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See detailRegimes of Responsibility in Africa: Genealogies, Rationalities and Conflicts
Jedlowski, Alessandro ULiege

Book published by Berghahn (in press)

This edited collection of essays analyses the transformations that discourses and practices of responsibility have undergone in Africa since the early 1990s. In most of the continent’s countries, this ... [more ▼]

This edited collection of essays analyses the transformations that discourses and practices of responsibility have undergone in Africa since the early 1990s. In most of the continent’s countries, this period has been marked by the introduction of neoliberal reforms, partial liberalization of the political landscape, increased foreign investment, the multiplication of religious movements, the exponential growth of migration fluxes, the emergence of new media, and the explosion of the AIDS pandemic. The core assumption of the book is that these phenomena have significantly modified the way responsibility is imagined, discussed and organized in African societies, and have contributed to transforming this concept into one of the key moral ideas by which these societies think about, and act upon their present and future power configurations. To discuss this central hypothesis, the book’s contributions examine discourses and practices of responsibility in nine different settings, and reflect on the broader changes in regimes of responsibility to which they take part. By doing so, this collection of essays will offer insight that develop a stronger grasp on the interaction between moral practices and discourses, and specific political, economic and social transformations taking place today in Africa. At the same time, while focusing on case studies from the African continent, this collection enters into a dialogue with the emerging corpus of studies in the field of ethics, providing to it a set of analytical perspectives that can help further enlarge its theoretical and geographical scope. [less ▲]

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See detailCine-Ethiopia: The History and Politics of Film in the Horn of Africa
Jedlowski, Alessandro ULiege

Book published by Michigan State University Press (in press)

Over the past decade, Ethiopian films have come to dominate the screening schedules of the many cinemas in Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa and other urban centers. Despite undergoing an unprecedented ... [more ▼]

Over the past decade, Ethiopian films have come to dominate the screening schedules of the many cinemas in Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa and other urban centers. Despite undergoing an unprecedented surge in production and popularity in Ethiopia and in the diaspora, this phenomenon has been broadly overlooked by African film and media scholars and Ethiopianists alike. This collection of essays and interviews on cinema in Ethiopia represents the first work of its kind and establishes a broad foundation for the furthering of the scholarship. Taking an interdisciplinary approach to the topic and bringing together contributions from both Ethiopian and international scholars, the collection offers new and alternative narratives for the development of screen media in Africa. The book’s relevance reaches far beyond its specific locale of Ethiopia as contributions focus on a broad range of topics such as commercial and genre films, diaspora filmmaking and the role of women in the film industry while discussing multiple forms of screen media, from satellite TV to “video films”. Bringing both the historical and contemporary moments of cinema in Ethiopia into the critical frame offers alternative considerations for the already radically changing critical paradigm surrounding the understandings of “African Cinema.” [less ▲]

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See detailAfrican videoscapes: Southern Nigeria, Ethiopia and Côte d’Ivoire in comparative perspective
Jedlowski, Alessandro ULiege

in Harrow, Kenneth (Ed.) Companion to African Cinema (in press)

With the introduction of analogue and (later) digital technologies, many sub-Saharan African countries have witnessed the emergence and rapid growth of commercial video film industries. The Nigerian ... [more ▼]

With the introduction of analogue and (later) digital technologies, many sub-Saharan African countries have witnessed the emergence and rapid growth of commercial video film industries. The Nigerian industry, Nollywood, is the case studies that raised most scholarly interest, generating the formulation of an analytical model which has often influenced our understanding of other instances of video film production around the continent. This chapter proposes a comparative analysis of the history of video filmmaking in three sub-Saharan African countries (Nigeria, Ethiopia and Côte d’Ivoire) in order to complicate our understanding of African video film beyond the Nollywood model. Drawing from ethnographic materials collected during fieldwork conducted in each of these countries, this chapter offers an original contribution to the existing debate on the impact of analogue and digital technologies on the transformation of African cinema which highlight the impact of specific local political, economic, and infrastructural contexts on the development of video film industries around the continent. [less ▲]

