Nexus Conference

The Battle Between Good and Evil

Saturday 15 December, National Opera & Ballet Amsterdam. Tickets available now.

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Exclusive at Nexus

The New Jerusalem

A stunning long prose poem by Patti Smith in a hardbound illustrated edition – a prophetic vision of art and humanity, faith and freedom

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Patti Smith Live

An Education in Counterculture

Don’t miss it: Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye performing ‘My Blakean Year’, ‘Wing’ and ‘People Have the Power’

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Nexus Conference 2018
The Battle Between Good and Evil

Noble Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka, former CIA director Michael Hayden, noted transhumanist Natasha Vita-More, Cardinal Peter Turkson, diplomat and writer Jean-Marie Guéhenno, and a keynote by the extraordinary Marilynne Robinson – we have another stellar line-up for this year’s Nexus Conference, on values absolute and relative, evil forces in the world and what we can do to stop them. Buy your tickets now.


Nexus Lecture 2018
by Margaret Atwood

On Saturday 10 November Margaret Atwood gave the twenty-fifth Nexus Lecture with the title ‘Greetings Earthlings. What Are These Human Rights Of Which You Speak?’ Atwood gained international renown with novels like The Blind Assassin and The Handmaid’s Tale, now adapted as a critically acclaimed television series, and is widely praised as a tireless advocate of equal rights for men and women, human rights and the environment.



Broaden your horizon by becoming a member of Nexus Connect

Nexus Connect is the Nexus youth association for cultural enthusiasts under 36 looking for inspiration and Bildung. As a Connect member you receive three bound volumes from the Nexus Library series and a discount on your tickets for Nexus activities. Upcoming events include the Nexus Symposium in May and the annual Conference in December. To enjoy these events, as well as special events for Connect members, join Nexus Connect now!



published Patti Smith The New Jerusalem
15/12 Conference with Marilynne Robinson

Video & Photo

Nexus Symposium ‘An Education in Counterculture’

Patti Smith on art, music and the spirit of punk

Patti Smith performing at ‘An Education in Counterculture’

Photo: Jan Reinier van der Vliet