Culture and European Identity: Seminar on the role of culture and values in the EU's external actions on 23 May
L'Institut français, together with the More Europe – external cultural relations initiative, and the support of the French Ministry of Foreign affairs, is pleased to invite you to a high-level seminar on the role of culture and values in the EU's external actions
Wednesday, 23 May 2012, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Centre de conférence du ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes 27 rue de la Convention, 75015 Paris
Culture and European Identity
Opening speeches by M. Xavier Darcos, Executive President of the Institut français and Mme Delphine Borione, Director of Culture and Education at the Ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes
Keynote speech by Mme Julia Kristeva, Writer, Psychoanalyst, Professor Emeritus at Paris-Diderot University
Three panel discussions : What does it mean to be European today? How can we highlight European cultural creativity and innovation? Towards a common European cultural diplomacy?
More Europe is a cultural civic initiative, which aims at highlighting and reinforcing the role of culture in the EU's external relations. It calls upon Member States, civil society and EU institutions to work together in order to join up their visions, pool resources, and coordinate their activities. Please check www.moreeurope.org and www.institutfrancais.com for updates on the programme, the speakers and all information about this debate.
We would be grateful if you could register by emailing isabelle [dot] daussun [at] institutfrancais [dot] com before May 18th.