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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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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Night of Ideas 2020 : a night to "be alive"

The 5th edition of the Night of Ideas will take place on Thursday 30th of January 2020 around the topic “Being alive”. The topic puts at the center of the Night of Ideas 2020 the interrogation of ecological balances and the relationship between the human and the world.

Updated on 03/02/2020

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Karine Léger

Karine Léger, head of Airparif, was in Southeast Asia  in early October to take part in a regional cycle of discussion of ideas on the theme: “A liveable and sustainable city”. She revisits the major issues affecting cities today, from Paris to Hanoi.

Updated on 04/11/2019

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Marc Lazar

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of communism. On the occasion of this anniversary, a regional series is taking place in Germany and the Czech Republic combining debates, exhibitions, screenings and live performances. Marc Lazar, a professor at Sciences...

Updated on 10/05/2021

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Felwin Sarr

A teacher, economist and writer, Felwine Sarr was due to see his text Traces – Discours aux nations africaines (Traces – Speech to African Nations), which he wrote in 2018, staged at the Avignon Festival in July 2020. The global pandemic decided otherwise and the event was cancelled, but the thinker...

Updated on 08/06/2020

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Zyanya Camargo

Zyanya Camargo is 21. As an undergraduate student studying French Language and Modern Literature in Mexico City, she won the Public Speaking Competition on the theme of Women's Rights organized by the Institut français of Latin America in April 2019. In July, she visited Paris to take part in the...

Updated on 27/03/2020

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Vincent Edin, Élodie Vialle and Louise Tourret

Each year since 2013, the LabCitoyen programme has invited around sixty young citizens from five continents who are involved in projects related to human rights to visit France. An opportunity to meet with LabCitoyen’s three “mentors” in 2018, around the theme of “Education and Human Rights”.

Updated on 20/02/2019

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Ekrame Boubtane - LÉconomie de limmigration (The Economy of Immigration)

Published in 2018 in the “L’Opportune” collection of the Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, the book by Ekrame Boubtane L’Économie de l’immigration (The Economy of Immigration) looks back at the progression of immigration in France, from the 1950s.

 

Updated on 30/11/2020

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Carol Awad (Pitchworthy) & Yousri Helal (Labess)

Successor to the SafirLab, the Safir project will, over 4 years, deploy a development programme to support projects having social, cultural and environmental impact in 9 counties in the Middle East and Northern Africa region (ANMO). To support the 1,000 project leaders and also help the 7 selected...

Updated on 10/01/2022

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Hartmut Rosa

Hartmut Rosa is a German sociologist and philosopher known globally for his work on social acceleration. He is the guest of honour of the Nuit des idées, which will take place Thursday 28th January 2021.

Updated on 10/02/2021

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The Night of Ideas 2019, anchored in the present

The fourth edition of the Night of Ideas was held on 31st January. Hundreds of experts around the world meet for discussions around the theme "Facing the Present".

Updated on 04/03/2019

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Exhibition: UFA, Université des Futurs Africains - Le Lieu Unique, Nantes

The University of African Futures exhibition (UFA, Université des futurs Africains) invites 20 or so artists from Africa and its diaspora back in time to deconstruct clichés about Africa’s relationship with the future, and ponder what knowledge and stories we need to understand and imagine the...

Updated on 17/06/2021

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Manon Garcia

Publication of a previously unseen novel (Les Inséparables, L'Herne), translation of a biographical burden (Becoming Beauvoir, by Kate Kirkpatrick): a wealth of editorial current topics surrounds Simone de Beauvoir. An interest that comes as much from the figure of the author – often misunderstood –...

Updated on 01/02/2021

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