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See detailToward new African languages of protest: African documentary films and human rights
Jedlowski, Alessandro ULiege

in Hjort, Mette (Ed.) African Cinema and Human Rights (in press)

With the introduction of new recording and editing technologies, documentary film production has witnessed important growth and diversification, but the process of creating and consolidating a viable and ... [more ▼]

With the introduction of new recording and editing technologies, documentary film production has witnessed important growth and diversification, but the process of creating and consolidating a viable and solid documentary film production environment still faces numerous challenges which must be the necessary starting point for any thorough discussion of the relationship between documentary films and human rights in Africa today. In order to tackle these issues, this chapter begins with a section that, through the discussion of a wide range of materials collected between 2012 and 2013 for a continent-wide, team-based research project on the state of the documentary film industry across Africa, provides a comprehensive (although inevitably general) analysis of the main challenges that African documentary filmmakers face today. This analysis opens up the space for a critical discussion of the interaction between human rights discourses and documentary film production in the continent. Human rights discourses have been the object of much scholarly debate in Africa, and a discussion of these debates in relation to the challenges highlighted in the first section helps better understanding the field of tensions within which African documentary filmmakers are operating and the original aesthetic and narrative solutions that are emerging from it. [less ▲]

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See detailPUL inv. G 221 : un fragment de document officiel ?
Ricciardetto, Antonio ULiege

in Capasso, Mario (Ed.) I papiri dell'Università del Salento (PUL). I. I papiri ieratici e greci (in press)

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See detailL’utilisation thérapeutique et cosmétique des produits animaux d’origine égyptienne dans l’antiquité gréco-romaine
Ricciardetto, Antonio ULiege

in Pardon-Labonnelie, Muriel; Boudon-Millot, Véronique (Eds.) Le teint de Phrynè. Thérapeutique et cosmétique dans l'Antiquité. Paris, Maison de la Recherche, 14-15 janvier 2016 (in press)

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See detailLe Sensible et le Culinaire. Les Prémisses d’une artification au XVIIIe siècle
Von Hoffmann, Viktoria ULiege

in Desbuissons, Frédérique; Csergo, Julia (Eds.) L'Oeuvre culinaire. Art de cuisiner et cuisines d'artistes, 18e-21e siècle (in press)

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See detailNœuds de Savoie et cordelières de Louise de Savoie
Fagnart, Laure ULiege

in Rivière-Ciavaldini, Laurence; Briat-Philippe, Magali (Eds.) Princesses et Renaissance(s). La commande artistique de Marguerite d'Autriche et de son entourage (in press)

Comtesse puis duchesse d’Angoulême, Louise de Savoie (1476-1531) est l’une des personnalités les plus influentes de la première Modernité européenne. Elle n’est pas seulement la mère de deux enfants ... [more ▼]

