Ludivine Bantigny

Specialising in the youth and events of May 1968, historian Ludivine Bantigny explores the relationship of civil societies with political spheres in order to imagine what the power of tomorrow might look like.

Updated on 13/05/2019

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La Nuit des idées (Night of Ideas)

An open invitation to all institutions of culture and knowledge in France and around the world, the third Nuit des idées in 2018 will be a means of sharing knowledge and reflections, across nations, disciplines and generations.

Updated on 09/12/2021

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Marielle Macé

A specialist in French literature, Marielle Macé uses its concepts to understand today's world and proposes an elegant interpretation of our ways of life.

Published on 03/04/2019

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Michel Lussault

A renowned professor of geography specialising in the spatial, Michel Lussault questions, in his latest works, globalisation and the creation of new urban spaces which he describes as "hyper-locations".

Updated on 04/07/2019

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I-Portunus

Mobility scheme for artists and culture professionals

Updated on 06/05/2021

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The French language seen by Xavier Gorce

Cartoonist and illustrator, daily contributor to the website of Le Monde, Xavier Gorce put the subject of the French language in the hands of his famous “Indégivrables” characters (incorrigible, un-defrostable penguins)…

Updated on 23/04/2019

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Elsa Dorlin

From her first works on gender to her recent history of violence, philosopher Elsa Dorlin advocates a practical feminism based on social struggles that combat both sexism and racism.

Published on 24/04/2019

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Frédéric Worms

An eminent philosopher specialising in Bergson, Frédéric Worms studies the history of 20th-century philosophy and today’s societies, by singling out different important “moments”.

Updated on 05/06/2019

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Antonio Casilli

Following the adoption of the Copyright Directive by the European Union in March 2019, French sociologist Antonio Casilli, specialist in social networks and author of Waiting for robots, an enquiry into clickwork (Seuil, 2019), gives us his take on the digital giants, artificial intelligence and the...

Updated on 23/05/2019

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Dominique Cardon

Director of the Medialab at Sciences Po, sociologist Dominique Cardon is also a member of the Scientific Council for Wikimédia France, the Editorial Committee for the journal “Réseaux” and the CNIL Foresight Committee. His research and publications have established his reputation as an expert on...

Published on 10/07/2019

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9th, 10th and 11th July 2019: Research and Creation in Avignon!

The Institut français has joined forces with the ANR for the 6thth edition of the "Traversées des Mondes" Research and Creation Meetings organised on 9th, 10th and 11th July 2019 as part of the Avignon Festival.

Updated on 04/07/2019

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The 2019 Denis Pietton grant goes to Rim Kelouaze

On 13th June 2019 at a ceremony organised in Tunis, the Denis Pietton grant was given to Algerian Rim Kelouaze in recognition of her “Teen” project, which aims to sustainably preserve and develop Algerian heritage.

Updated on 08/07/2019

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LabCitoyen 2019: "Women's rights: equality and citizenship"

For a week beginning on 1st July, LabCitoyen, the Institut français programme dedicated to Human Rights, will gather 57 young French-speakers from all over the world to discuss the theme: "Women's rights: equality and citizenship". Writer Leïla Slimani, 2016 Prix Goncourt winner, is the sponsor of...

Updated on 04/07/2019

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