Saint-John Perse, Albert Camus, Europe

Friday 8 November 18 . 30, , Aix-en-Provence, Méjanes Library, room Armand Lunel, in the event of Albert Camus, citizen of the world
(exhibitions, meetings, cinemas, shows, lectures)

debate Saint-John Perse, Camus and Europe

with the participation of
Sophie Doudet, lecturer at the IEP Aix-en-Provence
Henriette Levillain, Professor Emeritus at the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne
Georges-Henri Soutou, historian, member of the Institute
Agnes Spiquel, Professor Emeritus at the University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-Cambrai
Moderator Antoine Spire

Advocating for a Franco-German reconciliation, Alexis Leger, alias Saint-John Perse, defended as early as 30 a federalist vision of Europe. Albert Camus is defined as European from 1948 and sees Europe as an "intellectual home", a country of "rebels", an open multicultural community.