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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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From the possibilities of virtual reality to the perils of deep-fake –where will digital remembrance lead us? This question was at the centre of the very first eCommemoration Switchboard event that took place during the virtual Körber History Forum 2021.

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At the Global University Leaders Council Hamburg, university leaders from all over the world have adopted recommendations on the commitment of universities to global sustainability and against climate change.

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All of us – including universities – must take action in the fight against climate change! But how can that be done when a nation’s government, like the one in Brazil, hardly acts sustainably? And where do Germany’s universities stand on the topic of sustainability? In the podcast »Improving Society« the researcher Tristan McCowan gives insights in...

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On 8 June 2021 the 176th Bergedorf Round Table will seek to revisit the complex relationship between Russia and Europe. It will map out the most urgent geopolitical challenges that Europe and Russia are facing.

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