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Cross-cultural programmes

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

06 Jun / 27 Jun - Focus on…

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 >

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 >

26 Sep / 09:00 - Focus on…

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 >

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 >

01 Feb / 28 Feb - Focus on…

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 >

15 Mar / 9:00 - Focus on…

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS

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 >

21 Mar / 14:00 - Focus on…

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 >

24 Mar / 13:00 - Focus on…

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.

03 Apr / 07 Apr - Focus on…

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 >

18 Apr / 26 Jun - Focus on…

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 >

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 >

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 >

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