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The Embassy of France to Nigeria and the Institut français du Nigeria are pleased to invite you to a Breakfast Debate on July 24th 2018.   Sa’eed Husaini, doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford, will discuss the roles and impacts of those who are called ‘party loyalists’*. To what extent do Nigeria’s APC and PDP maintain active memberships?…Continue Reading >

01 Jul / 09 Jul - Abuja

Labcitoyen 2018

LabCitoyen is a program dedicated to major issues relating to human rights. In France, it calls on about 50 young committed citizens of ages 20 to 26, those who speak and are learning the French language, to receive training on education and human right issues through a series of lectures and discussions, for about ten…Continue Reading >

Camping 4th edition 18 > 29.06 in Pantin and the Île-de-France International choreography platform Workshops, talks, performances, amateur workshops, screenings, Camping Kids. Camping is an international platform of workshops, a unique experience bringing together artists from the international choreography scene, a unique artistic camp that makes all the poetic experiences of dance possible. For two…Continue Reading >

The Institut francais du Nigeria supports this project by invited Simon Rouby, an accomplished French animated film director, to a 1-month artistic residency in Nigeria… Like the famous Khalila et Dhimna story from which it borrows the name, Flying Carpet Is a multi disciplinary collaborative project that gathers six artists from different places and background including; Nigeria, France, USA, and Algeria, in…Continue Reading >

The Institut francais du Nigeria supports Nduwhite Ndubuisi Ahanonu, Artist, curator and founder of IICD Center, for taking part in this programme… Courants du Monde Programme – Spring 2018 Conference for English speakers Building public engagement Dates Monday 4 to Thursday 14 June (inclusive) Background The Ministry of Culture (General Secretariat, Department of Legal and International…Continue Reading >

CITIZENSHIP AND NATIONALITYAN INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE CHALLENGE FOR THE NATION? Prof. Patrick Weil is a French historian and political scientist. He is a senior research fellow at the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) and at the Centre for the Social History of the 20th century at the University of Paris 1. His research focuses…Continue Reading >

18 Apr / 26 Jun - Abuja

Ecole des sables dance training session

The International Center for Traditional and Contemporary Dances from Africa “Ecole des sables” launch a new 3-year diploma composed of 3 intensive modules.  A group of 24 dancers from all over Africa has been selected from a large number of applications. The dancers are coming from 13 different countries, including Nigeria, with the selection of the young…Continue Reading >

03 Apr / 07 Apr - Abuja

Focus on Immersive Reality Technology

3-7 April 2018 Paris – Laval The Institut Français Paris organise a Focus event on digital technology dedicated to immersive reality (virtual reality, augmented reality, etc.). Approximately 20 foreign professionals are invited to meet French actors from this field in order to set up a path for scouting immersive reality productions and applications. 2 Nigerians are…Continue Reading >

24 Mar / 13:00 - Abuja

International food fair

Saturday, March 24th – Institut français du Nigéria – Free entry Venez déguster des plats traditionnels des pays francophones! En partenariat avec les ambassades des pays francophones à Abuja. Come and taste different traditional meals from francophone countries! In partnership with the embassies of French-speaking countries in Abuja.

21 Mar / 14:00 - Abuja

Literary encounter – Ishmael Bael

Wednesday, March 21st – 2pm – Library of the Institut français du Nigéria – Free entry Ishmael Bael, l’écrivain sierra-léonais racontera en français facile ses expériences en France et dans les pays francophones. Cela sera un moment unique de découvrir ses ouvrages et ses projets. Ishmael Baeh, the Sierra Leonean writer will share his experiences…Continue Reading >

MARCH 15TH / 9AMINSTITUT FRANÇAIS DU NIGÉRIA / FREE The French Embassy in Nigeria and the Institut français du Nigéria are pleased to announce the first breakfast debate of 2018 to commemorate the International Day of Women’s Rights, The lecturer will be Peju Layiwola. She is an artist whose works have been exhibited in Nigeria and…Continue Reading >

01 Feb / 28 Feb - Abuja

APPLY FOR LABCITOYEN 2018

APPLY FOR LABCITOYEN 2018   Labcitoyen is looking for a young Nigerian who demonstrates a commitment to human rights and freedom through associations, politics, humanitarian means, civic associations or unions.   LabCitoyen is a programme dedicated to major issues relating to human rights. In France, it calls on about 50 young committed citizens of ages…Continue Reading >

The Institut francais du Nigeria have sponsored two photographers during five days for taking part in the 11th edition of Bamako Photography biennial: Tersoo Gundu and Blaize Echeune Itodo. This two photographers based in Abuja have created Photo Carrefour. Photo Carrefour is a photography hangout and exhibition event that seeks to advance the conversation on the art of…Continue Reading >

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 >

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