Conference: Endangered heritage in Syria, the role of new technologies

  Endangered heritage in Syria, the role of new technologies Tuesday, January 30 at 6.30 l Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi There is at the gates of the Orient a land whose the only name is enough to ignite the memory of men, Syria at the crossroads of trade routes, religions and cultural influences, cradle of [...]

January 29th, 2018|News, Talks, News|0 Comments

Art & Artificial Intelligence @ La Nuit des Idées (Night of Ideas) in the United Arab Emirates

Encounter | Thursday, January 25th 2018 at 6.30pm – Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi By creating the Ministry of Artificial Intelligence, the United Arab Emirates acknowledged the determining role of new technologies in the future. If Artificial Intelligence can be used in various domains, the artistic world seems to present a receptive stage to these new technologies. France [...]

January 16th, 2018|News, Talks|0 Comments

Thinkers & Doers – “How can education foster creativity?”

Free registration here. After two successful years in Paris, THINKERS & DOERS, the international network of innovative and creative forces brings its inspirational and networking morning talks to Abu Dhabi. The Institut français in the United Arab Emirates is proud to join Thinkers & Doers in identifying  innovative topics and creative speakers [...]

May 21st, 2017|News, Talks, Education|0 Comments

Thinkers & Doers – “Art Collecting : Unveiling the secrets of the art business”

Free registration here. After two successful years in Paris, Thinkers & Doers, the international network of innovative and creative forces brings its inspirational and networking morning talks to Abu Dhabi. The Institut français in the United Arab Emirates is proud to join Thinkers & Doers in identifying  innovative topics and creative speakers [...]

April 19th, 2017|News, Talks|0 Comments

March is francophone!

March is francophone in the UAE with several cultural events presented by the Institut français and its partners. Download the program here Francophonie in contest: exhibitions, cinema, concerts, one-man-show, workshops for a public who like french language and french culture. March 2nd: concert by Olivier Daguerre in Alliance française Abu Dhabi March 8th to 24th: [...]

13th Dubai international Film Festival

Back for its 13th year, the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) takes place from December 7 – 14, 2016 at Madinat Jumeirah. The 13th edition showcases 156 feature films, shorts and documentaries from 55 countries. More than 30 French films are showed. The film "Frantz" by François Ozon is showed on 9th December. A [...]

L’institut français à Abu Dhabi Art du 16 au 19/11 dans le cadre de Co-Lab

Discover the collaborative project between 4 emirtai artists and 4 historical French manufactures: Zeinab Alhashemi and Verrerie de Saint-Just Vikram Divecha and MTX Broderie architecturale Talin Hazbar and Sèvres - manufacture et musée nationaux Khalid Shafar and Mobilier national et Manufactures des Gobelins, de Beauvais et de la Savonnerie Download the catalogue Co-lab Co-Lab is an initiative of the « Emirati-french [...]

Lecture by Dr Rémy Crassard: prospects and challenges of prehistoric research in the Arabian Peninsula

Dr Rémy Crassard, Permanent Research Fellow at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Over a few decades of comprehensive fieldwork and analyses on Arabian Paleolithic and Neolithic have allowed for breakthroughs in our understanding of the major transformations that occurred in the region and their relationship to surrounding regions. The growing register of sites and materials (both surveyed and excavated) across [...]

November 14th, 2016|News, Talks|0 Comments

Le design français à la Dubai Design Week

For the second edition of the Dubai Design Week, the cultural department of the French Embassy, the Institut français, will highlight French design which was responsible for the spawning of generations of designers who succeeded in being internationally renowned, under the label 'Créative France'. This will include: - famous productions of French designers, since the late 1920s until [...]

October 12th, 2016|News, Talks|0 Comments

Lecture on the beach: Dugong and marine turtles

 LECTURE ON THE BEACH In the framework of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, Institut français presents “Tara Oceans”, two photographic exhibitions by Tara Expéditions and University College Dublin – UCD on Saadiyat Public Beach and at Monte-Carlo Beach Club from January 20 to February 8, 2014. On this occasion, many related public programs, including lectures by scholars, [...]

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