Exhibition "In the Footsteps of the Abbot Raynal”

The exhibition IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE ABBOT RAYNAL is intended to present to the large public the work of the Abbe Raynal (1713-1796), a pioneer of the fight against slavery. It offers a cross-reading of his book: The History of the two Indies, from the engravings by the best artists of his time.
The scholarly discourse is thereby purified, educational and attractive, enhanced by the strength of illustrations dedicated to the most iconic parts of the book.

To visit the exhibition IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE ABBE Raynal, permits to discover in their original version the ideas that have governed the revolutionary ideals and the foundations of our modern society, to recognize the existence of a common cultural heritage to all nations, be seduced, as the reader of the eighteenth century by a book that became a 'bestseller' considered as the "bible of both worlds " it announces before hour the era of globalization and promotes Human Rights.


Type of Event Exhibition
Start 07.10.2013 08:00 local time
End 18.10.2013 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Moussa Iye, Ali
Organizer Gilles Bancarel
Country France
City Paris
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Salle des Actes
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the French Republic to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event French
Estimated number of participants 200
Official Website
Link 1 UNESCO Slave route website
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