French Scholars Lecture Series

The Consulate General of France in Vancouver has partnered with the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of British Columbia (UBC) to bring leading French scholars to UBC in a program entitled the French Scholars Lecture Series / Cycle de conférenciers français à l'université de Colombie-Britannique. The program invites outstanding academics from France, from different disciplinary and research backgrounds, to participate in an open dialogue with their Canadian counterparts. The visit includes one public lecture and other discussions with UBC scholars. In addition to the public lecture, the scholar’s participation in seminars, symposia or informal discussions are encouraged, under the responsibility of the UBC host professor.

The deadline for the 2017 French Scholars Lecture Series is January 30, 2017. Download the application. Applications are received by Anthony Lahaye ( at the Consulate General of France in Vancouver. For more information about the program, please write to