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October 21, 2020 | Haus der Architekten, Stuttgart
The “Next Frontiers” conference will bring scientists and science fiction authors into contact. Different sciences getting into interdisciplinary conversations plus authors of fiction offering new, even revolutionary perspectives will open up the territory for new visions of the future. The conference aims at surmounting old, dysfunctional patterns of thinking. Central to this is the reality transforming potential of literature, film and other arts, and the huge contribution of fictional world building to real scientific and technological breakthroughs.

  • How NEXT FRONTIERS came about
    Predictions are difficult, especially when they concern the future. With this good old saying, one is left perplexed at first. Who should one ask? Who knows anything about the future? Tobias Wengert, known as the initiator of the cross-media cultural event “Dragon Days”, had the right idea. Two types of people deal with the future …

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