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.

Martin Ford

   |   The Rise of the Robots
Jun 21, 2017, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm,   Spaces Den Haag - Rode Olifant, Zuid Hollandlaan 7
2017-06-21 20:00:00 2017-06-21 21:30:00 Europe/Amsterdam Martin Ford (The John Adams Institute) The Rise of the Robots Spaces Den Haag - Rode Olifant, Zuid Hollandlaan 7 The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl
https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/539018046287790080/Wvt135w6.jpegIn his book The Rise of the Robots (winner of the FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award), Silicon Valley entrepreneur Martin Ford looks at the impact on labor of robotisation and automation. They have made production so efficient that companies can now produce vast quantities of goods virtually without the help of human labor. That has happened before, but this time is different, says Ford: in the age of machine learning, everyone from janitors to surgeons, factory workers to ... Read more

John A. Farrell

   |   Richard Nixon: The Life
Jun 29, 2017, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm,   De Duif, Prinsengracht 756
2017-06-29 20:00:00 2017-06-29 21:30:00 Europe/Amsterdam John A. Farrell (The John Adams Institute) Richard Nixon: The Life De Duif, Prinsengracht 756 The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl
With his book Richard Nixon: The Life, John A. Farrell has written the defining biography of this media-hating president driven by paranoia and pursued by scandals. It is a tour de force, an enthralling biography of America’s darkest president, and has been hailed by critics as brilliantly researched, authoritatively crafted, and lively on the page. It is the Nixon we’ve been waiting for. Farrell is a former White House correspondent and columnist for the Boston Globe and the Denver ... Read more