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Sounds of Science 2022

A general public scientific lecture by world-renowned French scientists

In English

Národní dům na Vinohradech
Náměstí Míru 9, Prague

23. 6. 17:00 - 22:00
Národní dům na Vinohradech
180 Kč

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The French Embassy in the Czech Republic and the French Institute in Prague are organizing a general public scientific conference called “Sounds of Science” on June 23rd, 2022. This exceptional event will bring together four leading French scientists: 

They will present the latest scientific concepts in their respective disciplines in an accessible way for the general public, from high school students to researchers.

A musical performance by the renowned French pianist, composer and musicologist Karol Beffa will complement this scientific programme, including the screening of a 1920 silent movie by René Clair, "Paris qui dort/ The Crazy Ray", with improvised piano accompaniment.

This event will be held in English.

Moderator: Daniel Stach (Česká televize).


Tentative programme

[17:00 – 17:15] Welcome addresses

  • Mr Alexis Dutertre, Ambassador of France to the Czech Republic
  • Ms Eva Zažímalová, President of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Ms Milena Králíčková, Rector of the Charles University
  • Mr Pavel Matějka, Rector of the University of Chemistry and Technology

[17:15 – 17:45] First speech — Prof. Jean-Marie LEHN + Q&A Session

[17:45 – 18:15] Second speech — Prof. Jean TIROLE + Q&A Session

[18:15 – 18:30] Musical performance by Karol Beffa

[18:30 – 19:00] Break

[19:00 – 19:30] Third speech — Prof. Thomas EBBESEN + Q&A Session

[19:30 – 20:00] Fourth speech — Prof. Gérard MOUROU + Q&A Session

[20:00 – 21:00] Screening of the French silent science fiction comedy "Paris qui dort/ The Crazy Ray"; directed by René Clair, with improvised piano accompaniment by Karol Beffa 

[21:00 – 22:00] Cocktail

 

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