Melextra JET

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Villeneuve d'Ascq - FRANCE

Sa biographie
Students at Lille University completing their second year ‘JET’ master’s degrees (Traduction Juridique et Technique) specialising in legal and technical translation between French and English.
Son blog
5 abonnés Bioethics in France
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  • Bioethics in France: Introduction

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    In this blog about bioethics in France, a group of Lille University master's students present a range of reports from the French media concerning the debates surrounding the ongoing national consultation process on the subject. Their English versions of the articles, complete with glossaries and notes, provide an insight into how the French press is treating a variety of controversial topics.
  • Laïcité: a Constant Struggle in French Schools

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    Le Parisien’s correspondent in the South of France, Christel Brigaudeau, reports on how a provocative lawyer gets students at secondary schools in the region to open up about secularism and freedom of speech.
  • Public Funding of Private Education in France: what happened to religious neutrality?

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    In a post on his ABC of Laïcité blog, Eddy Khaldi, a Mediapart Club Member, makes a strong case for putting an end to indirect State subsidy of Christian private education in France, including the charitable status of its funding bodies, on the grounds it contravenes secularism legislation.
  • Le Pen Manipulating Secularism to Attack Women's Rights

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    A post on the blog "Droits des femmes contre les extrêmes droites" (Women's Rights versus Right Wing Extremisms) argues that the 'new secularism', focused on restricting freedoms of religious expression, is being used by the National Front as a means of discriminating against Muslim women.
  • Is it Legal to Ban the Hijab in the French Workplace?

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    Providing an expert opinion in Le Monde, an associate barrister at French law firm Flichy Grangé teases out the complex issues surrounding the legality of employers banning workers from wearing Muslim headscarves.
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    The Greens turning red with 'envie'

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    In a series of translations into English of French media coverage of the French presidential elections, the result of a cooperation project between Mediapart and Lille University masters degree students in translation, this report examines why a significant number of Green party supporters are planning to cast their vote not for their own candidate, Eva Joly, but for radical-left Front de Gauche firebrand Jean-Luc Mélenchon.
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    Is Marine Le Pen anti-establishment?

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    In a series of reports on the French presidential elections, a group of Lille University masters degree students in English-French translation have selected and translated into English a wide range of profiles and interviews of candidates published in the French media. Their English versions of the articles, complete with glossaries and information notes, provide a rich insight into the campaign, the candidates and the manner in which the elections are reported in France.