4 December: Night of the Freethinker (Zebrastraat, Ghent)

The Night of the Freethinker gathers top national and international thinkers to discuss questions that matter.

Friday, December 4, 2015 > 20:00 (doors open at 19:30), Zebrastraat, Ghent. Tickets: www.nachtvandevrijdenker.be

NED KAHN hall

  • 20:00 – 21:00
    Chantal Mouffe ‘The Future of Democracy’
  • 21:45 – 23:15
    Debate: ‘Do Technocrats Do It Better?’ (Michel Maus, Bea Cantillon, Bleri Lleshi, Eric Corijn, Frederik Anseel)
    Moderated by Gie Goris
  • 23:30 – 01:00
    ​Debate: ‘Radicalization, Fighters in Syria, Religion and Violence’ (Montasser AlDe’emeh vs Maarten Boudry)

 

EXPOVLEUGEL hall  

  • 20:00 – 21:30
    Debate: ‘New Life and How To Prepare For it' (Ignaas Devisch, Sigrid Sterckx, Jean Jacques Cassiman, Katrien Devolder)
    Moderated by An Ravelingien
    Moderated by Gie Goris
  •  22:00 – 23:00
    Paul Cliteur and Dirk Verhofstadt ‘Atheism and the Atheistic Dictionary’
  • 23:30 – 00:30
    Stefan Hertmans ‘The Questionable’

 

NICK ERVINCK hall  

  • 20:00 – 21:00
    Tim De Mey ‘The Thought Laboratory’
  • 21:30 – 22:30
    Coen Simon ‘Learn to Think Without Dogma’ With Philosophical Quiz
  • 23:00 – 00:15
    Markus Gabriel ‘Why the World Does Not Exist. New Realism and the Limits of the Scientific World View

 

Throughout

  • In the Philosofa
  • Philocafé
  • Bookstand Walry With Book Signing Sessions
  • Relax Lounge