The international celebration of World Philosophy Day 2009 took place in Moscow and Saint Petersburg from 16 to 19 November 2009.
A country with a long tradition in philosophy and a true passion for thought and word, this year the Russian Federation took the place of honour, as organizer and host of this international event. Philosophers, students, journalists, academics, diplomats and other philosophy enthusiasts gathered in Moscow and Saint Petersburg to discuss the theme “Philosophy in the Dialogue of Cultures” - a subject selected in an effort to foster the dissemination of philosophy in all its traditions.
Extract: 5 min. Total length:
Credits: Russian Academy of Sciences, producer. UNESCO Moscow, co-producer.
Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 187081