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A Conversation on Climate Change and Activism with Jane Fonda and Dr. Naomi Oreskes

Introducing FIDE - North America

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New Berggruen Prize Essay Competition Open For Submissions

Cover photo of Children of a Modest Star

"Children of a Modest Star" published by Stanford University Press

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NY Times: Kojin Karatani wins $1 Million Berggruen Prize

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El País: Patricia Hill Collins, sociologist: ‘Intellectuals have done a good job of saying the world is awful, and young people are dispirited’

Fiction and Futures

Vaster Than Empires Program

“We Might Appear as Forest Fires,” Curator’s Statement

“What is Collective Intelligence?”

“Vaster than Empires” by CROSSLUCID

"We Might Appear As Forest Fires" Performance

Cover of Gongsheng Across Contexts

New Book by Bing Song, Director of Berggruen Institute China

Rupture and Reconstruction: Leaving Earth, Heading Towards the Universe

Tianxia IV Conference: A Civilizational Dialogue as a Framework for Engagement on a Possible Planetary Order

Berggruen China Center 5-Year Report

Patricia Hill Collins, Socióloga: “Los Intelectuales Hemos Retratado un Mundo Horrible y los Jóvenes Están Desangelados”

Dedicated Issue of Global Policy, New Interactive Website Showcase Berggruen Governance Index

The Russian Social Contract

The Governance Triangle

Berggruen Fellow Featured on NPR's the Academic Minute

Rupture and Reconstruction: A Koan About Zen Itself

BBC Thinking Allowed: Patricia Hill Collins

TIME: The Winner of a $1 Million Philosophy Prize Sees a Silver Lining to Ideas Getting Attacked

Feminist Icon Patricia Hill Collins Becomes First Black Winner of $1 Million Berggruen Prize

Patricia Hills Collins

Sociologist Patricia Hill Collins Wins $1m Berggruen Prize for Philosophy

$1 Million Berggruen Philosophy Prize Awarded to Patricia Hill Collins

Assembly Theory and the Complexity of Life

Artificial General Intelligence Is Already Here

Exploring Opportunities to Launch the...

Reflexive Alienation: Pondering Cosmic Otherness with Dario Robleto

The Bold Idea to Move Millions to Climate Havens

Berggruen Fellow on Kettering's Emerging Panel

Rupture and Reconstruction: Transforming “Native” and “Foreign”

Planetary Portal

Berggruen Seminar 23: Psychological, Brain and Virtual Reality Research on Moral Emotion and Cognition

Tomorrow’s Democracy Is Open Source

Seminar 22 Poster

Berggruen Seminar 22 | After Order: Europe’s Transition to a Post-Western World, 1989-2023 | Timothy GARTON ASH x LU Xiaoyu

Rupture and Reconstruction | A Koan About Zen Itself

Artist Peter Liversidge Reflects on the Berggruen Institute’s First Decade and Its Role in the Future

Putting the Public Back in Public Policy

“Rupture and Reconstruction: Multiple Perspectives on Modernity” Series