Paris, France

At the Sources of European Culture: Greco-Roman Antiquity | No.1

when 11 July 2022 - 15 July 2022
language French
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450

The Sorbonne Summer University offers 7 cycles - 6 in French and 1 in English - taught by academics from the Sorbonne University.

Want to deepen your knowledge on the foundations of European civilization? Cycle 1 offers an introduction to ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, while also drawing connections with politics. This course initiates a reflection on the art during the Antiquity as well as on its potential implications for the power of the speech. It also offers an introduction to rhetoric.

Live happy: introduction to Roman stoicism
Juliette Dross, Latin language and literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
The reflection on art in antiquity and its influence until today
Valérie Naas, Latin language and literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
The power of speech: Greco-Roman rhetoric and its contemporary extensions
Juliette Dross, Latin language and literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
Telling the Past in Ancient Greece: Epic and History
Sébastien Morlet, Greek language and literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
Laugh with the Greeks
Yann Migoubert, Greek, Faculty of Arts, Sorbonne Université

Course leader

Sandrine La Neelle

Target group

Students, tourists, or curious Parisians ! (A good level of French is required: B1)

Course aim

Discover the ongoing debates in various scientific fields, while delving deep into the French civilisation and being taught by professors from the renowned Sorbonne Université.

Credits info

A course certificate will be delivered.

Fee info

EUR 450: Full price

Scholarships

None