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World in Progress: A History of Heroes

What do we actually mean when we label someone a hero? And where does our concept of the heroic come from? To what extent is it shaped by the community and culture to which we belong? Deutsche Welle tasked Kate Laycock with the heroic quest of seeking out answers to these questions. Bravely, she stepped into the arena…

Dr. Nicole Falkenhayner, head of Project D15, explains the significance of the heroic in our society in this interview with Deutsche Welle. The interview is in English and can be found on the Deutsche Welle website or downloaded as an mp3 file.