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 !


European Poetry Festival 2020

Fri 3 - Mon 13 Apr

European Poetry Festival

The European Poetry Festival celebrates the grand resurgence in avant-garde and literary poetry that has marked the 21st century in Europe. With 11 events in 5 cities and towns across the UK and Ireland, this third edition will be the most ambitious yet.

Books, Talks

Thomas Piketty on History, Ideology and a Manifesto for Social Justice

Thu 14 May

Emmanuel Centre

Thomas Piketty argues that our market economy is an historical construct that arose out of countless choices and decisions people have made over time. He urges us to radically reappraise everything we think we know about politics, ideology, and history.