FRENCH LANGUAGE annual conference cycle.
Created in 1966 by Prince Rainier III as a tribute to his father, the Fondation Prince Pierre organizes a season of conferences each year. Guest speakers discuss a variety of subjects from current affairs, art, literature, history and sciences. The first conference of 2012 is by Bernard Venet on 16th January (see below) and takes place in the Theatre Des Varietes, as do all events in the season.
Conference program 2012 (french language)
- 16th January
Bernar Venet, Obsessions du depassement, la permanence du doute (obsession with doing better, the permanence of doubt)
- 23rd January
Tahar Ben Jelloun, Devenir du Printemps arabe (the coming of the Arab Spring)
- 30th January
Patrick de Carolis, Culture et television (culture and television)
- 6th February
Michel Rocard, Pourquoi la cooperation internationale est necessaire dans l'ocean Arctique (why international co-operation is necessary in the Arctic Ocean)
- 19th March
Jean Clair, L'hiver de la culture (the winter of culture)
Besides conferences, the Fondation Prince Pierre promotes contemporary creativity through its literary, music and art awards.
More information: +377 98 98 85 15 and organization website: Fondation Prince Pierre.