Eighty years ago, the Atlantic Charter set out the terms for the decolonisation of French North Africa.
Franco Rosso’s film Babylon presented the lives of Black Londoners in a way few had done before.
Since the late 19th century, French politics has provided a testing ground for right-wing populism.
Teenagers were agents of change in 1960s Britain, but the birth of youth movements such as the Mods was heavily indebted to the multicultural society from which they grew.
From de Gaulle’s call to arms against Vichy France to Liberation four years later, we review The French Resistance by Olivier Wieviorka.
Although it once represented the victory of anti-clerical republicanism, laïcité has come to mean something very different.
After the kidnapping of Moroccan revolutionary Mehdi Ben Barka in 1965, the fingers of blame pointed in several directions. The details of what happened are still not known.
As a historical concept, resistance has been largely ignored by academics.
On the centenary of his birth, Martin Evans looks at the evolving legacy of the Algerian-born French writer Albert Camus
Martin Evans explains the aims and origins of France’s national museum of immigration.