La Grande Boissière - Lecture series 2016-2017

Divers artistes

26.09.2016 > 08.05.2017

Centre des arts, Théâtre ou Auditorium

La Grande Boissière's Lecture Series 2016-2017 allows the community the opportunity to engage with distinguished speakers on moral, artistic, scientific and historical dilemmas facing humanity. Join us!

Max Lobe

Lundi 26 septembre 13h15-14h45 - CdA théâtre

Max Lobe a été bercé dans la littérature et les contes négro-africains. En 2009 le Prix de la Sorge lui est remis pour sa nouvelle Le Baccalauréat. En 2014, 39 rue de Berne reçoit le Prix du Roman des Romands. Malgré la délicatesse des thèmes abordés, son écriture est empreinte de beaucoup d’humour et d’empathie.

Col. Alfred M. Worden

Wednesday 12th October 14h45-15h30 - CdA Auditorium

Col. Alfred M. Worden served as a member of the support crew for Apollo 9, backup command module pilot for Apollo 12, and as command module pilot for Apollo 15. Col. Worden still holds a record for the furthest deep space EVA on that flight. He published his autobiography Falling to Earth in 2011.

Prof. Michael D. Aeschliman

Monday 17th October 08h30-09h30 and 10h45-11h45 - CdA theatre

Prof. Michael D. Aeschliman is on the Board of the TASIS Foundation Switzerland. He is a widely published scholar and writes a monthly column for National Review (New York).

Julie Bindel

Monday 28th November 08h15-09h45 - CdA Auditorium

Julie Bindel has been active in the global campaign to end violence towards women and children since 1979. Julie writes regularly for The Guardian, the New Statesman, Sunday Telegraph and Standpoint magazines, appearing frequently both on the BBC and Sky News. She is currently Visiting Researcher at Lincoln University (2014-17).

Oliver Morgan

Friday 27th January 13h30-14h30 and 14h45-15h45 - CdA theatre

Oliver Morgan (Département Langue & Littérature Anglaises, Université de Genève)

James Eddis

Monday 27th February 08h15-09h45 - CdA theatre

James Eddis (Head of History, Secondary School, La Grande Boissière)

Dominique Vidaud

Mardi 21 mars 10h30-11h30 et 14h45-16h15  - CdA théâtre

Professeur agrégé d’histoire doctorant à l’Université Lyon II-Lumière, membre du LAHRHA (Laboratoire de recherche historique Rhône-Alpes), et historien de l’Espagne contemporaine, Directeur de la Maison d’Izieu Dominique Vidaud est plus spécialement chargé du développement international des activités pédagogiques du Mémorial.

Pauline Tangiora

Tuesday 4th April 08h15-09h45 - CdA Auditorium

Pauline Tangiora is a Maori leader from Aotearoa, New Zealand. She is one of the most globally well known Maori leaders for peace and justice from Aotearoa, and is a member of the Earth Charter Commission, and Councillor with the World Future Council as a spokesperson and leader for indigenous rights worldwide. She is a Justice of the Peace and a 'spiritual' leader of her people and was also a lead negotiator in the Maori's claim to the NZ Government for historical injustices, and key signatory of the recent settlement with the government. She is one of the world's most famous and beloved indigenous leaders.

Theodore Dalrymple

Monday 8th May 08h30-09h45 and 11h00-11h45 - CdA theatre

Theodore Dalrymple is Dietrich Weismann Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal. Dalrymple writes regularly for The Spectator, National Review, The British Medical Journal, The Times, The Observer, and The Daily Telegraph. Dalrymple has authored over twenty books and has been called the “Orwell of our time” (Arts & Letters Daily).