A video-link discussion with Marcel Gauchet, leading French philosopher, historian and sociologist, as part of the 2017 La nuit des idees!
For several years now, numerous events have given the public the opportunity, at nightfall, to meet researchers, artists and creators so as to discover their work and share their analyses in the effervescence of authentic 'thinking parties'. Debates of a new kind, Nights of Philosophy, Nights of Philosophers, Nuit des idées (Night of Ideas), … have won the hearts of thousands of spectators around the world, all attracted by this open and generous forum for discussion.
The Nuit des idées (Night of Ideas) will take place on 26 January 2017. The theme will be "One World" and will bring together speakers of international renown – intellectuals, researchers and artists – invited to debate in all the event partner sites and over the five continents:
As part of this festival, the CPC, The Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy, in conjunction with the journal Social Imaginaries, would like to invite you to a video-link discussion with Marcel Gauchet, leading French philosopher, historian and sociologist.
Gauchet , who has written widely on politics, the relation between democracy, religion and globalisation, will discuss a talk entitled The Crisis of Democratic Politics.
This event is part of the 2017 La Nuit des Idées French Festival. We thank L' Institut Français and the Australian Embassy in Paris for making this event possible.