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Date(s) - 11/10/2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kleinen Hörsaal der Alten Mathematik (Sprachenzentrum)


Science and Tech Diplomacy: the new geopolitics of technology. A cross-atlantic discussion

Deep transformations of the role of science in international affairs together with the rapid evolution of innovations are leading to renewed geopolitical challenges, rivalries and fragmentation.

The terrifying prospect of a new kind of nuclear conflict alone make science diplomacy more important than ever. In this high-level roundtable discussion, leading experts and practitioners in science and technology diplomacy as well as peace and security studies share their experience and knowledge with students from all over the world.


Prof. Dr. Maria Rentetzi (Chair of Science Technology and Gender Studies), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Prof. Dr. Claudio Feijoo (Jean Monnet Chair on Technology and Science Diplomacy for European Sovereignty), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Dr. Georg Schütte (former Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung), General Secretary of the VolkswagenStiftung (hybrid)
Prof. Dr. Ana María Cetto (former IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Dr. Parsifal Islas-Morales (UNESCO Chair on Science Diplomacy and Scientific Heritage), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Prof. Dr. Götz Neuneck (Member of the Council of the “Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs”), Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik, University of Hamburg


!!On-site only!! Language: English.
When: 11/10/2023 / 10:00 – 12:00
Where: Kleinen Hörsaal der Alten Mathematik (Sprachenzentrum), Bismarckstraße 1 a, Erlangen
Entrance (GPS): 49.59977681755708, 11.015789160226428

Science and Tech Diplomacy: the new geopolitics of technology