The results of the presidential election led many observers to believe that France would be divided into three poles: a governing centre, a right-wing grouping its conservative and extremist currents, and a left-wing grouping mostly its radical pole.
How can we decipher the map of the communes that placed Jean-Luc Mélenchon in the lead in the first round of the presidential election? The good results of the Insoumis candidate, particularly in working-class neighbourhoods - for example 93% in Seine-Saint-Denis as well as in other regions - question the way in which the major metropolises reacted to the elections and illustrate a deep political divide, which civic and political action can analyse.
Jean-Luc Mélenchon's score of third place in the first round of the presidential elections in April 2022 is the culmination of a third effective campaign by the leader of the French radical left, rather than an underlying dynamic dating from the launch of France Insoumise.
Marie-Angeline Pinail and Caroline Loup work in the Historical Heritage Department. The first is in charge of the university collections and the collections of the Faculty of Medicine. The second is responsible for the scientific aspects of the herbarium. This month, as part of the "Rouages" video series, they tell us about their work.
Among the major events of 2021, the hosting of the New Africa-France Summit in Montpellier on 8 October is a unique opportunity for the University of Montpellier and its partners in the I-SITE MUSE (Montpellier University of Excellence) project. It is an opportunity to illustrate why and how the Montpellier ecosystem of higher education, research and innovation is a real portal between the African and European continents.
The Champagne region is synonymous with... champagne. Symbol of, and synonymous with, celebration and luxury, the reputation of this sparkling wine is well established.