In the spirit of the age of Enlightenment, people all over the world are now examining dogmas and old convictions, due to the failing of our economic-, monetary-, political and social cultural system. The loss of faith in big corporations and the changing beliefs in how people are supposed to thrive together are present everywhere. So: are we on the verge of a ‘new Enlightenment’?


TEDxHaarlem, May 21st, 17.00 – 23.00, Philharmonie, Haarlem

These creative and critical minds will enlighten you

Herman Van Bolhuis

People who work with Herman describe him as a creative entrepreneur, innovator, inspirator and connector. In his work Herman focuses predominantly on future technologies and disruptive developments for people, organisations, cities and society…

Arita Baaijens

This Dutch adventurer has already completed over 25 desert expeditions on camel throughout Egypt and Sudan. She is the first woman to have crossed the Western Desert of Egypt solo on camel and the first Western woman to have travelled the Forty Days Road on camel twice…

Natalie Nicholles

Natalie Nicholles is the Director RSA Global – the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce – a 260 year old organisation committed to finding innovative, creative and practical solutions to today’s social challenges.…


May 15, 2015

TEDxHaarlem 2015 Program

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