Are we Charlie?
|Dates:||30 January 2015|
|Times:||17:00 - 19:00|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students, General public|
A round-table to contextualise the recent Paris killings and their consequences.
Academic presentations followed by open debate.
Olivier Cyran (Paris-based free-lance journalist; former collaborator with Charlie-Hebdo, 1991-2001). PLEASE NOTE: O. Cyran left Charlie-Hebdo in 2001 in disagreement with its editorial line, which he considered as prejudiced against French Muslims. He will discuss the fraught place of secularism in French journalism.
Jonathan Ervine (French Studies, Bangor) ‘Comedy, Controversy and Consensus in France’
Ravi Hensman (History, Manchester) ‘Blaming the Banlieues: a Suburban Perspective’
Emmanuel-Pierre Guittet (Politics, Manchester) ‘The temptation of a Patriot Act à la française… Ain’t we learnt nothing yet?’
Hatsuki Aishima (Middle Eastern Studies, Manchester) ‘Which Muslim perspective?’
Moshe Behar (Middle Eastern Studies, Manchester) ‘Thoughts on killing and the killed’
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