Thu 11 - Tue 30 Jun

80th Anniversary of the Appeal of 18 June

President De Gaulle’s visit at the Institut français du Royaume-Uni, April 1960

Did you know that “the Institut français was at the centre of the world’s historical stage, owing to its involvement in the early days of Charles de Gaulle’ Free French Movement”, according to historian Charlotte Faucher?

On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Appeal of 18 June by Charles de Gaulle, let’s look back at this landmark period, through exclusive talks, essential reads, and an exhibition of the Institute’s archives on the Free France.

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