When Fio Omenetto offered to host the Tallberg Foundation’s workshop—“Inside Every Utopia Is Dystopia,”—last month, he provided an ideal space for examining the impact of scientific and technological advances: his Silklab at Tufts University in Boston.
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What do magical thinking, salamander tails, free will, the human genome, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights have in common?
In Mexico City on November 14, the 2018 Eliasson Global Leadership Prize winners talked about their work and leadership. Initially the winners would seem to have little in common, a filmmaker, a neuroscientist and three clerics, but at the end of the day, what they do is very similar. They are all great leaders who are working to change the world for the better.
For those gathered in Mexico City on November 14, the Eliasson prize winners provided something more than hope: they led a master-class in reconceiving challenges and possibilities.
Today the Tällberg Foundation announced the winners of the 2018 Eliasson Global Leadership Prizes, that are awarded annually for extraordinary leadership—in any field and any country—that is courageous, optimistic dynamic, rooted in universal values and global in application or in aspiration.
The Tällberg Foundation Establishes Eliasson Global Leadership Prize to honor the international and Swedish diplomat, Jan Eliasson, who most recently served as Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations.
The polarization program, as part of SNF’s conference, includes a series of panels, interactive sessions with the audience, artistic performance, presentations and other elements designed not just to inform, but also to engage the audience in thinking about polarization and its consequences.
Mark Twain said “History never repeats itself, but it often rhymes,” Alan Stoga asks, in the new online magazine UNO, what are the “Future Rhymes”.
Klara Bond is the 2016 recipient of the Tällberg Foundation Fiddler Scholarship for: “seeking with subtle musicality new forms of expression in traditional folk music, folk songs and other related genres.”
The 2016 Tällberg Foundation Global Leadership Prize is awarded to Sunitha Krishnan and Christiana Figueres for their Innovative, Principled, and Courageous Leadership