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Shifting Political Culture Threatens Academic Freedom

In recent years, populism, nationalism and new forms of aggressive escalation have been exerting a growing influence on political culture in the West. Fundamental values of liberal democracy such as freedom of expression and tolerance are coming under attack. The consequences of this radicalisation on science in Germany and the USA was the focus of a two-day event held at the Thomas Mann House in Los Angeles.

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2019 Marks 50 Years Since the Death of Bauhaus Pioneer Mies van der Rohe

This week marks 50 years since the death of modernist architect and Bauhaus pioneer Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The famous architect was born in Aachen, Germany in 1886 and began his career in Berlin before becoming the final director of the Bauhaus school from 1930 to 1933.

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American Players Take the Field in the German Bundesliga

As more and more Americans move to Germany, many German players are heading in the opposite direction to play for MLS clubs in the United States. To get ready for the beginning of the 2019/2020 Bundesliga season, we’ve compiled a list of some of the Americans and Germans playing abroad in the Bundesliga and MLS!

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German Actress Sibel Kikelli and State Secretary Michelle Müntefering Share Their Favorite Wunderbar Together Moments: From Barack Obama to Texan Dance Halls

German Actress Sibel Kekilli recently sat down with State Secretary Michelle Müntefering to discuss Wunderbar Together and her experiences working in film and television on both sides of the Atlantic.

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German Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy, Peter Altmaier, visits Washington, DC!

This Wednesday, July 10th, the German Marshall Fund of the United States welcomed Altmaier at their headquarters. The minister sat down with Karen Donfried, GMF’s President, to talk about the state of transatlantic relations and the future of European-American trade.