CEFRES Review of books – December 2023

The next edition of CEFRES Review of Books will take place on Monday, December 18th, at 4:30 pm at CEFRES, Na Florenci 3, Prague 1

This informal meeting gathers CEFRES team, the library readers, and professionals from libraries and publishing. The aim of our Review of Books is to make better known the publishing landscape in humanities and social sciences. Each book is presented in French and in no more than 10 minutes, so to stress its originality and stakes.

So far, the following presentations are announced:

  • Lise Foisneau : Kumpania. Vivre et résister en pays gadjo (Marseille : Wildproject) 2023 by Yasar Abu Ghosh
  • Geneviève Prouvost : Quotidien politique. Féminisme, écologie, subsistance (Paris : La Découverte, 2021) by Ioana Cîrstocea
  • Christelle Taraud (dir.) : Feminicides. Une histoire mondiale (Paris : La Découverte, 2022) by Hélène Martinelli
  • Anne-Marie Thiesse : La fabrique de l’écrivain national (Paris : Gallimard, 2019) by Michael Wögerbauer (tbc)
  • Edouard Vasseur : L’exposition universelle de 1867. L’apogée du Second Empire (Paris : Perrin, 2023) by Adéla Bricínová

CEFRES Review of books – June 2023

The next edition of CEFRES Review of Books will take place on

Tuesday, June 27th, at 3 pm,
at CEFRES Library (Na Florenci 3, Prague 1)
in French.

This informal meeting gathers CEFRES team, library readers, and professionals from libraries and publishing. The aim of our Review of Books is to make better known the publishing landscape in humanities and social sciences. Each book is presented in French and in no more than 10 minutes, so to stress its originality and stakes. A short discussion follows each presentation. Continue reading CEFRES Review of books – June 2023

Special Book Review – June 2022

CEFRES Book Review

For this special edition of the CEFRES Book Review, we will meet Luba Jurgenson, professor of Russian literature at Sorbonne University, director of Eur’ORBEM, translator, author of fiction, essayist and editor-in-chief of various book series, and we will discuss her latest book.

When: Tuesday, June 28th, at 3:30 p.m.
Where: CEFRES Library, Na Florenci 3, Prague (link to online meeting on request – cefres@cefres.cz)
Language: French

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CEFRES Review of Books – June 2021

The new edition of CEFRES Review of Books will take place on Thursday, June 17th, at 4:30 pm, online,
The link will be provided soon.

This informal meeting gathers CEFRES team, the library readers, and professionals from libraries and publishing. The aim of our Review of Books is to make better known the publishing landscape in humanities and social sciences. Each book is presented in no more than 10 minutes, so to stress its originality and stakes.

So far, the following presentations are announced:

  • Henri Bergeron, Olivier Borraz, Patrick Castel, François Dedieu : Covid-19 : Une crise organisationnelle (Les Presses de Sciences Po 2020) by Hugo Plassais
  • Gertrud Bing : Fragments sur Aby Warburg (Institut national d’histoire de l’art, 2020) by Lara Bonneau
  • Noémie Etienne : Les autres et les ancêtres. Les dioramas de Franz Boas et d’Arthur C. Parker à New York, 1900 (Les presses du réel, 2020) by Fedora Parkmann
  • Jacques Rancière : Le temps du paysage : Aux origines de la révolution esthétique (La Fabrique 2020) by Marie Blanc
  • Anne-Marie Thiesse : La Fabrique de l’écrivain national. Entre littérature et politique (Gallimard, 2019) by Michael Wögerbauer
  • Enzo Traverso : Passés singuliers. Le “je” dans l’écriture de l’histoire (LUX 2020) by Arthur Pérodeau

CEFRES Review of Books – December 2020

The new edition of CEFRES Review of Books will take place on Tuesday 15 December at 3 pm, online,
at the following link :
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88409623977?pwd=RmxybGovUWhqbC9sK21uOEZPL3FoZz09

This informal meeting gathers CEFRES team, the library readers, and professionals from libraries and publishing. The aim of our Review of Books is to make better known the publishing landscape in humanities and social sciences. Each book is presented in no more than 10 minutes, so to stress its originality and stakes.

So far, the following presentations are announced:

  • Romain Bertrand : Qui a fait le tour de quoi ? l’affaire Magellan (Verdier 2020) by Florence Vychytil
  • Pierre Charbonnier : Abondance et liberté (Paris : La Découverte, 2020) by Hana Dohnálková
  • Francis Kaplan :  Propos sur Alain (Gallimard, 2020) by Petr Horák
  • M. Ksinan : L’homme qui parlait avec les étoiles (Eur’ORBEM éditions, 2019) by Mátyás Erdélyi
  • Pierre Rosanvallon : Le siècle populisme (Seuil, 2020) by Felipe Fernandes
  • Adèle Van Reeth : La vie ordinaire (Gallimard 2020) by Petr Horák

CEFRES Review of Books – June 2020

The new edition of CEFRES Review of Books will take place on Tuesday 23 June at 3 pm at CEFRES library.
Join us for a discussion around the latest publications in humanities and social sciences from France.

This informal meeting gathers CEFRES team, the library readers, and professionals from libraries and publishing. The aim of our Review of Books is to make better known the publishing landscape in humanities and social sciences. Each book is presented in no more than 10 minutes, so to stress its originality and stakes.

So far, the following presentations are announced:

  • Audrey KICHELEWSKI: Les Polonais et la Shoah (CNRS éditions 2019), by Florence Vychytil
  • Samuel HAYAT: 1848. Quand la République était révolutionnaire (Seuil 2014), by Hana Fořtová
  • Frédéric KECK : Les Sentinelles des pandémies. Chasseurs de virus et observateurs d’oiseaux aux frontières de la Chine. (Zones sensibles 2020), by Virginie Vaté
  • Anne MADELAIN: L’expérience française des Balkans (Presses universitaires François Rabelais 2019), by Maria Kokkinou
  • Romain BERTRAND: Le détail du monde (Seuil 2019), byJulien Wacquez
  • Federico TARRAGONI: L’esprit démocratique du populisme (La Découverte 2019), by Felipe K. Fernandes