A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Business and Economics Trump is right: euro has helped Germany become the China of Europe (Financial Times) Germany calls bankers to Frankfurt for Brexit move talks (Reuters) German business expectations fall as protectionism fears grow (The Wall Street Journal) German arms sales drop …Read More

AICGS is pleased to welcome three Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellows this summer. Yeon Jeong Gu, Nina Janz, and Ivo Plšek will conduct their research on the topic of reconciliation in Europe and Asia. The fellows will present their research at a seminar on September 16, 2016.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) calls for DAAD Centers Conference in Washington in December as well as a year-long course of lectures and activities accompanying Master and Ph.D. studies in the field of European Studies, which includes travel fellowships to three meetings in Germany, Hungary and France. Please find the details of these opportunities …Read More

Timothy Snyder’s latest book, Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning, presents exactly those two narratives. His review of how the Holocaust emerged and evolved has been and remains the subject not only of Snyder’s earlier work, but also of volumes of research, which will never run out of time or need. In his …Read More

At a moment in time when many are concerned about the rising wave of intolerance around the world, a conversation between Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz serves as a reminder that there is still a possibility to build bridges when it comes to religious conflicts. Their dialogue is primarily about Islam and its ability to …Read More

Become an AICGS Member today! Join AICGS as an Individual or Corporate Member before December 31 and receive a commemorative 2016 calendar celebrating the 25th anniversary of German Reunification.  Your donation enables AICGS to continue to provide original analyses of ongoing developments and trends in German-American relations. Become a Member

Marking the 25th anniversary of German unity, Ambassador John Emerson joins AICGS President Dr. Jackson Janes to discuss a unified Germany’s new role in Europe and the world. The ambassador highlights Germany’s increasing willingness to lead in international affairs and stresses the need for the post-unity generation in Germany and the U.S. to strengthen German-U.S. …Read More

Is the West a sustainable concept and operating principle? Are we entering a phase in which a consensus surrounding the notion of law, freedom, and the foundations of what is referred to as Western values is weakening? Is a combination of fragmentation in our media and our political system, and indeed throughout Western society, undermining …Read More

In an era that has relegated television, and television news for that matter, to playing defense, it is refreshing for a recovering journalist such as myself to see that international TV outlets are still betting that they will continue to play a central role in how news is gathered, filtered, and ultimately used by the …Read More

The Robert Bosch Foundation and Cultural Vistas invite US professionals to apply for the 2016-2017 Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program. Bosch Fellows work as consultants in their field of expertise at leading public or private institutions in Germany. In addition, Bosch Fellows participate in professional seminars, where they travel to meet and exchange ideas with …Read More

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