Supporting historical debates and conferences at Institute Pierre Werner

Fondation CANDIDA

The Fondation CANDIDA promotes the intercultural dialogues through its support of conferences and debates at the Institute Pierre Werner in Luxembourg.


The Institute Pierre Werner is a European cultural center in Luxembourg. It offers a place for intellectual exchanges between its founding countries: France, German and Luxembourg, among other european countries. Through a lively programme of debates and lectures, the Institute seeks to encourage the ideas of the Enlightenement, European citizenship and the humanist and democratic values developped following the Second World War.


The Fondation CANDIDA is proud to have supported the following events at the Institute Pierre Werner: 


2021: Debate between Pascal Ory and Vincent Artuso (Mar. 9)


The French historian, Pascal Ory, speaks with Luxembourg historian, Vincent Artuso, on his most recent work "Qu'est-ce qu’une nation? », published in 2020 (Bibliothèques des histoires, Gallimard).


Pascale Ory © Francesca Mantovani – éditions Gallimard


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2020: Conference-debate with French historian Pierre Birnbaum (Oct. 15)


The French historian Pierre Birnbaum participated in a conference-debate with Vincent Artuso, a Luxembourg historian, on Birnbaum's most recent book, "La leçon de Vichy - Une histoire personnelle", published in 2019 (Seuil).


Pierre Birnbaum © E. Marchadour


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