members, Thomas Bangalter and Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo, surprised everyone by releasing a video simply entitled “Epilogue”. It uses scenes from their […]

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Current state of Cool Japan

Translated by Margot Daniele, Proofread by Coralie Frachisse On 2 February 2021, Yoshiro Modi, president of the organization comity of the Tokyo Olympic Games, firmly declared during a meeting that the Olympics will be held this summer “whatever happens”. This world event will allow the host country to assert its soft power by promoting its […]

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World poetry: An die Freude, Friedrich von Schiller (2)

Translated by Lauren Valentine, proofread by Charlotte Borne In ‘World Poetry’, discover a piece of poetry accompanied by a brief analysis. This month, it’s the turn of ‘Ode to Joy’, written in 1785 by Friedrich von Schiller.   The poet Born in 1759 and deceased in 1805, Friedrich von Schiller is a German writer, philosopher […]

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Sameblod. Crédits : Sophia Olsson NORDISK FILMS

The Sami, Europe’s indigenous people in the search of their identity

Translated by Marie Peltomaki, proofread by Natacha Perrin The Sami people have lived in northern Europe for thousands of years, yet their history is often overlooked. The Swedish film director and screenwriter Amanda Kernell is giving back its voice to the Sami people by diving into their history in her film Sami blood (Sameblod), that […]

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The hidden face of the Syrian revolution

TRANSLATED BY NAJWA WAHBI AND CAROLINE CARDEN On Saturday, January 21, 2017, Sciences Po Strasbourg’s Cultural Policy and Management Masters program, in partnership with La Filature’s Festival Les Vagamondes (a performing arts theatre in Mulhouse, France), organized a public discussion with Syrian graphic artist Sana Yazigi about her “Creative Memory of the Syrian Revolution” project […]

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