Alexander Görlach is a honorary professor for ethics and theology at the University of Lüneburg. He further serves as senior research associate at Cambridge University, at the Institute on Religion in International Studies. Prior to that he served at both Harvard Divinity School and Harvard Center for European Studies as visiting scholar and fellow. Alex is the founder of The European, that he also ran as editor in chief from 2019-2015. Today he is the editor in chief of www.conditiohumana.io. He also publishes the initiative.Last updated on 09.02.2019
21 year-old “Helena”-founder Henry Elkus has built a one-of-a-kind organization of world leaders aimed towards significant global change. Yet half of his members are under 25 years old. Elkus spoke to Alexander Görlach on power in the 21st century and the youth’s burden to address the critical global issues of our time.
When does a person get to be a human? At the moment this discussion is being carried out in Europe over refugees and their rights as they come to Europe. The German Chancellor has said multiple times that there are “universal civil rights” that the refugees are entitled to. Observers have wondered whether she intentionally did not say “universal human rights” or if it was implied.