Guests

The Conference Week is an opportunity to get into conversation with guests from all over the country and beyond on the topic "Power to the Cities?". You can follow our keynotes, talks and other formats in the Youtube livestreams.

Keynotes & Talks

   

Aladin El-Mafaalani

Aladin El-Mafaalani, sociologist and author ©Mirza Odabasi
Aladin El-Mafaalani, sociologist and author

   

Michel Friedman

Michel Friedman, Publicist and television presenter ©Inga Liebe / SWR
Michel Friedman, Publicist and television presenter

   

Maja Göpel

Maja Göpel, Political economist and honorary professor at Leuphana ©Jelka von Lange
Maja Göpel, Political economist and honorary professor at Leuphana

   

Ulrike Guérot

Ulrike Guérot, Pioneer of a European Republic ©Leuphana
Ulrike Guérot, Pioneer of a European Republic

   

Rob Hopkins

Rob Hopkins, Environmental activist and founder of the Transition Towns movement ©Rob Hopkins
Rob Hopkins, Environmental activist and founder of the Transition Towns movement

   

Claudine Nierth

Claudine Nierth, Democracy activist ©Claudine Nierth
Claudine Nierth, Democracy activist

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Richard David Precht

Richard David Precht, Philosopher and honorary professor at Leuphana ©Amanda Dahms
Richard David Precht, Philosopher and honorary professor at Leuphana

   

Bodo Ramelow

Bodo Ramelow, Prime Minister of the State of Thuringia ©Thüringer Staatskanzlei (TSK)
Bodo Ramelow, Prime Minister of the State of Thuringia

   

Uwe Schneidewind

Uwe Schneidewind, Lord Mayor of Wuppertal and former President of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy ©Wolf Sondermann
Uwe Schneidewind, Lord Mayor of Wuppertal and former President of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

   

Svenja Schulze

Svenja Schulze, Federal Environment Minister ©Thomas Trutschel/photothek/BMU
Svenja Schulze, Federal Environment Minister

   

Aminata Touré

Aminata Touré, Vice-President of the Schleswig-Holstein State Parliament ©Imke Las
Aminata Touré, Vice-President of the Schleswig-Holstein State Parliament

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Spotlights of the "Utopie-Studio"

   

Kenza Ait Si Abbou Lyadini

Kenza Ait Si Abbou Lyadini, Expert for Artificial Intelligence ©Hendrik Gergen
Kenza Ait Si Abbou Lyadini, Expert for Artificial Intelligence

   

Georg Diez

Georg Diez, author and journalist ©Georg Diez
Georg Diez, author and journalist

   

Kübra Gümüşay

Kübra Gümüşay, author and net activist ©P. Venus / Capital Headshots Berlin
Kübra Gümüşay, author and net activist

   

Ulrike Herrmann

Ulrike Herrmann, economic journalist and publicist ©Ulrike Herrmann
Ulrike Herrmann, economic journalist and publicist

   

Matthias Horx

Matthias Horx, trend researcher and futurologist ©Klaus Vyhnalek
Matthias Horx, trend researcher and futurologist

   

Alexander Jorde

Alexander Jorde, Health Care Worker ©Peter Steffen, dpa
Alexander Jorde, Health Care Worker

   

Cesy Leonard

Cesy Leonard, artist, filmmaker and co-founder of the Radical Daughters ©Meike Kenn
Cesy Leonard, artist, filmmaker and co-founder of the Radical Daughters

   

Uwe Lübbermann

Uwe Lübbermann, visionary and alternative entrepreneur ©Uwe Lübbermann
Uwe Lübbermann, visionary and alternative entrepreneur

   

Jan-Werner Mueller

Jan-Werner Mueller, political scientist and professor at Princeton University ©Jan-Werner Mueller
Jan-Werner Mueller, political scientist and professor at Princeton University

   

Barbara Muraca

Barbara Muraca, Assistant Professor of Environmental Philosophy at the University of Oregon ©Barbara Muraca
Barbara Muraca, Assistant Professor of Environmental Philosophy at the University of Oregon

   

Dan Thy Nguyen

Dan Thy Nguyen, film director and actor ©Jim Dujardin
Dan Thy Nguyen, film director and actor

   

