EVENTS EVENTS EVENTS – Week of January 23


Monday, January 23rd

A Talk with Michele Sodi, CEO of Versace USA, Inc.

One of the most prominent experts in fashion branding and marketing for the US fashion market will host a Q&A with students of fashions studies and anyone interested in learning more about the business of fashion. 
6:30pm, Parsons Paris Gallery



Thursday, January 26th


La Nuit des Idées

The second annual edition of a worldwide event promoting discussion and debate, this year’s theme is “A World in Common (Un Monde Commun)”. Venues around the city will host panels, forums, presentations, and installations encouraging an open dialogue around current issues and events.


Here are a few highlights of what’s going on in Paris:


Nuit de la Piraterie  
7:00pm – Débat: Pirates de toutes les mers (in French)
8:30pm – Performance/Installation: “The Pirate Cinema” by Nicola Maigret
9:00pm – Débat: Etre un pirate aujourd’hui, du hacking au parti pirate (in French)
Centre Pompidou, Grande Salle



Politiques et savoirs de la traduction
5:00pm – Les politiques de la traduction, où en est l’Europe?
6:30pm – Les savoirs de la traduction, traduire Ernesto de Martino et Max Weber
(in French)
EHESS, 105 Boulevard Raspail, Paris, France


European Lab Winter Forum
7:30pm – Conference: C’est encore loin l’Europe? (Europe, still a distant dream?)
9:10pm – Débat: Cette jeunesse qui y croit encore (A youth that still believes)
(French and English with simultaneous translations available)
La Machine de la Moulin Rouge, 90 Blvd de Clichy – click here to RSVP


With more than thirty speakers, panelists, and moderators participating, the forum is scheduled to run from 6:00pm until 1:00 in the morning! Source: European Lab

Find the entire program listing for the Nuit des Idées here.
Most events are FREE.

Sunday, January 29th

Reading the future in the clouds
What’s the social forecast? The artists James Bridle and HeHe look at the manmade clouds accumulating on the horizon, whether they’re made of data or smoke. They will present the artistic, political, and ecological implications inherent in their work at a discussion held in English.

Cloud index by James Bridle. Source: La Gaité Lyrique

3:00pm, La Gaité Lyrique