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Night of Ideas 2019: Facing our Time

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Institut français du Royaume-Uni

17 Queensberry Place

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SW7 2DT

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Join the NIGHT OF IDEAS, a thought-provoking programme of free debates, performances and gigs, exploring the latest ideas behind issues central to our times, taking place on 31 January 2019 at the Institut français in London.
We’ll address two of our society’s most pressing issues: Europe and the environment, engaging audiences in open debates on the possibilities for a brighter future where citizen voices and perspectives matter.
When registering select your preferred strand or indeed both if you wish to experience the whole Night



All events in the NIGHT OF IDEAS are FREE to attend and open to all, but booking to one of the strands or to the whole Night is required.

Arrive early to avoid disappointment. Admission is on a first come, first served basis for ticket-holders.

All curious minds welcome to the NIGHT OF IDEAS!


EUROPE BEYOND WALLS / EARTH HERE AND NOW

17:00 - 18:00 – Ciné Lumière

Opening Event: Facing Our Time

  • Welcome Remarks by Jean-Pierre Jouyet, French Ambassador
  • What Do We Mean by European Culture and Values? by Anthony Grayling
  • Imagining and Inhabiting the Earth by Nicolas Hulot

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Picture AC Grayling and Nicolas Hulot




EUROPE BEYOND WALLS

18:00-18:40 – Ciné Lumière

Remembering a Europe of Walls and Iron Curtains

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18:50-19:30 – Ciné Lumière

Experiencing Europe: The New Generation

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18:50-19:30 – La Médiathèque

Experiencing Europe: Borderless Identities

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18:50-19:30 – Les Salons

Experiencing Europe: Borderless Artists

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19:40-20:30 – Ciné Lumière

Debating Europe: Meaningful Citizen Participation

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19:40-20:30 – Ciné Lumière

Debating Europe: The State of our Politics

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19:40-20:30 – Les Salons

Experiencing Europe: Sounds Crossing Borders

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EARTH HERE AND NOW

20:40-21:20 – La Médiathèque

Concert with Dame Civile

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20:40-21:30 – Ciné Lumière

Inhabiting the Earth: Conversations to Inspire and Provoke

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21:40-22:20 – La Médiathèque

Imagining the Earth: Turning the Tide

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21:40-22:20 – Les Salons

Imagining the Earth: Arts and Sciences

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21:40-22:20 – Ciné Lumière

Inhabiting the Earth: The New Generation

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22:30-23:00 – La Médiathèque

Singing the Earth: Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

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17 Queensberry Place

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