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fellows & friends ist eine programmübergreifende Initiative für alle Hertie Fellows. Zu diesem Kreis gehören aktuelle und ehemalige Studierende, Geförderte, Forscherinnen und Forscher der Stiftung und ihrer Projekte.

Expertenaustausch und Netzwerk

Das Online-Forum ist die Plattform für stiftungsübergreifenden Austausch aller 5000 Hertie Fellows miteinander. Es bietet seinen Mitgliedern - Wissenschaftler/innen wie Praktiker/innen - innovative Fachgruppen, Expertenforen, interessante berufliche Perspektiven und vieles mehr.

Beruf:Politik | Podcast | Series 5

Why do members of the Bundestag voluntarily retire from politics at the height of their political careers? And why are there not more drop-outs? How do colleagues react? What comes next? Elisabeth Niejahr, Executive Director of the non-profit Hertie Foundation, talks to Katja Suding (Deputy Federal Chair of the FDP) and Stefan Liebich (DIE LINKE) about their announcement to resign their mandate and leave politics.

Save the date | Summit 2021 | 03.06 - 04.06

Among our Fellows, you will find people who are conducting research in the natural sciences, experts in the fields of politics, law and economics, people who create works of art and people who explore the world from the perspective of the humanities and cultural studies. As different as their disciplines and fields of activity may be, they all have one thing in common: they all strive to ensure that we can live together better as a democratic society. The Hertie Summit will take place from 3 to 4 June 2021.

Jamila Tressel: Fit for the Future with Future Education - What Pupils Really Need.

Jamila Tressel is a young author, trained coach, speaker, trainer at conferences and former student of the Ev. Schule Berlin Zentrum (ESBZ). After some negatively formative experiences in the conventional school system, she has been campaigning for radical change in the German education system since 2012. On 6 May at 4.30 pm, we welcome her as a speaker in a lecture series of the Initiative Starke Schule.

Interview with Dr. Henning Beck

Dr Henning Beck is a neuroscientist, bestselling author and former Hertie PhD scholar at the Graduate School of Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience in Tübingen. He won the German Science Slam Championship in 2012 and now lectures about the brain. How the stage career came about, why we should beware of the "brain fog" in Corona times, and how the brain can "attract" creative ideas, the 37-year-old explains in our interview.

Grzegorz Nocko and Aleida Assmann talking in the podcast "Mit Bleistift gelesen"!

The state of our democracy is not only the subject of much discussion, but also of much writing. Democracies can be justified and explained from different points of view. The podcast "MIT BLEISTIFT GELESEN" deals precisely with this. Why is the term "nation" under general suspicion? And why do we need it anyway? Aleida Assmann talks about this with Grzegorz Nocko.

Lecture Series | "Education for the Future"

In April and May we offer you online impulses on urgent future topics in school work. How can we prepare our pupils for the challenges of their future? Global responsibility, learning to take responsibility for oneself and society, digitalisation and personalisation of learning as well as life orientation for the professional and working world of the future are the keywords of the impulses, for which we have been able to win renowned impulse providers.

Jugend Entscheidet | Digital Lunch-Session

School closed, sport and leisure forbidden, friends gone: in the Corona pandemic, young people feel that their problems are not being heard by politics.But why do political actors such as parties find it so difficult to inspire young people to get involved? How can young commitment work on the ground? With what ideas do young people advance democracy? And what can politics and administration learn from them? This will be discussed by the guests of our digital lunch session on 21.04.2021.

Initiative Starke Schule | Virtueller Stammtisch

The virtual regulars' table is a regular exchange for all members of the Strong School Initiative and open to anyone who is thinking of becoming a member. Every 2nd Thursday of the month, always at 3.30 p.m., we meet without a fixed topic to exchange experiences online, because we know how good it is for us to stay in conversation and in contact with each other. The next date is 29.04.21, we are looking forward to all participants!