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June 2014

International Conference
The Future of the Body: Phenomenology, Medicine and the (Post) human 
Special Guest: ORLAN
19 - 20 June 2014
This conference will bring together leading scholars working in Philosophy, Medical Humanities, Medicine, and related disciplines whose work critically engages with the status of the body.

A public event on the theme of posthuman performance will include a talk from French performance artist ORLAN at the Science Gallery on Thursday 19th June 2014 @6pm with consecutive translation.

This event is supported by the French Embassy in Ireland
@ Science Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin 2
Info & Registration
"Charles de Gaulle: A Quiet Holiday" in Sneem, County Kerry

30 May 2014 - 29 May 2015
Presented in Sneem, County Kerry for the first time! 
Opening on Friday 30 May, 6pm

The exhibition presents a series of photographs from the Kennelly Archive of Charles De Gaulle’s visit to Ireland after he left power in May 1969.
Padraig and Joan Kennelly, founders of a photographic studio in Tralee (Kennelly Archive), followed in the footsteps of de Gaulle and recorded the excitement caused amongst the people of Sneem, a small village in the south west of Ireland, in County Kerry. They called their photo journal “A Quiet Holiday”.
Presented by the French Embassy in Ireland in association with Kerry Geopark; curated by Isabelle Galy-Aché with the support of: Irish Cultural Centre in Paris, Kennelly Archive, Fondation Charles de Gaulle, Ireland Fund of France 

30 May 2014 - 29 May 2015 
Kerry Geopark Information Centre
South Square, Sneem, Co. Kerry 
Admission Free
"Here in Paradise" by Jochen Gerz

31 May - 18 September 2014
Opening on Saturday 31 May, 6pm
Here in Paradise is a public space exhibition by conceptual artist Jochen Gerz, internationally known for his collaborative works on memory in France, Germany, England, Italy, Ireland and Austria. No place as small as Sneem shows the depth of migration and interchange in the European Union better.

This exhibition is commissioned by Sneem Tidy Towns and supported by the French and German Embassies, the Goethe-Institut in Dublin and the Kerry County Council. 

31 May 2014 - 18 September 2014
@ Sneem North & South Squares, Co. Kerry 
Admission Free
* An international symposium on on Jochen Gerz’ works in public spaces is to take place at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on November 14-15, 2014
Campous France at the Summer GradIreland Fair

11 June 2014
Campus France, the French national agency for the promotion of higher education, international student services, and international mobility will host a stand at the Summer GradIreland fair on Wednesday 11th June, from 11am to 5 pm. The fair will take place in Serpentine Hall in the RDS.

If you have any query about studying in France, do not hesitate to stop by at our stand, we will be more than happy to help you !
Contact Campus France:
01 708 83 07
Artists' Residency
2015 International Artist-in-Residences at Récollets (Paris) 

Deadline 17 June 2014
The City of Paris and the Institut français, France’s international agency for foreign cultural action, offer an artist-in-residence program dedicated to established foreign artists and writers at the “Centre International d’accueil et d’échanges des Récollets”, a venue for artists and researchers from around the world.

Deadline for 2015 applications: 17 June 2014

Full details and applications online at:
Two-day event: “Promoting Irish French Academic Cooperation”

19-20 June 2014
The French Embassy in Ireland, Campus France Paris and the Irish Universities Association organise an academic event on the 19th and 20th of June 2014  where French International officers will come to meet with their Irish counterparts.

The first day will be dedicated to 3 lectures around academic topics. On the second day, the French professionals will stay in Dublin or go to Cork, Galway or Limerick for face-to-face meetings with their academic peers.
World Equestrian Games in Normandy

23 August - 7 September 2014 
From 23 August to 7 September 2014, Normandy will host the world’s biggest equestrian event: the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. More than just a sporting event that will have the finest athletes and horses compete against each other, the 2014 edition will give the expected 500,000 visitors a genuine insight into the equine world. It will indeed be the occasion for everyone to come together in a truly exceptional place.

Celebrated every four years and alternating with the Olympic Games, the World Equestrian Games are undoubtedly the biggest equestrian event in the world.
Street Theatre
Royal de Luxe set for Irish Premiere of The Giant’s Journey
Limerick City of Culture
5,6,7 September 2014
The headline event for Limerick City of Culture 2014 has just been announced with world renowned French Street company Royal de Luxe to present 'The Giant's Journey' for three whole days and nights on the 5th, 6th and 7th September 2014.

Limerick will be transformed as the massive giant rambles through the streets, transfixing audiences for 72 hours of free entertainment. Young and old will rub shoulders as they follow the Giant’s progress on its epic three day journey. The Limerick version will expect to see in excess of 200 000 visitors making it the largest public event ever hosted in the streets of the city

Royal de Luxe was founded in 1979 by Jean-Luc Courcoult and have since played in front of more than 18 million spectators with around 1,380 shows in more than 170 cities, in 40 countries on the 5 continents.
With the support of the French Embassy in Ireland and many local partners and sponsors

Not to be missed!
IF Cinéma available to French Teachers in Ireland!

Free Online Download Platform
French teachers can now access the Institut Français cinéma platform

More than 300 royalty free films are available (fiction films, feature and short films, films recently released, cultural heritage films and films for young audiences) along with over 50 educational kits. To download the films, please fill in the registration form at this link  and send it back to

For further information, please contact Christopher Pingeon, Linguistic Assistant at

Cultural Service
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