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Risks, Rights and Responsibilities of Writers in the Public Sphere

A lunchtime discussion with Laurent Binet
April 1st, 2015
2:00 PM

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On Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at 011 Old Chem, a lunchtime discussion was held on political journalism in France post-Charlie Hebdo with Laurent Binet. 

This followed Binet's talk on Tuesday evening, March 31, 6:00 p.m. at 011 Old Chem, where he talked about his historical novel HHhH in the seminar co-sponsored with the Contemporary Global Novel research group with Nancy Armstrong. Information about this meeting can be found on the CFFS site:  http://sites.duke.edu/cffs/events/co-sponsored/laurent-binet-seminar/.

Binet is hosted by French and Francophone Studies and co-sponsored by the Media Fellows Program of the Sanford Public Policy School. and the Forum for Scholars and Publics. 

Laurent Binet

Writer and journalist

Laurent Binet is a writer-journalist  known best for his novel, HHhH (2009), a historical thriller in the extensive field of World War II fiction. Binet takes up the event of “Operation Änthropoide” in a first-person narrative probing how we investigate, reconstruct, ...

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