Comtesse puis duchesse d’Angoulême, Louise de Savoie (1476-1531) est l’une des personnalités les plus influentes de la première Modernité européenne. Elle n’est pas seulement la mère de deux enfants illustres, Marguerite, future reine de Navarre, et François, futur François Ier, elle est aussi la sœur de Philibert II le Beau, duc de Savoie. Une fois son fils monté sur le trône de France, Louise domine le Conseil et assure, à deux reprises, la régence du royaume. Son action concerne encore les arts et les lettres : amatrice d’objets d’art et bibliophile avertie, elle demande à Léonard de Vinci d’imaginer une ville et un palais neuf à Romorantin, participant de la sorte à la diffusion en France des idées et des formes venues d’Italie. Curieusement, alors que son influence fut considérable, Louise de Savoie n’a pas fait l’objet d’une monographie récente (un ouvrage collectif à son propos paraîtra toutefois en 2015). Son emblématique n’a plus été analysé depuis les travaux d’Anne-Marie Lecocq (1987), qui s’était essentiellement concentrée sur les signes présents dans les livres qu’elle commanda pour soutenir l’éducation de ses enfants. À l’occasion de cette communication – prolongeant ainsi une recherche entreprise avec Pierre-Gilles Girault – nous voudrions revenir sur le discours héraldique de Louise de Savoie, en explicitant l’une de ses devises favorites, la cordelière. Pour la mère de François Ier, la corde à plusieurs nœuds revêt plusieurs significations. D’abord, puisqu’elle se compose de nœuds de Savoie, un emblème largement diffusé au début du XVIe siècle, notamment sous l’influence de Philibert II le Beau et Marguerite d’Autriche, elle souligne l’appartenance de la dame à la maison de Savoie. Ensuite, et ce de façon inédite au sein de la maison de Savoie, la cordelière de Louise associe nœuds de Savoie et cordon franciscain, une référence que nous proposons d’expliquer non pas uniquement, comme on le fait traditionnellement, par les liens prétenduement étroits qui reliaient la mère de François Ier avec l’ordre des Franciscains. Pour Louise, il s’agit sans doute aussi de se situer dans la lignée d’Anne de Bretagne, à laquelle la cordelière est indéniablement liée. [less ▲]

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See detailCommento all’articolo di C. Martis, Il commentario del P.Louvre inv. 7733 verso: un esempio di esegesi antica
Ricciardetto, Antonio ULiege

in Atti di Ricerche a confronto V / V ciclo di incontri tra studenti e dottorandi di Antichità classiche e del Vicino Oriente antico (in press)

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See detailSignes et abréviations dans l'Anonyme de Londres
Ricciardetto, Antonio ULiege

in Signes dans les textes. Recherches sur les continuités et les ruptures des pratiques scribales en Égypte pharaonique, gréco-romaine et byzantine. Actes du colloque international (Université de Liège, 2-4 juin 2016) (in press)

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See detailResurgence of Schmallenberg virus in Belgium after 3 years of epidemiological silence
Delooz, L; Saegerman, Claude ULiege; Quinet, C et al

in Transboundary and Emerging Diseases (in press)

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See detailSupplementation with 80,000 IU vitamin D3/month between November and April corrects vitamin D insufficiency without overdosing: Effect on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D serum concentrations.
Tournier, Herve; Tran, Nicole; Dray, Nathalie et al

in Presse medicale (Paris, France : 1983) (in press)

INTRODUCTION: Vitamin D insufficiency, defined by a 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) serum concentration<20ng/mL, is highly frequent in the French general population, especially between November and April. The ... [more ▼]

INTRODUCTION: Vitamin D insufficiency, defined by a 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) serum concentration<20ng/mL, is highly frequent in the French general population, especially between November and April. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether 80,000 IU vitamin D3 every month during this period of the year was able to maintain a 25OHD level between 20 and 60ng/mL in apparently healthy subjects whatever their basal vitamin D status. METHODS: Ninety-eight subjects volunteered to receive an 80,000 IU vitamin D3 dose every month between November 2014 and April 2015. Serum 25OHD, calcemia and calciuria were measured just before the first dose (Month 0), just before the 4th dose (M4), and one month after the 6th dose (M7). RESULTS: At M0, 25OHD was 17.5+/-9.5ng/mL. Sixty subjects (61.2%) had a 25OHD<20ng/mL and 25 (25.5%) had a 25OHD<10ng/mL. 25OHD increased significantly at M4 (35.3+/-8.0ng/mL) and M7 (40.1+/-8.5) without change in calcemia and calciuria. At M4, 2 subjects had a 25OHD slightly below 20ng/mL (17.6 and 19.7ng/mL), and none had a concentration>60ng/mL. At M7, all had a serum 25OHD>20ng/mL and 2 subjects had a value slightly above 60ng/mL (62.1 and 63.2ng/mL). CONCLUSION: A monthly supplementation with 80,000 IU vitamin D3 between November and April corrected vitamin D insufficiency in subjects in whom it was initially very frequent, without overdosing. This protocol is simple, safe and costless, and can be easily implemented when physicians detect risk factors for hypovitaminosis D in patients for whom a 25OHD measurement is not indicated. [less ▲]

