masonjoany

Masonjoany - Sakalava women's beauty mask in Madagascar made from sandalwood. Very used against the burning of the sun.


masonjoany

Masonjoany - Masque de beauté des femmes Sakalava à Madagascar fabriqué à partir du bois de santal. Très utilisé contre la brûlure du soleil.

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fihavanana

Forme de lien social, familial, créant les fondements de la solidarité malgache et se traduisant par une diversité de dispositions, conduites, actions destinées à le mettre en œuvre et à le préserver – Dicte et régule les mécanismes d’entraide et de réciprocité – Certains le disent plus ou moins bousculé par de nouvelles normes sociales.

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famadihana

famadihana

Famadihana - A funerary tradition from the 17th century held in Madagascar once every seven years, said as the turning of the bones. By this tradition, the family members bring forth the corpses of their ancestors from the tombs, wrap them in fresh cloth and start dancing around before to the crypts.


famadihana

Famadihana - Une tradition funéraire du XVIIe siècle, célébrée à Madagascar tous les sept ans, connue comme "le retournement des morts". Selon cette tradition, les membres de la famille sortent les cadavres de leurs ancêtres des tombes, les enveloppent dans un tissu propre et commencent à danser avant de les redéposer dans les cryptes.

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Tromelin Island – The forgotten slaves

“In 1761 a French ship was ferrying around 160 slaves out of Madagascar... While slavery was legal at the time, the captain was not approved as a slaver and so was likely trying to finish his illicit slave deal quickly (…) They ran into the reef surrounding Tromelin Island while trying to navigate it in the dark (…) Some 60 of the slaves were able to swim to safety. Using the wrecked debris from the ship, two camps were made, one for the crew and one for the slaves. Eventually, the crew men sailed back to Madagascar, vowing to return for the slaves, but they must have gotten side-tracked as no one returned for 15 years. (…) They kept themselves alive by eating turtles and crabs that can to the island to nest. They built simple shelters by digging rooms into the ground and fortifying them with rocks. (…) When a rescue boat was finally sent to the island all those years later, only seven women and child less than a year old remained.” (atlasobscura.com)

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“Ny Fihavanana no taloha ny vola”, is a Malagasy proverb which means “Relationship is more important than money”. (Malagasy lg)


Ny Fihavanana no taloha ny vola, est un proverbe malgache qui signifie "La relation est plus importante que l'argent".

What is a company? How is a corporation formed? How does a society extend over time? How do our contemporary societies function? What kind of solidarity do our societies develop? What exclusions can be observed? How do we combat exclusion or not? What place have social classes taken in it? What relationships have they maintained? In what way is digital technology transforming society? How is digital technology transforming social relations? How do social networks (re)model the idea of community? How does digital technology affect our identity? (to be completed)

Qu’est–ce qu’une société ? Comment une société se constitue–t–elle ? Comment une société se prolonge–t–elle dans le temps ? Comment fonctionnent nos sociétés contemporaines ? Quel type de solidarité nos sociétés développent–elles ? Quelles exclusions peut–on y constater ? Comment combat–on ou non les exclusions ? Quelle place y ont prise les classes sociales ? Quels rapports ont-elles entretenus ? De quelle manière le numérique transforme–t–il la société ? De quelle manière le numérique transforme–t–il les relations sociales ? Comment les réseaux sociaux (re)modélisent–il l'idée de communauté ? Comment le numérique affecte–t–il notre identité ?... (à compléter)

Madagascar

Madagascar

Madagascar is a country in the Indian Ocean. Its capital is: Antananarivo. Its official languages are: Malagasy; French; English . Its currency is: Malagasy Ariary.

Code: MG | MDG
FR: Madagascar
DE: Madagaskar
IT: Madagascar
ES: Madagascar
ZH: 马达加斯加
PI: mǎdájiāsījiā
JA: マダガスカル
RO: Madagasukaru
Capital: Antananarivo
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