“Napoleonica® les conferences”: autumn program of talks, musical lectures and meetings

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from 13/09/2022 to 15/12/2022
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“Napoleonica® les conferences”: autumn program of talks, musical lectures and meetings

In addition to our classic Tuesday talks at 6pm at the Fondation Napoléon, Napoleonica® les conferences now offers two new formats.
– A new formula of meetings called “Chemins de traverses”, the “premiere” of which will take place on 22 November, at 5.30pm, at the Fondation Napoléon (7 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 75005 Paris).
– Musical talks organised at Saint George’s Anglican Church, (7, rue Auguste Vacquerie, 75016 Paris).
For these new events, as for the traditional talks, all of which are free, the registration procedure remain the same, namely, subject to registration with Emmanuelle Duprez by email ce@napoleon.org or téléphone 01 56 43 46 00 from the indicated date.

See the detailed autumn programme of Napoleonica® les conferences (in French).

All talks will be in French.

Tuesday 13 September 2022 at 6pm
Surcouf, by Michel Vergé Franceschi
(Registration on Thursday 8 September 2022)

Tuesday 20 September 2022 at 6pm
Around the foreign policy of Napoleon III, by Gérard Araud, French ambassador
(Registration on Thursday 15 September 2022.)

Tuesday 27 September 2022 at 6pm
C’était le monde d’avant, by Eric Roussel, from the Institut
(Registration on Thursday 22 September 2022).

Tuesday 11 October 2022 at 6pm
Antoine-Alexandre Barbier, Napoleon’s librarian, chronicle of a social ascension, by Charles-Eloi Vial
(Registration on Thursday 6 October 2022)

The musical talks of Napoleonica®
The aim of these new events organised by the Fondation Napoléon is to highlight the music of the two Empires.
These are lecture-concerts led by a historian-musicologist and illustrated by extracts from live works, performed by professional musicians.
Please note that these lectures take place at 7pm, at St George’s Anglican Church, 7 rue Auguste Vacquerie 75116 Paris).

Thursday 13 October 2022 at 7pm (at St George’s Anglican Church, 7 rue Auguste Vacquerie 75116 Paris)
Isaac Strauss and the music of the ball under Napoleon III, a musical talk by Laure Schnapper (musicologist at the Ecole des hautes études
in Social Sciences (EHESS) and President of the European Institute of the European Institute of Jewish Music).
Performers : Dancers from the historical dance association
“Carnet de bal” (director Arnaud de Gioanni),
pianist to be confirmed.
Registration on 29 September 2022.

Tuesday 25 October 2022 at 6pm
Marshal Oudinot, by Marc Maupas-Oudinot
(Registration on Thursday 20 October 2022)

Tuesday 8 November 2022 at 6pm
Napoleon and national reconciliation, by Patrice Gueniffey
(Registration on Thursday 3 November 2022)

Tuesday 15 November 2022 at 6pm
Napoleon III, a misunderstood moderniser? by Éric Anceau
Registration on Thursday 10 November 2022.

Twice a year, we now offer short evenings called “Chemins de traverse”:
This is an opportunity to meet personalities and exceptional authors, around their favourite theme which they may or may not relate to Napoleonic history.
Please note that these events start at 5.30 pm.

Tuesday 22 November 2022, from 5.30pm to 7pm
Chemins de traverse #1 A meeting with people in their thirties who have who have made their mark in the intellectual world: the philosopher Emma Carenini,
historian and jurist Raphaël Doan and journalist and columnist Alexandre Devecchio, moderated by Arthur Chevallier, historian and publisher.
Registration on Thursday 17 November 2022.

Tuesday 13 December 2022 at 6pm
Why study the Restoration? by Emmanuel de Waresquiel
Registration on Thursday 8 December 2022

Thursday 15 December 2022 at 7pm (St George’s Anglican Church 7 rue Auguste Vacquerie 75116 Paris)
Music at home, entertainment, an evening with Mme Moitte, a musical talk by Peter Hicks (Historian and international affairs officer at the Fondation
Napoléon, Peter Hicks is also the choirmaster at St George’s Anglican Church).
Performers: violins : Valérie Beutin, Laure Dautriche, viola : Bruno Bourrier, cello:Jérôme Treille, soprano: Morgane Collomb, piano: Peter Hicks.
Registration on 1 December, 2022.

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