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SCRIPTS in the Media

Media coverage of the exhibition opening "After Nature" at the Humboldt Lab Berlin

Articles on the new exhibition "After Nature" at the Humboldt Lab in Berlin's Humboldt Forum with mention of the SCRIPTS Principal Investigators' contributions to the exhibition. Read reviews by Der Tagesspiegel , Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Süddeutsche Zeitung  (in German).

Jul 21, 2021

Is the Debate on Rainbow Flags and LGBTQ+ Rights Redividing Europe into East and West?

An article by Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland about debate in Europe and the rights of queer people with contributions by Principal investigator Prof. Dr. Katharina Bluhme. The article is only available in German. Read it here .

Jul 04, 2021

No End to the Agony

A review of the book "History of Slavery. From Antiquity to the 21st Century" by principal investigator Prof. Dr. Andreas Eckert in the Süddeutsche Zeitung .  The article is only available in German. Read it here .

Jun 24, 2021

Biden, Putin and Russian-American Relations

The radio station "Radio Eins" spoke with our principal investigator Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse about the summit meeting of U.S. President Biden and Russian President Putin in Geneva. The interview is only available in German. Listen to it here .

Jun 16, 2021

On Lies and Concealments in U.S. Policy

A contribution from Deutschlandfunk on the 50th anniversary of the publication of the Pentagon Papers with contributions from principal investigator Prof. Dr. Jessica Gienow-Hecht.  The article is only available in German. Read it here.

Jun 12, 2021

Scope for Freedoms

The FAZ has reviewed the book " Degrees of Freedom" by our principal investigator Prof. Dr. Christoph Möllers. The article is only available in German. Read it here .

Jun 11, 2021

Steffen Mau Interprets East German Moods

Principal investigator Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau spoke with Bayrischer Rundfunk about the state elections in Saxony-Anhalt and a possible laboratory of democracy. The interview is only available in German. Listen to it here .

Jun 07, 2021

Steffen Mau on the Election in Saxony-Anhalt

Principal investigator Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau spoke to the TV station 3sat about the state election in Saxony-Anhalt. The interview is only available in German. Watch it here .

Jun 07, 2021

From Effort Reduction to Cash Payments to Joints - That's How Vaccination Incentives Make Sense

An article from Web.de about vaccination incentives with contributions from principal investigator Prof. Dr. Heike Klüver. The article is only available in German.  Read it here .

Jun 06, 2021

"Every generation has its agenda."

Principal investigator Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau spoke with the taz about identity politics. The interview is only available in German. Read it here .

Jun 05, 2021

How Germany Achieves Herd Immunity

An article from Der Spiegel about vaccination incentives with contributions from principal investigator Prof. Dr. Heike Klüver. The article is only available in German.  Read it here .

Jun 04, 2021

Can EU Sanctions Change Lukashenko?

The EU reacted to the forced landing of a passenger plane in Minsk with sanctions against Belarus. But how effective are sanctions any more? Principal investigator Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse spoke about this and the current situation in Belarus with Deutschlandfunk Kultur and Carnegie Europe.

Jun 03, 2021

When the Dutch West India Company Was Founded

An article from Deutschlandfunk about the West India Company with contributions from Principal investigator Prof. Dr. Andreas Eckert.  The article is only available in German. Read it here .

Jun 03, 2021

"Many have been disappointed."

After German reunification, many people in eastern Germany placed high hopes in the CDU. Today, the party faces major problems here. Principal investigator Steffen Mau spoke to the Tagesspiegel about unfulfilled promises and the narrative of the dictatorship-socialized East German. The article is only available in German.

Jun 02, 2021

Eastern Germany and the Radical Right

Nowhere in Germany does the AfD appear more right-wing and radical than in eastern Germany. Nevertheless, the AfD became the second-strongest party in the last state election in Saxony-Anhalt. But why can the party afford to take such a course there? Principal investigator Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau spoke with Deutschlandfunk Kultur and Focus Online about the background before the election in the eastern German state. The articles are only available in German.

Jun 01, 2021

The Road to Herd Immunity

Although many people want to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the vaccination skepticism of a few endangers the full success of vaccination programs. Principal investigator Prof. Dr. Heike Klüver spoke with the Tagesspiegel and Deutschlandfunk about her study, which examined the effect of various incentives on vaccination readiness. The articles are only available in German.

May 27, 2021

The Privilege of the Western Passport

Borders, says principal investigator Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau, are "sorting machines in a globalized world." In the pandemic, the West is feeling what always prevails elsewhere: immobility. The article is only available in German.

May 22, 2021

On The 100th Birthday Of Andrei Sakharov

Principal investigator Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse spoke with SWR2 about the Soviet physicist, the "father of the hydrogen bomb," dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner, and what memory can do in shaping relations with Russia. The interview is only available in German.

May 21, 2021

The Future of Our Democracy

Lack of mobilization, low voter turnout, perceived lack of alternatives to political decisions: What promises must our democracy keep to ensure its own continued existence?An article by principal investigator Prof. Dr. Christoph Möllers. The article is only available in German.

May 21, 2021

Why Are East Germans in Particular so Rowdy?

Liefers, Wagenknecht, Thierse: Celebrities from East Germany dominate the dispute about identity, corona measures or cancel culture. This is a late consequence of the fall of the Wall - and is also due to the attitude of West Germans. The article by principal investigator Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau is only available in German.

May 21, 2021