A Festival focused on Democracy, History and the Intellect

Every autumn, as we invite international experts in the humanities and social sciences to our Rendez-vous, the past becomes vivid, challenging, and controversial.
Whether the topic under discussion is the storming of the Bastille, the civilization-shattering Shoah, the earliest attempts at democracy across Europe, the transatlantic relationship, or or post WWII German history, the topics of our discussion panels are wide-ranging and every year seek to probe history in greater depth. More…

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