Please note that due to social distancing measures, this event has been postponed until further notice.
Jean Xavier’s presentation will show the importance of travel narratives in the evolution of contemporary thinking about the Other.
He will offer a reading of the diversity of this genre throughout the 20th century to the present day.
Using Victor Segalen’s work as a starting point, he will show how the convergence of ethnographic, philosophical and poetic discourses has forced us to rethink our relationship to the Other and to the world.
14 December 2023