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Le role social et civique de l'historien

Le role social et civique de l'historien
1 Devonshire Place, Room 108N, Munk School of Global Affairs
Time: Oct 18th, 4:00 pm End: Oct 18th, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: French and Linguistics (UTSC), French (FAS), 2000-
Lecture by Jean-Noel Jeanneney

Centre for the Study of France and the Francophone World (CEFMF) presents

Le rôle social et civique de l'historien

This lecture will be held in French.

Jean-Noël Jeanneney has played an important role in French intellectual, cultural and political life since the 1980s. He taught history at the Université Paris-10 (Nanterre) and Sciences Po, before serving as director of Radio France, the French public radio service. He served as president of the French Revolution Bicentennial commemorations in 1989, served in French cabinets in the 1990s as Secretary of State for Communication and for Foreign Trade. He served as president of France's National Library between 2002 and 2007. He currently hosts a weekly radio show broadcast on France Culture, "Concordance des Temps". He has published widely on the political, business, and cultural history of modern France, and has produced several historical documentaries.

This event is free an open to all. Registration is required. For further information, please contact Véronique Church-Duplessis

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