Ian Kershaw is rightly considered as the most important reference on the history of Hitler and his rising. He is particularly brilliant in portraying the general environment that allowed said rise to happen, as in his masterpiece ‘Making friends with Hitler, Lord Londonderry and Britain’s Road to War’.
A research team comprising the National Scientific Research Centre and the local public University (Université Clermont Auvergne) promoted a weekly Summer school dedicated to ‘Integrated Assessment Models, Economics, Energy and Climate’ - geared mostly at academics and other professionals, including PhD students, and conducted in English.
We are now celebrating the sixty ninth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Approved in Paris by the General Assembly of the then recently established United Nations, on December the tenth, it is a marvellous text which lost none of its significance and charm today.