Mark your calendars with three events at EHESP – Rennes (main auditorium) on October 4:

  • from 13h to 14h30 “Presentation of Chairs disability” by Florence Weber, Professor of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the Ecole Normale Superieure of Paris, Jean-François Ravaud, Research Director at Inserm, Director of the IFR 25 – RFRH (Federative Research Network on Disability) and Claude Martin, Chair “Social and Health Link” and Director of the Centre for Research on long-term care and vulnerability (SoLo) of EHESP.
  • at 16.00: Jean-Yves Nau’s inaugural conference for the Chair in “Journalism and Public Health”. Dr. Nau, a former schoolteacher turned medical doctor, who has been a journalist at daily newspaper “Le Monde” between 1980 and 2009 and is now medical and scientific editor for website is the first incumbent of this Chair, for academic year 2010-2011.
    Registration required (free entry), subject to seat availability at
  • at 17.00: screening of the documentaire “H1N1 Nos virus ont de l’avenir” (in French), directed by Patrice Desenne (52 min),
  • at 18.00: as part of the Health & Society open conferences: Health crisis and crisis management (in French).


  • François Autain, French Senator, rapporteur on the H1N1 pandemic,
  • Xavier de Lamballerie, virologist Mediterranean University-IRD-EHESP,
  • Jean-Pierre Door, Member of the French Parliament, rapporteur for the Commission of enquiry on the “swine flu” vaccination campaign,
  • Michel Setbon sociologist EHESP-CNRS,
  • Patrick Zylberman historian EHESP-CNRS,
  • Pr. Antoine Flahault, epidemiologist, Inserm-Ehesp.

The discussion will be facilitated by Jean-Yves Nau, incumbent of the EHESP Chair in Journalism and Public Health and medical and scientific editor for website.

Published on 26 September 2010