EUROPEAN IMAGES: Strengthening European Documentary Photography
We feature parts of the latest newsletter by EUROPEAN IMAGES, a project by n-ost, in collaboration with Athens Live (GR), Kajet (RO) and Pismo (PL) to strengthen documentary photography and photographers. The current issue deals with FOOD.
“Making our society fit for the future” – a conversation with the transformation researcher Maja Göpel
Esra Kücük, CEO of the Allianz Foundation, in conversation with Allianz Foundation Fellow Maja Göpel about the courage for transformation, necessary new narratives for a society fit for the future and cooperation as new realism.
Kickoff for the Residency On The Road
The "Decolonizing Food: Water, Land and Heritage" residency is a collaboration between three members of the Allianz Foundation Hubs Network. The program focuses on food-related practices and topics, questioning conventional food practices and exchanging knowledge. Get to know the participants here.
Heat pumps as key technology for climate-neutral buildings
The year 2045 is the deadline – Germany has to be climate neutral by then at the latest. This also applies for the building sector. Heat pumps are a key tool to achieve this, together with energy-efficient renovations – this is a main finding from a project of the Deutsche Umwelthilfe (Environmental Action Germany).
European Future Labs Explore Paths Towards More Active Citizenship
Between February 24 and March 15, 2023, the Allianz Foundation held seven Future Labs in seven European cities. The Future Labs are a place of networking, peer learning and exchange for Risktakers from across Europe and the Mediterranean.
Risktakers are people and organizations who dare to commit to a world worth living in. They leave familiar paths and established ways of thinking to test new approaches for a sustainable future. On the occasion of the launch of the new Foundation, we asked some risktakers about their motivations and visions.
Disruption Network Lab: How AI promotes discrimination against migrants
„Technologies are never neutral – they replicate existing biases and power differentials in our society and create new risks.” Petra Molnar, speaker at the Disruption Network Lab conference "Smart Prisons", has investigated how AI is used in the surveillance of migrants.
The Narrative Change Academy - Telling post-migrant-stories
What will narratives of post-migrant Muslim life in Europe look like if we choose new ways of thinking and stop (re)producing stereotypes? A new project by the Young Islam Conference (JIK) provides opportunities to answer that question.