May 19, 2015
Meet Alwan at the “Assises Internationales du Roman”, in Lyon, on May 28th 2015

Meet Alwan at the “Assises Internationales du Roman”, in Lyon, on May 28th 2015

Alwan will meet his French readers in the Assises Internationales du Roman, in Lyon, on May 28th, 2015. The meeting will take place at the Institut de Formation aux Soins Infirmiers (IFIS) at the “Centre hospitalier Saint-Joseph Saint Luc”, 18:30-20:30.

The moderators of this discussion are Kahina Saidi and Iliana Goncalves Oliveira.

The Assises Internationales du Roman, Lyon, was conceived and organized in 2007 by the Villa Gillet and Le Monde, in partnership with France Inter, and in co-direction with Les Subsistances. Every year, in May, this event brings together writers, journalists, artists, researchers, men and women of science, from the world, for a whole week. Topics that have been looked into from the various backgrounds include crime in literature, the role of memory, the links between reality and fiction, and more generally, the links to society.

The Assises are also a place of literary creation, given that each guest offers the public two original, unpublished texts: they define a keyword and read a text at the beginning of the event, which is then published in the Actes des Assises.

This year’s event counts among its guests French writers Virigine Despentes and Erik Orsenna, French singer Arthur H, and many others. For more on this event, visit the Villa Gillet’s website.