What are elements of a successful apprenticeship system? To what degree should businesses be engaged in educating their workforce, and what other actors should participate in decision-making and evaluation? This conference on Friday, March 13, brings in a diverse group of experts from Germany, France, and the United Kingdom to discuss with American experts about …Read More

On January 22, 2015, AICGS hosted Dr. Charles Kupchan, the Director of European Affairs at the National Security Council, for a roundtable discussion. Moderated by Dr. Jackson Janes, President of AICGS, the discussion focused on major current events, including Germany’s role as a European and global player, the current state of the European Union and …Read More

AICGS is pleased to welcome guest speakers Markus Grübel, State Secretary in the German Ministry of Defense and Jürgen Hardt, Member of Parliament and Coordinator for Transatlantic Relations in the Foreign Office  for a discussion on January 20, 2015. The conversation will be focused on the current responses of NATO to developments in Ukraine as well …Read More

AICGS is pleased to work together with the Carnegie Endowment and the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center with generous support from the Friedrich Ebert Foundation to host a one-day round table conference on January 15, 2015 on the role of historians and scholars in the resolution of protracted conflicts with competing historical narratives. Special …Read More

You are invited to the February Learn & Earn Working Group on Wednesday, February 4 from 9-10am. We will be joined by Jamell Thrower, Program Manager at the DC Department of Employment Services’ Office of Apprenticeship Information & Training and a current apprentice in his program who is working as a “step-up” apprentice (unique to this …Read More

This seminar addresses the issue of how German civil society actors can facilitate dialogues about reconciliation between parties entrenched in conflict in other parts of the world. Professor Martin Leiner will present the latest results of an ongoing research project called “Hearts of Flesh Not Stone: Encountering the Suffering of the Other.”  During that project—funded …Read More

Is the Euro Crisis really over? Or is the danger of a prolonged economic stagnation undermining the political support for the monetary union, what was once supposed to be the crowing jewel of the European project of shared sovereignty? Carlo Bastasin, a Senior Fellow at the LUISS School of European Political Economy and a Brookings …Read More

Germany has experienced below replacement level birth rates for many decades.  Only immigration has prevented population decline.  What are the causes for its low fertility?  Does it matter?  What policies have been developed to mitigate low fertility and why have they failed?  What can Germany learn from the experience of other countries that have been …Read More

On December 11, 2014, AICGS and the Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security (BIGS) hosted a roundtable discussion led by Dr. Tim Stuchtey, BIGS Executive Director, on “Civil Security and the Private Security Industry in Germany.” In recent years, questions of civil security have become increasingly prominent on the economic and political agenda of Germany. …Read More

No figure has left his mark on the image of a nation as thoroughly and persistently as Adolf Hitler has on that of Germany. The country, the continent, and the perpetrators, victims, and their offspring still struggle with his memory. How has that memory—and the depiction thereof—evolved in the culture of our modern, globalized, and …Read More

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