Hartwig Fischer

Director of the British Museum
Time Question
0:02 Do you identify as European?
0:08 What was your formative European moment?
5:13 Do you have the history of nationalism in your family?
6:38 What was the worst moment in recent European history?
8:08 Do you think Europeans are sufficiently aware of and acknowledge their colonial history?
8:52 What do you think of having a European museum of imperial history?
9:53 What was the best moment in recent European history?
11:45 What is the single most important thing the EU has done for you personally?
13:29 What would you most like the EU to have achieved by 2030?
15:19 Do you think that part of being European in the 21st century is willingness to cooperate to avoid the disasters of the past?
15:40 How could this ultimate goal be achieved?
16:48 Could this process be enlightenment?
20:14 How can we strike the delicate balance between unity and diversity?
21:46 Do you think museums contribute to a deeper understanding between Europeans and Europeans and the rest of the world?