Dreamers, thinkers – the night is calling you! A Night of Philosophy and the Arts will take place in Tel Aviv on May 28, 2015, presented by the French Institute. 15 French philosophers and over 70 Israeli philosophers and intellectuals will participate in events beginning at 18:00 in the evening and continuing until 7:00 the following morning, all in venues within walking distance of the French Institute on Rothschild Boulevard. The full program (text in English) and venue map is available on this link,  and there are many events that take place in English, as well music and film screenings. Admission FREE!
Night of Philosophy & Arts Events in English:

French Institute
Auditorium: 20:00 – 20:20, Lecture – Nostalgia – Barbara Cassin

20:30 – 20:50, “The virtue of Courage” a tool of Democratic Regulation? – Cynthia Fleury

23:30 – 24:00, Lecture – Martin Buber, 50 Years After – Dominique Boure

Documentary films on Martin Buber, Walter Benjamin, Jacques Derrida and Gilles Deleuze will be screened in the Auditorium from 24:30 until morning.

Rooftop:  22:00 – 22:45, Panel: What of Freedom of  Speech Today? Ought Freedom of Speech have Limits? Moderator: Aluf Benn Participants: Monique Canto-Sperber, Elhanan Yakira

23:00 – 23:20, Lecture -BDS, Freedom of Speech Violence – Omri Boehm

23:30 – 24:40, Panel – The Messianic Temptation in Politics, Participants: Joseph Cohen, Anne Dufourmantelle, Annabel Herzog, Vivian Liska

La Closerie, the library at the French Institute: All night sound installation “To My Mother, Nathalie Rodach (2009-2015)”; 20:00 – 20:20, Lecture – “Fear, Anxiety – Creation” Anne Dufourmantelle

Da Da & Da Cafe: 19:00 – 22:00 world music and jazz

Suzanne Dellal Centre, Yaron Yerushalmi Hall

19:00 – 19:45, Conversation – Democracy in the age of the surplus of information, Participants: Monique Canto-Sperber, Aviad Kleinberg

23:00 – 23:45, Panel – Commemorate, what for? What, Why, How to Commemorate/ Participants: Michal Ben Naftali, Barbara Cassin

01:00 – 02:00,  Conversation – Reinventing and Teaching Film Today? Is Another Film Possible? Teaching Film Today, Participants: Alain Fleischer, Ohad Landesman

CCA Center for Contemporary Art

19:00 – 20:15, Panel – Ecology and the Future of Humanity, Participants: Cynthia ,Fleury, Jean-Pierre Dupuy Dan Rabinowitz, Daniel Mishori

21:30 – 21:50, Lecture – Who is the hunchback of theology? About Walter Benjamin’s Marxism, Mark Alizart

22:00 – 23:15, Panel – Is the worst yet to come? Catastrophy in the XXth Century and the One to Come, Participants: Nicolas de ,Warren, Alain Fleischer Michael Foessel, JeanPierre Dupuy

23:30 – 01:00,  Lecture – Nicolas Bourriaud – Art in ,the Anthropocene: humans objects and translations, Moderator: Chen Tamir ,Respondents: Nicola Trezzi Noam Segal, Mark Alizart

Discount Bank

20:30 – 21:30, Panel – What Psychoanalysis for Today? Participants: Anne Dufourmantelle, Marco Mauas, Uri Hadar (Auditorium)

21:45 – 22:50,  Panel – Judeities and Philosophy The Figure of the Jew in Philosophy,Participants: Pini Ifergan ,Joseph Cohen, Ronit Peleg Dominique Bourel (Auditorium)

19:00 – 23:00, Screening – Presentation of audiovisual works by the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design’s Faculty, Students and Alumni (Meeting room)

Chelouche Gallery

19:30 – 19:50, Lecture – What is ordinary life? Adele Van Reeth; 20:10 – 21:00,  Recital of Classical Music

Tola’at Sfarim

20:10 – 20:30, Lecture – “The Idea of Consolation” Michaël Foessel

Sommer Gallery

22:00 – 24:00, Screening -Videos and performances by the faculty, the students and the alumni of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design

Rothschild 12

24:00 – 02:00, Music – DJ Set by Ariel Wizman

02:15 – 02:45,  Lecture, Fear and fatigue, Ariel Wizman

La Cantina Restaurant

24:00 – 24:45, Conversation – Can a Gunshot Change the Course of History? Has the Twentieth Century Begun with the First World War? Participants: Nicolas de Warren, Eran Sebbag

01:00 – 02:15,  Conversation – Franco-Israeli Encounter: Where is Philosophy? Heading Moderator: Raphael Zagury-Orly, Participants: Nicolas de Warren, Joseph ,Cohen, Adele Van Reeth ,Eran Dorfman, Dror Yinon Adam Abulafia.

Links: French Institute facebook, TelAviv Night of Philosophy and Arts event page
Night of Philosophy and Arts – program and event map in English