Andreas Schockenhoff passed away recently, and AICGS mourns a great loss. As a member of the Bundestag, Andreas was a frequent participant in our programs and a deeply committed transatlantic champion. But we also knew him as a loving father. He was always ready to engage wherever he could to strengthen the European project and …Read More

For Immediate Release December 15, 2014 Contact: Nicolas Iaquinto American Institute for Contemporary German Studies n…@aicgs.org 2014 DAAD Prize in German and European Studies to be awarded to Dr. Stephen J. Silvia, American University. Congratulations to Dr. Stephen J. Silvia of American University, the recipient of the 2014 DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German …Read More

For Immediate Release December 15, 2014 Contact: Nicolas Iaquinto American Institute for Contemporary German Studies n…@aicgs.org Michael Diekmann to Receive the 2014 Global Leadership Award from the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies Michael Diekmann, Chairman of the Board of Management of Allianz SE (CEO), will receive the 2014 Global Leadership Award from the American …Read More

Business and Economics Strong Dollar Drives Wedge Between U.S. and Europe (Die Welt): The strong dollar and sinking prices for raw materials are exacerbating the rift between the growing U.S. economy and the struggling euro zone. The central banks are only a part of the solution. BMW C.E.O. Norbert Reithofer to Step Down Earlier Than …Read More