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Wade Davis

June 09th, 2011 - June 15th, 2011

Wade Davis - Photo © Ryan Hill
Wade Davis - Photo © Ryan Hill
Wade Davies, Pour ne pas disparaître
Wade Davies, Pour ne pas disparaître

The publication by Éditions Albin Michel of “Pour ne pas disparaître. Pourquoi la sagesse ancestrale nous est précieuse“, the translation of The “Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in a Modern World” by Wade Davis.

A Harvard graduate with degrees in anthropology, ethnobotany and biology, Davis has carried out important fieldwork in Haiti, Amazonia and the Andes. He has been travelling around the world forty years to study indigenous communities.

He has written ten books and has taught in some of the most prestigious universities in the English-speaking world. He is Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society in Washington.

  • June 9, 7:30 p.m.: Meet Wade Davis at the Millepages bookstore
  • June 10 – 7 p.m.: Meet the author at the Musée du Quai Branly (in partnership with Survival International)
  • June 11, 12, 13: Guest at the Festival Étonnants Voyageurs, Saint-Malo
  • June 15 – 5.30 pm: Lecture at UNESCO in Paris