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October 10, 2019


Executive Director, Futurzwei Foundation / Best-selling Author

Prof. Dr. Harald Welzer is one of Germany’s most distinguished critics of growth and one of the most consequent thought leaders of our times regarding the way into a desirable future.

His bestselling books “Climate Wars: What People Will Be Killed For in the 21st Century” as well as “Selbst denken” (“Thinking for Ourselves”) introduced him to a wider public. The foundation “Futurzwei” which he established, gives new thought-provoking impulses as well as examples for a liveable future for our grandchildren’s generation.

Harald Welzer (*1958) studied sociology, political sciences and literature at Hanover University where he also graduated and later specialized in Sociology; Social Psychology, in particular. Since 2012, he is Professor for Transformation Design at the University of Flensburg.

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