Discover Bariza Khiari’s journey from Algeria to President Macron’s Advisor

Diversity and inclusion in France: from Algeria to the Elysée, the journey of Bariza Khiari, President Macron’s Advisor

Join us for a great discussion with Bariza Khiari, Co-founder of En Marche and former Vice-President of the French Senate.


This event is organized in partnership with Jessica Nussenbaum, Cultural Events Planner, the EU study group of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, and the Consulate General of France in Boston.

WHEN: October 3rd, 2018 - 4:30PM to 6PM

WHERE: at the Harvard CES Auditorium, 27 Kirkland Street in Cambridge.
Lower Level Conference Room at Adolphus Busch Hall.

Bariza Khiari is the former Vice-President of the French Senate and current President of the Islamic Culture Institute in Paris. She has recently been appointed by President Macron to represent France on the Board of the ALIPH Foundation aimed at promoting the protection of cultural heritage in conflict areas.

Through her own journey from her childhood in Algiers to the highest responsibilities in France, Bariza Khiari will examine the questions of diversity and inclusion in Europe, focusing on the status of Islam in France, the French left, as well as the “En Marche” movement and its impact on French and European politics.

This discussion will be moderated by Arthur Goldhammer, specialist of French politics at Harvard University, and chaired by Nicolas Prevelakis, Lecturer on Social Studies at Harvard University. It will be followed by a Q&A with the public.

Talk in French with consecutive English translation.
This event is free and open to the public.

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Last modified on 13/09/2018

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