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RENDEZ -VOUS AFRICA - a new radio show launched…

The French Institute of South Africa, Radio France Internationale (RFI), the African Diaspora Forum and Voice of Wits join forces to launch a new weekly radio show in French, portraying the daily life of the French-speaking African diaspora in Johannesburg.…

Science Research

FISH Seminar 1 June 2016 - The Ideological…

The Ideological Scramble in Africa How the Dream of African Development shaped a Continental Cold War (1945-1966) Frank GeritsNRF/ University of Free State How could Africa in the mid-1960s become a Cold War battle ground where proxy wars festered up until…

Arts & culture

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100 Years of Memory - South Africa and WWI - 8-15…

In July 2016, South Africa will commemorate the Centenary of the WWI Battle of Delville Wood, when 3 ‍‍200 troops of the South African Infantry Brigade arrived on the battlefield of Delville Wood in the department of La Somme (France). This battle became one…

Books

Dancing with Words: Spier Poetry Festival| 7 May

This unique literary project comprises a week-long gathering, in the Western Cape, of internationally acclaimed literary voices, for discussion and debate, reading and writing, translation and travelling. It brings about a vibrant space of creativity,…

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    Vaudou Game: 2016 Southern African Tour | 27 May - 18 June

    IFAS and the Alliance Française are proud to present funk collective Vaudou Game for their first Southern African tour. Catch them from 27 May to 18 June across 9 African cities including at the Bushfire Festival (Swaziland), the Rainbow Club (Durban) and the…
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    Le Movie Club: Bande de filles | 26 May | 7:30pm

    Bande de filles (Girlhood) is the second installment of Le Movie Club's comedy theme. Directed by Céline Sciamma, Bande de filles tells the story of Marieme, who has lived her sixteen years as a series of thou-shall-not’s: the neighbourhood censorship, the…
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    CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: South African Factory Screenings

    On the 12th of May, 4 short films directed by 8 international talents, including 4 South African directors, will be showcased during the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, as part of the opening of the Directors’ Fortnight (Cannes Film Festival section). These…
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    South African VR expert Tyrone Rubin in attendance at the European Lab 2016 (Lyon, France)

    The Institut Français Paris has partnered with the ARTY FARTY agency to organise a cross-disciplinary FOCUS - music, digital, intellectual debate - as part of the Nuits sonores festival and the European Lab forum in Lyon (4-8 May 2016). With the aim of…
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    Human to be screened at the Bioscope on May 20

    HUMAN a documentary by Yann-Arthus Bertrand will be screened on Friday 20 May in Johannesburg. Come and join us at the Bioscope to watch Human and celebrate the World Day for Cultural Diversity. HUMAN is a 2015 documentary by French environmentalist Yann…

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Lycée Jules Verne Job Vancancies

The Lycée Jules Verne registered with The Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE) and located on two campuses ( Johannesburg : Primary and Secondary school) and Pretoria (Primary school) is launching its recruitment campaign for the 2016/2017 school year :…

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