Dark feelings? Thu, 28th October 2021, 8:00 pm Between power and manipulation Geist Heidelberg, In dialogue Feelings, emotions, empathy – positive terms and qualities that make a person approachable. However, the foundations of friendships and relationships can be manipulated to exert power and control. Dynamics of discipline and control are also often found in groups. So are destructive and toxic mechanisms in two-person relationships transferable? How can we better understand our “dark” feelings? And what current insights do psychopathology, forensics, and communication science provide? With: Lydia Benecke, criminal psychologist and author of books such as Cheaters, Con Artists, Dazzlers – The Psychology of Manipulation (2021). Dr. Nahlah Saimeh, forensic psychiatrist, psychotherapist and expert witness Prof. Dr. Bernhard Pörksen, media and communication scientist, University of Tübingen Moderation: Melanie Mühl, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung In the context of the International Science Festival – Geist Heidelberg. The event will take place at the DAI Heidelberg and in parallel on dai HOME Livestream. With our digital subscriptions you have unlimited access to the new dai HOME with all livestreams and recordings of past events. Members of the DAI Circle of Friends enjoy the dai HOME free of charge. Please send us a mail to email@example.com you have not yet received an e-mail about the dai HOME.