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Social development calls for critical reflection. This is a principle to which Kurt A. Körber felt bound both as a German and as a world citizen. The foundation established by him takes on this social challenge at a national and an international level.

Acting as an operating foundation, it develops and promotes programmes for which it retains full responsibility, while still remaining open to suggestions and cooperations. The aim of its work is to try out new ideas and methods and to transfer them to society. Körber-Stiftung seeks to encourage others to take initiative into their own hands.


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As a necessary measure to contain the Corona virus, the Körber History Forum 2020 has been cancelled. Our goal of discussing the political dimension of history and the historical dimension of politics remains. Especially in times of crisis, it is important to stay in touch with each other and to jointly find ways to disarm history.

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On 29 February parliamentary elections were held in Slovakia. Munich Young Leader Miroslav Mizera talked with Körber-Stiftung in advance about how the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak overshadows elections and what the results will mean for Slovakia in the EU.

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Past, present and future challenges of the Middle East will be a key topic at this year’s Körber History Forum. Bernd Vogenbeck, Körber-Stiftung, spoke with acclaimed British historian James Barr about how internal and external designs clashed in the region and continue to generate tensions today.

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How can we design arms control in the 21st century in a way that includes all relevant actors? Which measures can prevent a new arms race in the wake of a growing great power competition? In the face of new technologies like cyber weapons, hypersonic glide vehicles and artificial intelligence, how do we need to re-think arms control?

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