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Talk: France and Europe, Why?
Date: 31 March 2010 

The School’s French Programme invites you to attend the following talk:

France and Europe, Why?

Mr. Christian Ramage
Deputy Consul General
Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau

Date: 31 March 2010 (Wednesday)
Time: 1:00 to 2:30 pm
Venue: Room KKLG102, K.K. Leung Building, HKU
Language: English

During his presentation, which will take the form of an interactive discussion, Mr. Ramage will examine the following questions:

Why Europe?
What is the definition of Europe?
What is the European definition based on? - Geography? Religion? Ethnic background? History? Political or Social values?
Why countries which were at war for centuries decided to work together for peace and prosperity?
Why did this cooperation work?
What does it mean to be European today?

This talk is organized with the support of the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau and is held as part of The University of Hong Kong’s Broadening Course YLAN0005: An Introduction to France and the Francophone World.

Please click on this link to download the poster

All are welcome. No registration required.

For enquiries, please contact Ms. Valerie Martinez (

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