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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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Speakers

Architekt, Wien; Direktor des Institutes für Raumgestaltung und Entwerfen, Universität Stuttgart
Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University, New York

Mag. Dr. Dr. h.c. Boris PODRECCA

Architekt, Wien; Direktor des Institutes für Raumgestaltung und Entwerfen, Universität Stuttgart

 Studium der Architektur an der Technischen Universität Wien und an der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien (Diplom 1968)
ab 1982 Gastprofessuren in Lausanne, Paris, Venedig, Philadelphia, London, Wien und Harvard-Cambridge (Boston)
seit 1988 ordentlicher Professor an der Universität Stuttgart, Direktor des Institutes für Raumgestaltung und Entwerfen
1986 Gründung des Architekturateliers Podrecca in Wien, weitere Ateliers in Stuttgart und Venedig

Ph.D. Saskia SASSEN

Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University, New York

 Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University (www.saskiasassen.com). She is the author of several books and the recipient of diverse awards and mentions, ranging from multiple doctor honoris causa to named lectures and being selected for various honors lists. Her new book is Expulsions: When complexity produces elementary brutalities. (Harvard University Press 2014)

Seminar Week

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14.08.2008

17:00 - 17:30Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2008Plenary
17:30 - 19:00Opening speechesPlenary
19:00 - 20:30Presentation of the seminarsPlenary
20:30 - 23:00Opening receptionSocial

14.08.-21.08.2008

Seminar 01: Climate change and what we need to do about itSeminar
Seminar 02: Utopias and alternative (visions of) worldsSeminar
Seminar 03: Wirtschaftsforschung und WirtschaftspolitikSeminar
Seminar 04: Geschichtliche Situationsdeutungen und historische EntscheidungenSeminar
Seminar 05: A European people? Perception and formation of European citizensSeminar
Seminar 06: Ethics and biomedicine: Analysis of decisions and value judgementsSeminar
Seminar 07: Security policy becoming a European issueSeminar

14.08.-20.08.2008

Seminar 08: Who is in control? How the brain controls our thoughts and actionsSeminar
Seminar 09: PredictabilitySeminar
Seminar 10: Public opinion, opinion research and political decision-makingSeminar
Seminar 11: Transatlantic relationsSeminar
Seminar 12: Understanding fundamentalism: An interdisciplinary analysis of "Strong Religion"Seminar
Seminar 13: "Global Constitutional Network" - Limits and Possibilities of (Inter-)national JurisdictionsSeminar
Seminar 14: Art and perceptionSeminar

15.08.2008

20:30 - 21:30Special Lecture: Europe - Strategic decisions for the continentPlenary

16.08.2008

17:30 - 19:00Plenary session: Climate change and PredictabilityPlenary

18.08.2008

19:00 - 20:30Plenary session: 40 years after the Prague SpringPlenary

19.08.2008

17:30 - 19:00Plenary session: What has remained of 1968?Plenary