Posts By: Sara Ersson

Got Silk?

Fio Omenetto - webb

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.

Show of leadership

Group photo ITAM

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.

Something to talk about

winners web

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.

Honoring Jan Eliasson

Jan at Tallberg Foundation workshop in New York

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.

Future rhymes

future rhymes

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”.

Tällberg Foundation Fiddler Scholarship


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.”