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La religion des Chinois en France: Implantations, croyances et pratiques Session 2. ...

Projet ANR et CCKF coordonné par FANG Ling et Vincent GOOSSAERT.

Colloque international du 18 au 20 mai 2016 au CNRS site Pouchet, Paris 17e et à l'INALCO, Paris 13e.


Table ronde : religion chinoise : du bon usage des dénominations


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When You're Popular, You Don't Need Freedom of Speech

Free speech is not something that people would normally see as a realm of economics, but in many ways, an economic understanding of the support and opposition to free speech can shed a lot of light on what’s happening now in the West.

The first thing that needs to be noted is that the left is winning the culture war. Even though more people identify as “conservative” than “liberal” in the United States, more people now identify as “liberal” than
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The Digital Journey of an Energy Solutions Giant
Schneider Electric is dedicated to digitally transforming itself and it can count on strong support from top management.
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3.7 Selecting the sex of a child

Once a pregnancy has been established, many couples are anxious to know the sex of their unborn baby. The reasons for this are many, ranging from the prosaic (will the baby be able to use its brother's or sister's old clothes) to the deeply religious (as described for Hindus in Section 2). In many communities there is so much social pressure on mothers to produce the ‘right’ sex (usually male) that infanticide of the ‘wrong’ sex is widely practised. Because this is illegal in most soc
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1.1.4 Evaluating information

How well does the following statement describe your approach to evaluating the information that you use?

When I come across a new piece of information (e.g. a website, newspaper article) I consider the quality of the information, and based on that I decide whether or not to use it.

  • 5 – This is an excellent match; this is exactly what I do


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My Effort
This student-made project contains high quality images along with emotional music. Statements are written on the screen throughout the video and include the following: This is a small effort... to open your eyes... to help you see... to understand that people around you... need from you... that people around you... are there for you... whenever you need them... they can help you whenever they need you... you must help them... in this BIG world that we are not alone... because we all need each ot
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Creativity in the face of crisis: How great entrepreneurs rise from recessions
David Rogers talks about how entrepreneurs use innovation and creativity to survive and thrive in hard times.
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Making the transition to collaborative innovation
"Collaborative innovation" is the new buzz word for global firms wanting to enlarge their share of the pie. Working closely together in an eco-system is a better bet than competing alone, says Dr Chander Velu.
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Environment: Lake Baikal
Should natural resources be exploited to support economic development? In Siberia, Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world and contains one fifth of the world’s freshwater. It has developed over 25 million years to be a truly unique eco-system - yet this lake is now an environment at serious risk. This album focuses on the growing environmental threats to the region, which was named a World Heritage Site in 1996. Industry and new businesses flocked to the once-isolated region, inducing ma
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10.1 Overview

This unit has presented a variety of units that have been specifically developed to reflect the enormous interest in Scottish culture and society. The collection of units as a whole demonstrates The Open University's commitment to deliver a curriculum that is appropriate for the differing requirements of each of the countries in the United Kingdom.

These units have been collected and developed from across The Open University's catalogue, having been assessed as having particular relevan
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Managing Creativity and Creative Management
As the Creative Industries become a more important part of the global economy does the stereotype of the creative genius still persist? Do we need to rethink our ideas on creativity and understand how it works more clearly? Dr Chris Bilton, Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, argues that organisations need to start thinking about creativity as a process and begin adapting traditional business strategies to develop a creative approach to management. Length: 25 minutes
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3.3 The Keeling curve

The Keeling curve is the plot showing the trend in rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations since 1958 recorded at Mauna Loa in Hawaii. The story of atmospheric CO2 in the last 50 years is a relentless rise derived from human use of hydrocarbons and, as I write this in 2008, the annual mean concentration is 383 parts per million (ppm). When Keeling first collected his CO2 data he travelled around making the measurements at widely spaced locations – but he saw t
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Introduction

The aim of this learning guide is to help you develop a critical understanding of the values, skills and methods associated with children’s participation. You will be encouraged to reflect upon and creatively apply the experiences of children and practitioners to new participatory contexts.

There are six activities in this course:

  • Activity 1: Introductory reading on children’s participation (allow 6 hours)
  • Activity 2: Sha
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1.5.1 Interdependence

Although Katrina's mother depends on Katrina for some of her own needs and the needs of the younger children, she also cares for Katrina in that she is legally and financially responsible for her. She is also able to give love, advice and support. So it is a two-way relationship. Nevertheless, young carers challenge prevailing ideas about what children or young people do in families. There is apparently a ‘role reversal’ – as Katrina put it so neatly, her mum expected her to be an adult
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6.436J Fundamentals of Probability (MIT)
This is a course on the fundamentals of probability geared towards first or second-year graduate students who are interested in a rigorous development of the subject. The course covers most of the topics in MIT course 6.431 but at a faster pace and in more depth. Topics covered include: probability spaces and measures; discrete and continuous random variables; conditioning and independence; multivariate normal distribution; abstract integration, expectation, and related convergence results; mome
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Minus 1 Subtraction Facts Presented by Sesame Street
A cartoon peacock demonstrates subtraction when he loses tail feathers. He begins with 5 feathers and loses them one by one.  The number sentence presented each time a disaster takes away one of the tail feathers.   
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Looking at an advertisement
After looking at an advertisement you learn: - to recognise the advertisers' aims and strategies; - to examine the terms of the publicity; - determine the target audience.
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Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
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1.4.10 Unfinished business

When people die suddenly we can never be sure that they have done and said what they want and are able to do. Meg’s long term-illness gave her a lot of time for reflection and preparation, so that while her death was sudden and she was unable to see her younger son, she also had the opportunity for conversations with people about her death. However, there may have been last-minute wishes that Meg was unable to express.

Li’s sudden stroke may have left her with things unsaid, but her
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