Fear is a prerequisite for survival. Fear can also prevent us from living. Where does fear come from? And how are we affected by it? These are some of the questions that psychology researcher Armita Golkar will examine in the third Performance Lecture in a series organised by Stockholm’s Royal Dramatic Theatre (Dramaten) and the Nobel Center. The director will be Alexander Mørk-Eidem. The premiere will take place on Dramaten’s Small Stage (Lilla scenen) on September 11.
In May 2019 it will be time for the first Hans Rosling Day. This new focus on popular education will be organised by the Nobel Center and the Gapminder Foundation. With a combination of scientific credibility and playful pedagogics, we want to demonstrate the potential of science for understanding and improvement. The day will inspire the dissemination of knowledge for an even better world, in the spirit of Alfred Nobel and Hans Rosling.
What will Stockholm residents and tourists be able to do at the future Nobel Center? How will school children move around the building, and what will visiting researchers encounter? Today the Nobel Center organisation is unveiling its latest plans about how the Center will be used. An intensive effort that has been under way for the past year to develop the inside of the building is now completed. The results are illustrated with the help of new images.
With firm belief that Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message of social justice and equality is as important today as ever before, the Nobel Museum and Nobel Media now launches a project on the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and his nonviolent struggle for rights and freedoms. The exhibition The Right to Freedom – Martin Luther King, Jr. will open at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm on September 29, 2018.
What lies in the darkness between the stars? Why does it become dark at night? How was the universe created, and what happened before the Big Bang?
Large-scale activities based on Nobel Prize-awarded achievements and works will take place at the future Nobel Center. School pupils, tourists, Stockholm residents and an interested general public will be invited there to be inspired to help create a better world, in the spirit of Alfred Nobel. Today it is being officially announced that Elekta will become the first company in a new group of partners to support these activities, which have already begun to emerge.
When the 2017 Nobel Laureates are announced, this will attract great interest all over the world. What are the discoveries, literary works and peace efforts that are being rewarded this year? Many teachers share this fascination and would like to present news about the new Laureates in their classroom. Now it will be easier for them to do so, thanks to a newly developed set of educational materials from the Nobel Center.
The Nobel Teacher Summit is part of the Nobel Center’s efforts to create highly topical activities and school programmes that will reach pupils and teachers around the world.