Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman will speak at this event organized by The George Washington University. About the conference: 2015 is a year of important anniversaries in the Asia Pacific. Without a doubt, the most significant for the region as a whole are those associated with the end of World War II in 1945, be it …Read More

From October 12-14, 2015, AICGS convened the inaugural group of young leaders in its new AICGS Transatlantic Exchange Program: Giving Voice to Future Leaders. The participants engaged in exchanges and discussions with a group of experts on a variety of issues related to the challenges of immigration and integration of minority populations in Germany and …Read More

This conference was a joint event of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies and Action Reconciliation Service for Peace. Please view the full agenda here. How is the German-Israeli relationship faring after fifty years of diplomatic ties? Once heralded as a “special relationship,” is this the case still today? If so, to what …Read More

AICGS held its second annual “Transatlantic Dialogue of the States, Cities, and Communities” on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. The conference examined how states and cities address the challenges of the twenty-first century and how they interact and learn from each other. View the Draft Agenda Panel I: How Cities are Responding to the Energy Transformation …Read More

AICGS held its annual Symposium in Germany on June 23, 2015 on “The Great Divergence: Are U.S. and European Economies Growing Apart?” The Symposium focused on the state of play of transatlantic relations with regard to the economic growth in both jurisdictions. Anthony Gardner, the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, made a compelling case …Read More

 Click here to view the conference agenda. Panel I: The Future of Energy in a Post-Carbon Society During the first panel, David Livingston, an associate in the Carnegie Endowment’s Energy and Climate Program, addressed the challenges faced by Germany (and the EU more broadly) and the U.S. in their efforts to deal with increasing fuel …Read More

AICGS’ conference on March 13, 2015 on “Transatlantic Approaches to Employment, Education, and Training” brought together a group of experts from Germany, the UK, France, and across the U.S. The day was divided into three panels and a keynote, and included moderated discussions with the audience. The conference concluded a year-long project that examined apprenticeship …Read More

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