Arts & Humanities

Academic Freedom and Freedom of Speech: A Short History of a Complex Relationship

Lately, the allegedly restricted freedom of expression at universities has been discussed intensively in European and American media. Nonetheless, we should be careful about equating academic freedom with freedom of speech.

Arts & Humanities

Why We Shouldn’t Write Off Handwriting Just Yet

New technologies have changed the way we write – but the practice of handwriting is still alive, albeit sometimes in a different way.

Business & Economics

Why Empathy Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

It’s the superpower of budding entrepreneurs and the lifeline of innovation: Empathy is needed more than ever today to meet the great challenges of the 21st century.

Arts & Humanities

White Promise: Performance Artist Mbene Mwambene in Conversation

Zambian-Malawian theater artist Mbene Mwambene has spent his career travelling and performing internationally. His piece “The Whispers” charts the impact of colonialism on his family history. Here, he talks to scholar and dramaturg Michel Büch about their collaboration on the piece, the concept of “white promise,” and awkward audience discussions.