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Liberty, Luck and Macron’s US tour

The occasionally embarrassing bromance staged between Presidents Trump and Macron during the latter’s State Visit has suited both parties writes Seán Hand Deputy Professor of French Studies and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Europe).


Emmanuel Macron seeks to win over Angela Merkel on EU reforms - expert comment

French President Emmanuel Macron is in Berlin for talks with Angela Merkel aimed at winning support from the German chancellor for his ambitious reform plans for the European Union.Professor Seán Hand discusses his chances of success.


Fourth volume of Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality published, posthumously - expert comment from Prof Stuart Elden

"The issues he was concerned with – madness and mental illness, medicine and health, punishment, sexuality – remain pressing issues today and Foucault’s investigation of these issues, and perhaps especially the questions he asked about them, mean he continues to be a regular reference. With the publication of this book, we are continually finding new work to explore and think with him.” Professor Stuart Elden comments on today's publication.


Insurrection over chocolate spread - expert comment from Dr David Lees

"The French are well known for their tradition of revolt and rebellion but few would predict such open insurrection over chocolate spread." Dr David Lees from French Studies comments on France's 'Nutella Riots'.

Fri 26 January 2018, 09:54 | Tags: French Studies, France, Food

Macron's Calais visit to "shore up popularity" - Dr David Lees

"Yet Macron is facing discontent at home around his economic plans and it is clear he is deeply concerned about public opinion on immigration." - Dr David Lees, French Studies in the University of Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Thu 18 January 2018, 16:47 | Tags: Faculty of Arts, France

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