Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

Choose up to 5 events to include in your pass for only $85 ($65 for seniors aged 65+).

Thursday May 02, 2019

The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society
with Nicholas A. Christakis
6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks st. • more info
Defending Democracy
with Michael Adams and David Moscrop
8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info

Friday May 03, 2019

The Words of My Father
with Yousef Bashir
6:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Secrets from My Vietnamese Kitchen
with Kim Thuy
7:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Crime and Punishment
with S.J. Maher and Ausma Zehanat Khan
9:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info

Saturday May 04, 2019

The Art of Diplomacy
with Bruce and Vicki Heyman
1:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Einstein's Unfinished Revolution
with Lee Smolin
3:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
The Reality Bubble
with Ziya Tong
4:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Imagined Worlds
with Kate Heartfield and S. A. Chakraborty
6:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Radicalized
with Cory Doctorow
7:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Team Human
with Douglas Rushkoff
9:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info

Sunday May 05, 2019

True North Rising
with Whit Fraser
1:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Seeing the Stars: Hope, Redemption and Resiliency
featuring Alan Cumyn, Tim Wynne-Jones and Jennifer Cayley
3:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
A Brightness Long Ago
with Guy Gavriel Kay
4:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
The River of Life
with Yasuko Thanh and Samra Zafar
6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Beyond Binaries
with Lorimer Shenher, Kristen Worley and Joshua M Ferguson
8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info

Monday May 06, 2019

On Creativity: One on One
with Cornelia Funke
12:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture
with Bruce Pascoe
5:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Truth in Fiction
with Karen Lee White and Richard Van Camp
7:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Living History
with Alicia Elliott and Terese Marie Mailhot
8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info

Tuesday May 07, 2019

No Place Like Home
with Nilofar Shidmehr, Pierre Jarawan and David Bezmozgis
6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
On Short Stories, Comics and Mentorship
with Téa Mutonji and Vivek Shraya
8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
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