French and Francophone

French resources

8. French resources in the UK

8.2 Cultural institutions

British Council
On this site you will find information on e-journals, journals and multimedia.

Institut Français
The Médiathèque provides access to various aspects of French language and culture, and offers a wide range of services. There is unrestricted public access to all multimedia collections. Books, videos, CDs,CDroms and comics are available and the subscription fee is £20 for 6 months and £30 for 1 year.

French Embassy in London
The French Embassy has created a cooperation programme dedicated to research activities such as seminars, workshops and colloquia. 

Alliance française - London
The Alliance Française is the world's largest French teaching association with over 1,000 schools in 129 countries. In the United Kingdom, classes, social and cultural events are offered through a well-established network of 14 schools and about 50 clubs.

The Society for French Studies
The oldest and leading learned association for French studies in the UK and Ireland, exists to promote teaching and research in French studies in higher education. Their site offers links to grants, conferences, current research, publications, and information geared towards postgraduates. The society publishes the French Studies Journal.

Dix-Neuf - University of Bristol
Dix-Neuf is dedicated to multi-disciplinary research in the French/francophone nineteenth century. You can link to their online resources through this page.

Association for French Language Studies
AFLS was founded in 1981 to encourage and promote language teaching activities and research in French Language and Linguistics as areas worthy of consideration in their own right. The Association acts as a forum for scholarly discussion and for the exchange of information among those interested and engaged in teaching French in Higher Education.

Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France
The Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (ASMCF) was founded in 1979 to provide a forum for those involved in teaching and researching modern France and the Francophone world. From its creation it has been an interdisciplinary association and draws its members from a wide range of academic disciplines and departments in higher and further education in the UK and overseas.