March 2 – 4, 2018

Journalism 2.0 Fake News, Enlightenment and Democracy in the Digital News Age Konferenz – DAI Heidelberg Journalismus 2.0 – Fake News, Aufklärung und Demokratie im digitalen Zeitalter Fr, 2. März 2018, 20:00 Uhr Auftakt/Keynote Im Dialog Es ist ein Zeichen von Trumps Macht, dass es ihm gelungen ist, den Begriff „Fake News” zu seinem Vorteil … Mehr March 2 – 4, 2018

FEBRUARY 19 – 26, 2018

What makes STARTUPS more successful than others? Insights from Silicon Valley and Israel Gideon Marks, Anchor Mentor at Google Launchpad Accelerator and Board Advisor at GlobeKeeper, has been active in tech and startup industries around the globe for 30 plus years. Working with many entrepreneurs in various industries from Europe, Korea, Israel and Silicon Valley … Mehr FEBRUARY 19 – 26, 2018

November 06 – 10, 2017

Journalism and the Media in the Age of Trump Donald Trump is a different kind of politician. His candidacy and electoral victory have challenged journalistic orthodoxy and have drawn new battle lines between the White House and the mainstream media. Alternative facts, an alternative media landscape and accelerated news distribution have contributed to the emergence … Mehr November 06 – 10, 2017

JUNE 12-19, 2017

Universal Human Rights – A global Concept in a Fracturing World? Together with Associate Prof. Joseph A. Slaughter we would like to dissect and discuss the extent as to which human rights serve an ideological tool of the liberal western world. A contemporary and honest assessment of their normative power would be an excellent and necessary addition in the German discourse on the complex refugee situation. […]

Mehr JUNE 12-19, 2017

MAY 29th – JUNE 9th, 2017

Together with Prof. Michael C. Kimmage, Ph.D. we will address some of the policy questions Germany and the United States collectively face: preserving or reordering the EU, defining the purpose and structure of NATO, and managing relations with the countries between Russia and the EU, which are currently contested. Prof. Kimmage will evaluate the common endeavor for Germany and the United States, some 25 years after the end of the Cold war… […]

Mehr MAY 29th – JUNE 9th, 2017

APRIL 2017

Current Issues in Journalism – How disruptive innovations have been altering journalism. Together with professionals and experts from the publishing industry, we will discuss the transformations in the sector and will take a look at similarities and differences in the German and American markets. Our goal is to introduce the tremendous transformation process of the … Mehr APRIL 2017

FEBRUARY 14-17, 2017

Refugee Crisis in Europe II – Challenges and Opportunities We will discuss the European Refugee Crisis with Gregory A. Maniatis who treats the European Refugee Crisis from within a global perspective. He appeals to both the US and the EU to organize both the humanitarian rescue of refugees and to help end the military conflicts … Mehr FEBRUARY 14-17, 2017

MAY 2017

Social Entrepreneurship – Utilizing Market Forces To Bring About Innovative Change Together with social entrepreneurs and experts from the non-profit sector, we will try to shed light on the significance and opportunities that lie in the social entrepreneurship sector. We ask: what is so special about social entrepreneurship and what are the major differences between … Mehr MAY 2017

DECEMBER 5-9, 2016

Refugee Crisis in Europe – The Challenges and Opportunities of Migration Immigration is one of the most significant issues of our times. More than 1m refugees and migrants crossed into Europe in 2015, sparking a crisis as European states struggled to cope with this influx. The topic is equally important in the U.S., where it … Mehr DECEMBER 5-9, 2016

NOVEMBER 14-18, 2016

Transatlantic Cooperation in Iraq, Syria, ISIS The current conflicts in the Middle East have created a downward spiral of violence, humanitarian emergencies, radicalization, and border crossing instability that poses tremendous challenges to both Europe and the United States. At the same time, it has become clear that strong transatlantic ties are ever more important in … Mehr NOVEMBER 14-18, 2016