Category: Culture/Society

Portrait de Dominique Perrault

Dominique Perrault

Architecture/Urbanism, Culture/Society, Sustainability/Environment

“Groundscape, or the subterranean landscape“

Daniel Huttenlocher

Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Culture/Society

“The Age of AI: And Our Human Future“

Assia Garbinato

Artificial Intelligence, Culture/Society, Sustainability/Environment

“Leadership & Digital Technology Serving Ecological Transition”

Assia Garbinato, Head of Digital & Innovation at Romande Energie, Alumni Award 2023

Conference held on April 18th, 2024

Metin Arditi

Basic Sciences, Culture/Society, Economy/Finance

“Physics Research – Business – Literary Writing: The Same Battle?“

Metin Arditi, writer, Alumni Award 2023

Conference held on March 14th, 2024

Giuliano da Empoli at EPFL

Giuliano da Empoli

Culture/Society, Politics

Conversation with Giuliano da Empoli

Political advisor, author of the novel “The Wizard of the Kremlin”

Conference held on October 9th, 2023

Ghita Mezzour, durant sa conférence du 6 octobre 2023 à l'EPFL - 2023 EPFL/Alain Herzog - CC-BY-SA 4.0

Ghita Mezzour

Computer Science, Culture/Society, Innovation

“Unlocking Morocco’s Digital Potential: Towards an Innovative and Inclusive Growth”

Ghita Mezzour, Morocco’s Minister Delegate in Charge of Digital Transition and Administrative Reform, Alumni Award 2023 and EPFL alumna

Conference held on October 6th, 2023

Jean-Pierre Danthine

Culture/Society, Economy/Finance

“Capitalism and the planet: an impossible marriage?“

Jean-Pierre Danthine, Honorary Professor at EPFL

Conference held on September 27th, 2023

Merritt Moore at EPFL

Merritt Moore

Basic Sciences, Culture/Society

“Why Not Both? Pursuing two passions: physics and professional ballet career”

Merritt Moore, ballerina and quantum physicist

Conference held on September 30, 2022

Lorraine Daston

Culture/Society, Politics

“The Origins of International Governance in Science”

Lorraine Daston, director at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

Conference held on May 30, 2022

Kim Stanley Robinson

Culture/Society, Sustainability/Environment

“Do we need a Ministry for the Future?”

Kim Stanley Robinson, writer of science fiction

Conference held on May 19th, 2022

Shoshana Zuboff

Shoshana Zuboff

Culture/Society, Politics

“In Conversation on The Age of Surveillance Capitalism”

Shoshana Zuboff, Author, Harvard Business School Professor Emerita

Conference held on September 27th, 2021

Rob Greenfield

Culture/Society, Sustainability/Environment

“Be the change.“

Rob Greenfield, activist and humanitarian

Conference held on May 19th, 2021

Nicholas Christakis

Culture/Society, Life Sciences/Health

“Apollo’s Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live“

Nicholas, Christakis, professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University

Conference held on May 17th, 2021

George Church and Christian Frei

Basic Sciences, Culture/Society, Innovation

“Conversation with George Church et Christian Frei”

Harvard synthetic biologist and Swiss movie director

Conference held on the 18th of september 2020

Yuval Noah Harari

Culture/Society, Innovation, Life Sciences/Health, Politics

Conversation with Yuval Noah Hariri

Historian, philosopher and bestselling author 

Conference held on July 10th, 2019