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Opening of the Weltempfang: The Anthropocene: Does culture trump nature?

The relationship between culture and nature had changed. Human influence on “our” planet is increasing visibly; human beings have become actors. Yet the climate doesn’t care. How are human beings choosing to describe themselves within nature and nature itself? How can processes be steered? Ultimately, aren’t we saving not nature but rather ourselves – entirely in keeping with a strategy of survival?

Discussion

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Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

English
Frankfurter Buchmesse und Auswärtiges Amt
The event is free of charge

Participants

Dr. Friederike Otto

Geschäftsführende Direktorin des Environmental Change Institute an der Oxford Universität / acting director of the Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University

Prof. Harald Welzer

Direktor von Futurzwei – Stiftung Zukunftsfähigkeit und Professor für Transformationsdesign an der Universität Flensburg / director of Futurzwei - Stiftung Zukunftsfähigkeit and professor of transformation design at the University of Flensburg

Maja Lunde © Oda Berby

Maja Lunde

Norwegian author

Juergen Boos

Direktor der Frankfurter Buchmesse / director of Frankfurter Buchmesse

Irmgard Maria Fellner

Beauftragte für Auswärtige Kulturpolitik und stellvertretende Leiterin der Abteilung Kultur und Kommunikation im Auswärtigen Amt

Jenny Friedrich-Freksa

Chefredakteurin der Zeitschrift Kulturaustausch/ editor-in-chief of the magazine "Kulturaustausch"