We’ve reinvented the art of the French salon for the 21st century.

Welcome! We’re a new platform for cozy, interactive online discussions on your favorite topics. We believe in non-hierarchal, respectful, thought-provoking conversations — if that’s what you’re looking for, you’re in the right place!

We take inspiration from the European salons that defined culture through intimate discussion with contemporaries.

Come connect with thoughtful people from all over the world… it might just change your life.

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Interintellect has hosted nearly 2,000 incredible events on topics like science, art, literature, philosophy, and more. Our event hosts and attendees range from well-known public figures to up-and-coming artists, thinkers, leaders, and makers — people just like you

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Interintellect Event Highlights

Talking ‘Terraformation’ with Yishan Wong | Restoring Native Forests to Reverse Climate Change

Terraformation CEO Yishan Wong joins us for a conversation on technology and climate future! Co-hosted by Chroma cofounder, Anton Troynikov, and Interintellect founder Anna Gát. Since the industrial revolution, technology has been seen as at odds with the natural world. With the rise of the environmental movement in the 1970s, humanity became more aware of its impact on the environment.…

Who’s the GOAT of Economics? Tyler Cowen on Adam Smith, His New AI Book, and More!


Tyler Cowen, Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University and faculty director of the Mercatus Center, joins host Alaka Halder to discuss his exciting new generative book on great economists, the history of economic thought, and how to appreciate economics as a vehicle for carrying ideas about the world. In the 247…

Stoicism: Resilience or Resignation?


Dr. Gena Gorlin, a clinical psychologist and founder coach, teams up with Dr. Jason Rheins, a scholar of ancient Greek philosophy, to put Stoicism under the microscope: does it live up to its modern-day hype? And if not, what's a better alternative? Stoicism, a byword for quiet emotional endurance, is both an ancient philosophical system…

New York IRL: Designing Your Life (And Career) – How We Find Our Thing, Change Things, and Let Things Go

New York NY

In his debut Interintellect Salon, Roman Gayduk will facilitate a discussion of how to approach constructing one's life intelligently. We might touch on design thinking, deciding whether to become a…

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IRL Highlight: Arts and Minds: Conversations in New York – Interintellect x Museum Mile

On-going IRL salons at the Guidepost Museum Mile in New York City on January 8, January 14, and more!

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Ongoing Series:

ii Writing Lab (Members Only)

Christin Balan

Next event: Janauary 7th


Krupali Rai and Maria Górska-Piszek

Next event: TBD

Runs every first Monday of the month

Conversations on Self-Compassion (Members Only)

Elaine Wang

Next event: January 9th

Monthly: Every First Monday

Sci-Fi Odyssey: A Tour Through the Great Works of Speculative Fiction

David White

Next event: January 15th

Runs every third Sunday of the month

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