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Decentering France, Recentering Brittany

By Heather Williams and David Evans On 8 April 2021, a new law was passed in France to allow teaching in state schools to take place by immersion in the various regional languages of the country. Proposed by Paul Molac,…

In Memory of Michel Jeanneret

Written by Stephen Bamforth Michel Jeanneret was a great friend of Nottingham French Studies, and we were greatly saddened by the news of his death on 3 March this year. Michel was our Special Professor in the Department of French…

On Wasting Time

By Claire White In France, the turn of the millennium ushered in a bold, and controversial, act of legal reform that sought to reshape the French citizen’s working life: the introduction of a 35-hour working week. For many, the law…

Work, but At Your Own Risk … We Warned You

By Audrey Evrard Despite of the loud chorus of political and business leaders extolling the virtues of hard work, a counter-narrative calling into question the centrality of work has gained momentum in France since the early 2000s. My recent article…