Historian Ronald Labelle brings old Acadian tales to life

Historian Ronald Labelle brings old Acadian tales to life

Thomas LeBlanc was an artist, author and journalist from the first half of the 20th century. He worked as a journalist at The Voice of Evangeline (temporary log name Evangeline from 1937 to 1944) and he regularly published columns on various subjects. Mr. LeBlanc was also working on folk tales. He wrote a manuscript of … Read more

Historian Paul Veyne is dead. He had spoken to us of Antiquity and of love

Actor Ethan Hawke reflects on Godard and grief at Raymond

Specialist in Greek and Roman Antiquity, holder of the History of Rome chair at the Collège de France, Paul Veyne died on Thursday, September 29, at the age of 92. In 2014, on the occasion of the publication of his book of memories, “And in eternity I will not be bored”, we met him to … Read more

In Cerisy, the countless facets of the work of Carlo Ginzburg, an essential historian

In Cerisy the countless facets of the work of Carlo

Italian historian Carlo Ginzburg, in Lyon, in 2008. ULF ANDERSEN/GETTY IMAGES The symposiums that have been held for seventy years at the Château de Cerisy-la-Salle (Manche) have established themselves as one of the main spaces of intellectual consecration in France. In the heart of the Normandy bocage, protected by its location away from the main … Read more

BAVAY: Our historian, François Duriez, is gone – L’Observateur

BAVAY Our historian Francois Duriez is gone LObservateur

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of François Duriez on Saturday June 11. Passionate and fascinating, it was a real pleasure to talk with this man of history. François Duriez has been an invested elected official for many terms. But you may also know him as president of the friends … Read more