Zukunftskolleg Lectures

On a regular basis, the Zukunftskolleg Lecture honors excellent researchers who are closely related to and associated with the Zukunftskolleg.

October 16, 2018

Ruth HaCohen

Artur Rubinstein Professor of Musicology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

"The Power and Pitfalls of Sonic Solidarity: A Lesson from the 20th Century"

February 5, 2018

Vinod Subramaniam

Nanobiophysics Group, University of Twente, and Rector Magnificus of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

"Life's Origami - Protein Folding, Misfolding, and Human Diseases"

Shalini Randeria

May 4, 2017

Shalini Randeria

Institute for Human Sciences IWM, Austria, and the Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland

"Kinder statt Inder – The Politics of Demographic Panics in the Global North and South"

Ulrich Raulff

October 19, 2016


Ulrich Raulff

Director Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach, Germany

"Wie schreibt man die Geschichte von Mensch und Pferd?"

David Shulman

July 15, 2015

David Shulman

Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel

"Kudiyattam: The Last Living Sanskrit Theater in the World"

Valerie Shafer

July 14, 2014

Valerie Shafer

City University of New York, USA

"Multidisciplinarity: A Neuro-, Psycho-, Linguistic Perspective"

Adelheid Godt

February 13, 2014

Adelheid Godt

University of Bielefeld, Germany

"The Making of Spinlabeled Molecules and What They Teach Us"

Joseph Barrett

June 10, 2013

Jeffrey Alan Barrett

University of California, Irvine, USA

"Quantum Mechanics and Wigner's Mind-Body Dualism"

Christoph Fehige

January 13, 2013

Christoph Fehige

University of Saarbrücken, Germany

"Wanting Others to Fare Well: The Structure of Benevolence"

Joseph Y. Halpern

June 21, 2012

Joseph Y. Halpern

Cornell University Ithaka, USA

"Knowledge and Common Knowledge in Multi-Agent Systems"

Bernard D. Frischer

July 15, 2011

Bernard D. Frischer

University of Virginia, USA


"The Art of Science, the Science of Art - The Position of the New Discipline of Digital Archaeology in the Academy"