|Jonathan Meades, Jonathan Fenby, Theodore Dalrymple - ‘The future of French society....'|
On Bastille day, France’s national day, three expert broadcasters, writers and journalists will discuss what the future holds for France.
Jonathan Meades is a British writer on food, architecture, and culture, as well as an author and broadcaster.
In 2012, BBC4 screened ‘Jonathan Meades on France’, a series in which Meades visits what he calls his "second country".
Jonathan Fenby CBE was Editor of The Observer newspaper and Deputy Editor of The Guardian (1988-93), Home Editor of The Independent (at launch 1986-8), and Editor of Reuters World Service (1973-7). He was also chief correspondent for The Economist in France.
Theodore Dalrymple is a writer and retired prison doctor and psychiatrist. His prolific writing has appeared in almost all the broadsheet newspapers and the Spectator. He lives in France.
Dr Françoise Boucek, Queen Mary, University of London, is an expert on French politics and was awarded the LSE William Robson Memorial Prize for her outstanding PhD Thesis,
A Q&A session will follow.