Nobel Laureate Joachim Frank: Convocation Speech at Indian Statistical Institute
Affiliation: Columbia University, New York, USA
Keywords: anti-authorianism, cryo-electron microscopy, democracy, Freiburg, Global Warming, Hitler, Munich, Shah of Persia.
Categories: Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Life Sciences
Frank took his convocation speech in January 2020 at the Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta as an occasion to recall his own graduation events in Freiburg and Munich, and the tumultuous time, in the 60s, of Germany's soul-searching anti-authoritarian movement, just 20 years after the end of the perilous Nazi regime. Link to the original article: http://franxfiction.com/convocation-speech-at-indian-statistical-institute-jan-23-2020/