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Salon at the Komische Oper Berlin

Salon at the Komische Oper Berlin
Photo: Jan Windszus Photography

Salon in der Komischen Oper Berlin

Salon in der Komischen Oper Berlin
Photo: Jan Windszus

Salon Komische Oper

Salon Komische Oper
Photo: Jan Windszus

Salon Komische Oper

Salon Komische Oper

Salon Komische Oper

Salon Komische Oper
Photo: Jan Windszus

Salon of the Komische Oper and the Schering Stiftung

Theory meets entertainment, art meets science.

Salon of the Komische Oper and the Schering Stiftung

Theory meets entertainment, art meets science.

Venue:

Komische Oper Berlin
Behrenstraße 55-57
10117 Berlin

Tickets for €12 / €8 (reduced) are available via the ticket service of the Komische Oper.


Since 2014, the Komische Oper Berlin and the Schering Stiftung organize four evening a year salons featuring renowned scholars and scientists. In loose conjunction with the opera’s season program, the salon conversations explore topics that are of interest to both science and the opera world. Discussions in a playful atmosphere as well as a variety of discussion formats and artistic interventions transform the lobby of the Komische Oper Berlin into a 21st-century salon.

The discussion will be accompanied by singers and musicians of the Komische Oper Berlin.

Events in this series

Raise Your Voice!

Panel discussion — November 05, 2018
In this salon at the Komische Oper Berlin, Julia Fischer and Doris Kolesch will talk about the human production of sounds and provide scientific explanations.

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“Holocene or Anthropocene?”

Panel discussion — June 04, 2018
Anthropologist and cultural philosopher Wolfgang Welsch and paleontologist and geobiologist Reinhold Leinfelder discuss the Significance of Man in Nature.

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“Micro, Macro, Market?”

Panel discussion — April 23, 2018
Freelance economic researcher and author Heiner Flassbeck discusses the Effects of a Globalized Market Economy.

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“Quo Vadis, Democracy?”

Panel discussion — February 12, 2018
Jeanette Hofmann expert on internet policy and Volker Gerhardt legal and social philosopher discuss the Future of an Age-Old Form of Government.

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“Performing Yourself?”

Panel discussion — November 13, 2017
Philosopher and cultural sociologist Wolfgang Engler and anthropologist Gunter Gebauer discuss Self-Presentation in Everyday Life.

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“Who’s Afraid of Foreigners?”

Panel discussion — May 22, 2017
Elke M. Geenen from Institute for Socioeconomic and Cultural International Analysis and psychologist and psychotherapist Borwin Bandelow discuss about Foreignness and Experiencing the Other.

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“How Free Are We Really?”

Panel discussion — March 13, 2017
Michael Pauen from Institute of Philosophy and psychologist and psychophysiologist Stefan Schmidt discuss about Manipulation and Freedom of Decision.

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“What to Do with Power?”

Panel discussion — February 06, 2017
President and co-founder of the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform Gesine Schwan elaborates on the Impact and Imperative of Exerting Power.

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“What About Love?”

Panel discussion — November 14, 2016
Historian Ute Frevert und behavioral researcher Karl Grammer discuss about Love Yesterday and Today.

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»Glimpses into the Beyond?«

Panel discussion — June 20, 2016
Professor of cultural studies Thomas Macho and neurologist Birk Engmann discuss about Near-Death Experience.

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»Together We Are Weak?«

Panel discussion — May 09, 2016
Brain researcher Moritz Helmstaedter and professor of cultural theory Dirk Baecker discuss about Collectivity and Public Spirit.

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»What Do You Mean, Suitable for Children?«

Panel discussion — March 07, 2016
Professor of developmental psychology Lieselotte Ahnert and professor of ecucation Johanna Mierendorff discuss about Childhood and Education.

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»On Fire for One’s Faith?«

Panel discussion — January 11, 2016
Religious studies scholar Michael Blume and theologian and psychologist Michael Utsch discuss about Religion and Religiosity.

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“Did I Miss Something?”

Panel discussion — June 15, 2015
Psychologist and brain researcher Hans J. Markowitsch and egyptologist and professor of religious and cultural studies Jan Assmann discuss about Memory Research.

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“Do Robots Never Cry?”

Panel discussion — May 11, 2015
The british-german performance group Gob Squad and the mathematician Manfred Hild discuss about Neurorobotics.

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“Condemned to Being a Criminal?”

Panel discussion — March 23, 2015
Brain researcher John-Dylan Haynes and emeritus profressor of law and criminology Peter A. Albrecht discuss about Crime Research.

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“Why the Effort?”

Panel discussion — January 12, 2015
CEO and Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) Sigrid Evelyn Nikutta and sociologist Hartmut Rosa discuss about Efficiency.

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“Are Dreams But Shadows?”

Panel discussion — October 13, 2014
Neuroscientist Jan Born and psychoanalyst Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber discuss about Dream Research.

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Downloads 

Flyer Salon in der Spielzeit 2018/19

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Flyer Salon in der Spielzeit 2017/18

Programme

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Partners 

In Cooperation with Komischen Oper Berlin and funded bey Gegenbauer.

Komische Oper Berlin

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Email: info@scheringstiftung.de

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