Supportership 2019

Join our new supportership

And receive publications in our new English-language book series, Cultura Animi.

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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, noted transhumanist Natasha Vita-More, Cardinal Peter Turkson, diplomat and writer Jean-Marie Guéhenno, AI-expert Anders Sandberg 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.


Covert operations against evil
Michael Vickers at Nexus Conference

Michael Vickers – renowned CIA operative and intelligence strategist – will speak at the Nexus Conference, replacing General Michael Hayden. Vickers’ leading role in the covert programme to drive the Red Army out of Afghanistan was chronicled in the film Charlie Wilson’s War, but he was also involved in operations in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere against Al-Qa’ida and other terrorist and criminal groups.


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 Cultura Animi A Letter to My Teacher
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