Hope and Despair: Vienna Humanities Festival 2019

More+Events ♦ Published: August 29, 2019; 08:08 ♦ (Vindobona)

The fourth Vienna Humanities Festival is an urban salon with leading figures from the worlds of academia, art and culture. In nearly 40 events participants negotiate the burning questions of our time.

The 4th Vienna Humanities Festival will be opened on 26 September 2019 by Ágnes Heller, probably the most important philosopher of our time. / Picture: © Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (IWM), Time to Talk, Wien Museum

Hope and Despair - this is the motto of the fourth Vienna Humanities Festival, which will take place from 26 to 29 September and will once again be inviting visitors to an inspiring exchange of ideas between science, art and culture.

Focal points include the year 1989 and its consequences, scientific innovation and the future of society, religion and radicalization,…