Bernard-Henri Levy

Bernard-Henri Levy: Nationalism represents a threat to the European idea

Bernard-Henri Levy has been one of the most prominent figures of the French intelligentsia for a good four decades. He was at the forefront of the Nouveaux Philosophes (New Philosophers) movement that broke from its communist roots and sought to deconstruct Marxism.

Bernard-Henri Levy | Athens | April 1

One of the most prominent figures of the French intelligentsia for a good four decades, French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy will be in Athens to stage his work "Looking for Europe" - a monologue about the future of the European idea which is threatened by the rise of nationalism - at the Pallas Theater on Monday, April 1, at 8 p.m..

Leftists interrupt Levy's speech, hit him in face with cake

BELGRADE - Shouting "Get out of Belgrade, murderer" and "This bastard advocated a bombing of Yugoslavia eight years prior to the NATO intervention", three members of the left-wing organisation SKOJ interrupted a speech by controversial French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy after late Wednesday's screening of his film Peshmerga at the BELDOCS documentary film festival.

Bernard Henri Levy gets cake in face at Belgrade event

French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy was hit in the face with a cake late on Wednesday, during the screening of his film Peshmerga at the BELDOCS festival.

The incident happened moments after he started addressing the audience in Belgrade's Cultural Center.

A young woman from the audience first ran past Levy and threw the cake at him.