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Immigration has its museum in France

The "Cité nationale de l'histoire de l'immigration" - "National museum of the history of immigration" was launched in Paris in 2007. A cultural, educative and public-spirited institution altogether, it aims to recognize and emphasize the tremendous role of immigrants in the construction of France. It also focuses on history by proposing various resources as films and podcast recounting the rich relationship between France and immigration in the past two centuries.

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Patrick Chamoiseau with Nadine Gordimer during the French Season in South Africa

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