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TO OVERCOME DISCORD. RELIGIOUS PEACE AND COEXISTENCE IN EUROPE DURING THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY

SHARE ONFor this conference, the two guest speakers will tackle the issue of the peace-making process and how to put an end to the Wars of Religion in the sixteenth-century Europe, especially in the German Holy Roman Empire and in the Kingdom of

AN OLYMPIC LIFE… AND AFTER?

SHARE ONA Lecture by Jean-Luc Crétier, French Alpine skier. Gold medal winner in the downhill at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan. The Lecture will be delivered in French.

RADIATION AND RADIOACTIVITY IN OUR DAILY LIFE

SHARE ONA Lecture by Daniele Giuffrida, Expert in Radiation Protection in the UAE Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR). We live with radiation, every day of our life. It comes naturally from the stars and the sun above us and from the

ABANDONMENT. EAST AND WEST IN HEIDEGGER’S LAST THOUGHT.

SHARE ON« Abandonment » is supposed to translate here a German word, Gelassenheit. We will consider here the way Heidegger, in the dialogue Zwischen einem Japaner und einem Fragenden (“Between a Japanese and a questioning one”), which

CONTRIBUTION OF THE NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR ART COLLECTIONS: MUSEE DU QUAI BRANLY – JACQUES CHIRAC

SHARE ONIn less than a decade, improvements in new analysis and digital imaging technologies have significantly changed researchers’ approach to heritage objects. New opportunities have arisen. Mostly unimaginable just a few years ago, they become

PLATO’S CRITICISM OF PERSPECTIVE: FROM AESTHETICS TO POLITICS

SHARE ONThe concept of “σκιαγραφία”, considered as a paradigm of illusionistic technique, is of primary importance in Plato’s system. However, its precise meaning in the Greek and Roman artistic corpus is still debated. Surprisingly

CRISES AROUND THE GULF : WORLD POWERS’ GAME OR RISE OF REGIONAL ACTORS?

SHARE ONA Lecture by Rear Admiral Antoine Beaussant, Joint Commander of the French Forces in the Indian Ocean. The Lecture will be followed by a round table of experts in International Relations. The Lecture will be held in French, with simultaneous

THE LOUVRE ABU DHABI, A UNIVERSAL MUSEUM IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD

SHARE ONA Lecture by Jean-François Charnier, Chief Heritage Curator and Scientific Director of Agence France-Muséums, Louvre Abu Dhabi. The creation in Abu Dhabi of museums but also universities is sure to establish the Emirate as the new “go

AN-NAHḌAH, THE VISUAL ARAB ‘RENAISSANCE’: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART IN THE 20TH CENTURY IN LEBANON AND EGYPT

SHARE ONA Lecture by Dr. Bahaa Abudaya & Dr. Arnaud Maillet. The Arab art movement that started in the late 19th century had a significant transformation in the early 20th century in regards to the pictorial style of its artists. That

THE PROMISE OF ARAB YOUTH

SHARE ONIf you flick on the television, it won’t be long before you find an image of an angry balaclava-clad radical Arab teen brandishing an explosive device, or an aerial shot of the destruction caused by clashes between the Middle East’s