Virtual Event: Renata Salecl at A Night of Ideas: Closing the Distance / ProchesA Passion for Ignorance


Join us for a free six-hour virtual exchange of ideas, featuring philosophical debate, readings and music performances with top philosophers, cultural thinkers and artists from around the world.

This year’s Night of Ideas continues in the tradition of our annual A Night of Philosophy & Ideas. It is part of the U.S. Night of Ideas curated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and presented  in connection with the global 24-hour virtual La Nuit des idées, coordinated worldwide by the Institut Français.

Renata Salecl, a philosopher and sociologist, is professor at the School of Law at Birkbeck College, University of London and senior researcher at the Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her books include A Passion for Ignorance, The Tyranny of Choice, and On Anxiety.