• French Events & Workshops in Oxford

    What's coming up at the Alliance Française d’Oxford

    French Events & Workshops in Oxford

Café scientifique organised with the Maison française d'Oxford

On Friday 28 May Justine Feyereisen will give a short talk in French on ‘Femmes et récits de filiation: Mémoire familiale et postcoloniale de l’île Maurice dans l’oeuvre de J.M.G. Le Clézio’ (Women’s Filiation Stories: Familial and Postcolonial Memory from Mauritius in J.M.G. Le Clézio’s Work)
Organised in collaboration with the Maison Française d’Oxford.

  • Friday 28th May
  • 10:00am-11:00am
  • Online with Zoom
    From B1
  • FREE

Conférence Antivax

Join us to talk about the reluctance of the French towards medical progress, especially vaccines. Political, ecological, cultural or traditional arguments, Laurent Henri-Vignaud will share with us the analysis of his book “Antivax: la résistance aux vaccins du XVIIIe siècle à nos jours” written in 2019 and which is all the more relevant with the health crisis.

  • Tuesday 8th June
  • 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • FREE

Voyager en France

From the 8th of June, every Tuesday for 6 weeks, French up your summer and get ready for your holidays! Using authentic materials such as maps, menus, etc., you will prepare for your next trip to France. You will learn phrases for specific situations (restaurant, train station, shopping, etc.) and learn about important French customs and habits with qualified and native teachers.

  • 6 Tuesdays from 8th June (9h in total, 6x 1h30 per week)
  • 10:00am-11:30am
  • Onsite
    A1(beginners)
  • £126

Online French book club

Join us to discuss the poems and songs written by the iconic French singer Georges Brassens. He wrote more than 200 songs such as “La mauvaise reputation”, “Chanson pour l’auvergnat”and “Les copains d’abord”. He was awarded the Grand Prix for poetry by the Académie Française in 1967.

  • Saturday 12th June
  • 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Online with Zoom From B1
  • £12

Café scientifique organised with the Maison française d'Oxford

On Friday 25 June Yves Sintomer will give a talk in French on ‘Innovation démocratique dans la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique: la convention citoyenne française pour le climat’ (Democratic innovation in the fight against global warming: the French citizen convention for the climate).
Organised in collaboration with the Maison Française d’Oxford.

  • Friday 25th June
  • 10:00am-11:00am
  • Online with Zoom
    From B1
  • FREE

Online French book club

Join us to discuss “Les Impatientes” by Djaili Amadou Amal (prix Goncourt 2020) and the story of three women trying to break free from the condition of women in the Sahel. Forced marriage, domestic violence…the author breaks taboos and denounces violence against women.

  • Saturday 3rd July
  • 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Online with Zoom From B1
  • £12