On January 27th 2016, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development is organizing a new experience: the Night of Ideas, which will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 am. Intellectuals, artists, architects will take the floor to imagine the world of tomorrow.

Organized by the French Institute, at the suggestion of the Minister, Laurent Fabius, this first Night of Ideas will provide a stage for the international flowing of ideas, to which France is so attached.

To discover and share the presentation video of the Night of Ideas, click on this link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DcOYDUxAT4&feature=youtu.be

Borders, citizenship, diversity, health, resources, spirituality are all issues that will be shared between French and foreign high profiles personalities. These intellectuals, artists and international leaders will question the passage of today’s world, as we know to, the world of tomorrow, as we can imagine it.

To discover and share the program of the Night of Ideas, click on this link:
http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/politique-etrangere-de-la-france/diplomatie-culturelle/les-actualites-et-evenements-2015-de-la-diplomatie-culturelle/la-nuit-des-idees-au-quai-d-orsay-27-janvier-2016/article/la-nuit-des-idees-au-quai-d-orsay-27-01-1

Finally, because literature is involved also in deciphering  the world that comes, this exceptional night will be completed by  readings of literary works and essays by writers from the new literary scene, as part of the “Read the future ” program.

Food truck, water bar, ephemeral library and readings will make this night be a special moment of exchanges and conviviality, for those able to attend in Paris. For others, know that all the debates will be broadcast on http://fdip.fr/DirectNDI.