Sudhir Hazareesingh on French social and political conflict | News and Media

Dr Sudhir Hazareesingh writes in the Times Literary Supplement and the Financial Times about French social and political conflict

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Sudhir Hazareesingh has written an article in the Times Literary Supplement (27 May) reviewing books by the historian Pascal Ory and by the former Justice Minister Christiane Taubira, both dealing with the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 2015.  In this article Sudhir discusses how French progressives should respond to the jihadi threat.  The full article can be read here: http://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/je-suis-le-monde/

In the Financial Times today (1 June) Sudhir has an article on the current wave of strikes in France, provoked by the controversial legislation attempting to reform France's labour code.  Here he discuss why the conflict has arisen, what it tells us about French political culture more generally, and what its likely political consequences will be.  The full article can be read here: https://next.ft.com/content/f6b8bb18-2709-11e6-8ba3-cdd781d02d89#axzz4AJeaBd6S

Dr Sudhir Hazareesingh is CUF Lecturer in Politics and Tutorial Fellow in Politics, Balliol College