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Monday 23.4 at 6pm: “Armas Launis, successes and failures of a Finnish composer” by Henri-Claude Fantapié

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to “Armas Launis, successes and failures of a Finnish composer in Nice (1930-1959)” by French composer and conductor Henri-Claude Fantapié on Monday 23.4 at 6pm. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri-Claude_Fantapi%C3%A9 Henri-Claude Fantapié has kindly accepted to speak about past and present musical works composed in Nice and in particular about Armas Launis. […]

Tuesday 10.5 at 6pm: “Xavier de Maistre’s Travels around His Room” by Kai Mikkonen

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are kindly invited to “Xavier de Maistre’s Travels around His Room” by Kai Mikkonen on Tuesday 10.5. at 6pm. Kai Mikkonen will lead the discussion on Xavier de Maistre’s parodic travel books Voyage autour de ma chambre (Voyage around my Room, 1794) and Expédition nocturne autour de ma chambre (Nocturnal […]

Wednesday 10.11 at 6pm: Screening of Rax Rinnekangas’documentary on Le Cabanon by Le Corbusier

Dear Friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to the screening of Rax Rinnekangas’ documentary on Le Cabanon by Le Corbusier on Wednesday 10.11 at 6pm. It is part of Rax Rinnekangas’ “Five Master Houses of the World project”.www.btlimited.fi Rax Rinnekangas has kindly accepted to introduce the film himself. Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi – Entrance is […]

Wednesday 1.9 at 6pm: Anouilh, un auteur “ inconsolable et gai” de Anca Visdei

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly welcome to listen to French author Anca Visdei (www.ancavisdei.com)  talk of her new book ‘ Anouilh, un auteur “ inconsolable et gai” on Wednesday 1.9 at 6pm! The talk will be in French. The philosopher Gabriel Sandu will be the moderator. Bienvenue à tous! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi […]

Thursday 20.5 at 6pm: Ranskankielisiä naisrunoilijoita suomeksi with translators Marja Haapio and Kristina Haataja

 Dear friend of Arkadia,   Your are heartily welcome to the bookshop on Thursday 20.5 at 6pm . Translators Marja Haapio and Kristina Haataja will discuss and read excerpts of Runoilevien naisten kaupunki (Tammi 2010) .   The talk will be in Finnish but some poems will be read in French. Questions can be answered […]

Saturday 8.5 at 4pm: “The Drama of the Harkis: the Forgotten People of French History” by Dalila Akkal

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily welcome to “The Drama of the Harkis: the Forgotten People of French History” a presentation by Dalila Akkal, a French neuroscientist of Algerian (Berber) descent, on Saturday 8.5 at 4pm. The short film ‘les Amendiers de L’Histoire’ (2004) by Jaco Bidermann et Valentin Lagard will be screened on […]

Thursday 29.10 at 6pm: Eliel Kilpelä esitelmöi otsikolla ‘Pariisilaiset ja Les Grands Travaux’

  Dear friend of Arkadia,   Welcome to “Parisians and Les Grands Travaux – nostalgia and resignation” by Eliel Kilpelä on Thursday 29.10 at 6pm!   Eliel Kilpelä esitelmöi otsikolla ‘Pariisilaiset ja Les Grands Travaux’Pariisi muuttui ulkoiselta olemukseltaan ennennäkemättömällä tavalla Napoleon III hallituskauden aikana (1852-70). Nämä muutostyöt vaikuttivat, niin kuin rakennustyöt yleensä, pariisilaisten arkeen – […]

Architect Edit Bajsz will talk of Le Havre on Wednesday 26.8 at 6pm

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily welcome to join us on Wednesday 26.8 at 6pm at the bookshop and listen to architect Edit Bajsz share her impressions on the city of Le Havre that she visited and studied last summer. She’ll make a presentation of the architecture and the history of this remarkable city, […]