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Quai Branly Popular University: Great Witnesses Conference with Prof PEIRIS

For its fifth season, the Quai Branly popular University, Paris, France under the helm of Catherine CLEMENT, assisted by Frédéric KECK, anthropologist, and Guillaume DUTOURNIER, sinologist, further explores otherness, memory and the way we look at things.

One Saturday each month, the popular University offers a meeting with Great Witnesses carrying a universal experience or something extraordinarily unique. Born near or far, the Great Witness is both a local and a foreigner

This season, visitors will discover on Saturday, 7 May 2011 at 2:30 P.M. the story of Prof Malik PEIRIS, our scientific director, who was instrumental in the discovery and identification of the SARS coronavirus.


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