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Emden lectures

Since 2015, Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences, in cooperation with the city of Emden and the Johannes a Lasco Library, has been inviting citizens of the city and the region to the Emden Lectures once a year in the fall.

The lectures cover a wide range of topics relating to sustainability, society and culture and are given by prominent figures from the Association of German Scientists. At the heart of this series of events are analyses and perspectives for overcoming current and future social problems and challenges. Emden's historically grown liberal and cosmopolitan aura, which extends beyond national borders, offers the best conditions for this.





Emden lecture: "The challenge of climate change - from knowledge to action" by Prof. Dr. Mojib Latif

Action day: "Future for East Frisia: Understanding challenges - seizing opportunities - daring transformation" with Prof. Dr. Elke Pahl-Weber and Prof. Dr. Peter Hennicke, among others

Emden lecture: "Frozen at the North Pole" by Prof. Dr. Markus Rex 

Emden lecture: "Sustainability - imperative of the upcoming generation!" with Prof. Dr. Ernst-Ulrich von Weizsäcker

Here to look up: Emden Lectures 2021: Ernst-Ulrich von Weizsäcker - YouTube


Action day: "It's our turn!" with Prof. Dr. Hartmut Grassl and Prof. Dr. Ernst-Ulrich von Weizsäcker

Here to watch: Day of action for Enlightenment 2.0 - YouTube

2019Emden lecture: "Biodiversity in danger!" by Christine von Weizsäcker



Emden lecture: "Glyphosate and its effects" by Prof. Dr. Maria Finckh

Emden lecture: "Reformation - Transformation - Are we living in a new age of reformation?" by Prof. Dr. Uwe Schneidewind

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