How Can We Realise a Holistic Concept of Prosperity for the Many, not the Few?

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 6:30pm - 9:00pm, Theater Odeon
On 27 November, ERSTE Foundation welcomes you to the 4th Tipping Point Talk with Felwine Sarr, Professor of Economics at Gaston Berger University in Saint-Louis, Senegal. His recent book, Afrotopia, presents a holistic approach to economic and cultural interaction, or rather, the cultural foundations of economic choices.  Felwine Sarr’s lecture will be followed by a stage conversation with Christoph Badelt, Sergiu Manea, Shalini Raderia, Felwine Sarr and Sigrid Stagl.

Wednesday, 27 November 2019


7.30 p.m. OPENING

Prosperity. A filmic essay*
15’, NGF Geyrhalterfilm


Boris Marte
Deputy Chairman of the Board of ERSTE Foundation


Felwine Sarr
How can we realise a holistic concept of prosperity for the many, not the few?


Christoph Badelt
Director of the Austrian Institute for Economic Research (WIFO) in Vienna

Sergiu Manea
Chief Executive Officer of Banca Comerciala Romana in Bucharest

Shalini Randeria
Rector of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna

Felwine Sarr
Professor of Economics at Gaston Berger University in Saint-Louis / Senegal

Sigrid Stagl
Head of the Institute for Ecological Economics at WU Vienna

Ivan Vejvoda (Chair)
Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna

Please register for the evening event here: The event will be streamed live at 7.45 p.m.