DISCUSSION « LA LANGUE FRANÇAISE D’HIER À DEMAIN » WITH SLIMANE ZEGHIDOURDate/Time
Date(s) - Thursday, November 8
6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Alliance Française Ottawa
As part of his tour in the different Alliances Françaises in Canada, the journalist and chief editor of the channel TV5 Monde, Slimane Zeghidour, will be at the Alliance Française Ottawa on Thursday November 8th to have a discussion on the theme of «The french language, from yesterday to tomorrow. Yesterday language of all the European and Asian courts, language of the international intelligentsia and the political reformers, French is now a Southern language, much more spoken by Africans, it has become the idiom of former colonized countries, of poor countries which bet on it as an idiom of mondial education»
French Author and journalist, born in Algeria, 63 old, he is Chief Editor and Diplomatic Columnist in the TV5 MONDE, the francophone international TV chanel. He covered, as an international reporter South America, Middle East, Russia and Central Asia for various reviews including Le Monde, El Pais, Le Nouvel Observateur, Geo, Télérama, La Vie. He covered on the ground the rise of religious fundamentalism, Jewish, evangelical and Muslim from Brazil to Uzbekistan via Algeria, Israel and Palestine, Egypt, Iran and Sudan. He teaches the geopolitic of religions at Sciences-Po and is a professor of journalism at CELSA, Paris (Sorbonne). Author of several books he has also lectured at several universities worldwide University of Berkeley, University of South California, Princeton, Bir-Zeit, Djeddah’s Effat University, Beyrouth Saint-Joseph University, University of Tel-Aviv, University of Brazilia, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.