Simone Veil and her political personality

thursday, november 22nd, 6pm - 8.30pm

Location: Singelzaal (6.3), OBA Oosterdok, Oosterdokskade 143

We recently lost one of the most important personalities of the French political and social scene post-World War II - Simone Veil (1927-2017). 

Alliance Française Amsterdam and Virginie Lacomme, French teacher in the Alliance, with a Master's degree in Religion and society sciences, offer you a conference-discussion about Simone Veil and her political engagement. Find out more about her life from her youth in Nice, France and her deportation in Auschwitz, through her familly life, her political activity, her battle for women's right to have abortion, her influence in the European relations, and most recently her death and her burial in the Panthéon.

(Auto)biographical texts, videos and other documentation will be shown during the conference.


Language: French (minimum level B1)

Price: €5 (free for members or students of the AFA)


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