An ongoing series of discussions and forums offering insightful dialogue among thinkers, diplomats, cultural leaders, university students and the public. With past guests such as Rem Koohaas, Jude Kelly and Jessica Walsh, keynote speakers include the most exceptional names from across the global creative industries. Each edition allows young Emiratis to connect with the most inspiring names in their area of study with accompanying panel discussions opening the floor to the nation’s student. Topics range from the social and diplomatic to the artistic and the series encourages exploration of important issues, creates opportunities for public speaking and inspires through exposure to the very best in creative excellence.
Riwaq Al Fikr | Returning to the Abu Dhabi Festival to connect thinkers, diplomats and cultural leaders with students and the general public, Riwaq Al Fikr 2018 provided students at Zayed University and Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi with opportunities to explore the world of arts management and education.