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Share Your Story #4: Greg Engle

In celebration of German-American friendship, we’re featuring stories from people like you! This week’s story was written by Greg Engle.

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Share Your Story #3: Marianne Mercer

In celebration of German-American friendship, we’re featuring stories from people like you! This week’s story was written by Marianne Mercer.

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Climate Kids

Students from both Germany and the United States cooperate and discuss potential solutions to climate change related issues at the local level.

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Wunderbar Together @ the EU Open House

On Saturday, May 11, thousands of visitors flocked to the German Embassy in Washington, DC for the annual EU Open House, a celebration of European food, music, art, and heritage held in cooperation with the French Embassy.

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Spoonfuls of Germany: Down by the Old Mill Stream

Each month, Wunderbar Together features the food and culture blog of Nadia Hassani. In „Down by the Old Mill Stream in Doylestown, PA,“ Hassani examines the significance of bread in German cuisine and the importance of fresh flours and grains in the baking process.

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“Mississippi. An Anthropocene River” Field Station #2: Anthropocene Drift

The second Field Station, “Anthropocene Drift,” examines the process of biome change by juxtaposing two landscapes, each differently shaped by climate, geology and culture.

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The Women in Local Leadership Series Empowers Women in Berlin and Columbus, Ohio

This year, Germany is celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage. In recognition of this milestone, the European Academy for Women in Politics and Economy (EAF) organized the Women in Local Leadership series to empower women and encourage diversity in leadership.

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The Bay Area Book Festival Features German Authors

The annual Bay Area Book Festival brings readers and authors from around the world together in downtown Berkeley, California to celebrate literature in a fun, family-friendly environment.

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MUTEK.SF Brings German Artists to San Francisco

Digital artists and musicians flocked to San Francisco, California for MUTEK.SF, the American iteration of the genre-breaking festival celebrating the cutting edge in music, art, and technology originally held in Montreal, Canada. The four-day festival took place March 2-5 in venues across San Francisco and featured a blend of international luminaries with artists from the […]

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“Welcoming Communities, Embracing Diversity – A Transatlantic Motto”

The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) has released some of the results from their Wunderbar Together research project entitled “Integration: Made in Germany.”

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Christiane Berkel Visits Germany Week to Discuss Family Ties and Her Father’s Legacy

Wunderbar Together and BASF received a surprise visit from Christiane Berkel at Germany Week in Chicago! Her father, Willy Vogel, worked for BASF for over 28 years.

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Hanover Schools Welcome the WanderbUS

Students from Atlee, Lee-Davis High School, and Stonewall Jackson Middle School climbed aboard the WanderbUS to play language games, take virtual tours of German cities on VR headsets, and improve their language skills using special apps and programs.

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Live Blues Concerts at Germany Week in Chicago!

Guests at Germany Week in Chicago were feeling the blues thanks to the city’s own The Original Chicago Blues All Stars, who joined forces with Fernando Jone’s Blues Kids and Scott Cvelbar’s Blues Project for a live blues concert!

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ISM Hexadome Makes Its North American Debut at the Gray Area Festival This Summer

This year, Berlin’s Institute for Sound and Music (ISM) will bring its genre-breaking Hexadome art installation to several locations in North America for the first time as a part of Wunderbar Together.

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PopUp Tour: Work Awesome Live Podcast in Chicago

As part of Germany Week and Wunderbar Together’s PopUp Tour in Chicago, Work Awesome recorded a live podcast with representatives from the BDI, Siemens USA and SAP.

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Science @ Germany Week

What do snails, cyborgs, and telescopes have in common? All of them were topics at the Science Slam this weekend at Germany Week in Chicago!

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SAP @ Germany Week in Chicago

SAP is thrilled to host the launch of the Citizens Agenda at the Germany Week celebration in Chicago on May 1 with SAP NextGen’s Senior Vice President, Ann Rosenberg.

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Bundesliga Fan Clubs Take Chicago

Last week, Germany Week hosted a live stream of the infamous Revierderby rivalry between BVB Dortmund and Schalke 04. Fans from both the Dortmund and Schalke Midwestern fan clubs came together to enjoy the game and a few beers at Daley Plaza.

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Germany Week Opening Ceremony

Germany Week and the PopUp Tour kicked off this Friday with a series of events bringing people together to celebrate German-American friendship!

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“Discover Design – Discover Bauhaus” Workshops by the Deutsches Design Museum Foundation

This year, the German Design Museum Foundation is offering students at colleges and universities across the United States the opportunity to learn about Bauhaus in a hands-on way through interactive design workshops entitled “Discover Design – Discover Bauhaus.”

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Share Your Story #2: Mark Smith

In celebration of German-American friendship, we’re featuring stories from people like you! This week’s story was written by Mark Smith.

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Wunderbar Together Celebrates Six Months!

After hundreds of events across the country and lots of memories, the Year of German-American Friendship has already reached its halfway point!

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Call for Applications: „Anthropocene River Campus: The Human Delta“

This one-week educational event is oriented towards researchers at various levels of academia and from diverse backgrounds in the sciences, humanities, engineering, design, and the arts. Artists, actors, and activists from civil society, the arts, and politics are also strongly encouraged to apply.

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“Mississippi. An Anthropocene River” Field Station #1: Sediment, Settlement, Sentiment: The Machinic River

The first field station, entitled „Sediment, Settlement, Sentiment: The Machinic River,“ is situated along the upper region of the river and examines the Mississippi as an infrastructural space.

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Share Your Story #1: Carmen Beaubeaux

In celebration of German-American friendship, we’re featuring stories from people like you! This week’s story was written by Carmen Beaubeaux from San Diego, California.