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See detailDe Freaks à Decasia, de l’image du monstre à l’image monstrueuse
Jousten, Lison ULiege

in Signatures du monstre : penser le monstre, pensées du monstre. Actes du colloque (in press)

Figure fascinante dont le cinéma s’est largement emparé, le monstre a majoritairement été envisagé en tant que motif par l’abondante littérature consacrée à cet objet. La monstruosité cinématographique ... [more ▼]

Figure fascinante dont le cinéma s’est largement emparé, le monstre a majoritairement été envisagé en tant que motif par l’abondante littérature consacrée à cet objet. La monstruosité cinématographique n’en est pas pour autant strictement liée à la représentation du monstre. Par un glissement, un passage de Freaks (Tod Browning, 1932) à Decasia (Bill Morrison, 2002), cet article envisage la question de la monstruosité en tant que forme. [less ▲]

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See detailRecursion
Parisse, Christophe; Maillart, Christelle ULiege

in Damico, Jack; Ball, Martin (Eds.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Sciences and Disorders (in press)

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See detailNotice brève sur l'ouvrage de O. Dubreucq : L'instruction des laïcs de Jonas d'Orléans
Close, Florence ULiege

in Revue d'Histoire Ecclésiastique (in press)

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See detailCompte-rendu de l'ouvrage de O. Dubreucq : L'instruction des laïcs de Jonas d'Orléans
Close, Florence ULiege

in Revue des Etudes Latines (in press)

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See detailNationality Law in the Western Hemisphere: On Problems of Comparative Law and Legal Translation in Studying Different Citizenship Regimes
Vonk, Olivier ULiege

Report (in press)

It is well-known that the concept of nationality plays an important role in different fields of the law, be it private or public law, private international law (‘conflicts of law’) or public international ... [more ▼]

It is well-known that the concept of nationality plays an important role in different fields of the law, be it private or public law, private international law (‘conflicts of law’) or public international law. While nationality is also frequently the subject of comparative analysis, and therefore of comparative law, little has so far been written on the conceptual and linguistic difficulties that arise in conducting comparative analyses of the nationality laws of different countries – especially if one does not rely on translations but examines them in the original languages. After giving an overview of the legal scholarship on legal translation and comparative law and assessing its relevance for the domain of nationality law (sections 2 and 3), the paper will continue with some remarks on the usefulness and quality of bi- and multilingual legal dictionaries for these fields of study (section 4). While my own experiences in conducting comparative and multilingual research on nationality law are referred to throughout the paper, section 5 will specifically give relevant examples from my work on the book Nationality Law in the Western Hemisphere: A Study on Grounds for Acquisition and Loss of Citizenship in the Americas and the Caribbean. [less ▲]

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See detailVideo Games in France and Francophone Belgium. Discourses and cultural legitimation
Delbouille, Julie ULiege

in Contemporary French Civilization (in press)

Since its first appearance in the early 1960s, video game has become one of the most popular forms of entertainment in France and francophone Belgium. As for other cultural industries, the last decades ... [more ▼]

Since its first appearance in the early 1960s, video game has become one of the most popular forms of entertainment in France and francophone Belgium. As for other cultural industries, the last decades have seen the emergence of multiple discourses around video game, whether they come from the media, the public or the private sphere. From the themes of violence and addiction to the perception of video game as a cultural object, this paper aims to provide a comprehensive overview of game-related discourses and representations (and their recent evolution) in Francophone Europe. [less ▲]

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See detailPolitical and civic participation in host countries from the country of origin perspective
Gsir, Sonia ULiege; Gabrielli, Lorenzo; Zapata-Barrero, Ricard

in Fargues, Philippe; Weinar, Agnieszka; Di Bartolomeo, Anna (Eds.) et al From Home to Home? How countries of origin impact immigrant integration outcomes (in press)

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