"Politiques de l’empathie, politiques de la résilience" - with Alexandre Gefen

Hybrid public lecture by professor of French literature Alexandre Gefen on empathy and resilience (in French)



French scholar Alexandre Gefen will give a public lecture on September 5th, 2022 at 6:00pm.

This hybrid talk will take place at the Maison française d’Oxford, and is supported by the Higher Education, Research and Innovation department of the French Embassy in the UK, and the Maison Française d’Oxford. This is a free, in-person, and online event.

Alexandre Gefen is senior researcher at the CNRS Theory and History of Modern Art and Literature Unit (UMR7172, THALIM, CNRS / Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3) and  a historian of ideas and literature.  He is the author of numerous articles and essays on culture, contemporary literature and literary theory. Latest publications: Territoires de la non-fiction, Brill, 2020. With Olivier Bessard-Banquy and Sylvie Ducas, Best-sellers. L'industrie du succès, Armand Colin, 2021. The idea of literature. De l'art pour l'art aux écritures d'intervention, Corti, 2021. La littérature est une affaire politique, L'Observatoire, 2022.


Please note that the event will take place at the Maison Française d'Oxford and be livestreamed on Zoom.
Follow the link below to register for the in-person and the online event. You will receive the Zoom link the day before the event


This will be followed by a wine and cheese.