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THE PRIX GONCOURT 2016

SHARE ONDiscussion hosted by Vital Rambaud with the participation of students members of the Sorbonne Abu Dhabi jury for the Choice of the Orient. The discussion will be held in French.   

HIS EXCELLENCY ZAKI NUSSEIBEH

SHARE ONHis Excellency Zaki Nusseibeh: 45 years of experience in the United Arab Emirates. The discussion will be held in French.   

DON QUIXOTE, A BESTSELLER AND A MYTH

SHARE ONTo mark the 400th anniversary of the death of Cervantes and in the frame of the UAE Year of Reading, Vital Rambaud welcomes Silvia Castillo, Head of the Applied Foreign Languages Department at Paris-Sorbonne University Abu

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF READING?

SHARE ONAs part of the UAE Reads initiative, Vital Rambaud invites you to attend his last majlis of the academic year 2015-2016. The discussion will be held in French. Free admission.  

CANCELLATION – CARTE BLANCHE TO H.E. ZAKI NUSSEIBEH

SHARE ONDear friends, The literary Majlis “Carte blanche to H.E. Zaki Nusseibeh” is postponed to the next academic year. Due to official duties, His Excellence Zaki Nusseibeh won’t be able to come as scheduled Sunday, May 15th at the

THE LITTLE PRINCE

SHARE ONSpecial Majlis on The Little Prince: Mark Osborne’s movie is an opportunity to read the book of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry again and see how it does not come only under children’s literature.   The Discussion will be in

PRIX GONCOURT 2015

SHARE ONThis last Majlis of the year will be dedicated to the Prix Goncourt 2015. Vital Rambaud will at this occasion discuss with the students of the jury of the Sorbonne, the choice of the Sorbonne and the East for 2015.   The Discussion will

THE FRENCH SPIRIT

SHARE ONWith the participation of Patrick Dandrey, Professor of French literature of the seventeenth century at Paris-Sorbonne University. We often talk about the “French spirit”. What characterizes it? What makes the witticism or the

BOOKS OF ART AND FINE BOOKS

SHARE ONWith the participation of Didier Alexandre, Professor at Paris-Sorbonne University and Simone Verde, Head of research and editorial production at the Agence France-Muséums, Louvre Abu Dhabi. Discussion with a History of art Specialist and a

THE WORK OF PATRICK MODIANO

SHARE ONOn the occasion of the last Literary Majlis of the season, Vital Rambaud will present the work of Patrick Modiano, Nobel Prize of Literature in 2014. The talk will be held in French.