Lu Yen Roloff

Lu Yen Roloff, Independent candidate for the Federal Parliament ©Manuela Clemens
Lu Yen Roloff, Independent candidate for the Federal Parliament

   

Wolfgang Schäuble

Wolfgang Schäuble, President of the Bundestag ©Deutscher Bundestag / Achim Melde
Wolfgang Schäuble, President of the Bundestag

   

Manouchehr Shamsrizi

Manouchehr Shamsrizi, Co-founder of the social start-up RetroBrain R&D ©Manouchehr Shamsrizi
Manouchehr Shamsrizi, Co-founder of the social start-up RetroBrain R&D

   

Gerhard Schick

Gerhard Schick, Chairman of the "Bürgerbewegung Finanzwende" (Citizens' Movement for Financial Turnaround) ©Leuphana
Gerhard Schick, Chairman of the "Bürgerbewegung Finanzwende" (Citizens' Movement for Financial Turnaround)

   

Impulses

   

Matthias Barth

Matthias Barth, Module Leader "sustainability & responsibility" ©Leuphana
Matthias Barth, Module Leader "sustainability & responsibility"

   

Christian Brei

Christian Brei, Vice President of Leuphana ©Brinkhoff-Moegenburg/Leuphana
Christian Brei, Vice President of Leuphana

   

Uta Hesebeck

Uta Hesebeck, Hanseatic City of Lüneburg, Head of Department Road and Civil Engineering, Green Planning ©Uta Hesebeck
Uta Hesebeck, Hanseatic City of Lüneburg, Head of Department Road and Civil Engineering, Green Planning

   

Steffi Hobuß

Steffi Hobuß, Academic Director of the College ©Leuphana/Brinkhoff/Mögenburg
Steffi Hobuß, Academic Director of the College

   

Eva Kern

Eva Kern, Lecturer at Leuphana and mosaique Lüneburg ©Robin Dirks
Eva Kern, Lecturer at Leuphana and mosaique Lüneburg

   

Daniel Lang

Daniel Lang, Professor for Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research ©Brinkhoff-Moegenburg/Leuphana
Daniel Lang, Professor for Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research

   

Markus Lauenroth

Markus Lauenroth, Lüneburg Kulturschlüssel ©Markus Lauenroth
Markus Lauenroth, Lüneburg Kulturschlüssel

   

Markus Moßmann

Markus Moßmann, Councillor for Sustainability in Lüneburg ©Markus Moßmann
Markus Moßmann, Councillor for Sustainability in Lüneburg

   

Julia Post

Julia Post, social entrepreneur and city councillor in Munich ©Simone Naumann
Julia Post, social entrepreneur and city councillor in Munich

   

Hannah Prasuhn

Hannah Prasuhn, student at Leuphana ©Hannah Prasuhn
Hannah Prasuhn, student at Leuphana

   

Stephan Rammler

Stephan Rammler, Institute for Futures Studies and Technology Assessment, Mobility and Futures Researcher ©Rolf Schulten
Stephan Rammler, Institute for Futures Studies and Technology Assessment, Mobility and Futures Researcher

   

Finn Reinhardt

Finn Reinhardt, student at Leuphana ©Finn Reinhardt
Finn Reinhardt, student at Leuphana

   

Jennifer Schulz

Jennifer Schulz, Dipl.-Ing. Landscape Planning, Expert for Sustainable Land Use and Forest Gardens ©Jennifer Schulz
Jennifer Schulz, Dipl.-Ing. Landscape Planning, Expert for Sustainable Land Use and Forest Gardens

   

Sascha Spoun

Sascha Spoun, President of Leuphana ©Leuphana/Brinkhoff/Mögenburg
Sascha Spoun, President of Leuphana

   

Vicky Temperton

Vicky Temperton, Professor of Ecosystem Functioning & Services at Leuphana ©Leuphana
Vicky Temperton, Professor of Ecosystem Functioning & Services at Leuphana

   

Sascha Terörde

Sascha Terörde, Head of Future and Strategy Office Bocholt ©Sascha Teroerde
Sascha Terörde, Head of Future and Strategy Office Bocholt

   

Annika Weiser

Annika Weiser, Module Coordinator "sustainability & responsibility" ©Brinkhoff-Moegenburg/Leuphana
Annika Weiser, Module Coordinator "sustainability & responsibility"