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Germany and the United States: Partners in Shaping a New International Order?

AICGS Symposium The transatlantic agenda for President Joe Biden and Chancellor Olaf Scholz was already ambitious. When the two leaders met in February 2022 as Russia massed troops on the …

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May26

Living (up to our) Constitutions?

President of the German Federal Constitutional Court Stephan Harbarth, in conversation with Dr. Catherine Lotrionte, will discuss current dynamics of constitutional law and the similarities and differences between the German …

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Mar29
Global Leadership Award Dinner 2022

2022 Global Leadership Award Dinner

The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) cordially invites you to attend and support the 27th annual Global Leadership Award Dinner. Honoree / Sponsors / FAQ / About GLAD Honoring Michael H. McGarry …

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May26

Germany’s Defense and Security Priorities under a post-Merkel Government

Presented by IISS-Americas and AICGS The rise or resurgence of revisionist, repressive and authoritarian powers threatens the Western, US-led international order upon which Germany’s post-war security and prosperity were founded. …

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Dec8

Social Divisions and Questions of Identity in Germany and the United States

Consequences for Politics and Society An Exchange Outside of the Metropolitan Areas The project “Social Divisions and Questions of Identity in Germany and the United States” seeks to establish new …

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Jun5

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AICGS-KAS Transatlantic Trade Week

With the advent of the Biden administration, both the tone and the substance of transatlantic economic relations are already improving. Although a number of bilateral irritants remain, there is now …

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Jun28

Reconnecting the Transatlantic Digital Economy—The Role of Trust in 5G

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Jun16

Competition and Compromise: The Biden Administration’s Emerging China Policy and the Prospect for Transatlantic Cooperation

After four years of tumultuous U.S. foreign policy under the Trump administration, the Biden presidency is aiming to bring a more strategic and disciplined approach, especially with regard to China. …

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Apr28

The Transatlantic Relationship after the 2020 U.S. Elections

After four years of upheaval, the German-American relationship is at a crossroads after the 2020 U.S. presidential and congressional elections. How will the results in the United States affect the …

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Nov12

Post Wall, Post Square: How Bush, Gorbachev, Kohl, and Deng Shaped the World after 1989

This event has been postponed in response to the growing challenges of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Mar25

Energy Markets and Security in Germany and Wider Europe

Is a Stronger EU the Answer? On January 29 AICGS convened a roundtable discussion on “Energy Markets and Security in Germany and Wider Europe: Is a Stronger EU the Answer?” …

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Jan29

Brexit Implementation

German and EU Interests in Negotiations with the UK Professor Paul Welfens, who is Jean Monnet Professor, University of Wuppertal, will offer his views on the EU-UK negotiations with a …

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Feb24

Assessing 30 Years of Peaceful Revolution

In 1989, peaceful protest movements first in Poland and then in East Germany led to the end of communism and free elections in both Poland and East Germany, followed by …

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Feb10

Auschwitz and Holocaust Memory Today

January 27, 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration and death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau. With 1.1 million victims, overwhelmingly Jewish, the complex was one of the …

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Jan27