NCCR MSE’s exciting and fruitful collaboration with the Locarno Film Festival has inspired all stakeholders to take this initiative to the next level: “Bridging Horizons - Art and Science's Creative Collision” is our latest art-science exchange program, which will be launched in March 2024.
For this new project, we are in the process of assembling a team of young, out-of-the-box, wild (!) systems engineering scientists (PhD/Postdoc level) from Uni Basel, Uni Heidelberg (D) and ETH Zurich who, together with young authors and literary talents, are eager to build communication bridges between the sciences, humanities, and society at large. We believe that an open debate about scientific research goals and their ethical implications is pivotal and a prerequisite for any responsible research. So: we are looking for young researchers who are ready to step out of their scientific bubble and whose PI supports our ethics policy of open lab doors!
Our group of young scientists will be invited to join the other members of our new Bridging Horizons team for an unforgettable, intense, and creative week at Monte Verità in Ascona, a legendary transdisciplinary meeting place for artists, scientists, writers, and alternative thinkers for more than 100 years.
This first Bridging Horizon meeting will take place from 19 to 24 March at the Hotel Monte Verità above Ascona. We will offer an intense, challenging, and crazy program which amongst many other highlights will include the exchange with prominent leaders and intellectuals such as
The Bridging Horizons team will also participate in the program of the renowned literary festival Eventi Letterari Monte Verità (22 – 24 March) in and around Locarno.
For more information please contact Dr. Ralf Stutzki, Head of Ethics: ralf.stutzki(at)unibas.ch
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