Demonstration of support of refugees, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2015.
How can a hashtag supportive of refugees be hijacked by those opposing them? An empirical study explores the process.
A display of acrobatics by German internees at the prisoner of war camp at Newbury Racecourse in Berkshire in October 1914.
Imperial War Museum/Wikimedia
During First World War, the rhetoric of chivalry counteracted the inhumanity of the conflict in sometimes surprising ways.
The remains of an Ixil man emerge from the ground, one of the countless victims of the civil war in Guatemala.
Tristan Brand/FAFG Fundacion de Antropologia Forense de Guatemala
The Ixil people of Guatemala dream of the places where their dead, massacred during the country's armed conflict might be located.
VW was hit with more than $15 billion in penalties in the United States.
How could a company like Volkswagen knowingly violate US air-pollution standards despite the senseless risks to which it was exposing its reputation? The case method can provide an answer.
The Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.
Museum of the Bible
The highly controversial Bible Museum in Washington, D.C., has just announced the withdrawal of five manuscripts deemed counterfeit. Where did these fragments come from and how did they get there?
France, Germany and other European countries are increasing their use of renewable energy sources as well as storage solutions to help overcome their intermittent nature.
Protesters in front of the San Francisco Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters, February 28, 2018.
As the US federal government shifts toward harsher and more restrictive immigration policies, local authorities are pushing back with the "sanctuary cities" movement.
A “rationalist” assembly in Washington DC, 2011. “Nones” or “none of the above” groups are growing.
In many European societies, the non-religious are a sizable part of the population, often silent but growing in number.
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In the sense understood by François Jullien, the Chinese "thought language" allows us to change our view of Europe.
In France, expressions of spirituality are rare in workplace, but the situation has evolved since the 2010s. How important is this phenomenon and what are the impacts on the organisations?
As part of the Grenoble École de Management’s 2018 Geopolitics Festival, four scholars explored the art of debate -- an antidote for toxic conversations in the fake-news era.
In the wake of the Paris Climate Agreement, France has committed to cutting achieving carbon neutrality for its building stock by 2050. While the goal is ambitious, the challenges are significant.
Some Harlequin ladybugs,
Harmonia axyridis, have black elytra with two large red spots. Others have two additional red spots backwards, or are decorated with a dozen small red spots. Conversely, there are ladybugs with red elytra, decorated with 20 black spots. All these ladybugs belong to the same species.
B. Prud’homme, J. Yamaguchi
Where do the pretty colours of the harlequin ladybug come from? A single gene draws the colour patterns of this familiar insect.
The old ideologies have to go so we can re-invent politics based in local knowledge and citizens’ initiatives.
Populism is currently attractive because it contains a grain of truth. If we want to be prepared for the post-populist period and hasten its coming, we must address these real issues.
The spix macaw is considered to be extinct in the wild.“
Rapid environmental decline is a major threat, yet education is not mobilised to empower children. Fortunately, many initiatives explore how to make students actors of the ecological transition.
Is a cassette player an “ordinary object” or a “mystery”? It depends on whom you ask, and ethnography can help you ask the right questions.
Big data is all the rage in management circles and beyond, yet little is said about the understanding needed with such voluminous data. An important lesson can be learned from ethnographic research.
City Skyline and Main River in Frankfurt, Germany.
Valerian Alecsa / Shutterstock
Economic polarisation across Europe is becoming an important phenomenon, in part driven by monetary policies that can increase office prices and can even affect the fundamentals that drive the markets.
Women hold signs as they take part in a demonstration against government plans to ban or limit the practice of abortion in Turkey on 22 June 2012, in Istanbul.
Abortion appears to be illegal and clandestine in large parts of the Muslim world. Yet, women continue to challenge the status quo and archaic laws through their daily practices and activism.
The management of green spaces in Valldaura.
In a context marked by major ecological, social and economic changes, cities are at the heart of transitions.
In France, nearly three-quarters of the children of divorced couples see their fathers only one weekend every fifteen days.
Families in the 21st century have changed, making it necessary to rethink what has been "traditional" ways of sharing the custody of children.