News in Brief / Publications – “The New nobility” now in French + New Book & Dictionary on Violence + Newsletter on Extremism and Democracy + Journal Issue on Violence in Politics

  • Les héritiers du KGBThe book by Andrey Soldatov and Irina Borogan The new Nobility: the restoration of Russia’s Security state and the enduring legacy of the KGB (see our post)  has been translated into French : “Les Héritiers du KGB. Enquête sur les nouveaux boyards”, Paris, François Bourin.

On Thursday 3 November at 7.30PM, presentation of the book with Andrey Soldatov.

 Adress : Librairie du Globe 67 bd Beaumarchais, Paris (métro Bastille ou Chemin vert)
  • New book by French sociologist Laurent Muchielli, leading specialist on police and crime issues – L’invention de la violence: des peurs, des chiffres, des faits (the invention of violence : fears, figures and facts).  more on his blog


  • The latest issue of the French journal “Culture & Conflits” is dealing with scholarly debates and field research on the problem of political or social struggles and movements resorting to violence. See table of content


  • Marzano Michela (dir), Dictionnaire de la violence, Paris, PUF, 2011, 1552p.

About Anne Le Huérou

Maîtresse de conférences à l'Université Paris Nanterre, Institut des sciences sociales du politique (ISP UMR 7220), associée au CERCEC (UMR 8083)

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