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Falling Walls Q&A and Community Session: Social Sciences and Humanities

Falling Walls Foundation

Ask the Winners any question in this interactive session

Questions anyone? A matched round of Winners from the category Social Sciences and Humanities will answer any questions from the audience. This Q&A-session is moderated.

 

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ROOM 1: AVOIDING A DIGITAL DYSTOPIA

Two scholars address the consequences of the digital revolution: From a new philosophical framework for our daily lives to stricter policies on face surveillance.

ROOM 2: INTERNATIONAL LAW AND COMBATING AUTHORITARIANISM

Exploring democracy and international co-operation: Anne van Aaken looks at new ways of thinking about international law to improve global cooperation.

ROOM 3: LANGUAGE AND CIVILIZATION

Preserving communities and learning from the past: Justyna Olko employs multidisciplinary approaches to promote language revitalisation and ethnic minority empowerment. Amos Bertolacci's research discloses the existence of a fundamental cultural bridge between Islam and the West.

ROOM 4: BETTER SOCIETIES

How can we reimagine our societies? What does or should it mean to be a citizen today? Margaret Levi and Will Kymlicka both explore new frameworks towards more solidaric, ethical and democratic theories and practices for modern societies, and offer their own approaches to some big questions.

ROOM 5: IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON FAMILIES

How do we address the social consequences of COVID lockdowns and financial crisis? Lucie Cluver wants to help relieve stress in families globally and prevent child abuse. She developed and tested open-source parent support programmes that have been rolled out world-wide and speak across cultural contexts.

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