In this website's program you can find a wide range of articles on the topic of "Culture and Sustainability" from the fields of art, culture and science. Listen to the discussions, encounter art in the virtual 3D gallery and visit the media library, where you will find various contributions from Germany and other European countries.

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Past events


15.10.2020, 14:00

Opening discussion with Prof. Sabine Kunst, President of the Humboldt University of Berlin, Prof. Christoph Schneider, Institute of Geography Humboldt University Berlin, Prof. Szymon Malinowski, Geophysicist at the University of Warsaw, Dr. Frank Raddatz, director of the Theater of the Anthropocene. Moderation: Dr. Tanja Busse.

15.10.2020, 14:00

Following the opening discussion, the video presentation "Requiem for a Forest" ("Requiem für einen Wald") by the Theatre of the Anthropocene has been shown.

29.10.2020, 17:00–18:00

Meet Tomasz Padło in person at the presentation of his photographs from the series "Greetings from Kazakhstan". Learn about the background of his exciting photo project and talk to him personally in the virtual 3D Hub-Gallery. Through his photographs Tomasz Padło wants to draw attention...

30.10.2020, 18:00


Cyril Dion: How did the project for a Citizen's Climate Convention come about? / Comment est né le projet d’une Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat ?


03.11.2020, 17:00–18:00

The "Embassy of Trees" was founded in 2018 by the artist Ellen Bornkessel in order to give nature a voice. During the meeting in the virtual 3D Hub-Gallery the artist talks about her inspirations. Nature is pushed out of our environment, we are experiencing a...

06.11.2020, 18:00

Bernhard König, Trimum e.V.: Interview with Prof. Christine Dettmann and Prof. Gerrit Lohmann „Music and Climate Change: Endangered Music Cultures“

18.11.2020, 15:00–16:00


The Projekt DEFOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOREST is an online artwork that displays the amount of trees needed to absorb the amount of CO2 generated by all visits to per second. Learn more about this project in the personal encounter with the artist.   To the guided tour...

18.11.2020, 18:00

Literature discussion with Kathrin Röggla and Cécile Wajsbrot: "Literature's mission and literature's voice concerning sustainability".

24.11.2020, 18:00–19:30

Discussion with Lucy Latham, Julie’s Bicycle, Nicole Loeser, Institute for Art and Innovation e.V. and Jonathan Ramsey, director of the film „It’s Okay to Panic“. Opening remarks: Dr. Angelika Eder, Managing Director, Genshagen Foundation. Moderator: Theresa Leisgang, The Pulse of the Earth.

26.11.2020, 18:00

Discussion with Jan Jaap Knol of the Boekman Foundation, and Norbert Sievers of the Kulturpolitische Gesellschaft e.V.: "Cultural Policy and the question of Sustainability"

30.11.2020, 18:00–20:00

Klima-Allianz Deutschland Online, Partner of the Genshagen Foundation, speaker: Kübra Gümüşay, author and publicist, Imeh Ituen, social scientist and climate activist, Martin Ladach, project manager at the Bergwaldprojekt, Zohra Mojaddedi, Grüne Hamburg

30.11.2020, 18:00

Interview with Esra Küçük and Prof. Harald Welzer: "Art and culture on the road to sustainable development?


01.02.2021, ganztags

New publication series “Green Deal Reloaded” by the Genshagen Foundation and Institut Montaigne as part of the Genshagen Forum for French-German Dialogue.

12.02.2021, ganztags

In this interview, sociologists Yann Le Lann and Sabrina Zajak analyse the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the climate movements in France and Germany from a comparative perspective. They argue that new challenges have led to renewed forms of protest and increased cooperation with...

24.02.2021, ganztags

In this third contribution of our series, Wolfgang Lemb, Executive Board Member of IG-Metall, and Philippe Portier, National Secretary in the Executive Committee of CFDT, discuss the opportunities and challenges of the “Just Transition” in France and Germany. They conclude that in order to avoid...



07.04.2021, ganztags

Christian Gollier, Executive Director of the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), argues in this article for a uniform, steep and gradually increasing CO2 price throughout Europe in order to advance the ecological transformation of the economy at the necessary speed.

21.04.2021, ganztags

In the sixth contribution of our “Green Deal reloaded” series, Camilla Bausch, Scientific and Executive Director of Ecologic Institute, analyses the opportunities and challenges of a carbon border adjustment mechanism, which aims to avoid competitive disadvantages for European firms due to climate protection requirements.

30.04.2021, ganztags

In the seventh contribution of our "Green Deal reloaded" series, Roderick Kefferpütz, Senior Analyst at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS), recommends that the EU in general and the Franco-German tandem in particular follow a realistic climate policy towards China, combining cooperation and competition....


07.05.2021, ganztags

In the eighth contribution of our "Green Deal reloaded" series, Pascal Canfin, Chair of the European Parliament's Committee on the Environment, shows how European legislation can pave a credible way to reach the ambitious objectives of the Green Deal and turn the EU into a...


14.07.2021, ganztags

Now in our Media Library: Discussion with Joanna Tabaka, blogger and Artur Celiński of the Magazyn Miasta