On the brink?

  • Tipping Points beyond Metaphor
  • Geist Heidelberg, Lecture

A tipping point changes everything! What is called a tipping point in democracy, economics, culture or the environment could be more than a metaphor of radical, unpredictable change.

When do cultures, governments or media sentiment tip? Are there tipping points in nature that are evolutionarily demonstrable? Does talk of tipping points remain more of a rhetorical device or does it refer to concrete constellations?

Prof. Axel Meyer, evolutionary biologist, University of Konstanz
Prof. Maren Urner, media psychologist and journalist, HMKW Cologne
Moderation: Melanie Mühl, journalist at FAZ Feuilleton and author of Mitfühlen (2018).

Prof. Claus Leggewie unfortunately had to cancel at short notice.

The event will only take place as a free online event in the YouTube livestream.
Click here to go directly to the livestream: bit.ly/GH_Stream_TippingPoints