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Laïcité, faith, and freedom of speech the French way

Charlie Hebdo fait la une. A detail from the front page of ‘Le Parisien’ newspaper, 20th Sept, 2012

Miracle Maid is a Bilingual British Blogger based in the Grésivaudan who writes and rants in French and English. She shares a recent post with Grenoble Life. Continue reading Laïcité, faith, and freedom of speech the French way

‘Dumb art’ in Grenoble

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Stéphanie Jagou takes us on a photographic tour of Grenoble’s hidden treasures from the Art Nouveau movement, otherwise known as ‘dumb art.’

 

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From the Grenoble Life archives

What archives used to look like before the digital revolution. Photo by dolescum

Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple delves into the archives to relive some of the highs and lows of the past few years online in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading From the Grenoble Life archives

Liaisons généreuses – an interview with Thora van Male

A detail from the cover of Thora van Male's book, 'Liaisons généreuses'

Grenoble Life talks to Thora van Male, author of Les liaisons généreuses – l’apport de français à la langue anglaise, ahead of a talk she is giving organised by Alliance Grenoble-Oxford on April 7. Continue reading Liaisons généreuses – an interview with Thora van Male

Twin cities – Grenoble and the dreaming spires of Oxford

Alliance Grenoble-Oxford

Grenoble Life talks to David Bailey of Alliance Grenoble-Oxford about the association’s history and events ahead of a debate in English it is hosting on campus, February 16. Continue reading Twin cities — Grenoble and the dreaming spires of Oxford

When coffee supports art …

"Danse" by Daniel Champhanet at Ristretto Café

Françoise Lerond talks to artist Daniel Champhanet currently exhibiting at the Ristretto Café in Grenoble – about painting expresso-style … with coffee. Continue reading When coffee supports art …

Ode to Grenoble … a city in crisis?

Grenoble ... 'a rich intercultural nature'. Copyright Agence Prisme / Pierre Jayet

Mary Zaccai, international press officer at Grenoble Ecole de Management, hits back at the negative and sensationalist media coverage of recent events in Grenoble. Continue reading Ode to Grenoble … a city in crisis?

Visiting Grenoble in English

To the Bastille by bubble

Grenoble Life’s Christina Rebuffet-Broadus shuns the mass exodus for the beaches to check out guided tours of her adopted home town. Here’s what she found out. Continue reading Visiting Grenoble in English

One Monday at Montessori International (part III)

In a three-part blog Camille Bromley describes a day in the life of a teacher at the Montessori International School of Grenoble. Read part III. Continue reading One Monday at Montessori International (part III)

Babel in the heart of Grenoble

A map to Association Babel

Claire Bryars is President of Babel, a language and cultural exchange association in the centre of Grenoble. She tells us about the organisation, its activities and its history. Continue reading Babel in the heart of Grenoble