Les réfugiés francophones en Angleterre: Soirée d'histoire et de poésie
|Starts:||18:00 20 Oct 2017|
|Ends:||19:30 20 Oct 2017|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students|
|Speaker:||Siobhan Brownlie, Philomène Mujinga|
Siobhan Brownlie, Lecturer in Translation Studies, will be doing a talk (in French) about the Huguenots (French refugees who came to England in the 17th century) and about the Congolese community in Manchester. This will be followed by Philomène Mujinga, who comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo, reading poems that she has written about her country and about her life as an asylum seeker in the UK.
This evening will appeal to staff and students in French who have an interest in Francophonie, migration, history and poetry.
The Alliance Française is located at 125 Portland Street, Manchester.
Download information about this event in French: http://documents.manchester.ac.uk/display.aspx?DocID=34116 (PDF)
Role: Lecturer in Translation Studies
Organisation: The University of Manchester
Role: Poet from the Democratic Republic of Congo
Travel and Contact Information
125 Portland Street