Autumn semester 2019

Friday, September 6th
University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, KOH-B-10

Governor Jerome Powell

Chair of the Federal Reserve

Discussion with Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank


Tuesday,October 1st
University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, Aula, KOL-G-201

Dr. Robert Kagan

American author and policy advisor

Where is the US heading?


Thursday, October 17th
University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, Aula, KOL-G-201

Karin Keller-Sutter

Federal Councillor, FDJP

Zwischen Zusammenarbeit und Grenzen

(Between cooperation and borders)

Lecture and discussion in German


Wednesday, October 30th
University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, KOH-B-10

Ai Weiwei

Chinese artist

Everything is art. Everything is politics.


Thursday, 7th November 2019
University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, Aula, KOL-G-201

Dr. Christoph Franz

Chairman of the Board of Directors Roche

What can digitalisation offer for healthcare?

Was verspricht die Digitalisierung für das Gesundheitswesen?

Lecture and discussion in German


Wednesday, 13th November 2019
University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, Aula, KOL-G-201

Dr. Peter Maurer

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Transforming humanitarian work

(Die Transformation humanitären Handelns)

Lecture and discussion in German


In addition, we offer the following events in cooperation with the Literaturhaus Zürich:

Tickets for both events: www.literaturhaus.ch Phone: 044 254 50 00

Wednesday, October 23rd
Schauspielhaus Zürich, Pfauen, Rämistrasse 34, 8001 Zürich

Professor Jill Lepore

Historian, Harvard University

These truths

History of the United States of America
Historical Library of the Gerda Henkel Foundation


Monday, November 18th
Literaturhaus Zürich, Limmatquai 62, 8001 Zurich

Professor Rahel Jaeggi

Philosopher, Humboldt University Berlin

Fortschritt und Regression

(Progress and regression)

Lecture and discussion in German