We, jews, are the essence of cosmopolitanism. A philosopher and JCall member such as Elisabeth de Fontenay of both french aristocratic descent and russian jewish origins and deep-rooted attachment to Israel speaks to my heart and will speak to yours
And my other PPT…TESL, as announced long ago and finally produced, thanks to my spring clean-up;-)
new bibliographical entry: Haeri, N. (2002). “Book Review of Owens, J., Ed. (2000). Contributions to the Sociology of Language.” Anthropological linguistics: 299-302.
Also to be found in the B section of my bibliographical notes. I have to thank RK (I know she’d hate me to put her full name, so at least […]
A booklet in France created a big fuss. Written by a prominent human rights ambassador, it insists on the necessity for all of us to rebel.
You’ve heard by now enough good wishes to sigh at the sight of mine…I know, I feel the same, yet a new year is always something exciting, for us, scholars, a new beginning, a renewed energy and a time to make our little cosmo voice a bit stronger! A wonderful […]
January 4th, 2010 marked the 50th anniversary of Camus’ death…I just took the opportunity of the massive media attack on this tragic event to invite you to read Jean Daniel”s OpEd. It’s very honest and poignant. I particularly liked these lines: Albert Camus s’est éloigné de «l’Express», où je n’avais […]
I updated this note and certainly invite you to read this brilliant essay! More bibliographical notes (click here) Barber, B. (2007). Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults and Swallow Citizens Whole, W.W. Norton and Company. 5: On the potency of adolescent culture, liberals and conservatives agree. Writes Robert J. […]
A new entry, also to be found in my bibliography under S like Spolsky A female Turkish bastard encounters an Armenian-American… this controversial yet brilliant novel almost sent its author to jail. Exerpts: 39: As she stepped into the next aisle Rose’s face contorted. International Food. She stole a nervous […]
Congratulations to my friend François Crépeau who has been appointed since 1 January 2009, Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Professor of Public International Law, at the Faculty of Law of McGill University. **************************************************** FRANÇOIS CRÉPEAU Lauréat Trudeau Fellow 2008-2011 Professeur Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer de Droit International Public Hans & Tamar […]
Koubi is a fine french law professor with a very independent mind, find some blogs and websites regarding her research and form your own opinion. It’s all in french but I’d be happy to give some insight if I can…