AN OVERVIEW OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES FOR YOUNG TRANSLATORS

L’Espace, April 27th 2019. The Institut Francais du Vietnam (IFV), on behalf of EUNIC Vietnam, organized a one-day workshop focusing on academic knowledge in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Led by the French expert Dr. Hubert Petit, the meeting provided participants with fundamental knowledge of Social Sciences and Humanities, including definitions and recent developments. Notably, […]

Addressing Some Basic Misconceptions About Derrida’s Work

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global. A review of Jacques Derrida, Specters of Marx: The State of the Debt, The Work of Mourning & the New International,  Routledge, 2006. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Jacques Derrida, Spectres […]

In Praise of Freud’s French Readers

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global. A review of Elisabeth Roudinesco, Philosophy in Turbulent Times: Canguilhem, Sartre, Foucault, Althusser, Deleuze, Derrida,  Columbia University Press, 2008. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Elisabeth Roudinesco, Philosophes dans la tourmente, Fayard, […]

O Friends, There Are No Friends

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global. A review of Jacques Derrida, The Politics of Friendship,  Verso, 2006. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Jacques Derrida, Politiques de l’amitié, Editions Galilée, 1994. This book has its origins in the […]

A feminist reading of Freud

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global. A review of Sarah Kofman, The Enigma of Woman: Woman in Freud’s Writings,  Cornell University Press, 1995. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Sarah Kofman, L’énigme de la femme La femme dans […]

A Dedication From Freud’s Father To His Son

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global. A review of Jacques Derrida, Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression, University Of Chicago Press, 1997. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Jacques Derrida, Mal d’archive : Une impression freudienne, Editions Galilée, 2008. […]

Will the State Wither Away?

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global. A review of Miguel Abensour, Democracy Against the State: Marx and the Machiavellian Moment, Polity Press, 2011. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam. Originally published in French as: Miguel Abensour, La démocratie contre l’Etat : Marx et […]

The Call of the Wild

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Catherine Clément, The Call of the Trance,  University of Chicago Press, 2014. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Catherine Clément, L’appel de la transe,  Stock, 2011. In the […]

Clément’s Lacan Sparkles and Fizzes like Champagne

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Catherine Clément, The Lives and Legends of Jacques Lacan,  Columbia University Press, 1983. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Catherine Clément, Vies et légendes de Jacques Lacan,  Grasset, […]

African Societies Belong to History and are Thoroughly Political

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Georges Balandier, Political anthropology,  Allen Lane, 1970. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Georges Balandier, Anthropologie politique, Presses Universitaires de France, 1967. Leopold Sedar Senghor, the late president […]