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.

Errol Morris

   |   Documentary 'American Dharma' & Doc Talk
Nov 18, 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm,   Koninklijk Theater Carré, Amstel 115-125, Amsterdam
2018-11-18 17:30:00 2018-11-18 19:45:00 Europe/Amsterdam Errol Morris (The John Adams Institute) Documentary 'American Dharma' & Doc Talk Koninklijk Theater Carré, Amstel 115-125, Amsterdam The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl
The John Adams presents, in cooperation with IDFA, the documentary American Dharma about Steve Bannon. The screening will be followed by a discussion between filmmaker Errol Morris and journalist Eelco Bosch van Rosenthal. The movie is an extensive interview by Morris with Steve Bannon, head of the 2016 Trump campaign, former White House Chief Strategist and executive chairman of the far-right Breitbart News. Morris is critical but avoids directly attacking Bannon, and as a result Bannon opens up. As ...
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Christiane Amanpour (New Venue – Sold Out)

   |   From the Gulf War to the Trump Presidency

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Nov 30, 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm,   Pathé Tuschinski, Reguliersbreestraat 24-36, Amsterdam
2018-11-30 17:30:00 2018-11-30 19:30:00 Europe/Amsterdam Christiane Amanpour (New Venue – Sold Out) (The John Adams Institute) From the Gulf War to the Trump Presidency Pathé Tuschinski, Reguliersbreestraat 24-36, Amsterdam The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl
Due to overwhelming interest in our event with Christiane Amanpour, we have decided to move to a bigger venue. The event will now be held at Pathé Tuschinski (Reguliersbreestraat 26-34, Amsterdam). We are also happy to announce that extra tickets have become available. Previously bought tickets are still valid, and can be used to enter the venue. On November 30th, Christiane Amanpour, CNN's chief international anchor and host of the network's award-winning global affairs program ‘Amanpour’, ...
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Analyzing the Midterms

   |   With Darius Baxter & Frank Luntz

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Dec 06, 2018, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm,   Amstelkerk, Amstelveld 10, Amsterdam
2018-12-06 20:00:00 2018-12-06 22:00:00 Europe/Amsterdam Analyzing the Midterms (The John Adams Institute) With Darius Baxter & Frank Luntz Amstelkerk, Amstelveld 10, Amsterdam The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl
The 2018 midterm elections, featuring hundreds of congressional, state and local primaries, culminate with the Nov. 6 general election to decide whether Democrats gain control of Congress or if Republicans keep their hold on the legislative branch. On December 6, one month after these elections, two political commentators from opposite sides of the political spectrum will analyze the results: conservative pollster and Fox News commentator/analyst Frank Luntz and one of the youngest delegates at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, Darius Baxter. ...
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Michael Pollan

   |   How to Change your Mind

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Dec 11, 2018, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm,   Aula, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Singel 411, Amsterdam
2018-12-11 20:00:00 2018-12-11 22:00:00 Europe/Amsterdam Michael Pollan (The John Adams Institute) How to Change your Mind Aula, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Singel 411, Amsterdam The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl
Michael Pollan is returning to the John Adams to discuss his new book How To Change Your Mind with renowned psychiatrist Damiaan Denys. In this new book Pollan has moved on from his research on food to delve into the world of psychedelics and their medical use. In the past decade, there has been renewed interest in psychedelic research as a form of psychiatric therapy, and to Pollan’s mind this renaissance is long overdue. In this book, Pollan is not only an outsider citing studies ...
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