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City / Cité St. Louis

City/Cité St. Louis is the fourth event in the series, “City/Cité: A Transatlantic Exchange,” launched by the French association Métro-Univers-Cité and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Chicago in 2015, in collaboration with partners in France and the United States.

City/Cité St. Louis brings together influential French scholars, activists, performers, policymakers, and non-profit leaders and their counterparts in the Gateway City to engage in a public dialogue about immigration, diversity, integration, discrimination, inequality, and the future of the city.

A city transformed in recent years by economic decline, racial strife, increasing immigration, urban revitalization, and gentrification, St. Louis is the ideal setting for such exchanges, which will take the form of interactive roundtable discussions, debates, and artistic events. City/Cité St. Louis will continue the City/Cité objective of creating a multi-dimensional, two-way transatlantic exchange, while building bridges and networks between cultural and academic institutions in France and cities in the Midwest.

Events will be held in English at various locations across the city of St. Louis. 

Free and open to the public but registration is required

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Supported by the Cultural Services at the Consulate General of France in Chicago.

Additional support from Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Administratives, Politiques et Sociales (UMR-CNRS 8026), Université de Lille, Le Commissariat Général à l’Egalité des Territoires and New York University Collaborative on Global Urbanism.