France, Paris

Aux sources de la culture européenne : l’Antiquité gréco-romaine

when 3 July 2017 - 21 July 2017
language French
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 450

This course offers a reflection on the foundations of European civilization. It gives an introduction to Greek and Roman philosophy and its ties with politics. It also offers a reflection on the influence of art in the Antiquity, and an introduction to the art of rhetoric.

Friendship and Philosophy in Ancient Culture
-Jean-Cassier Billier, Philosophy, Université Paris-Sorbonne
Living happily: an introduction to Roman Stoicism
J-uliette Dross, Latin Language and Literature, Université Paris-Sorbonne
From the Epic to History: the birth of a literary genre in ancient Greece
-Christine Hunzinger, Greek Language and Literature, Université Paris-Sorbonne
A look at Art in Antiquity and its influence
-Valérie Naas, Latin Language and Literature, Université Paris-Sorbonne
The Power of Discourse: the Greco-Roman Republic and its contemporary forms
-Juliette Dross, Latin Language and Literature, Université Paris-Sorbonne

One week: (morning or afternoon) 15 hours + conferences

Course leader

Jean-Cassier Billier, Juliette Dross, Christine Hunzinger, Valérie Nass

Target group

Students, tourists, or curious Parisian ! (A good level of French is required: B1)

Course aim

Discover the current debates in different scientific fields and learn about the French civilisation with professors from a prestigious University: La Sorbonne.

Credits info

A certificate will be delivered.

Fee info

EUR 450: Courses, conferences and a visit of the Sorbonne (or of the Senate) are included in the price.
You can also add cultural activities to the programme of courses.

Scholarships

None