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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Snow Fest aux Deux Alpes

Romania in France, France in Romania

The France-Romania 2019 Season ended in France on 16 April, and continues in Romania until 14 July 2019. French culture will be showcased there through its visual and stage arts, gastronomy and music...a look back at the highlights from France and a look foward to the opening of the season in...

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba

Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba breathe new life into the world of contemporary art: based in Berlin, they design exhibitions and founded the magazine Contemporary And, a demanding print and digital publication whose aim is to “connect cultures”.

Updated on 04/05/2022

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Mamadou Diouf

Senegalese historian Mamadou Diouf skilfully explains the political and societal changes in Africa. In his numerous books he breaks down disciplines and proposes an analysis that is both historical, sociological and anthropological.

Updated on 05/06/2020

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NGoné Fall

N'Goné Fall, the General Commissioner of the Africa2020 Season, wished to place this ambitious project under the banner of pan-Africanism and collective intelligence.

Updated on 04/05/2022

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The Africa2020 Season

Coronavirus COVID-19 : Africa 2020 Season postponed

 

The President of the French Republic announced in November 2017 in Ouagadougou, before confirming the news on 3rd July 2018 in Lagos, that a special season would be organized in France to mark a renewed partnership with Africa, a “varied...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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The opening of a new artists residence in Senegal: Villa Saint-Louis Ndar

Its inauguration scheduled for 8 June 2019 will be the starting point for a new artistic and cultural impetus in Senegal and throughout sub-Saharan Africa. A first call for applications was launched in the spring.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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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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On Disobedience, by Frédéric Gros

In On Disobedience, Frédéric Gros analyses different types of obedience in a bid to understand disobedience within democracy.

Updated on 04/07/2019

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Laurence Devillers

Laurence Devillers specialises in the application of robotics to the social sciences and encourages our societies to examine the risks of emotional artificial intelligence.

Published on 17/07/2019

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