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15. September 2017: Banquet Speech "The Usefulness of Useless Studies"
Banquet Speech by Dr. Wilhelm Krull at the symposium "Transatlantic German Studies: Personal Experiences", Washington University, St. Louis
February 8, 2017: The Challenges of Change ... Wilhelm Krull on the Future of the ERC
Keynote Speech at a European Research Council (ERC) Participatory Workshop in Brussels on February 8, 2017.
May 12, 2016: "Towards a Culture of Creativity in Our Universities"
Keynote Speech Dr. Wilhelm Krull, Ilia State University, Tiblisi, Georgia
June 16, 2015: "Crossing Borders, Building Bridges, and Pushing the Limits. International exchange as a source of hope in times of crisis."
Keynote speech by Dr. Wilhelm Krull at the G7 International Higher Education Summit in Berlin, June 16, 2015.
January 27, 2015: "Ethical and Strategic Implications Facing Research Foundations and How to Tackle Them"
Presentation by Dr. Wilhelm Krull at the Conference "Building Capacity for the Future", January 27, 2015, Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen.
February 12 and May 15, 2014: "The Integrative Capacity of the Humanities in a Globalized World"
Abridged version of lectures presented by Dr. Wilhelm Krull at Tsinghua University in Beijing on May 15, 2014, and at Washington University St. Louis on February 12, 201.
September 17, 2013: "Towards a Culture of Creativity: Reflections on Europe’s Strive for Excellence in Research and Innovation"
Plenary Lecture von Dr. Wilhelm Krull anlässlich der Annual Conference of the Academia Europaea, Wroclaw Congress Center.
February 13, 2013: Europe’s New Strive for Excellence in Research and Innovation: Adapting to the U.S. Model?
Dr. Wilhelm Krull: Inaugural Lecture and Dinner Speech at Washington University, St. Louis.
May 30, 2012: "Governance for Integrity and Quality in Universities – Towards a Culture of Creativity and Quality Assurance"
Keynote Address by Dr. Wilhelm Krull on the occasion of the 275th Anniversary Symposium at the Georg-August-University Göttingen.