Upcoming highlights 23. February 2022 0 comments Back to overview Dear guests, dear friends, The new program for February and March is ready. You can find an overview of all events here. The highlights of the coming weeks February On Thu. Feb. 24, 20:00 Nicola Gess explains in her lecture “Half-Truths” how they contribute to the manipulation of reality. The lecture “Rock Poetry – Bob Dylan” is on Fri. Feb. 25, 20:00. Literary scholar Heinrich Detering and Udo Dahmen, director of the Popakademie Mannheim, will talk about Bob Dylan and his lyrics. The concert Ramblin Bird feat. Caro Trischler takes place on Sat. Feb. 26, 20:00 and offers authentic, handmade music that combines blues with funk grooves, jazz and folk music. March In the lecture “Philosophy and bewitched problems” on Wed. 02. March, 20:00 Thomas Arnold, Judith Kreuter and Inga Tappe discuss the complexity of modern problems and how society imagines the “right” way to deal with them. On Thu. 03 March, 20:00 Natascha Strobl analyzes in her lecture “Radicalized Conservatism” how extreme conservatives are today and what consequences this has for democracy. On Mo. 07. March, 20:00 Henry Johannes Greten, in its lecture “holistic is, if one treats the dog along” presents the Heidelberger model of the Chinese medicine, which combines the western and asiatic medicine rationally. Fabian Scheidler describes in his lecture “The stuff we are made of” on Wed. 09 March, 20:00 why we have to rethink nature and society in view of the ecological crisis and the climate chaos. On Thu. 10 March, 20:00 two world-class musicians perform in an exciting duet: Duo Jon Sass – Arkadij Shilkloper. Together they form a micro brass band that packs a punch. On Mon. March 14, 19:00, the Europeans in Conversation will deal with the topic “Parliamentarism – the royal road to democracy?” On Tue. 15 March, 20:00 Emmanuel Nègrier analyzes in his lecture “Les territoires de l’extrême-droite française. Paysage d’avant la bataille”, the rise of the extreme right in France and its territories. Katika Kühnreich, in her lecture “Controlled Freedom? Anleitung zur digitalen Selbstbestimmung” on Wed. 16 March, 20:00, she critically examines the social consequences of digitalization. In his lecture “Der Heilige Geist – Eine Biographie” (The Holy Spirit – A Biography) on Thu. 17 March, 20:00, Jörg Lauster will talk about the story of creation, early Christian, mystical, philosophical and romantic conceptions of the spirit, up to today’s Pentecostal Christianity and the question of where the spirit can be heard in a disenchanted world. On Fri. March 18, 20:00 Marianne Sägebrecht offers a thoughtful journey to the poetry of well-known poets such as Goethe, Rilke and Kalekko in her lecture “A Litera-Tour from Säge to Brecht.” Eike Wenzel explains, in his lecture “The New Green Age – How the Green New Deal will radically change our way of life” on Mon. 21 March 20:00, on the basis of the twelve most important topics, what the Green New Deal and its concepts mean concretely for us, our markets and society. On Tue. 22 March, 20:00 Madita Oeming would like to present in her lecture “Keine (Porno-)Panik! On the Alarmism in Porn Discourse”, Madita Oeming wants to critically question some of the cultural fears surrounding pornography, place them in their larger political context, and explain to what extent porn is primarily a historically grown scapegoat. On Wed. March 23, 20:00, Lukas Hermsmeier traces the movements from Occupy to Black Lives Matter to climate resistance in his lecture “Uprising – America’s New Left,” thus exploring the rebirth of the American left and showing what we can learn from their ideas, alliances and strategies. On Thu. March 24, 20:00, Annika Brockschmidt explains in her lecture “America’s God’s Warriors” how the Religious Right threatens democracy in the United States. Hans-Ulrich Grimm takes a look behind the scenes of the food industry in his lecture “Food War” on Sun. 27 March, 17:00. On Wed. March 30, 20:00 Ulrich Eberl evaluates in his lecture “Our survival formula – Nine global crises and the solutions of science” technically sound solution strategies that could maintain the diversity of life on earth. Keep it informative and exciting! Many of our events are streamed live and are available for 3 months in our media library. These events are marked as ‘hybrid events’ in the events calendar. 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