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CANCELLED Groupe de lecture: « Le turquetto » de Metin Arditi

Wednesday 25 March 13:15-14:30


Every month the group meets to discuss a book selected in advance (from classical to contemporary French literature) and discover the other members’ views on them. The discussion is held in FRENCH.

In March, the group will be discussing Le Turquetto by Metin Arditi (1995, Folio Gallimard).

About this event:
Metin Arditi, born in Ankara in 1945, is a Swiss francophone writer. His studied physics in Lausanne (Switzerland) and at the University of Stanford (England), before becoming the President of « L’orchestre de la Suisse romande » in Lausanne. In 2012, he was appointed « Ambassador of good faith » by UNESCO.

For Turquetto, Metin Arditi paints the vivid fiction protrait of Titian’s mysterious pupil from the rebellious spirit of his imaginary early youth in Constantinople through his recognition as a Renaissance painter in Venise where he exiled tofinally end up at his downfall.

Groupe de lecture : Metin Arditi
Wednesday, 25 March| 1.15 - 2.15pm
IN FRENCH | C1 level and above
FREE, BUT FOR MEMBERS ONLY

Institut français d’Ecosse
Salle Duchesse d’Angoulême (first floor)
West Parliament Square
Edinburgh, EH1 1RF

The groupe de lecture is open to members of the Institut français d’Ecosse only. Admission is free, but the number of places is limited. To sign up, please fill in the registration form and send it to ifecosse.edimbourg-cslt diplomatie.gouv.fr

Access Details
The Institut français d’Ecosse and the salle Duchesse d’Angoulême are accessible with step-free access available at West Parliament Square and George IV Bridge.

IFE Membership and Discount Rates
The Institut programmes many members only events and offers discounted member rates at other events. Find out more about becoming a member of the Institut français d’Ecosse.

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