Tag Archives: politics

  1. REPOST: French History @ IHR: Roundtable discussion of Emile Chabal’s ‘A Divided Republic: Nation, State and Citizenship in Contemporary France’

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    October 20, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    This blog (written by me) was originally posted on the French History Network Blog http://frenchhistorysociety.co.uk/blog/?p=633   Date & Place: Monday 5 …
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  2. Choosing a Leader: Thinking in Ink

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    August 13, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    I’ve been thinking a lot about political messages recently, about hope, about change, and about all that comes between them. …
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  3. Wine, Terror and the Tour de France

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    July 6, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    The Tour de France is one of France’s most lauded sporting events. It is a huge presence in the memory …
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  4. Progress, Change and Development Conference – June 2015

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    June 8, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    Like the Wizard of Oz, Samir Amin appeared on the wall as an enormous head, with wild white hair, and …
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  5. Echo Chambers and Exit Polls

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    May 8, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    I’m still stumped, I suppose. It’s tough for me to get my head round what happened, and so I’m writing …
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  6. ‘The World is too much with us’: Scotland & Britain After the Referendum

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    September 22, 2014 by Andrew W M Smith

    The principal figures that emerged from the debate with their reputations enriched were not callous youths, but wizened campaigners. Salmond …
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  7. Refashioning the Fashioned

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    September 11, 2014 by Andrew W M Smith

    There will be no great flood nor biblical disaster should the result of the imminent referendum favour Independence. Yet both …
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