• Paris

    Paris: An Introduction

    Paris is an old city with relatively new bones. The area was inhabited since before the common era by the Parisii Tribe who used the Ile de la Cite as a trading place.

  • Tourism and Urban Branding

    Paris Tourism

    In what circumstances did facilities and entertainments for travelers first appear in Paris? When did people begin to come to Paris just to look at it, or at some particular place in it?

  • War Week

    Paris and War

    How has war affected the history of Paris? Are its marks visible?

  • Squatter Cities and Megacities Week

    Paris: Squatter City, Slum City

    Where do the poorest residents live in Paris? How did they get there?