“Six killer apps once led to the rise of the West – and now for its all,” says Professor Niall Ferguson of Harvard University. The economic and financial history expert was a guest speaker at the 10th Haniel Lecture with the title “Civilization – The West and the Rest”.
Twice a year, Stippvisite (in German) takes you inside the Haniel Foundation’s latest projects.
The fourth Haniel Circle in May 2013 addressed the following question: “How can we make better use of talent as a resource?” The Haniel Foundation invited renowned brain researcher from Bremen and long-time President of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Professor Gerhard Roth, to be a speaker.
Scholarship holders’ meeting
What kind of interrelationship is there between companies and governments when attempting to solve global problems? Where are there tensions and synergies? Scholarship holders and alumni discussed these questions with renowned experts from the worlds of politics, administration and business at the twelfth scholarship holders’ meeting of the Haniel Foundation.
“Who will do the work tomorrow?” asked the Haniel Foundation at the third Haniel Circle. Ursula von der Leyen gave some answers. The Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs made clear that businesses, politicians and society needed actively to help shape the demographic change in order not to become driven by it.