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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

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Institut français Centenary

Event 

Historical Evolutions in the Twentieth Century: French and British Perspectives on Stalinism
Title:
Historical Evolutions in the Twentieth Century: French and British Perspectives on Stalinism
When:
Wed 24 Mar 07.30 pm
Where:
Médiathèque - Institut français - LONDON
Category:
Les Dialogues du centenaire

Description

Stéphane Courtois, expert on the history of the French Communist Party and editor of the review Communisme, and Antony Beevor, author of Stalingrad, and, most recently, D-Day, The Battle for Normandy, will discuss evolutions in the work of historians in France and Britain. The pair will consider these evolutions in relation to their work on the Soviet archives on Stalinism and its after-effects. They will also reflect on renewed attempts today to justify or deny crimes against humanity perpetrated by the system.

Prices:  £5, conc £3

Venue

Venue:
Médiathèque - Institut français   -   Website

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