Révolte-Toi – A revolution in debating!

 For a few hours on 20 March, the occupants of the Salon of the Institut Francais were transported to the late 18th century to observe a battle of wits between rival groups of the Assemblée: the Montagnards and the Girondins. The two teams aimed to convince a prestigious panel of judges as to whether Europe…

2013 Franco-British Finance Summit

Are you interested in finance and how it affects society? Does the role of the UK in Europe grab your attention? Are you keen to meet students from other great universities and spend a weekend in Paris? If you answered yes to any of the above, then please read on. On the 15-16th of March,…

Research Communication Event Review

On Monday 14th January, the Franco-British Connections had the pleasure of hosting their first event of 2013, in the beautiful great hall of Goodenough College. The event, entitled ‘The Communication of Social and Scientific Research in France and the UK’, aimed to give an insight on how research is transmitted from an academic setting to…

Dr. Karine Chevalier

Film director and lecturer at the University of Roehampton Can you tell us about your education and how you arrived in Britain? I obtained my French Baccalaureate, and went onto university, where I soon realised that there was not much I could do with a degree in modern literature. I then did a multidisciplinary DEA…

Mr. Franck Mathevon

French journalist in London for Radio France Where did you study and how did you end up working for France Inter in London? I have a fairly common educational background. I studied business and finance at the University of Concordia in Montreal and then I went to the school of journalism in Lille. Just after…

Square Debate on Energy in Europe

What is this new Square Debate on Energy in Europe? France, the United Kingdom, Germany and Russia will get together to debate and put the question of renewable energies and supplies into European perspective. The students taking part delivered an impressive, and at times challenging performance. This debate, which is currently of major concern in…

FB-Connections Event on French Elections

On the 24th of April 2012, The Franco-British Connections, in partnership with the Franco-British Society and the KCL Politics Society, organised a political debate on the current French presidential elections. In front of an audience of about a hundred, in a beautiful lecture hall at King’s College, our panel consisted of three politicians, a journalist…

Mr. Benedict Brogan

On a sunny morning at Buckingham Palace Road’s Telegraph offices; Mr. Brogan received two Franco-British students in the heart of the journalistic hub. After taking time to walk us around the redesigned former stock exchange open space; he kindly answers our questions… Can you say a few words about your education and your career? Most…