Lionel Jospin, a new look on Napoléon heritage

Thursday 4th of December, former French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin is coming to Melbourne ! He will deliver the “Tom Nairn 2014 Lecture” at RMIT University. At the lecture, Mr Jospin will discuss the long term impact of Napoléon Bonaparte’s successive governments on the modernisation of Europe. Titled “From the Napoleonic Venture to the Current European Malaise”, the lecture will be introduced by the former Prime Minister of Australia, The Honourable Paul Keating.

The annual lecture honours Professor Tom Nairn – a leading Scottish intellectual and political theorist who was instrumental to establishing in setting the global studies programs at RMIT University. It brings together pre-eminent thinkers on global issues from around the world to share their knowledge and propose big ideas and challenges for the future.

When: Thursday 4 December, 5.30pm – 7pm

Where: RMIT Capitol Theatre, 113 Swanston St, Melbourne

RSVP:  Registration is essential.