The Truth About the Kennedy Assassination?
The 1992 JFK Records Act gave the U.S. government 25 years to make public all files related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on 22 November 1963. The time was up on October 26, 2017… but not all the files were released.
Harry Potter: A History of Magic
The British Library is marking the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first Harry Potter book with an exhibition of the real-life historical artefacts about magical beliefs that inspired JK Rowling, and never-before-revealed notes, plans and manuscripts from the author herself.
Irving Penn, Master of Light
2017 marks the centenary of the birth of Irving Penn (1917-2009), one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century. A new exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris the first major retrospective of the American photographer’s work in France since his death.
Histoires virtuelles entre professeurs
Simon Ensor a examiné les possibilités que peuvent offrir les réseaux sociaux pour développer les compétences linguistiques chez l’élève et professionnelles chez le professeur. Il partage ici son expérience dans un deuxième épisode d’histoires virtuelles vraies.

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