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26 Sep / 09:00 - Abuja

You dey speak Pidgin? 

From stigma to coolness – The emergence of Naija (Nigerian Pidgin) as a 100 million speaker African language Breakfast debate: “From stigma to coolness”, the emergence of Naija (Nigerian Pidgin) as a 100 million speaker African language – Abuja – 26/09/2017The Institut français du Nigéria organised a breakfast debate on the emergence of Naija as…Continue Reading >

Bertrand Badie, a sociologist in international relations and social psychology, reveals the importance of passions in the diplomatic game. His analysis focuses on humiliation, as a practice of the powerful and feeling felt by the weak. This lecture is proposed in the context of his book “The Time of The Humiliated” (2014). Bertrand BADIE is…Continue Reading >

06 Jun / 27 Jun - Abuja

Cross cultural dialogue Festival

Cross Cultural Dialogue Festival Program ! This festival is created for facilitating the dialogue between different stakeholders, communities or simply individuals through different means: arts, conferences, round-tables… The topic of this year is “How can humiliation lead to resistance”. Tuesday, 6th of June: The venue of the Award-Winning French Senegalese Filmmaker Alain Gomis National Film…Continue Reading >

SUSTAINABILITY IN ARCHITECTURE- EMPLOYING THE RIGHT PRINCIPLES AND MATERIALS FOR NIGERIA’S ENVIRONMENT Wednesday May 31th, 10 am prompt at Transcorp Hilton (Ogun / Nasarawa Hall) Abuja – Admission FreeInstitut français du Nigéria and Green Habitat Initiative in the frame of “One environment hybrid ” organized a debate about the sustainability in architecture – employing the right…Continue Reading >

24 Nov / 16:30 - Abuja

Towards COP21 // Round Table

ROUND TABLE Tuesday 24 November 2015 – 4:30pm Development of Lake Chad – Current Situation and Possible Outcomes Presentation of the study Development of Lake Chad – Current Situation and Possible Outcomes by Mr. Jacques Lemoalle, from the French Research Institute for Development (IRD) followed by a panel discussion with high-level speakers representing both the…Continue Reading >

The Institut Français and the Ministry of Culture and Communication set out a call for application within their joint residency program at the Cité internationale des arts / Paris – 2016. Who this program is aimed at? The French foreign cultural network as well as French and foreign cultural organizations can submit application for foreign…Continue Reading >

06 Jun / 10am - Abuja

Book Chat with Amab Books

Reconstructing Womanhood: Perspectives from contemporary Nigerian writers Date: Saturday 6th June 2015, 10am to 12pmVenue: Institut français du Nigeria Three contemporary women writers from Northern extraction have been invited:– Hadiza Bagudu, Fantah– Maryam Bobi, Bongel– Halima Aliyu, Fire on the Tip of IceThe three of them will read from their respective books and the moderator will…Continue Reading >

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