Opening Speeches

2021

Opening Speech Strategic Roundtable: Benjamin H. Bratton

Professor of Fine Arts
University of California, San Diego
USA

 

Opening Speech Schlosstheater: Andreas Reckwitz

Professor of Social Theory and Cultural Sociology
Humboldt University in Berlin
Germany

 

2020

2019

Professor Saskia Sassen

Professor of Sociology
Columbia University
USA

2018

John Kornblum

Political commentator
Former US Ambassador to Germany

2017

2016

Professor Dan Diner

Historian
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel

2015

Hans-Dietrich Genscher

Former Vice Chancelor and Foreign Minister of Germany

2014

Professor Shoshana Zuboff

Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School
USA

2012

Robert Menasse

Essayist
Austria

2011

Christopher Walker

Vice President for Strategy and Analysis (2011)
Freedom House
USA