Symposium on Cities : 4th edition
A symposium on the "Cities of the Future" is organized by the English Department every year. Each delegation (4 pupils) makes a general assessment on the measures the city they have chosen has taken to improve food access, transportation, environment... They also give their description of an ideal city. Each conference is delivered in a foreign language and is generally followed by a summary in French and two or three questions by the audience.
Target: Year 12 pupils mainly (= première)
Place: Centre St Louis des Français, Rome
Date: Early December
Languages: English, Italian, German, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese (French, as mediation)
The 4th edition of the Multilingual Symposium on Cities was held in the French Institute (Centre St Louis des Français) on December 1st 2016.
NEW : This year, more time was devoted to exchanges between speakers and audience.
Photos of the event (.pdf format) can also be downloaded on this page.