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Sherko Fatah

Calling for a Civilization of Religion

Philosopher Julian Nida-Rümelin and writer Sherko Fatah went on a search for the origins of religious terrorism at the Schauspielhaus Stuttgart. They discussed the shortcomings of Islam, Western arrogance, and religions in transition. Both consider the separation of church and politics essential.

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Traversing Two Different Worlds

How does intercultural understanding work in extreme situations? At the Reading in the Park event, Sherko Fatah, this year's winner of the Adelbert von Chamisso Prize, spoke about the cultural differences among his literary characters and the real-life conflicts currently raging in Iraq.

2015 German School Award

"Putting wings on learning!" This is the slogan of the German School Award, which was launched by the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Heidehof Stiftung in 2006. On Wednesday, the 2015 prize-giving took place in Berlin in the presence of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The public broadcasting network ARD and the German Weekly Stern are the award’s media partners.

Karl Dedecius Prize for German and Polish Translators

Translators play a crucial role in societal dialog, breaking down the barriers of language. They open doors to other cultures. Katarzyna Leszczyńska translates the work of Herta Müller, whereas Sven Sellmer runs German–Polish translation workshops. They have both been awarded the Karl Dedecius Prize in recognition of their outstanding achievements.

Five Years of "Education is Power!"

The multimedia campaign “Education is Power! ("Lernen macht stark! - Ögrenmek güc verir!") is aimed at families of Turkish origin and has been a success due to its ability to get parents actively involved in their children’s learning. To mark the initiative’s fifth anniversary, Aydan Özoğuz, the German Commissioner for Integration, met experts in Berlin to discuss educational opportunities and extracurricular support.

Future of Science Journalism Master Class

New tools and digital forms of publication are seldom used in Germany for high-quality journalistic content – and this particularly applies to science journalism, despite the rise in new forms of storytelling and multimedia presentation in this field. As a result, the Reporter-Forum and Robert Bosch Stiftung have teamed up to offer the Future of Science Journalism master class.

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The Robert Bosch Stiftung offers many scholarship programs to support the training and continuing education of international junior executives and enable them to exchange experiences. A large proportion of our programs is directed towards university graduates and post-graduates from the USA and Europe. In addition, we support the integration of gifted children from families, that are facing social, financial or cultural challenges, with special school scholarship programs.
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