Category Archives: France

Yang Ming

Frequent contributor Rachel Dares had more from Chinese students’ perspective on life in France in the autumn edition of Carnet Atlantique. In this Q&A, she interviews Yang Ming, a Xuzhou native now studying communications at Sciences Po in Paris. Check … Continue reading

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L’Euro: La Rentrée

Our finance guru Randal Hines says it’s time to batten down the hatches and get back into wrangling that pesky eurozone crisis. In an article in the Fall 2012 issue of Carnet Atlantique, he raises a few good points about … Continue reading

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Lettre de Vaison-la-Romaine: In the Heart of National Front Country

Check out the latest from Julian Crandall-Hollick on the how history and the pieds noirs play into the nationalist movement in Provence: “The Left in France cold-shouldered them. Even today, many Frenchmen see pieds noirs as not really French, nostalgically … Continue reading

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Our October 2012 issue is online now!

Election season is upon us and China’s global influence grows. Check out the latest edition of Carnet Atlantique, online now! An excerpt from Serge Dacic’s look at the American presidential elections: “Popular belief in France is that, if there is … Continue reading

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Europe and China: Mutual dependency?

Money, money, money. Europe’s finances can’t seem to improve without major help from China. Major stock markets in Europe fell this week as traders awaited key Chinese economic data and fretted over eurozone crisis fears. Boo. According to France 24, … Continue reading

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La Séduction

Elaine Sciolino writes for the New York Times from Paris. She has also just released a book about, what else, the seductive way in which the French go about life. Excerpts from the aptly-titled La Séduction are aaaaallll yours in … Continue reading

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Parisian life for a Chinese student

Name: Yang Ming Age: 23 Hometown: Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province French university: Sciences Po Paris Chinese university: Shanghai International Studies University Program of study: Master of Communication 我在巴黎政治学院读硕士,专业是传播。在这之前我在上海上大学。巴黎的学生生活和上海的完全不一样:某一些方面好过上海,然而在另一些方面却不如上海。但是不管怎样,这两个城市的生活完全不一样。下面是我眼中的中国学生在巴黎的生活。 Translation: I’m studying Communications at Sciences Po in Paris. My life here in Paris … Continue reading

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