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The United States, Germany, and Global Trade

Renewal or Reversal? On November 15, 2019, AICGS hosted the third event of the Allianz Geoeconomics Speaker Series featuring remarks by Gabriel Felbermayr, President of the Kiel Institute for the …

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Nov15

Negotiating for the Future

Lessons for American Diplomacy from German Unification AICGS is proud to present a lecture by Robert Zoellick to officially inaugurate our new office and conference space. Mr. Zoellick is best …

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Dec9

Roundtable Discussion on China and the Transatlantic Business Community

On November 13, 2019, the Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) hosted an off-the-record roundtable discussion moderated by Peter Rashish, Senior Fellow …

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Nov13

Private Lunch with Martin Zielke

During the week of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, AICGS welcomed Martin Zielke, CEO of Commerzbank AG, one of Germany’s leading financial institutions, …

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Oct18

Between Nationalism and Multilateralism

A Renewed Approach for Transatlantic Economic Engagement On September 26, 2019 AICGS hosted an event to launch its new Issue Brief, “Between Nationalism and Multilateralism: A Renewed Approach for Transatlantic …

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Sep26

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Divided We Stand

On the Resilience of the Political East-West Divide in Germany 30 Years After the Wall’s Fall While Germany is commemorating the 30thanniversary of the Berlin Wall’s fall, which paved the …

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Dec5

German Approaches to Remembering the Berlin Wall, 1989-2019

The history and meaning of the Berlin Wall remain controversial, even three decades after its fall. Drawing on an extensive range of archival sources and interviews, Dr. Hope Harrison’s new …

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Nov15

Inner Unity Revisited

Convergence Amid Differentiation Do the terms East and West still matter in unified Germany? The short answer is yes, in particular when analyzing selected elements of voting patterns, living standards, …

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Oct11

Deutschland einig Muttiland?

The Transformation of Women’s Rights in United Germany, 1989-2019 Characterized as “the triumph of the Vaterland,” unification was both a  male-dominated and male-normed process, despite the significantly different gender regimes …

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Oct8

Migration and Integration in Germany and the United States

Success, Failure or Work In Progress? Migration and integration have become dominant political topics in the United States and Germany. The German experience in 2015-2016 is often cited in the …

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Oct17

Transatlantic Young Leadership Program

Giving Voice to Diversity AICGS’ “Transatlantic Young Leadership Program: Giving Voice to Diversity” addresses the theme “Immigration, Integration, and a New Transatlantic Generation.” As part of this initiative, ten diverse …

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Oct14

More than Trade Policy?

U.S. and German Responses to the New Global Economy This event is the second of the Allianz Geoeconomics Speaker Series. Marcel Fratzscher is President of DIW Berlin (German Institute of …

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Jul12

The Afghanistan War

Collective Memory in Germany and the United States The war in Afghanistan has been going for 18 years—with no end in sight. The terrorists have not been defeated, and Western …

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Jul18

A Tale of Two Futures

The Future of Work Debate in Germany and the United States From Berlin to Washington, public debates about the future of work is omnipresent. Policymakers, business leaders, unions, and academics …

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Jun21