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Chancellor Angela Merkel to Receive Fulbright Prize

Dr. Angela Merkel is to be awarded the 2018 J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding. The Award is meant to highlight remarkable and compassionate leadership from notable public figures who facilitate international understanding and represent humanitarianism and tolerance.

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“To Live is to Blaze with Passion” – Fritz Ascher Exhibition Takes the NY Art Scene By Storm

The Nazi regime forbade the Jewish artist Fritz Ascher (1893-1970) to paint, so he resorted to pen and paper.

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Ripples in Spacetime – Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience

See the world from a new perspective! This photo of Wellen in der Raumzeit (Ripples in Spacetime) shows an abstract image which is normally hidden to the human eye. Thanks to scientists from more than 80 Max Planck research institutes, the beauty of scientific research is now visible. Learn more here: https://www.frostscience.org/exhibition/images-of-science/

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Bauhaus Harvard – Interview with Laura Muir

While it’s been nearly a century since the founding of the Bauhaus—the influential school of art, architecture, and design that opened in Weimar, Germany, in 1919—its continuing impact is unmistakable.

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Exile. Experience and Testimony

The German National Library’s traveling exhibition brings the Second World War German-speaking refugee exile experience to the museum-going public in the United States.

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Cornelia Funke: America is different. Germany is too

The German Times interviewed author Cornelia Funke to discuss her experiences in finding literary success as a German author living in the United States and the inside view of German-American relations.