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The value(s) of democracy

The value(s) of democracy

Podcast: Democracy is under huge pressure everywhere, Bngladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam discusses issues from the perspective of a country which struggles to conduct fair elections, where inequality is extreme and poverty even more so.

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Will Democracy Survive Covid-19?

Will Democracy Survive Covid-19?

In this podcast episode, Gabriela Cuevas and Paula DiPerna, discuss the risk that our democracies could be another casualty of Covid-19—and what we should do about it.

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What is a Thought?

What is a Thought?

In this week’s episode of the Tällberg Foundation Podcast we will explore questions as could our evolving understanding of the human brain lead to a new Renaissance? What are the implications of this new knowledge? How do we protect each individual’s neural identity?

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Civilization, Interrupted

Civilization, Interrupted

What happens when Covid-19 is only a bad memory? More to the point, what do we want to happen when we get to the new post-Covid normal?

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Grappling With the Unknown

Grappling With the Unknown

In this week’s episode of the Tällberg Foundation Podcast, we listen to a conversation between Anne Goldfeld, Faustin Linyekula and Saul Griffith who share their perspectives on the future and their relationship with it.

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What is the future of democracy?

What is the future of democracy?

Episode 2 of the podcast: Are the Western democracies the model to emulate for non-Western countries or do they require different models? Do democracies sufficiently represent all their constituents? How are minorities protected?

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Brain Guys

Brain Guys

2018 Winner, Rafa Yuste, hosted a group from the Tällberg Foundation for a tour of his lab, a presentation of key aspects of his research, and a discussion of the profound ethical implications of the current explosion of knowledge about the brain.

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Names of the Dead

Names of the Dead

Poet Sitawa Namwalie performance opened the Tällberg workshop in Nairobi on November 13 when she read three works: Names of the Dead, A woman’s body parts, and We leave our house to go home.

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New Thinking for a New World

New Thinking for a New World

By convening an amazing group of participants from Kenya and around the world, we hope to make new connections, to imagine new pathways, and to inspire new actions

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The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

In August, the 2019 Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize jury convened to select the finalists for this year’s Prize. We took the opportunity to ask our new jury members for their thoughts on the challenges of leadership in the 21st century.

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Triple Vision

Triple Vision

Finalist Anne Goldfeld is a physician-scientist and humanitarian who works at the intersection of scientific discovery and delivery of care for infectious disease.

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A Different Marathon

A Different Marathon

Finalist Tegla Loroupe, one of the most successful female long distance runners in history, leveraged her athletic success to become a global spokeswoman for peace, women’s rights and education.

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Doing Nobody’s Job

Doing Nobody’s Job

Jaykumar Menon, an international human rights lawyer, scholar, and social entrepreneur —and finalist for this year’s Prize

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Mission Possible

Mission Possible

Finalist Saul Griffith is working on how we fix the damaging industrial ways that we do things today.

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Change in Motion

Change in Motion

Meet our prize finalist Faustin Linyekula, a Congolese dancer, choreographer, director, storyteller and founder of a transformative dance company, Studios Kabako, in Kisangani.

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Underwater Witness

Underwater Witness

Sylvia Earle, one of the finalists for the 2019 Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership award, behaves like a woman running out of time, which she is.

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Shaping the Future

Shaping the Future

On April 11, the 2018 winners discussed their leadership accomplishments and challenges with an audience drawn from the Columbia community and friends of the Tällberg Foundation.

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