Franco-British relations have always had their ups and downs, with occasional challenges, misunderstandings and arguments. They have also regularly been tainted by a sense of emulation if not rivalry. Against a challenging and fast-evolving geopolitical backdrop and in light of the war in Ukraine, we will be looking at what brings France and the United Kingdom together, hoping for another new dawn in their relations.


  • Catherine Fieschi, Political Analyst, Academic and Author
  • Georgina Wright, Director of Institut Montaigne’s Europe Programme
  • Bruno Tertrais, Deputy Director of the Foundation for Strategic Research

Chaired by Sophie Pedder, Paris bureau Chief for The Economist and Author.