Category Archives: BOOKS & IDEAS

“Notre-Dame” at Alliance Française

Alliance Française de Singapour unveils their new “French Excellence” programme, “Notre-Dame” exactly three years after the fire that partially ravaged the cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris. This new programme includes four talks, three exhibitions, two film screenings, a musical and much more. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage site of “Paris Banks of the Seine”, Notre-Dame is […]


Smart City Provocations is a series of live virtual dialogues and events exploring what could and should be the role of urban cultural transformation in the future smart city. It brings together a transregional range of experts from arts practitioners, urban planners to thought leaders and researchers to share insights and offer fresh perspectives on […]

Singapore-France Malraux Seminar 2021

Join us on for the 3rd edition of Singapore-France Malraux Seminar titled “Reviving, resetting and Sustaining the Arts and Culture Post-Pandemic” to hear and discuss strategies to effectively operate in this new reality and explore the power of the digital. The seminar will take place on 30 September from 3PM – 4.15PM (GMT +8) on […]

Alliance Française: storytelling session in dance!

Craving for more live events to enjoy with your family? Alliance Française is bringing you an exclusive storytelling session next month in their theatre, in due respect of all safe management measures! Travel to a place where tale meets dance with storyteller Alice Bianchi, who will retell “The Twelve Dancing Princesses” (Le bal des douze […]

Generation Equality

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Actualising Gender Equality Over 25 years after the Beijing Women’s Conference, gender equality is still a struggle. Gender-based violence, economic and climate injustice, violations of sexual and reproductive rights remain widespread. In the meantime, feminist movements and innovation create new opportunities to step up collectively the fight for gender equality. A bold feminist agenda is […]

Feminine Body, Female Gazes

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Meet-the-Authors Session In line with the exhibition Intimate Topographies in which artist Hélène Le Chatelier explores the idea and the image of the female body as a “terra incognita”, our panel discussion will further examine the theme of “gentleness in the act of creation”. As an artist whose works resist the conventional male gaze of […]

Simone de Beauvoir and the Writing of The Second Sex (1947-1948)

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A talk by Ms Laure Adler and Mrs María Teresa Priego-Broca  A very expected talk by two eminent specialists of Simone de Beauvoir, Ms Laure Adler, French writer, journalist and radio/TV producer, and María Teresa Priego-Broca, a Mexican journalist, lecturer and writer. Laure Adler is a French journalist and historian who has written several biographies […]

Nuit de la Lecture 2021

Fancy a story about the power of imagination? On the occasion of La Nuit de la Lecture 2021, join Alliance Française on Zoom as they take you through a live storytelling session accompanied by live illustration, happening 30th January, Saturday at 4:30pm SGT. Author, Blandine de Lestrange, and illustrator, Alizée Sire, will tell the story of “The Colour of […]