FORUM ON EUROPEAN CULTURE
31 may - 4 june 2023
Orlando Figes (United Kingdom, 1959) is a professor of history at Birbeck College, University of London. He has written extensively on ninetieth and early twentieth-century Russian history, and recently published the book The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture (2019). In the book, “… a reminder of the unifying force of European civilisation…” he traces the origin of a European identity, expressed and experienced through the arts.
Orlando Figes presents his keynote on a European demos on Friday 18 September, at 7:00 pm in de Balie’s Salon, followed by a conversation.