The Young Philosophers Days – 8-11 May 2019

The Monaco Philosophical Encounters, under the chairmanship of Charlotte Casiraghi and organised by Joseph Cohen, Robert Maggiori and Raphael Zagury-Orly, present a new meeting in the Principality, Les Journées “Young Philosophers” from 8 to 11 May 2019.

Open to everyone, these Days are intended to familiarise, raise awareness and make philosophy accessible to young people.

Young Philosophers Poster May 8-11, 2019
Young Philosophers Poster May 8-11, 2019

Several highlights are on the program:

A presentation of the children’s achievements created during philosophical workshops on the theme of The Human, led by the teachers of the Grandes Sections Maternelle des écoles de Monaco, in coordination with the Department of Education, Youth and Sports.
New National Museum of Monaco – Villa Sauber, from May 8-11, from 10am-6pm.

A theatrical creation, “The Poet and the Philosopher”, inspired by Jean Cocteau’s “Orphée” and Plato’s “Apologie de Socrate”, which was born thanks to the support of the Direction of Education, Youth and Sports in association with The Jean Cocteau Theatrical Encounters. The performance will be followed by a dialogue with Robert Maggiori, philosopher and founding member of the Monaco Philosophical Meetings.
Princess Grace Theater, Thursday, May 9, 7pm-9pm.

A conference, “Adolescences”, presented by Claire Chazal, journalist and author, with Hakima Ait el Cadi, sociologist, Manuella de Luca, psychiatrist and director of the magazine Adolescence and Claire Marin, philosopher, teacher and director of the Philophile collection at Gallimard.
Princess Grace Theater, Friday, May 10th, 7pm to 9pm.

A round table, “How philosophy thinks childhood,” presented by Raphael Zagury-Orly, philosopher and founding member of the Monaco Philosophical Encounters, with the philosophers Paul Audi, André Charrak and Pierre Guenancia.
Technical and Hotel High School, Saturday, May 11, 10h / 12h.

A roundtable, “Reading, growing, thinking”, presented by Edwige Chirouter, holder of the UNESCO Chair “Practices of philosophy with children” with Nicole Lambert, author and creator of comics and Claire Marin, philosopher, teacher and director of the Philophile collection at Gallimard.
Technical and Hotel High School, Saturday, May 11, 14h / 16h.

In collaboration with the Directorate of Education, Youth and Sports and teachers of schools in Monaco, invited philosophers will be in residence in the colleges the day of Thursday, May 9 and in high schools the day of Friday, May 10 , as well as at the Technical and Hospitality High School.

A philosophical magazine realized with the children and the teachers of 7 primary classes will appear during the Days “Young Philosophers”.

A book will also be published – Childhood and Violence by Charlotte Casiraghi and Boris Cyrulnik – following the lecture given in February 2018 at the Princess Grace Theater in Monaco.

Information and reservations:

+377 99 99 44 55 – www.philomonaco.com

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