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November 2020

Nov 10

NOV 10

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Are Europe and America Drifting Apart?

1:00 PM–2:00 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Panel Discussion:

Are Europe and America Drifting Apart?

Thierry Grillet interviews philosopher Régis Debray (pre-recorded in French).

This session will examine the relationship between Europe and America in light of the US presidential election, as well as current developments in the EU's relationships with China and Russia. November 10, 2020: Thierry Grillet interviews...   Read More

Are Europe and America Drifting Apart?

Nov 16

NOV 16

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Les belles images by Simone de Beauvoir
Les belles images by Simone de Beauvoir

Nov 18

NOV 18

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

A LIVE VIRTUAL TRANSATLANTIC EVENT

Marcel Proust, Zionist

1:00 PM–2:00 PM    A live virtual transatlantic event

Panel Discussion:

Marcel Proust, Zionist

A conversation with Antoine Compagnon and Elisabeth Ladenson

To sign up for this virtual conversation, click here. Antoine Compagnon talks with Elisabeth Ladenson about his new research on the reception of Marcel Proust's novel, In Search of Lost Time, by the French Jewish community in the 1920s. Proust has...   Read More

Marcel Proust, Zionist

Nov 19

NOV 19

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Denaturalized. How Thousands Lost Their Citizenship and Lives in Vichy France

1:00 PM–2:00 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Panel Discussion:

Denaturalized. How Thousands Lost Their Citizenship and Lives in Vichy France

Claire Zalc in Conversation with Rebecca Kobrin and Emmanuelle Saada

To sign up for this event, click here. Thousands of naturalized French men and women had their citizenship revoked by the Vichy government during the Second World War. Once denaturalized, these men and women, mostly Jews who were later sent to concentration camps,...   Read More

Denaturalized. How Thousands Lost Their Citizenship and Lives in Vichy France
December 2020

Dec 1

DEC 1

2:15 PM–3:30 PM

VIRTUAL CONVERSATION

In the Company of Men

2:15 PM–3:30 PM    VIRTUAL CONVERSATION

In the Company of Men

A Conversation between Véronique Tadjo and Madeleine Dobie

To sign up for this virtual conversation, please click here. Drawing on real accounts of the Ebola outbreak that devastated West Africa, Véronique Tadjo's poignant, timely fable reflects on both the strength and the fragility of life and of humanity’s...   Read More

In the Company of Men

Dec 8

DEC 8

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Can the EU Lead the Fight against Climate Change?

1:00 PM–2:00 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Panel Discussion:

Can the EU Lead the Fight against Climate Change?

Thierry Grillet interviews climatologist Jean Jouzel (pre-recorded in French).

Participants in this session will discuss the European Green Deal: What has been achieved since the launch of the EU Green Deal in December 2019? What is the impact of the Covid crisis on efforts to address climate change? How is the EU partnering with other international actors to...   Read More

Can the EU Lead the Fight against Climate Change?

Dec 14

DEC 14

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Le consentement by Vanessa Springora

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Book Club:

Le consentement by Vanessa Springora

Moderated by Mark Speyer

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Le consentement by Vanessa Springora
January 2021

Jan 11

JAN 11

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Le bal des folles by Victoria Mas

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Book Club:

Le bal des folles by Victoria Mas

Moderated by Irène Bersntein-Pechmèze

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Le bal des folles by Victoria Mas

Jan 19

JAN 19

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Is Europe Democratic?

1:00 PM–2:00 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Panel Discussion:

Is Europe Democratic?

Thierry Grillet interviews Florence Haegel, research director at Sciences Po (pre-recorded in French).

Participants in this session will discuss democratic participation in Europe, with a focus on the EU institutions (the so-called "democratic deficit") and on the EU's response to challenges to democracy within member states. January 19, 2021: Thierry Grillet...   Read More

Is Europe Democratic?
February 2021

Feb 2

FEB 2

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Is there a European Identity?

1:00 PM–2:00 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Panel Discussion:

Is there a European Identity?

Thierry Grillet interviews writer Kamel Daoud (pre-recorded in French).

This session will explore whether the EU integration process has forged a sense of common identity (culturally and politically) among Europeans. Participants will also discuss how minorities and migrants relate to such an identity. February 2, 2021: Thierry...   Read More

Is there a European Identity?

Feb 8

FEB 8

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Tous les hommes n’habitent pas le monde de la même façon by Jean-Paul Dubois
Tous les hommes n’habitent pas le monde de la même façon by Jean-Paul Dubois
March 2021

Mar 2

MAR 2

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Can Europe be Sovereign?

1:00 PM–2:00 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Panel Discussion:

Can Europe be Sovereign?

Thierry Grillet interviews journalist Pierre Haski, founder of Rue 89 (pre-recorded in French).

Three years ago, President Macron called for "a sovereign, democratic, and united Europe". For her part, Chancellor Merkel emphasized that "Europeans must take their fate into their own hands.” Participants in this session will discuss whether Europeans have made progress...   Read More

Can Europe be Sovereign?

Mar 8

MAR 8

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

En compagnie des hommes by Véronique Tadjo
En compagnie des hommes by Véronique Tadjo
April 2021

Apr 19

APR 19

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Pars vite et reviens tard by Fred Vargas
Pars vite et reviens tard by Fred Vargas