You are invited to meet award-winning French writer, novelist and war reporter Olivier Weber for an exciting conference!

The Alliance Française de Melbourne is delighted to welcome Olivier during his Australian tour. Do not miss the opportunity to discover this talented, humanist and committed French contemporary author!

Immerse yourself in Weber’s fascinating achievements and life, and come and learn about his vision of the current world! Olivier will share with us his experiences and he will enlighten the audience about the challenges of the XXI century including severe economic crisis, migrations, global warming…


About Olivier Weber

Olivier Weber is an award-winning French writer, novelist and reporter, known primarily for his coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has been a war correspondent for twenty years, especially in Central Asia, Africa, Middle-East and Iraq. He is the author of several novels, essays and travel books and has chosen the path of words to describe current conflicts and globalisation after 20 years of reporting throughout the world. His novels, travel writing books and essays have been translated in a dozen of languages. He has received several national and international awards of literature and journalism, among them the prestigious Albert Londres Prize, considered the French Pulitzer prize, and the Joseph Kessel Prize.  

And Olivier is also a selection committee member for literature awards and member of the “Société des Explorateurs Français” (Society of the French Explorers).

VENUE AND TICKET INFO

Where: Alliance Francaise de Melbourne, 51 Grey St, St Kilda
Date: Friday 25 November 2016 - 6:30pm
Program: Olivier Weber's conference, Q&A session
Ticket: Free, RSVP required

The conference will be in English

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