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Trần Hưng Đạo avenue, Cholon © 1997 Laurent Gédéon
  July 2018

For the traveler who arrives today in Ho Chi Minh City, “Cholon” mostly evokes one of the neighborhoods of the city, roughly corresponding to the fifth district (quận 5) adjacent to the central districts.

Nagasaki Harbour, Kawahara Keiga (workshop of), c. 1833 - c. 1836
  June 2018

As we commemorate the 150th anniversary of Meiji revolution, which put an end to the feudal regime of Tokugawa and paved the way to the building of a modern State in Japan, it may be interesting to reconsider the meaning of this political moment from the [...]

©Myriam de Loenzien
  May 2018

The situation of contemporary Viet Nam raises a paradox. On one hand this country with strong economic growth has enjoyed noticeable improvements in its social and economic conditions, which allowed it to become a middle [...]

©Valérie Vandenabeele
  April 2018

What to say about the perception of nature in China today? The Chinese language proposes to consider what we call “nature” as “[what is] so from itself” [...]

© I. Le Gargasson
  March 2018

In following the peregrination of a song, from one context of performance to the other, from one period to the other, this article comes back on few important stages of the contemporary history of Hindustani music, a [...]

Pyongyang International Trade Fair (may 2016)
  February 2018

During his much-publicized Asian tour, Donald Trump was offered an imperial welcome by China’s Xi Jinping, according to a protocol that Yang Jiechi –Beijing’s Kissinger- could only describe as “State [...]

  January 2018

In August 2017, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s redefinition of the US State Department’s mission replaces ‘democratic world’ in the previous mission statement with ‘prosperous world’. In fact, the words democracy [...]

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