Event Reports

Reports, photos, audios and videos about selected events of the Volkswagen Foundation

During the internationalen Nature Herrenhausen Symposium on November 2-3, 2017, current aspects of HIV infection, immunity, persistence and eradication research have been discussed. The summary report is now online!

The Herrenhausen Conference on November 27-29, 2017 was an interdisciplinary platform for developing risk reduction strategies for low-income communities threatened by natural hazards.

Die Relevanz der "Kleinen Fächer" und neue Impulse für ihre strukturelle Stärkung standen im Zentrum eines Herrenhäuser Symposiums am 18. und 19. Oktober 2017 in Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover.

The International Workshop from October 11-13, 2017, aimed at evaluating current evidence for the nature and likelihood of genome editing risks and exploring potential for future developments and options for governance strategies.

The international symposium from June 28 till June 30, 2017, explored overarching trends in the political as well as corporate regulation and in the forms of collective organisation of labour.

Experts discussed how the humanities and social sciences deal with the social challenges of digitization at the Herrenhausen Conference in Hanover which took place from May 31 till June 2, 2017.

The Herrenhausen Symposium "The Long End of the First World War: Ruptures, Continuities and Memories" questioned the idea of a static and clearly defined "end" of the War. The summary report includes videos as well as a written text.
The latest research on the critical importance of the early postnatal priming period for life long immune homeostasis and health was discussed at the Herrenhausen Conference on December 5-7, 2016, in Hanover, Germany.
Die Möglichkeiten, die das Editieren von Genomsequenzen bietet, um schwere Erkrankungen beim Menschen zu behandeln, wurden während des Nature Herrenhausen Symposium "Genome Editing for Gene and Cell Therapy" diskutiert.