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Meet the 2016 Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellows

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 …

Notizen Weekly for August 5, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics The German state profited from incurring more debt in the first half of this year, a newspaper …

Notizen Weekly for July 29, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics Volkswagen gets initial approval of $14.7 billion settlement with U.S. drivers. The auto maker plans to hire …

Notizen Weekly for July 22, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics Brexit is merely one more worry for Germany’s leading lender. (Economist) S&P Global Ratings on Tuesday lowered …

Notizen Weekly for July 8, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics The effects of Brexit notwithstanding, European companies have suffered an alarming decline in standing over the last …

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Notizen Weekly for July 1, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics Moelis & Co. names Bank of America’s Stefan Mueller to head investment banking in Germany. (Bloomberg) After …

Notizen Weekly for June 24, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics German banks exploited a legal loophole that allowed two parties to claim ownership of the same shares. …

From the AICGS Bookshelf: Why America Misunderstands the World

At a time when many people both inside and outside the U.S. are struggling to understand the dynamics of the presidential campaign and its rhetoric this year, Paul Pillar offers …

Remembering Japanese Journalist Yoshibumi Wakamiya, An Advocate for Reconciliation in Northeast Asia

Yoshibumi Wakamiya (1948-2016), prize-winning Japanese journalist and author who worked throughout a long and distinguished career to promote reconciliation between Japan and its neighbors, passed away on April 27 in …

LGBT Refugees: Perpetuated Persecution in Asylum

Life as an asylum seeker is not an easy one.  Having faced persecution and violence in their home countries and uprooted their entire lives, these migrants face political, socioeconomic, and …

From the AICGS Bookshelf: Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning

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 …

AICGS Transatlantic Exchange Program: Giving Voice to Future Leaders

From October 11-15, 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 …