Guest at the Hochschule für Politik München: In the context of Munich Talks, Prof. Hofmann, President of the Technical University of Munich, spoke on 20 January 2020 to over 200 guests about "Science and Engineering in a Changing World". [more]

On 05.12.2019, we welcomed Prof. Henry Farrell, winner of the Friedrich Schiedel Prize for Politics and Technology 2019, to our Munich Talks series. In his speech, Prof. Farrell showed how powerful states exploit the dependencies of other states on technologies or other products... [more]

Henry Farrell, Professor at George Washington University, receives this year's "Friedrich Schiedel-Prize for Politics and Technology" for his extraordinary contributions to political science and multidisciplinary research, honoring his goundbreaking work and research leadership in... [more]

As part of the Garching Talks on Science and World Affairs, Prof. Dr. Stefan Wurster will give a lecture on Demokratie für die Zukunft - Herausforderungen demokratischer Politikgestaltung heute. When: 05.11.2019 - 19:30 Where: Garching Public Library, Bürgerplatz 11 Further... [more]

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the University of Cologne, Prof. Dr. Stefan Wurster was invited to give a lecture. He gave a lecture on sustainable development as the Achilles' heel of democracy: causes and solutions. Further information and the recording of the... [more]

For the first event of our lecture series Career Paths in this semester we were happy to welcome Mr. Markus Blume, Secretary General of the CSU and Member of the Bavarian Parliament. He talked about his political career. The role of social media in politics and changes in the... [more]

Prof. Dr. Stefan Wurster has published a new paper on "The Policies of the First Green-Red Government in the German Federal State of Baden-Württemberg, 2011-2016". A Fuzzy-Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Different Policy Sectors" published in the Politische... [more]

Lisa Herzog is awarded the Deutscher Preis für Philosophie und Sozialethik with the highest endowment of 100,000 euros. She receives this prestigious award for her two publications "Freiheit gehört nicht nur den Reichen. Plädoyer für einen zeitgemäßen Liberalismus" (2014) and "Die... [more]

The workshop "Dein Endlager; Wie denken junge Menschen über Atomüll?" (Your repository; How do young people think about nuclear waste) was organised by the Bundesamt für kerntechnische Entsorgungssicherheit (BfE), the Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung (BGE) and the Nationalen... [more]

This year the essay prize "Tractatus" of the Philosophicum Lech goes to Professor Lisa Herzog of the Munich School of Politics/TUM School of Governance. She receives the award for her book "Die Rettung der Arbeit. Ein politischer Aufruf". The Tractatus will be awarded on Friday,... [more]