SILBERSALZ Science & Media Festival 2020

14.10 - 18.10.2020, Halle (Saale)

SILBERSALZ Science & Media Festival - from 14.10. to 18.10.2020
With a diverse program of films, lectures, and exhibitions, the SILBERSALZ Science & Media Festival is focusing on the many aspects of planet earth. The free audience program is accompanied by the international SILBERSALZ conference at the renowned National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.
For the first time, the SILBERSALZ Science & Media Awards – in cooperation with Jackson Wild – will also honor creative and stimulating media projects in science communication.


Wed 14 October

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Join the World Climate Conference!

To represent a nation or region and influence world politics. We re-enact the world climate conference. Supported by an interactive computer model, which simultaneously calculates how the negotiated measures affect the climate (temperature, sea level, [...]

Thu 15 October

Workshop: Production of soap and cosmetics with hemp.

The INNOmobil of the Merseburg University is running a workshop with us with the BioEnergiePlus project: Production of soap and cosmetics with hemp.[...]

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Burgshop I Art and Design MADE IN BURG

Art and Design MADE IN BURG

The Burgshop - the shop window of the Burg Giebichenstein art academy resounds - presents Design products and works of art MADE IN CASTLE at the SILVER SALT festival of this year. In the empty department store beside the Ulrichkirche resounds you can buy beautiful, useful and guaranteed unique, arranged of studying and Absolvent*innen of the CASTLE. [...]

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LAN-Party with E-Sports Halle and Simon

Whether you want to experience the charm of the classic "Stronghold" or modern titles like "Super Mario Bros. - at a LAN party there is something for everyone.

Here you can meet other interested gamers* and put your skills to the test in competition. [...]

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  • English

SILBERSALZ Science & Media Awards Show

Award ceremony of the first "SILBERSALZ Science Media Awards"! With the world-famous android Sophia as presenter and many international Science YouTuber: Kyle Hill, Vanessa Hill, Antariksha Sanchar, Hashem Al-Ghaili and Kidmental.The award ceremony will be live-streamed on our Facebook profile. All nominated films at a glance: nominees. Who is going to be the winner? Tune In! [...]

 

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Fri 16 October

Burgshop I Art and Design MADE IN BURG

Art and Design MADE IN BURG

The Burgshop - the shop window of the Burg Giebichenstein art academy resounds - presents Design products and works of art MADE IN CASTLE at the SILVER SALT festival of this year. In the empty department store beside the Ulrichkirche resounds you can buy beautiful, useful and guaranteed unique, arranged of studying and Absolvent*innen of the CASTLE. [...]

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Bot or not - Poetry Slam

How creative and how convincing is Artificial Intelligence?

Young poetry slammers compete - with their own texts and productions of artificial intelligence. The audience guesses along: Bot or not? 

 

Sat 17 October

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Burgshop I Art and Design MADE IN BURG

Art and Design MADE IN BURG

The Burgshop - the shop window of the Burg Giebichenstein art academy resounds - presents Design products and works of art MADE IN CASTLE at the SILVER SALT festival of this year. In the empty department store beside the Ulrichkirche resounds you can buy beautiful, useful and guaranteed unique, arranged of studying and Absolvent*innen of the CASTLE. [...]

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Game Convention „Halle of Games“: Climate Change – Trial & Error

Can games make the world a better place?

Convention packed with workshops, lectures, and an exhibition about the diversity and potential of digital, analog, thoughtful, and experimental games. [...]

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In the Quarry of Time

At the Abyss of Time I Guided Tour I Geology Exhibition I Franckesche Stiftungen I 60 Min

What stones tell us about our past and future? Where does this knowledge come from? In the distant future, if living creatures had decided to investigate what has shaped our present life, and dig through sediment layers, what would have they found? What materials, remains, residues, minerals would they discover? What would they call our present Earth era? [...]

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Saaleexpedition: Forschung im Fluss auf der MS Halle.Science

Saaleexpedition: Research in the river

Boat tour around Blue Bioeconomy with Germany's 1st Citizens Research Ship "Make Science Halle"[...]

 

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Saaleexpedition: Research in the river on the MS Halle.Science

Saaleexpedition: Forschung im Fluss
Bootstour rund um Blaue Bioökonomie mit Deutschlands 1. Bürgerforschungsschiff „Make Science Halle“

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Requiem for a Forrest

Theaterplay I Das Theater des Anthropozän I Germany 2020 I 120 Min

A journey into the forests of prehistoric days, present and future.

The staged reading "Requiem for a Forest" pursues the forest motif from myth to poetry and songs to contemporary literature. These poetic contributions will be accompanied by registers and prose passages with tips for everyday life. Furthermore, the two scientists Antje Boetius and Kathrin Möller will report on the origins and the global function of the forest ecosystem as well as the current threats that it faces, especially in Germany.[...]

Sun 18 October

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Game Convention „Halle of Games“: Climate Change – Trial & Error

Can games make the world a better place?

Convention packed with workshops, lectures, and an exhibition about the diversity and potential of digital, analog, thoughtful, and experimental games. [...]

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Im Steinbruch der Zeit

At the Abyss of Time I Guided Tour I Geology Exhibition I Franckesche Stiftungen I 60 Min

What stones tell us about our past and future? Where does this knowledge come from? In the distant future, if living creatures had decided to investigate what has shaped our present life, and dig through sediment layers, what would have they found? What materials, remains, residues, minerals would they discover? What would they call our present Earth era? [...]