Discovering the Peculiarity of the English – a talk by Alan Macfarlane and Fabienne Bonnet

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The watercolour of the White Cliffs of Dover is by Richard Andrewes (Trinity) This event is on Zoom Alan Macfarlane  (Worcester Oxford (MA & PhD), King's Cambridge (Fellow), London School of Economics (MPhil), SOAS (PhD).) was born in Shillong, Meghalaya, India. Alan is an anthropologist and historian, and a Professor Emeritus of King's College, Cambridge.


PADFAS – Zoom Lecture on Paul Strand

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PADFAS (The Arts Society Paris) invites members of the Cambridge Society of Paris to join their Live online Zoom lecture on Thursday 17th February, 2022 at 14.00. Deborah Jenner will present Paul Strand's "Straight Photography". Paul Strand’s sharply focused Straight Photography elevated this Machine Age tool – a camera – to a medium of Fine

Oxford & Cambridge Poetry and Prose Reading

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We are pleased to announce the next Oxford and Cambridge virtual prose and poetry reading on Tuesday 1st March at 7pm. It will take place on Zoom. This event is open to members of both Societies. The topic chosen is "Rich and Poor" which we hope gives you plenty of scope to select readings that


CamSoc Paris – Jean Khalfa talk 11 March 2022

Amphitheatre Marie Curie 1 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris

Jean Khalfa is a Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge who specialises in the history of philosophy, modern literature (in particular contemporary poetry and writing in French from North Africa and the Caribbean), aesthetics and anthropology. He is also a member of the Council of the Ecole Normale Supérieure. Jean will give us a talk on


Dinner-Talk at the Sénat

Senat 15ter rue de Vaugirard, Paris

TICKET SALES FOR THIS EVENT HAVE NOW CLOSED We have an excellent opportunity to find out about the challenges relating to political opinion polls from Mr Henri Wallard, CEO France and Group Deputy CEO of Ipsos. More information about the topic of the talk will be provided shortly. We have also been fortunate to be

40.00€ – 55.00€

The Gemini Boat Races

The Bowler 13 rue d'Artois, Paris

The Gemini Boat Race will return to the Thames this year. Come along to cheer on the Light Blues at The Bowler, 13 rue d'Artois, 75008 Paris. We have arranged for both the Ladies' and the Men's races to be shown on the Bowler's big screen so that we can meet up with our friends

Cambridge Society of Paris Annual Dinner

Maison de Polytechniciens 12 rue de Poitiers, Paris

Bookings for this event have now closed - sorry if you have missed out   The President and Committee of the Cambridge Society of Paris are delighted to invite the Society's members and their guests to the Annual Dinner on Wednesday 13th April 2022 at the Maison des Polytechniciens, 12 rue de Poitiers, 75007 Paris

50.00€ – 80.00€

Hot Topics for Top Minds

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The Society's quarterly virtual meeting to debate topics considered to be of interest by the participants, proposed in advance, will be held on Thursday 28th April 2022 from 8pm to 9pm. Places will be limited to a maximum of 20 so everyone is able to have their say on each topic. The critical thing is


The invisible world of life – a talk by Pascale Cossart

Amphitheatre Marie Curie 1 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris

EVENT CANCELLED with apologies from the Cambridge Society of Paris PROFESSOR PASCALE COSSART  The invisible world of life (bacteria, fungi, archaea…and viruses) Or A trip in the country of microbes: a lot of friends, few enemies! Monday 9th May 2022 Amphithéâtre Marie Curie 11/13 rue Pierre et Marie Curie 75005 Paris

10.00€ – 20.00€

Presentation by Solange Manche and Annual General Meeting

Maison de la Vie Associative et Citoyenne du VIIe 4 rue Amélie, Paris

Solange Manche, a beneficiary of the Trevor Brown Bursary in 2020 to support her change year at the Ecole Normale Supérieur, will give a presentation on "Finance’s Phineas Gage: Thinking Financialization and Subject Formation with Contemporary French Thought". In this talk, Solange will present how the thought of Stiegler, Malabou, and Lordon can shed a


Commemoration and Thanksgiving For Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

St George's Anglican Church 7 rue Auguste Vacquerie, Paris

The Rev’d Mark Osborne, Rector of St George’s, Paris Has the pleasure of inviting the members of the Cambridge Society of Paris to a service of Choral Evensong of Commemoration and Thanksgiving For Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II In the presence of the Ambassador of the United Kingdom Her Excellency Dame Menna Rawlings Saturday

Freshers’ Welcome drinks

Fondation Goodplanet 1, Carrefour de Longchamp, Bois de Boulogne, Paris

The Cambridge Society of Paris is again taking part in the University’s world-wide program of events for those students who have recently been successful in gaining a place at Cambridge, whether as an Undergraduate or a Graduate. The aim is to give them an opportunity to meet other new students coming from France and to