Panel Discussion at the German Historical Institute. Speakers: Kathleen Canning (University of Michigan), Rüdiger Graf (Center for Contemporary History Potsdam), Donna Harsch (Carnegie Mellon University), and Dirk Schumann (University of Göttingen), and moderated by David Clay Large (University of San Francisco/University of California, Berkeley) This panel will bring together Weimar historians to address the history …Read More

The American Council on Germany (ACG) and AICGS were pleased to host a breakfast discussion as part of the 2017 Munich Security Conference with Dr. Norbert Röttgen, Chairman of the Bundestag’s Foreign Relations Committee, and General David Petraeus, former Director of the CIA.  The off-the-record discussion touched on the challenges confronting the German-American relationship in …Read More

On November 17, 2015 in Bonn, Germany, a panel of experts from the United States and Germany will convene for a dialogue on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).   It features a podium discussion between State Secretary Ulrich Kelber, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Peter Chase, and Thea Lee, moderated by Dr. Jan Philipp Burgard.  AICGS …Read More

Join us and prominent commentators on Germany’s future and its meaning for the United States. Germany has emerged as Europe’s central power, the key to many issues facing the continent, from the challenges of European integration, turbulence in wider Europe and relations with Russia to alliance and partnership with the United States, the rise of …Read More

Each semester, American University’s School of International Service (SIS) Dean Jim Goldgeier invites prominent experts and practitioners for one-on-one interviews to discuss critical topics in international affairs. Please join this American University-AICGS joint event moderated by Dean Goldgeier with the following panelists: Hope Harrison, George Washington University Jackson Janes, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies …Read More

Vice President of the German Bundestag and former Federal Minister of Research and Education Edelgard Bulmahn has been involved in conflict resolution and peacebuilding during her long career as a Member of Parliament. She is also personally committed to the issues of peacekeeping and peacebuilding. On the occasion of her visit in Washington, the Goethe-Institut …Read More

Vienna talks between the P5+1 and Iran over its nuclear program have gained ground this past year, but have been overshadowed by events in the Middle East and elsewhere.  The panelists will address the negotiations to date and offer perspectives on Iran and the challenges for the way forward, particularly in reintegrating Iran into the …Read More