The French Institute, the Goethe Institut, the Polish Institut, l’Instituto Cervantès in Tel Aviv and the Austrian Cultural Forum, with the support of the municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo and the European Union, are happy to organize this year the 5th Tel Aviv Night of Philosophy, a both philosophical and festive – free of charge! – night-time itinerary with discussions, lectures, panels, screenings and music, which will take place in various locations around Rothschild Boulevard, to approach the fundamental issues in our present day societies.
After the success of the previous editions, the French Institute, the Goethe Institut, as well as the Polish Institut, l’Instituto Cervantès in Tel Aviv and the Austrian Cultural Forum present a fifth Night of Philosophy in Tel Aviv. This Night of Philosophy will be held on Thursday May 30th, 2019. The public will be invited to join the various venues of the event, where discussions, lectures and panels will be held around current major philosophical themes. Until the end of the night, the participants will be able to follow and enjoy a free philosophical, literary and musical itinerary. This unique event will bring together internationally renowned French, German, Spanish, Polish and Austrian philosophers and established Israeli intellectuals. With rich and varied topics and formats, these thinkers will discuss, debate and question the fundamental critical issues in our present day societies.
The events will take place simultaneously at the Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), Tola'at Sfarim on Mazeh St., the Chelouche Gallery, La Cantina Restaurant, the bookshop Sipur Pashut and the Givon Art Forum in Neve Tsedek, the Sommer Gallery for Contemporary Art, the Lily and Bloom’s hotel, the Abraham Hostel, Beit Heseg on Rothschild Boulevard and at the French Institute of Tel Aviv.
Curator: Raphael Zagury-Orly
With Tilla Rudel, cultural attaché at the French Embassy to Israel
Wolf Iro, director of the Goethe Institut
Yaël Baruch, cultural project manager at the French Institute