In the "Popakademie Talks" series, guests from the music and culture sectors speak on various current topics. In the summer semester of 2022, the talks dealt with the topic of mental health. Past guests on the topic of "Discrimination in Music" have included Malcolm Ohanwe, Malonda, and Defne Şahin. The talks are open to the public, and online participation is usually possible.The Popakademie initiated the talk series in 2021 to respond to current issues and to invite artists and creative professionals to discuss current topics. The talks are, among others, moderated by the Pop Music Design B.A. and World Music B.A. Degree Program Director Prof. Dr. David-Emil Wickström.The current dates of Popakademie Talks can be found in the Calendar.