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Germany’s EU Presidency

Priorities for Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship Germany takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from July 1 through December 31, 2020, at a crucial time …

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Jun29

Leadership in Times of Crisis

How States Shape National Responses in Fighting COVID-19 A Digital Dialogue featuring New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and North-Rhine Westphalia Minister-President Armin Laschet Federalism in the United States and Germany …

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Jun30

So long, Beautiful Gay World?

The Evolution of LGBTQ Rights in Germany since Unification Watch Webinar Online The fall of the Berlin Wall took place on the same evening as the premiere of Coming Out, …

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Jun12

Reluctant Followers: Germany, Japan, and the Future of International Order

Watch Webinar Online The present turbulence in world politics and the decay of U.S. leadership poses severe challenges for two of America’s most steadfast and committed allies, Germany and Japan. …

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Jun3

The U.S., German, and EU Economies at a Tipping Point

Breakout or Breakdown? Watch Webinar Online In light of the May 27 proposal from Brussels for an EU pandemic recovery fund, this discussion will be an opportune moment both to …

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May29

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Germany’s Colonial Past 30 Years after Reunification

Watch Webinar Online This talk examines how colonial reckoning is belatedly becoming part of the German memory landscape thirty years after reunification. It explores how colonial-era questions are acquiring the …

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May27

The Future of the German-American Relationship with Russia

Watch Webinar Online National elections in both the United States and Germany coming in the next year will have major implications for western policy on Russia. Germany under Chancellor Angela …

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May14

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

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

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

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