We are 100 years old!

In 2010, the Institut français du Royaume-Uni (The French Institute in the UK) is celebrating its centenary with a series of special events.

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Monday 15th of August 2022

Meeting of minds

A series of encounters, ‘les dialogues du centenaire’, bring together well known British and French authors and film directors to discuss a wide range of challenging topics.

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Institut français Centenary


Child Psychoanalysis: A Franco-British Comparative Study
Child Psychoanalysis: A Franco-British Comparative Study
Wed 10 Mar 07.30 pm
Médiathèque - Institut français - LONDON
Les Dialogues du centenaire


This conference coincides with the launch of the first book published in English on the work of Françoise Dolto, Theory and Practice in Child Psychoanalysis (G.Hall, F. Hivernel, S. Morgan). The Institut aims to start a long overdue dialogue between psychoanalytic/psychotherapeutic communities in France and the UK and to consider possible research avenues for the future. Among the participants in this discussion are Dr Christopher Reeves, the Director of the Squiggle Foundation; Professor Juliet Mitchell, University College London; Claude Boukobza, President of Espace Analytique in Paris; and Bice Benvenuto, Director of Dolto Association and of a Casa Verde, Rome.

Prices:  £5, conc £3


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History, Building Bridges

A look at the history of relations between France and the UK. Read more

Musique en Fanfare

Programme of concerts and live events culminating with the Exhibition Road Music Day in June.

Le Français à l'honneur

We will celebrate the French language with our Francophone and educational partners. Read more

Arts Calling

In the fields of visual & performing arts, the centenary will extend far beyond the Institut.