The Paris Institute For Critical Thinking

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Jessica Padilla Wins Emmy Award

PICT visiting lecturer Jessica Padilla has won her first Emmy Award, in the category “Outstanding Contemporary Makeup (Non-Prosthetic),” for her work on the TV series

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Sick in the City

  David Selim Sayers Sick in the City  Humans haven’t always lived in cities. And humans haven’t always had pandemics. In fact, a panoramic glance

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Michael Barry Book Launch

On 10 September 2021, PICT visiting faculty member Michael Barry presented his forthcoming book, Le Cri afghan (“The Afghan Scream”), at a launch event organized

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