A letter to Charlie

Posted on 26. January 2015 by Maël Baseilhac Fear for the Muslims of France Dear Charlie, As someone currently living and working in a Muslim country, my first reaction to the latest extremist attacks on free speech in France on Wednesday 7 January was fear. Strangely enough, it wasn’t fear for my security as a … Continue reading A letter to Charlie

Ideas advocated at the Forum on Education and Entrepreneurship

Posted on 30. April 2014 by Maël Baseilhac When approached to gather our efforts in a joint reflection on the issues encompassed in the theme of the Forum, our group quickly came to the conclusion that bridging the gap between higher education and youth entrepreneurship revealed to present the broadest turf to address the core debate … Continue reading Ideas advocated at the Forum on Education and Entrepreneurship

Stepping on the other side of the blue mirror

Posted on 10. April 2014 by Maël Baseilhac When I arrived in Morocco two years ago, I had very little knowledge about the country and its people. I had never been there on vacation and could only imagine what the national culture was like based on my readings and encounters with Moroccan friends in France. As … Continue reading Stepping on the other side of the blue mirror

Don’t confuse me with my country: I am French… and German

Posted on 14. February 2014 by Maël Baseilhac I am a weird phenomenon in France. Indeed, I am French… and German. The specificity of enjoying double nationality is that I am aware of clichés and how outdated they are. In fact, many foreigners seem disoriented when I cheer for the Mannschaft in the world cup. Or when … Continue reading Don’t confuse me with my country: I am French… and German