Plus que jamais, jeunes Français et jeunes Britanniques doivent apprendre à se connaître

Nous re-publions ici une tribune écrite par Jean-Pascal Sibiet et Lise Péron, respectivement Président et Membre des Franco-British Connections, et parue le 20 août dans L’Opinion. En cette période estivale, comprendre l’anglais, le français, le portugais ou le chinois avec seulement quelques secondes de différé et pour seulement 200 euros, voilà les promesses du Translate One2One…

Mr. Edward Hughes

Edward Hughes is Professor of French at Queen Mary University of London. He was joint-winner of the Franco-British Society Literary Prize 2016 for his book ‘Albert Camus’, published by Reaktion Books. Can you first please briefly go through your education and career? I was born in Belfast and started university there in 1971, taking a BA…

Mr. Tim Gore, OBE

Tim Gore, OBE, is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the University of London Institute in Paris. Can you briefly go through your education and career? When did your life acquire a Franco-British dimension? My first degree was Archaeological Sciences. After this, I volunteered in Sudan and started teaching there without a teaching background. I…

Mr. Nicholas Hammond

Nicholas Hammond is the Headmaster of the British School of Paris. Can you briefly describe your background prior to being appointed Headmaster of the British School of Paris in September 2014? I grew up and went to school in the East of England. I studied archaeology at the University of Cambridge and worked as an…

Franco-British Young Leaders UK Residency

The first edition of the Franco-British Young Leaders was launched last week in London. Over four days, the Young Leaders met experts and discussed many areas pertaining to the Franco-British relations – from politics to science, culture or societal issues. Announced by David Cameron and Francois Hollande in March 2016 at the Amiens Summit, it was initiated…

Lord Grenfell

Julian Pascoe Francis St Leger Grenfell, 3rd Baron Grenfell is a former Labour member of the House of Lords where he was well known for his strong Europhile views. He entered as a hereditary peer but was granted a Life Peerage in 2000. Lord Grenfell was a programme presenter at Associated Television from 1960 to 1963 and worked…

Mr. Richard Parks

Richard Parks is a former Wales international rugby union player turned Extreme Environment Athlete. During his professional career spanning 13 years, he played for Pontypridd, Leeds, Perpignan and Newport Gwent Dragons. Following his forced retirement from rugby, Richard made history twice with two incredible feats of endurance; a world first expedition called the 737 Challenge, where in July 2011…

Mr. Ben Newick

Ben Newick has been the Butler at the British Embassy in Paris since 1984. Could you tell me a little about your life and professional pathway? What led you to pursue a career in hospitality? How long have you been working at the British Embassy in France? At school, I was keen on art and music,…

Le Brexit : une opportunité pour les jeunes Britanniques et pour la France

Nous re-publions ici une tribune écrite par Jean-Pascal Sibiet et Louis Marty, respectivement Président et Membre des Franco-British Connections, et parue le 8 mars dans Les Echos. Menacés d’être les premières victimes d’un Brexit qu’ils n’ont pas choisi, les étudiants britanniques pourraient être nombreux à s’envoler pour l’étranger : une opportunité historique pour les universités…

Finale du Tournoi des Joutes Oratoires universitaires 2017

Nous avons le plaisir de vous adresser une invitation de la part de Franco Débats UK à l’évènement suivant, à l’Institut Français du Royaume-Uni Nous sommes ravis de vous accueillir pour la finale Edition 2017 du Tournoi des Joutes Oratoires universitaires du Royaume-Uni, un Tournoi organisé par l’association FDUK en partenariat avec l’Institut Français du Royaume-Uni, indispensable soutien…