Please join us for a free Film Screening: Tuesday, August 22, 6PM Fed Ex Global Education Center, Mandela Auditorium Long is the Road (1948, dir. Herbert B. Fredersdorf & Marek Goldstein) Runtime: 90 min In German, Polish and Yiddish with English subtitles Long is the Road is the first feature film to represent the Holocaust from a Jewish perspective. Made by and about Jewish displaced persons, the…Find out more
The Future of Infrastructure Investment: A discussion on how to increase infrastructure in the United States & learning from the European Union investment plan Please join the Center for European Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program, and the Delegation of the European Union to the United States for a timely public panel discussion on how…Find out more
The war in Syria is transforming bodies and territories well beyond the sites of the fighting. Today, there are over 3 million Syrian refugees in Turkey and very few of these refugees live in camps while most live in cities. For Turkey, the war has reconfigured (geo)political and spatial imaginaries in ways that both express and exceed the real conditions of the crisis. In this…Find out more
Consul General Shane Stephens assumed his post in Atlanta in July 2015 as the second Irish Consul General for the US Southeastern region, responsible for Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Since joining Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 2001, Mr. Stephens has served at Ireland’s Embassies to Tanzania, the Holy See, the European Union, Nigeria and Malaysia. Immediately prior to…Find out more
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The conceptual couple of majority/minority is viewed as a harmless way of identifying an arithmetic relationship. The idea of a dichotomy between majority and (Jewish) minority as a short hand to describe relations between ethnic or religious groups, however, is recent. In fact, as the lecture will demonstrate, it did not exist before 1919 when in the wake of World War I the idea of…Find out more
A discussion of the German election results with Visiting Professor Christiane Lemke. Details for this event coming soon.Find out more
After the Wende the former socialist model-city, Eisenhüttenstadt, experienced a fundamental transformation of its “housing problem” from an acute shortage to a surplus. Although many of the processes of transition have long since been completed, the social, economic, and cultural challenges that Eisenhüttenstadt—and many other former East German cities—continues to face are inextricably tied to the conditions of late stage socialism. As such, historical understandings of…Find out more
Introduction by: NINA LEMMENS | German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) North America, New York Nina Lemmens is the Director of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) North America office in New York, which is responsible for the organization‘s activities in the USA and Canada. She is also is the Executive Director of the German Center for Research and Innovation in New York City. She studied art…Find out more
Transnational terrorism has become one of the major global threats of the 21st century. The countries of North America and Europe feel particularly vulnerable and exposed. Attempts to agree on a sober transatlantic policy to deal with transnational terrorism have been made for quite a few years. So far, however, the transatlantic allies have not been able to develop a united and comprehensive strategy toward…Find out more
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