The 'anti-elitist' elite, a French paradox

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.

2022-05-30T10:04:44+01:0023 May 2022|, , , |

The metropolitan vote and its fractures: the example of Montpellier

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.

2022-04-14T09:19:00+01:0014 April 2022|, , |

Will France insoumise be able to sustain itself?

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.

2022-04-11T13:16:34+01:0011 April 2022|, , |

Africa, one of our priorities

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.

2021-10-05T07:41:12+01:004 October 2021|, , , , |
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