What is French Talks?
Welcoming French and Malaysian experts, it aims at creating a space of dialogue between Malaysia and France and their cultures. These
multi-voice conversations between scientists, intellectuals, writers or artists cover a great variety of topics.
Organised monthly by the Embassy of France in Malaysia and Alliance Française de Kuala Lumpur.
Talks conducted in English.
Free entrance - book online.
Upcoming French Talks in December!
French Texts and Contexts of community life in 19th Century Malaya
[Online Event] Facebook Live on Monday 7th December, 8pm.
With pleasure we welcome Associate Profesor Dr. Shanthini Pillai of UKM to discuss with her research team Dr. Liz Ng, Dr. Suziana Mat
Saad, and Ms. Anne Vanessa Vincent, the inter-ethnic encounters of French missionaries and explorers with various local communities in the
Malayan territories in the 19th century and how these formed counter-narratives to the British colonial divide and rule policy.
More info : Visit our Facebook Event Page
Tackling Obesity in Malaysia and France
with Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Poulain and Prof. Dr. Mohd Ismail Noor
17 February 2020
Mysterious myth Of The Malaysian Forest At Night
with Priscillia Miard and Mohamad Nur Arifuddin
20 January 2020
Book Launch: "What I saw In Malaya" by Jeanne Cuisinier
with Amir Muhammad, Hélène Ly-Batallan Introduction by HE Frédéric Laplanche - Ambassador of France to Malaysia Readings by
Grégory Henno - French Comedian
16 December 2019
In conversation with Hanan Ben Rhouma: Talking about Islam in Multicultural Societies
Moderator: Dina Zaman
25 November 2019
In conversation with Abdennour Bidar: Multi- Religious Societies in the 21st Century
Moderator: Dr. Mohammed Azam Mohammed Adil
24 October 2019
Dealing with Urban Pollution: From KL to Paris
with Olivier Chrétien, Karine Léger, Dr. Ahmad Ismail, Professor Andy Chan Moderator:
07 October 2019
In Conversation With Shih Li-Kow: A Malaysian Book, A Success in France
with Shih-Li Kow
Moderator: Jerome Bouchaud
23 September 2019
The Problem of Rainforest and Elephant Conservation: A comparative French-Malaysian look
with Professor pierre-Michel Forget and Dr. Wong Ee Phin
22 July 2019
On Pencak Silat Martial Art in Malaysia Society: A French Anthropologist view
with Gabriel Facal
24 June 2019
Palm Oil: A French Economist’s View
In conversation with
Dr Jean-Marc Roda Journalist/moderator: Julian Ng
Defending Women’s Rights: Today and Tomorrow
with Anne-Cecile Mailfert and Rozana Isa
Moderator: Freda Liu (BFM)
18 March 2019
Malaysian Gastronomy: Past, Present and Future
with Eric Olmedo - Social Anthropologist - The National University of Malaysia
Is there a Malaysian way of thinking Islam?
by Dr. Mohd. Azam Mohd. Adil and Dr. David Delfolie. Moderator: Zakiah Koya
14 January 2019
What plants talk about
with Prof. Soizic Prado
3 December 2018
On Globalisation and Cultural Identities
with Jean-Christophe Rufin Moderator: Ahmad Fuad Ramat(BFM)
19 November 2018
From Paris to Setiu
by Dr. Jarina Mohd Jani
22 October 2018
by Maimunah Jaffar,
Dr.-Ing. Sian Lun Lau,
Moderator: Melisa Melina Idris
18 September 2018