France, Paris

Sorbonne | At the sources of European culture: Greco-Roman Antiquity | No.1

when 16 July 2018 - 20 July 2018
language French
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450

The Sorbonne Summer University offers 12 cycles - 10 in French and 2 in English - taught by academics from the Sorbonne Université cluster.

To reflect on the foundations of European civilization, Cycle 1 offers an introduction to philosophy in Greece and Rome as well as a study of its relations with politics. This cycle invites to a reflection on the art in the Antiquity and its influence on the power of the speech and introduces to the rhetoric.

Friendship and philosophy in ancient culture
Jean-Cassien Billier, philosophy, Paris-Sorbonne University
Live happy: introduction to Roman stoicism
Juliette Dross, Latin language and literature, Paris-Sorbonne University
From epic to history: the birth of a literary genre in ancient Greece
Sébastien Morlet, Greek language and literature, Paris-Sorbonne University
The reflection on art in antiquity and its influence until today
Valérie Naas, Latin language and literature, Paris-Sorbonne University
The power of speech: Greco-Roman rhetoric and its contemporary extensions
Juliette Dross, Latin language and literature, Paris-Sorbonne University

Course leader

Sandrine La Neelle sandrine.la_neelle@paris-sorbonne.fr

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 the prestigious Sorbonne Université.

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.

Early birds fees before 28/02 and 30/04 - see web site

Scholarships

None