Why we need a plant-based diet

On 30 May 2024, the KOSMOS Lesung addressed the idea that “A comprehensive agricultural and food transformation is possible.” The event took place in the Senate Hall of HU and featured Prof. Lotze-Campen as the speaker, with Prof. Dr. Sabine Fuss as the mediator. For more information about the event, please check: KOSMOS-Lesung: Towards Zero…

KOSMOS-Lesung: Towards Zero Hunger

THESys member Prof. Dr. Tilman Brück spoke on the topic ‘Towards Zero Hunger’ on February 15th, 2024, as part of the KOSMOS Readings series. He discussed the relationship between economic research and efforts to overcome global hunger. For more information, please visit: ‘KOSMOS-Lesung: Towards Zero Hunger’.

Exploring Communication Challenges at the Communication Lab in Berlin

At a recent Communication Lab gathering in Berlin, participants from over 20 countries discussed communication challenges linked to emerging technologies and critical issues, such as AI and climate innovations. They also engaged with experts, including those from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and had a public debate on politics’ influence on research. Tobias Krüger emphasized the responsibility…

The Violence in Kyrgyz Gold

In this concise writing for the Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS), Dr. Beril Ocaklı revisits the saga of the now complete nationalisation of Kyrgyzstan’s largest gold mine ‘Kumtor’. Therein, she spotlights the insidious slow violence that the Kyrgyzstani state perpetuates through gold mining and conceals through the never-ending resource controversies around lost…