Kick-off event Ruhr Lecture 2018/19

"The Future of the Ruhr Region: Beyond 2018 and the End of Mining" is the topic of the sixth edition of the Ruhr Lecture started on October 16th 2018 at the University of Duisburg-Essen. After the welcome addresses by Dr. Hans Stallmann (Coordinator UA Ruhr) and Prof. Eberhard Schmitt (Director of Communication and Sustainability of the RAG-Stiftung), Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Noll (Chairman of the Zollverein Foundation) and Prof. Dr. Barbara Buchenau (Vice-Rector for Social Responsibility, Diversity and International Affairs at the University of Duisburg-Essen) gave a lecture on current challenges regarding the sustainable and future-oriented development of the Ruhr Region. This semester the Ruhr Lecture is organized by the Competence Field Metropolitan Research in cooperation with the RAG Foundation. The lecture is highlighting current issues of the Ruhr Region on a total of six dates. Click here for the Ruhr Lecture Program.