We Recommend: Talks

French Politics: A Neighbour’s History of the Present

Thu 26 Sept - Tue 30 Jun

University of Westminster

This series of seminars is designed with the Foucauldian notion of “history of the present” in mind and will tackle some of the most pressing challenges of French politics and political theory today.


L’Histoire des relations de l’Angleterre avec l’Europe

Wed 16 Oct - Mon 20 Apr

Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle

En menant l’inventaire des relations des Britanniques avec le continent Européen de l’Antiquité à nos jours, ce cycle de conférences assurées par d'éminents universitaires vous invite à mieux comprendre la période actuelle !


Europeans: Dora Maar

Wed 29 Jan

Rich Mix, London

Join Dash Arts in their 100th café, as they delve into the world of French photographer, painter and poet Dora Maar. An icon of Surrealism, Maar is best known for her photography and photomontages depicting post-war anxieties and internal horrors of the mind.

Talks, Visual Arts

French Politics; A Neighbour’s History of the Present

Thu 30 Jan - Thu 13 Feb

University of Westminster

The seminar focuses on topical works of contemporary French social scientists. Silyane Larcher (CNRS) will speak in January on Afrofeminism and the French universalism, and Sébastien Chauvin (University of Lausanne) on LGBTQI struggles in France in February.


Benoît Peeters, The Obscure Cities – Between Utopia and Dystopia

Mon 3 Feb

Institut français d’Ecosse

Benoît Peeters will be giving a talk on his famous comics Les Cités Obscures at the Institut français d’Ecosse, as part of DELC Research Seminar Series of the University of Edinburgh, School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

Talks, Visual Arts