Institut Français - Centre Saint-Louis
"Liberté en Amérique"
a colloquium on the French Contributions to American Traditions of Freedom
Dr. Samuel Gregg, Acton Institute (Michigan, USA)
Dr. Jean-Baptiste Noé, Political & Economic Historian (Paris, FRANCE)
Wednesday, 30 May 2018
18.00 – 19.30
Brief drinks reception to follow
Largo Toniolo, 22 - Rome (MAP)
(adjacent to Chiesa San Luigi dei Francesi)
Lectures will be in French and English
Simultaneous Interpretation provided into Italian
Copies of texts provided in French, English, Italian
This brief colloquium will explore some of the specifically French contributions to the understanding of the nature and growth of freedom in America. It will illustrate how certain French scholars such as Alexis de Tocqueville, Frédéric Bastiat and Jacques Maritain have penetrated beneath the superficial to deepen our appreciation of the ideas and paradoxes that have informed the tradition of liberty in the United States.
Free and Open to the Public