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.
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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.
Follow up | Summit 2021 | Thank you!This year, almost 800 people signed up to take part in the digital Hertie Summit on 3 and 4 June 2021. Over the two days, we held over 40 events with different formats together with our Fellows.But a large part of the success of this year’s Summit is down to you personally, so we would like to take this opportunity to thank you once again for your contribution.
The "Essay Prize Democracy and Economy" goes into the second round!Together with WirtschaftsWoche, the Hertie Foundation is awarding prizes for the best essays on the topic of "Democracy and the Economy". Prof. Michael Hüther is a member of the jury. As an economic researcher and director of the Institute of the German Economy, the relationship between "market economy and democratic cohesion" has been on his mind for a long time. Would you like to submit your work? You can find all the information here!
Jugend debattiert || New anniversary podcastIn an interview with Elisabeth Niejahr, Managing Director of the non-profit Hertie Foundation for the area of "Strengthening Democracy", Ansgar Kemmann, head of Jugend debattiert, talks about early experiences that set him on the path to Jugend debattiert. How did the Federal President's initiative come about? How has the programme developed since then? How will it continue? Follow Elisabeth Niejahr and Ansgar Kemmann on a journey through 20 years of Jugend debattiert.
Interview with Prof. Dr. Dr. Ghazaleh TabatabaiGlioblastoma is one of the most common malignant primary brain tumours and is still incurable. Around 4800 people are diagnosed with it for the first time in this country every year. In an interview on World Brain Tumour Day, the expert explains how a new vaccination is supposed to help glioblastoma sufferers, why interdisciplinary work is so important, and why her patients make her humble every day.
Initiative Starke Schule | Virtueller StammtischThe 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 20.05.21, we are looking forward to all participants!
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.
The project Build Your Future; provides materials for lessons (grades 7 to 13) on current social problems based on the innovation and problem-solving method Design Thinking. The online seminar answers the question of how the topic of career orientation can be dealt with in the classroom in a student-centred and production-oriented way. The focus is on the creativity and problem-solving process of the student teams.