Soon after the first protestations started in France, several European countries have seen yellow garnements blooming in their own streets : but the diversity of their claims and political undertones show how diverse the movement is, outside France’s borders as well as inside.
Can the movement of the Gilets Jaunes be understood from a pan-European perspective ? Which figure(s) of the European Union are French Gilets Jaunes depicting or criticising ?
Come debate with us during this First Week of Hilary term (Wed. 16 Jan.) in St John’s College (Larkin Room in Tom White Quad). FREE refreshments will be provided.
The one-hour session will be followed by an informal discussion in the college’s bar, next door.
No debate experience or political background is necessary, we encourage walk-ins and we value diversity of perspectives and opinions.