NDI 2021

Relive the 2021 edition

The 2021 edition produced a global Web TV program, 24 Hours of Night and Ideas, which allowed tens of thousands of Internet users to discover reports from cities around the world, major interviews with world-renowned creators and thinkers, as well as testimonies from experts, citizens, intellectuals and artists from all walks of life.

    RELIVE THE NIGHT OF IDEAS 2021
    NDI 2021

    Portraits / Interviews

    On the French Institute's website, find the key figures of the 2021 edition of the Night of Ideas in the form of interviews or portraits.

    NDI 2021 - MAJOR INTERVIEW

    Hartmut Rosa: "A world completely under control becomes silent, dead and boring"

    The German sociologist, who is one of the most important of our time, is also a philosopher, professor at the University of Jena in Germany and author of Rendre Le Monde indisponible published in 2020 by La Découverte.

    See the interview
    News from the cultural network

    Explore

    From Seoul to San Francisco, from Fiji to Peru ...
    Discover the initiatives of the French cultural network in terms of debating ideas.

    Read

    Find a selection of articles presenting the debates organized by the cultural network on the major issues of today's world.

    See

    Watch videos of experts, artists, personalities from around the world who think about our common world.

    Listen to

    Listen to expert and unknown voices and take a tour of the world of ideas and thought.

    FOCUS

    Understanding the effects of the lockdown on the lives of the working poor in South Africa

    - A documentary by the French Institute of South Africa-Research

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