Events of the
Robert Bosch Stiftung

Atrium of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, Berlin

Find all english speaking events of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Robert Bosch Academy. Join us and get insights into our work and the work of our partners!
All public events require registration. Non-public events are aimed at selected target groups, such as participants of our projects.

Manuel Frauendorf Fotografie
Dec. 7
06:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin

Academy Debate: War, Memory, and Emotions - Decoding Europe's Responses to the War in Ukraine

About The resurgence of war in Europe’s consciousness has profoundly shaken the collective consciousness of its inhabitants. As images and narratives from the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine flooded media outlets, Europeans were forced to confront not just the current crisis, but echoes of their continent's tumultuous past.
Dec. 13
06:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin

FROM HERE: film screening and conversation with Wings and Roots

About Filmed over ten years, FROM HERE is the hopeful story of Tania, Sonny, Miman and Akim – artists and activists coming of age in Berlin and New York who share the experience of being questioned about where they are “really from.
Dec. 4
06:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin

Academy Debate: Decolonizing the Internet in and from Europe

About the event: What does “decolonizing the internet” mean? The discussion will deepen our understandings and practices of digital rights and internet infrastructures in Germany and the European Union, so that the internet becomes “for and from us all”.
Oct. 15 – Oct. 20, 2023
06:00 – 12:00 pm (C.E.T.),

Richard von Weizsäcker Forum 2023

From October 15 to 20, 2023, the Richard von Weizsäcker Forum of the Robert Bosch Academy will take place in Saxony and Berlin. In 2015, the annual Richard von Weizsäcker Forum was established to bring together former, current, and future Fellows.
Oct. 5 – Oct. 6, 2023
Expert Briefing

Bosch Health Campus
International Advisory Board Meeting

The International Advisory Board advises the Bosch Health Campus on strategy development and implementation.
Sept. 25
06:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin

Academy Debate: Time to Rethink the EU Enlargement Process?

AboutDuring the last decade, “enlargement fatigue” has been a dominating feature of the EU. But Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and the geopolitical developments in the aftermath have triggered an abrupt turn-around.
Sept. 19
06:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin

Academy Debate: Implementing Digital Health Transformation - Lessons Learned in Germany and England

AboutDigital and data enablers are key to helping health systems address common challenges around health inequalities, access to care, staff shortages, inefficiencies, and improving communication. Poor infrastructure, limited data quality, and varying levels of trust and engagement with stakeholders are some of the main barriers.
Sept. 19
12:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin

Academy Lunch: Domestic Agendas and Global Implications - Türkiye's Evolving Political Landscape

About Despite a struggling economy, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan emerged victorious from the presidential election in May and his alliance maintained a majority in parliament. While the elections did not lead to a change in government, there are early signs of a change in policy.
Aug. 28
06:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin

Academy Talk: A Conceptual Framework for Diplomatic Training for Small States

Carlos Alvarado Quesada served as the 48th President of Costa Rica from 2018 to 2022. Under President Alvarado’s leadership, Costa Rica contributed to global efforts to combat climate change, and defended human rights, democracy, and multilateralism.
July 20
06:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin
Panel Discussion

Academy Debate: Is Generative AI a Crisis for Copyright Law and Human Creativity?

AboutThe ability to be “creative” is often described as something quintessentially human. However, this assumption is being challenged by generative AI. Trained with the data from millions of people, particularly from the creative sector, tools such as ChatGPT or Stable Diffusion produce content that appears deceptively creative in a human way.
July 20
04:00 pm (C.E.T.), Online

Documenting The Impact Of Armed Conflicts On The Environment In The MENA: Understanding The Public Health Effects

The impact of conflict on environment and public health usually long outlasts the end of hostilities. This webinar will highlight examples in the region.
July 13
06:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin
Panel Discussion

Academy Debate: Creating Opportunity in Places That Matter

About Regional inequalities in the U.S. and Europe have become politically dangerous and difficult to ignore. Regions hit by rapid deindustrialization since the 1980s, resulting in poor-quality education and other indices of poverty and inequality, have seen a marked rise in support for reactionary, anti-establishment politics.
July 12
06:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin and online
Panel Discussion

Artificial Intelligence by and for the Users

About We may not live in an equitable world today, but we can start developing, funding, and using technology tools in ways that help us get there. Core to an equitable future is accountability, especially for communities and individuals to set their own terms including restitution for harm.
July 11
02:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin

Academy Workshop: The Legacy of European Colonialism: From Recognition to Reparation

The war in Ukraine has demonstrated the rift between the West and the “Global South”, the latter which represents 85 percent of the world population. The Russian invasion of Ukraine not only violated the UN Charter, it was also an act of aggression committed by a colonial power against the territorial integrity of a sovereign state.
July 6
06:30 – 08:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin
Panel Discussion

Global Governance Index

This event is one of the three main knowledge products of the new Global Governance Innovation Project (GGIP).
July 3 – July 5, 2023
08:15 am – 05:45 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin

Strategy Workshop on Women’s Land Rights and the Rio Conventions

How can commitments & actions on land-based targets made under the Rio Conventions be effectively coordinated and implemented while taking into account gender equality and land rights?
June 21
03:30 pm (C.E.T.),

Digital Community Event: Germany and Its Colonial Past. A Blind Spot for the Champion of Remembering?

About Germany's confrontation with its difficult pasts – the rise of Nazism, the Holocaust, and the East German dictatorship – is largely considered a success, even a model for others to emulate. However, the “champion of remembering” has a blind spot it is still struggling to reckon with: its colonial past.
May 23
02:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin

Working Together to Empower Pacific Atoll Islands: A Call for Urgent Climate Action

About the event In her speech on 2 May 2023 at the Petersberg Climate Dialogue, the German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock highlighted the pressing need for the international community to address the catastrophic impact of rising sea levels on island states.
May 16
02:00 pm (C.E.T.),

Regional Community Forum in Washington D.C.

In May 2023, the Robert Bosch Academy brought together some of our fellows who currently live in or around Washington, D.C. and are experts in different areas. We co-created a program based on the urgent questions that they wanted to discuss.
May 8
03:00 pm (C.E.T.), Berlin

Transatlantic Policy Workshop

This transatlanic policy workshop will bring together policy-makers and experts from Europe and the US, including senior experts from Brookings Institution, Richard von Weizsäcker Fellows of the Robert Bosch Academy, and leading experts from other institutions in Berlin, to exchange about current transatlantic policy challenges.