Social Sciences and Humanities
Falling Walls Breakthrough Conversations
Falling Walls Breakthrough Conversation with Dilip Menon
Falling Walls Foundation | Dilip Menon, Adam Levy
Falling Walls Breakthrough Conversations offers a livestream with the exclusive opportunity to attend interviews with breakthrough thinkers online. All sessions provide an intense personal atmosphere, in which high-level guests, speakers and panelists will focus on their individual research, career paths and experiences. Falling Walls Conversations takes place parallel to the main programme of the Science Summit. All sessions will be recorded and made available to a broader public after the Science Summit. Falling Walls Conversations is supported by Klaus Tschira Stiftung.
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Currently the Mellon Chair in Indian Studies at the University of Witwatersrand, Dilip Menon was educated at Delhi, Oxford and Cambridge. He is a historian of ideas and his research focuses on oceanic histories and epistemologies of the global south. He has worked collaboratively with scholars from Africa, Asia, and Latin America to develop a conceptual vocabulary for the social sciences from traditions of intellection in these spaces. He works with the idea of paracoloniality; of what always exceeded the colonial encounter in the making of the modern world.
Dilip Menon’s latest publications include Elementary Aspects of the Political: Histories from the Global South, Ocean as Method: Thinking with the Maritime,Changing Theory: Concepts from the Global South, and Walking on Water: Globalization and History.
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Mon | Nov 08, 2021 | 03.00 PM - 05.00 PM Berlin Time
Dr Adam Levy is a science journalist and climate change communicator. They have produced award winning scientific films and podcasts for publications such as Nature, Scientific American and PBS. They have a doctorate in atmospheric physics, and created ClimateAdam, a YouTube channel that makes climate change engaging and accessible. Adam has hosted interviews for Falling Walls since 2016, but this is the first year they have had the opportunity to speak with each and every winner.
More events with Adam Levy
Tue | Nov 09, 2021 | 09.30 AM - 10.00 AM Berlin Time