World at Risk: are Asia and Europe chasing the same dream or nightmare?

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Beck, Professor at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich and London School of Economics

It is an oddity that discussions of cosmopolitanism are overwhelmingly Euro-American. They are about globalizsation and about shared risks, rights and responsibilities in an interconnected world, but they reflect disproportionately views from the old world system. In my lecture I try to overcome some of these biases.