La Nuit des idées (Night of Ideas)

An open invitation to all institutions of culture and knowledge in France and around the world, the third Nuit des idées in 2018 will be a means of sharing knowledge and reflections, across nations, disciplines and generations.

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The Night of Ideas

On 31st January 2019, in France and throughout the world, the Night of Ideas is returning for a fourth edition, "Facing the Present", with a focus on clarity and commitment.

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The night of all ideas

The Night of Ideas returns to more than 85 countries on 30th January 2020 with its 5th edition, based on the theme of ‘Being alive’.

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LabCitoyen 2020

Every year in Paris, the LabCitoyen programme welcomes 60 French-speaking young people from universities, charities and non-governmental organisations who are involved in human rights initiatives.

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Milan Design Triennial

« De la pensée au visible. Design As A Large Ring », curated by Catherine Geel, represents France on the XXII Triennial di Milano.

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LabCitoyen

“Women's rights: equality and citizenship": in July fifty young Francophones from 20 to 26 years of age from all over the world held discussions around this theme in Paris for the LabCitoyen programme.

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Nuit des idées 2021

The 6th Nuit des Idées takes place on 28 January 2021 on the theme of “Closer”, with an invitation issued to over 100 countries and 200 towns and cities around the world bringing artists, intellectuals and representatives of civil society together to debate our relationships with space, new forms of...

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A Nuit des Idées for Europe

On 27 January, the Nuit des Idées wears the colours of Europe around the theme "(Re)building together". Events are taking place in all the countries of the European Union, culminating in a European Youth Night at the Collège de France.

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Café Europa

On the occasion of the French Presidency of the European Union, the Institut français is launching "Café Europa 2022", a morning of debates on the future and freedom of the press, which will take place on 5 March 2022 in iconic cafés in the European public space.

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