Speakers 2010

Dalton Conley New York University

Breaking the Wall of Nature and Nurture. How Genes and Environment Combine to Affect Our Life Course

Frederick Cooper New York University

Breaking the Wall of National History. How Looking Beyond the Nation-State Helps Us Understand the Past, and Perhaps the Future

Helmut Dosch DESY

Breaking the Wall of Quantum Cinema. How High Speed X-Ray Lasers will Allow Us to Make Life Reports from Molecules at Work and from Chemical Reactions

Olafur Eliasson Universität der Künste Berlin

Breaking the Wall to the Future. How Art Can Use Feelings for Time to Co-Produce Space and Society

Doug Guthrie George Washington University

Breaking the Wall of Efficient Innovation. What Can Be Learned from China's Planned Capitalism

Yael Hanein Tel Aviv University

Breaking the Wall of Blindness. How Neuro Engineering can Relink Brain and Body

Olga Holtz UC Berkeley

Breaking the Walls of Complexity. How New Mathematical Methods Allow for New Solutions to Everyday Problems

Wolfgang Holzgreve Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin

Breaking the Wall in Global Maternal/Child Health. How Medicine and Politics Can Reduce the Scandalous Discrepancy between Low and High Income Countries

Ichiro Inasaki Chubu

Breaking the Wall of Manufacturing. How Symbiotic Technologies Can Reduce Environmental Impact

Joachim Knebel Helmholtz Association

Breaking the Wall of High Level Nuclear Waste. How Partitioning & Transmutation can Help to Reduce the Radiotoxicity

Thomas Lengauer Max Planck Institute

Breaking the Wall of Viral Drug Resistance. How Bioinformatics Can Help to Improve Aids Therapies

Yves Leterme European Council

Remarks from the EU Council Presidency

Julie Livingston Rutgers

Breaking the Wall of Pain. How Ethnography Can Help to Identify the Hidden Epidemic of the Global South

Karl Ulrich Mayer Leibniz Institute


Christoph Möllers Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

Breaking down the Breakthroughs

Manfred Prenzel Technische Universität München

Breaking the Wall of Mindless Schools. How Educational Research can Contribute to Successful and Joyful Learning

Shalini Randeria University of Zürich

Breaking the Wall of Privatisation of the Commons. How Anthropology Can Help Understand Global Entanglements

Sabine Schmidtke University of Pennsylvania

Breaking the Wall of Religious Public Opinion. How the Study of Interfaith Crosspollination in the Islamicate World can Uncover Common Ground

Tania Singer Max Planck Institute

Breaking the Wall between People. How Social Neuroscience Can Help us to Understand How we are Understood

Eckhard Thiel Charité

Breaking the Wall of HIV. How Transplantation of Uninfectable Stem Cells Leads to Cure

Sebastian Turner Falling Walls Foundation

Opening Falling Walls 2010

Daniël Vanmaekelbergh Universiteit Utrecht

Breaking the Wall of Seeing Atoms and Molecules. How Atomic Microscopy and Spectroscopy May Help our Understanding of Materials

Katja Windt Jacobs University

Breaking the Wall of Unpunctuality. How Overcoming Equilibrium Thinking Helps Logistics in a Fluctuating World to be on Time

Christian Wulff Federal Republic of Germany