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Understanding the French Political Spectrum: La Gauche and La Droite

On Wednesday, we heard from French political specialist Vincent Martigny, who explained to us the history of and differences between the two ends of the French political spectrum:  la droite (the right) and la gauche (the left). The idea of … Continue reading

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Paying Tribute to Pariseans Past and Present: Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité

This Monday, we started off the week with an eventful visit to the Cemetière du Pere Lachaise, a famous cemetery located on the eastern outskirts of the city in the 20th arrondisement.  The cemetery is named after Pere Francois de … Continue reading

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