Modern France

 

Past Zoom lectures

Recording

New cycle Modern France starting Wednesday, 26 October 2022

A Political, Artistic and Cultural History of Modern France

From the Pre-Revolutionary period to the 3rd Republic 1770-1870 - Part I


Wednesday, 26 October 2022

5:00-6:40 pm Paris time

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Marie-Antoinette: Fashion Icon

with Sylvie Koneski


Wednesday, 9 November 2022

5:00-6:40 pm Paris time

Zoom lecture

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The Petit Trianon:

Marie-Antoinette's Magic Kingdom at Versailles

with Chris Boïcos


Wednesday, 16 November 2022

5:00-6:40 pm Paris time

Zoom lecture

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The Neoclassical Revolution: 

David and French Painting before the French Revolution 

with Chris Boïcos


All 3:

Wednesday 26 Oct.-9-16 Nov. 2022

Zoom lectures

All 3 - 26 Oct.-9-16 Nov. 2022 lectures

  • Marie-Antoinette: Fashion Icon
  • The Petit Trianon
  • J.L. David - The Neoclassical Rev.


History of Modern France

The Third French Republic 1870-1940.

Part 14 

Wednesday, 28 September 2022

5:00-6:40 pm Paris time

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The French New Wave:

“All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun.” - Jean-Luc Godard

French cinema

1954-1963

with Sylvie Koneski


Wednesday, 5 octobre 2022

5:00-6:40 pm Paris time

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Yves Klein and Radical Art in 1960s Paris

with Anne Catherine Abecassis


Wednesday, 12 October 2022

5:00-6:40 pm Paris time

Zoom lecture

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May 1968

The Last French Revolution

with Chris Boïcos


All 3:

Wednesday 28 Sept.-5-12 Oct. 2022

Zoom lectures

All 3 - 28 Sept.-5-12 Oct. 2022 lectures

  • Yves Klein (Recording)
  • The French New Wave (Recording)
  • May 1968 (Recording)


18 May 2022

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The Left Bank group:

French cinema

1954-1963

with Sylvie Koneski


25 May 2022

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The Art World in Postwar Paris:

The Triumph of Abstraction and “Art Brut”, 1945-1960

with Anne Catherine Abecassis


 1 June 2022

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Paris is Back! The New Look

1947-1960

with Chris Boïcos


All 3: 18, 25 May & 1 June 2022

Zoom lectures

All 3 - 18, 25 May-1 June 2022 lectures

  • The Left Bank group: French cinema 
  • The Triumph of Abstraction
  • Paris is Back! The New Look


20 April 2022

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Modern Masters after the War: Picasso, Matisse, Braque & Léger, 1944-1960

with Chris Boïcos


27 April 2022

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Left Bank Paris in the 1950s, Part 1: Existentialism and Jazz

with Sylvie Koneski


4 May 2022

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French Artists in Exile in New York,  Cultural Capital of the Free World

1940-1947

with Anne Catherine Abecassis


All 3: 20, 27 April & 4 May 2022

Zoom lectures

All 3 20 April-4 May lectures

  • Modern Masters after the War
  • Left Bank Paris in the 1950s,
  • French Artists in Exile in New York



16 March 2022

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The Persecution of Jews in Vichy France.

Part 2: From the “Vel’d’Hiv” to the Liberation of the Camps, 1942-1945

with Chris Boïcos


23 March 2022

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The German Occupation Revisited: French films of the 1970s and 1980s

with Sylvie Koneski


30 March 2022

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The art world in occupied Paris, 1940-1944

 with Anne Catherine Abecassis


All 3: 16, 23 & 30 March 2022

Zoom lectures

All 3 March lectures

  • Persecution of Jews in Vichy France  2
  • The German Occupation Revisited 
  • The art world in occupied Paris


16 February 2022

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The Persecution of Jews in Vichy France.

Part 1: Prelude, 1939-1942

with Chris Boïcos


23 February 2022

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French Cinema under the Nazi Occupation: 1940-1944

with Sylvie Koneski


2 March 2022

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Art in France under the German Occupation. Part 1: Flight, 1940-1941

with Anne Catherine Abecassis


All 3: 16, 23 Feb. & 2 March 2022

Zoom lectures 

All 3 Feb-March lectures

  • The Persecution of Jews in Vichy France 
  • French Cinema under the Nazi Occupation 
  • Artists in exile 


12 January 2022

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Paris Photographed:

From Atget to Cartier-Bresson 1920-1939

with Chris Boïcos


19 January 2021

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Europe on the Brink: The Art and Politics of the 1937 Paris Exposition

with Anne Catherine Abecassis


26 January 2022

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The Golden Age of French Cinema

1930-1939

with Sylvie Koneski


12, 19 & 26 January 2022

Zoom lectures

All 3 January lectures

  • Paris Photographed
  • 1937 Paris Exposition
  •  Gold Age of French Cinema