• March 14 - June 21, 2018
  • California Institute of Integral Studies
    1453 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
Add to Calendar 03/14/2018 06/21/2018 America/Los_Angeles BIG IDEAS at CIIS Big Ideas at CIIS is a series of talks that brings you into the conversation about life’s most interesting and important topics. You’ll be taken on a guided tour of the most intriguing and significant ideas in a given field, and find out how these concepts are relevant to the world today. California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Full Series - $25 for three events
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Big Ideas at CIIS is a series of talks that brings you into the conversation about life’s most interesting and important topics. You’ll be taken on a guided tour of the most intriguing and significant ideas in a given field, and find out how these concepts are relevant to the world today. Cutting edge thought-leaders turn their passion and knowledge into practical insights designed to enrich your life, challenge your assumptions, and broaden your horizons. You’ll have the chance to share ideas and connect with other people, and walk away thinking about your own big ideas.

Current Series

March 14th, 2018
Living Disability
Sara Acevado

June 7th, 2018
Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Doug Vakoch

June 21st, 2018
Museums as Contested Spaces
Kathy Littles


Listen to Previous BIG IDEAS at CIIS Talks on Our Podcast
Click titles below for episodes on Soundcloud or search "CIIS Public Programs" to find us anywhere you subscribe to podcasts.

The Hidden History of Capitalism
Andrej Grubacic

Education for a New World
Liz Beaven

Why We Need Spirituality in the Workplace
Sergio Rodriguez-Castillo

Social Change Through Expressive Arts
Danielle Drake

The Promise of Psychedelic Healing and the Future for Medicine
Natalie Metz

Creativity and the Future
Alfonso Montuori

Listen to Your Soul Speak
Alzak Amlani

Scientific Discoveries to Transform Your Health
Meg Jordan

Neurodiversity and Creativity
Nick Walker

What Can We Learn from Zombies?
Zara Zimbardo

How to Eat Like it Matters
Michelle Glowa

Myth in the News
Craig Chalquist

What is Literature For?
Carolyn Cooke

Why Study the Universe?
Brian Swimme

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