Humanitarian Forum: Gender-based violence in emergency settings

  When society breaks down due to war or disaster, women and girls are often the first to feel it. This forum focuses on gender-based violence in regions undergoing conflict or other types of emergencies via two panels. “When #MeToo … Read More

Nouvelles Richesses Exhibition | New Architectural Work in France

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Georgia Tech will host Nouvelles Richesses, an exhibition presented by France at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale. Imaginative and innovative, the exhibition showcases an array of contemporary architectural projects developed by a new generation of French architects. A collaborative work by … Read More

Human Landscapes | A Collaborative Dance Premiere

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Core Performance Company and France-based choreographer Germana Civera present the world premiere of a new collaborative piece as part of the 8th edition of France-Atlanta. Performed to an original score by Didier Aschour, Director of the Centre for Musical Creation … Read More

Filming Africa | Screening and Discussion with “Félicité” Director Alain Gomis

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Acclaimed French-Senegalese director Alain Gomis discusses his latest feature-length film, which follows Félicité, a determined single mother, through the bustling city of Kinshasa, Congo RDC in a striking portrait of contemporary Africa. Strong and independent, Félicité spends her evenings singing … Read More

Bridging the Sciences: Advances in HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Emerging Viruses

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Outstanding French and American researchers and key opinion leaders will gather for a high-level, one-day scientific symposium on human viral infections. Interactive sessions will present basic and clinic research focusing on advances in virology, therapeutic drug development and practical considerations … Read More

Picturing Africa | A Conversation with Photographer Omar Victor Diop

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Senegalese photographer Omar Diop breaks the mold of traditional photography and conveys a universally relevant message through his images; Diop fascinates with his unanticipated perspective on African culture and history. Diop shot “The Future of Beauty” in 2011, and most … Read More

Crystal Peach Awards

  The 2018 annual Crystal Peach Awards luncheon, which will feature Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms as keynote speaker, recognizes four outstanding corporate honorees for their commitment to economic growth, innovation and the expansion of commercial relations between France and … Read More

Education Series: Teaching students about humanitarian work in the francophone world

  Atlanta is home to a number of international NGOs and humanitarian organizations that do work among the world’s francophone regions, which account for more than 220 million people. Representatives from organizations such as the Peace Corps and Carter Center present how they … Read More

Humanitarian Forum: Sexual and Reproductive Health in Developing and Disaster Torn Countries

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Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (SRH) in a crises context remains ever-relevant due to natural disasters, famine, disease and other ongoing problems across the globe. The French Consulate General in Atlanta and Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health will host … Read More

France-Atlanta 2016 Calendar

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  EVENT Date Cartooning for Peace : The Art of Democracy October 12, 13 Cybersecurity : Transatlantic Innovations & Strategies October13, 14 Contemporary Dance : REMOVING (Remixed) | Noé Soulier October 14, 15 Contemporary Music : CYCLES | Daniel Wohl October 17, 18 FACC … Read More

Cartooning for Peace: The Art of Democracy

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    World renowned press cartoonists Jean “Plantu” Plantureux (Le Monde, France), Michel “Kichka” (Courrier International, Israel/Belgium) and Mike Luckovich (Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA) gave a fun, engaging, and provocative reflection of free speech in a democratic society.   In the midst of … Read More

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