A festival of philosophy will be held at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome from 11 14 May. Promoted by the Rome city council, Progetto Telecom and the Fondazione Musica per Roma there will be four days of encounters, discussions and round tables with the participation of international and Italian academics and experts.

The theme of the festival is Instability, the decline in stability not only in philosophical terms but also through the relationship with other forms of conscience. Discussions will be held about young people and precarious working conditions and on some of the bigger questions of the day such as bioethics, Europe, the Far East, peace and war. There will be 40 meetings and six concerts of modern music and jazz.

Auditorium- Parco della Musica, Viale P. de Coubertin, tel. 068082058

For full information see www.auditorium.com