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How Can Literary Works Help Us to Understand the Politics of Migration?
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The island of Mayotte forms part of the Comoros archipelago in the Indian Ocean. While Mayotte is part of France and the EU, other islands of the archipelago like Grande Comore and Anjouan are not. In this video, REMI TCHOKOTHE analyzes the tensions that this situation has caused, focusing on how they have been ex...
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How Does Late-Victorian Popular Fiction Subvert Scientific Authority?
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(Latest Thinking), 11 mins
In late-Victorian popular fiction, science is often represented in an unorthodox way, for example in the figure of mad scientists, such as Dr Jekyll. At the same time, there was a strong belief in the power of science as a tool for progress. The so-called scientific naturalists were strong and successful advocates...
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How Does Writing Reflect Deep Human Preferences for Certain Shapes?
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Human development is determined by biology and culture. Biologically seen, the history of evolution has brought us certain cognitive biases, whereas our cultural legacy is built through interactions with other people. OLIVIER MORIN pursues research at the intersection of these two legacies and his particular area...
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What Explains the Impact of Popular Chinese Fiction from the Period After the Foundation of the PRC?
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(Latest Thinking), 14 mins
Certain fictional texts written during the seventeen years after the foundation of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and before the Cultural Revolution are seen as influential and popular over time. In her research project presented in this video LENA HENNINGSEN investigates which factors lead to said popular...
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