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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

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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

Lies about Migrants

Immigration Policy in a Time of ‘Post-Truth’ Politics June 6, 2019, 12:00 – 1:30 pm The ascendance of the far right has jolted both American and European politics, weakened the …

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Jun6

Global Transitional Justice

Current Strategies, Trends and Counter-Trends across the Atlantic June 4, 2019, 12:00 – 1:30 pm Seeking justice for past atrocities has become a standard practice for countries after conflict or …

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Jun4

Finance, Trade, and Brexit

The European and German Agenda After the EU Elections One month ahead of the European Parliament elections, AICGS and the Hanns Seidel Foundation hosted MdB Alexander Radwan for a roundtable …

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Apr30

China Backlash

Prospects for a Transatlantic Agenda May 9, 2019, 12:00 pm A backlash is building in the United States and Europe against China’s state-driven economic policies, its human rights record, and …

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May9

International Energy Policy at a Crossroads?

The Transatlantic Partners and the Future of Energy May 7, 2019, 12:00 pm Since the inauguration of Donald Trump, the United States and Germany have embarked on pathways to quite …

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May7

Post NAFTA

The United States, Germany, Canada, and Mexico in the Global Economy The new “U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement” (USMCA) signed on October 1 presents a number of important indications about the future direction of …

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Mar28

Global Value Chains, Local Economic Values

The Automobile Industry’s Role in Trade and Investment The Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) hosted a timely discussion about …

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Mar26