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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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Green Party Member of the Bundestag Tobias Lindner has held a seat in the German Parliament since 2011 and became Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office in December 2021. On 25 and 26 March 2022, he took part in the 178th Bergedorf Round Table in Berlin to discuss Germany’s »Zeitenwende« – its watershed moment in foreign and security...

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How is the current Russian military attack on Ukraine escorted by a "memory war"? Tatiana Zhurzhenko, Ukrainian expert on memory politics, deconstructs elements of the Russian propaganda, explains internal Ukrainian conflicts on memory and history, and asks about the war’s effects on European identity.

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Elena Chernenko is special correspondent at the "Kommersant" newspaper in Moscow and member of the Munich Young Leaders network. In this interview she talks about the effects of the sanctions on Russian society and the difficult conditions for independent journalists.

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Russia's war against Ukraine marks a “Zeitenwende” for Western security order. Can historical thinking help to analyze and solve current problems more clearly? The e-paper “European Security: How Policy-Relevant is History?” demonstrate how and where history can help us to better respond to the uncertainties of the present and how future political...

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