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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

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

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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

Global Responsibility

Finding German-American Solutions to International Problems Final Briefing of the AICGS project “A German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation: Global Responsibility, Joint Engagement” On June 18, 2019, participants of the …

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Jun18

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

Advancing the German-American Alliance

Updating the Transatlantic Partnership for the Next 70 Years Wednesday, May 15, 2019 10:00am – 3:00pm The year 2019 marks several major anniversaries that trace the arc of the transatlantic …

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May15

Immigration and Political Participation

Political Engagement as a Mechanism of Integration Debates about immigration and the integration of immigrants have dominated political discourse in the United States and Germany for decades. As the subject …

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Apr17