Upcoming speakers

Our evenings combine a lecture or reading by the invited guest and a discussion on stage with our specially selected moderator. Add in questions from the audience and we can promise a fascinating and lively discussion! Our events are hosted at various locations in Amsterdam. Check each event announcement for location.

Jeremy Bailenson

   |   Experience on Demand

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Apr 24, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm,   Pakhuis de Zwijger
2018-04-24 18.00:00 2018-04-24 19.30:00 Europe/Amsterdam Jeremy Bailenson (The John Adams Institute) Experience on Demand Pakhuis de Zwijger The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl
Virtual reality is getting better at simulating the real world. Can it also transform education, environmental conservation, health care? And… do we want it to? Yes, says Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab. He is speaking at the John Adams Institute on April 24th. Bailenson has spent two decades researching the psychological effects of virtual reality to help people understand this powerful new tool. There are dangers and many unknowns in using virtual ...
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1968 – Vietnam Protest

   |   You Say You Want A Revolution
May 05, 2018, 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm,   EYE
2018-05-05 19:15:00 2018-05-05 21:30:00 Europe/Amsterdam 1968 – Vietnam Protest (The John Adams Institute) You Say You Want A Revolution EYE The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl
Fifty years ago, from Paris to Mexico-City,  young people, students, factory workers and filmmakers united to protest authority. They did not only carry rocks, but also light, flexible 16mm camera's. On the fiftieth birthday of the May 1968 Paris events, EYE Film Museum, in their series "1968 - You Say You Want A Revolution", will show movies from ...
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Andrew Keen

   |   How To Fix The Future

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May 24, 2018, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm,   Pakhuis de Zwijger
2018-05-24 20:00:00 2018-05-24 21:30:00 Europe/Amsterdam Andrew Keen (The John Adams Institute) How To Fix The Future Pakhuis de Zwijger The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl

The John Adams Institute is happy to announce our upcoming event with author Andrew Keen, one of the world's best known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution. In his new book, How to Fix the Future, Keen showcases global solutions for our digital predicament. After the huge changes of the Industrial Revolution, civilized societies remade nineteenth-century capitalism into a more humane version of itself. Keen shows how we can do ...
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