23. ilb
06. – 16.09.2023

Programmsparten: Science and the Humanities

Water in Flux

Part I. Kathrin Röggla: »The Water« What does climate change mean for water, the substance on which we depend even more than on gas and oil? In the play of the same name, Kathrin Röggla paints a picture of a society oscillating between heavy rainfall and intense heat, a society

Science Year ― Visions Of Bioeconomy 2021 Country Focus On Brazil

What are the consequences of rainforest deforestation and the cultivation of monocultures in Brazil? These issues will be addressed by agricultural engineer Gabriel Bianconi Fernandes [via live stream], former member of the Brazilian Commission for Bioethics and Ecological Law, Linda Poppe, expert on indigenous peoples from »Survival International«, and author

Saša Stanišić

Saša Stanišić, born in the Yugoslavian town Višegrad, has lived in Germany since 1992. Works as a freelance author, journalist and columnist. Wrote novels such as »Wie der Soldat das Grammofon repariert« (tr. How the soldier repaired the gramophone) and »Vor dem Fest« (tr. Before the party).

Peter Tscherne

Peter Tscherne, born in 1970, studied literature and history at Universities in Göttingen, Freiburg and Boston. Following his studies, he was a lecturer for project management at the University for Design and Art in Basel and was a project manager at Pixelpark AG. Today, Tscherne is a freelance consultant for

Oliver Lubrich

born in Berlin in 1970, studied comparative literature, German literature, and philosophy in Berlin, Saint-Étienne, and Berkeley. He is Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the University of Bern and is an internationally renowned scholar of Alexander von Humboldt. Together with Thomas Nehrlich, he directs the editorial team of

Klaus Wölfling

Klaus Wölfling, born in 1971, completed a degree in psychology at the Humboldt University in Berlin. In 2008 he became head of the psychology department for gambling addiction at the Clinic and Polyclinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. As part of his research

Katharina Tillmanns

Katharina Tillmanns studied theatre and media studies among other things at the Ruhr University in Bochum, film direction at Cologne Film Academy and game development. Since 2006, she has worked as a director, author and editor in television and Internet projects, whereby her special interest lies with transmedia storytelling. In

Kai Wels

Kai Wels has worked in the area of digital marketing for more than 17 years. As an expert for digital communications, online marketing and social media, his focus lies with the digital transformation of companies and providing consultancy services for strategic mind change processes concentrating on the publishing sector.

Grit Schuster

Grit Schuster, freelance interaction designer, software developer and video artist in Berlin, has been involved in developing computer games and children’s software since 2004 and designs video contents and interaction technology in theatre productions. She worked as a programmer on the iOS products »Schlaf gut« (tr. Sleep well) and »Kleiner