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Europe is at a crossroads. The “European Writers' Conference” and the “Long Night of European Literature” will take place on May 8, 2014 in Berlin. On May 9, 2014, the symposium "Europe - Dream and Reality" is designed as a platform for writers, philosophers, politicians and economists in order to discuss our European model of civilisation in the run-up to the 2014 European elections. [more]

On April 7, 2014, the „Stress and the City“ series will continue in the framework of this year’s Berlin Foundation Week. The perspectives and limits of generating emotional or psychological city maps are in the focus of this event. The panel discussion with Richard Sennett, Mazda Adli, Mario Czaja, Jens Redmer, and Sissel Tolaas will be moderated by Elisabeth Niejahr. [more]

From 3 to 5 April, the Alfred Herrhausen Society organizes in cooperation with Haus der Kulturen der Welt talks, discussions and film screenings on the topics of City, Religion, Capitalism. [more]

On Februar 14, 2014 the Alfred Herrhausen Society and the Verlag Herder organized the book presentation „Gerhard Schröder: KLARE WORTE. Über Mut, Macht und unsere Zukunft“ with the former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament. The presentation was moderated by Prof. Dr. Michael Naumann, Director, Barenboim-Said Akademie. [more]

On January 23, 2014, the sixth edition of the Foresight Lecture series took place at the University of Potsdam. The Deputy Director of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Geneva, Professor Elisabeth Prügl spoke about "Feminist Perspectives on International Institutions".

Welcoming Remarks Thomas Matussek

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Welcome to the website of the non-profit Alfred Herrhausen Society, the International Forum of Deutsche Bank. I took over the management of the Alfred Herrhausen Society at a time of great challenges. [more]


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NEW: Foresight Newsletter

You can now sign up for the quarterly Foresight Newsletter. [more]

Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award

In awarding this prize, Deutsche Bank distinguishes the partnerships of responsibility existing between citizens, politicians, business people and NGOs that are contributing to improving the quality of life in cities. [more]


An overview of our project partners. [more]

Deutsche Bank CSR Report

Corporate Responsibility Report 2012 [more]