Indian activists hold candles and portraits of 20th century Indian social reformer B. R. Ambedkar as they take part in a protest against a Supreme Court order that allegedly diluted the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in Kolkata on April 4, 2018.
Anti-caste and Dalit movements have emerged as a voice to count on as India's 2019 legislative elections unfold.
How much is your backpack and the laptop that it contains worth to you?
More than 40 people died in the May 5, 2019 crash, and reports indicate that passengers taking luggage with them may have slowed the evacuation. So what do we need to do to stop such behaviour?
Notre-Dame is dead, long live “Notre-d'Amazon”!
Over the last 50 years, the warehouse infrastructure of Paris has been decimated. In the wake of the Notre Dame fire, transforming the cathedral into a warehouse isn’t as far-fetched as it might seem.
Populism and nationalism are two concepts that go together today. Isolationist proposals, Euroscepticism and a definition of nation against the "enemy" are three of its main ingredients.
New electronics for old.
Some circular economy business models are based on case studies, others are more theoretical, yet it's hard to get a comprehensive overview. Why? Simple: Because the opportunities are nearly endless.
Osteoporosis affects one in three women, but men are also concerned.
There is no treatment for osteoporosis, which affects millions of people and costs billions of euros every year. What if the solution was in the bile? Explanations.
Immersion in the development strategy and digestive system of Amazon, the online ogre that prioritises growth at all costs.
The doner kebab, a typical “German” meal?
Jason M Ramos
While thought of as an unpretentious fast-food dish, the doner kebab is a symbol of the social, political and identity issues facing European society today.
The principles that drive financial markets emphasize short-term profits at the cost of long-term benefits.
Investors are increasingly concerned about climate change, but for the markets to deploy their full capacities, the dominant principles that guide them need to be revised.
Parmesan cheese, prosciutto, salami, olive oil… Italian food is at the heart of intense diplomatic lobbying.
To defend traditional Italian products such as meats and cheeses – delicious, but often high in fat and salt – the country's government has launched an intense lobbying campaign to fight nutrition labels.
An Indian child wears a mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a campaign rally on April 7, 2019. India is entering its latest round of polling on May 6.
India’s elections are not about policy issues. Instead, they have zeroed in on the leadership of Narendra Modi and, through him, the legitimacy of Hinduness as India’s new dominant ideology.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) waves from the stage during a traders national convention in New Delhi on April 19, 2019.
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As the rich get richer in India, many voters seem willing to overlook their everyday struggles, hoping that the trickle-down effect of a "business friendly" government will help the overall economy.
Antoine Arnault (second from left), son of Bernard Arnault and member of the LVMH board of directors, visited the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral the day after the fire.
Christophe Petit Tesson/AFP
The biggest names in France’s luxury industry have given millions of euros to help rebuild Notre Dame. Questioning why they would do so overlooks the deep historical and religious roots of the industry.
Soldiers stand guard near coffins containing the bodies of victims of an explosion that took place inside a catholic cathedral, in southern island of Mindanao on January 28, 2019.
NICKEE BUTLANGAN / AFP
After a civil conflict, within five years the majority of modern peace agreements fail. What is causing these negotiated settlements to fall apart?
Refugee camp in the Bekaa Valley.
In this difficult context, through different mechanisms, the artists engage with the consequences of war to restore social cohesion, stimulate imagination and revive hope.
Signing the Treaty of Rome in 1957.
In the past decade the EU has been struck by a series of crises that have proven that it is far more vulnerable than previously imagined.
In a growing world with an increasing population with ever-greater needs, it is high time to find a balanced solution for our activities. Nature provides us with the template.
Notre-Dame de Paris in all its digital splendour – virtual reality and immersive mediation.
Art Graphique & Patrimoine
After the tragic fire at Notre-Dame de Paris, planning for an ambitious reconstruction is already underway – and the latest digital technologies will be at the forefront.
A still from Xavier Dolan’s film
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.
In pop culture such as series, music, magazines and comics, queer children often find ways out of a world that cannot contain them.
April 15, 2019, 7:34 p.m.: Notre-Dame de Paris in flames.
The fire that devastated the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral on April 15 is a historic event that reminds us of the symbolic power of national monuments.