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Sarkozy Vs Hollande: The Clash of Two Cultures

Chatham House, London

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Dominique Moisi, A Founder and Senior Advisor, Institut Français des Relations Internationales (Paris)
Chair: John Peet, Europe Editor, The Economist  


The two leading candidates in the French presidential election, Nicolas Sarkozy and François Hollande, represent very different strands of French political and social culture. The speaker will examine their political and ideological differences, and discuss what these reflect about modern France and its future trajectory.


How France's Quiet Man is Upsetting the European Applecart
The World Today, Jonathan Fenby, April 2012