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The Australian National University

Global France, Global French 2015

21 October, 2015 - 16:00 - 23 October, 2015 - 17:30
Sir Roland Wilson Building 21 October 2015 - Australian Centre on China in the World 22 - 23 October 2015



Humanities Research Centre
Australian National University

21 - 23 October 2015

Art work by Fabienne Verdier

The goal of this colloquium is to offer an image of global France and global French, past,
present and future. How have French culture and politics been shaped by encounters with European neighbours and with the non-European world? How do contemporary migratory patterns and networks between France and the wider world compare to historical ones? How have neo-colonial practices been reshaped by globalized markets and transnational capital? How have various artforms allowed for the articulation of displacement, community and solidarity throughout French history and into the global present? In short, is the global a new horizon, or one that we are just discovering?

Confirmed keynotes:
Professor Dominic Thomas, University of California, Los Angeles
Professor Charles Forsdick, University of Liverpool

Conference Program

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Convenor:  Dr Leslie Barnes


Registration Fee $100.00 includes Welcome Reception on 21 October 2015 and morning/afternoon tea and lunch on 22 and 23 October 2015

Conference Dinner $60.00 - 22 October 2015

Please register by 21 September 2015


University House

A selection of standard twins and queen suites has been blocked for this conference. The rate on a standard twin is $152 per night bed and breakfast and on a suite $167 per night bed and breakfast. Please call 6125 5275 or 6125 5276 Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:30pm.


Please quote 'Global French' when booking.

Hotel Hotel

Hotel Novatel Canberra

Quest Apartments Canberra


Canberra City Dining

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