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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

The World Out of Joint - The End of the West as we Know it?

Lecture | October 5 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall


Thomas Matussek, Former German Ambassador to the United Nations

Institute of European Studies


There are more violent conflicts, civil wars, crises around the globe than ever since WW ll. New powers are testing their strength, established powers are inward looking. Global and regional governance, from the UN to the Brettonwood institutions, to NATO and EU, are under pressure. Autocrats, even in NATO and the EU, are undermining democratic institutions. What should a new world order look...   More >

Friday, October 6, 2017

The Russian Revolution Under European Eyes

Lecture | October 6 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall


John Connelly, Professor of History, UC Berkeley

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)


Keynote address for the Graduate Student Workshop "100 Years Later: The Russian Revolution and its Consequences"

Thursday, October 12, 2017

HU-Berkeley Workshop: Voices of the People?

Workshop: Upcoming | October 12 – 13, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Department of German


The Voice(s) of the People?
Literature and Film between Democracy and Populism

The workshop “The Voice(s) of the People? Literature and Film between Democracy and Populism” will offer a space for talks, close readings, and discussions of contemporary and canonical texts addressing the role of literature and film in their relationship to democracy and populism. This includes narrative forms...   More >

Friday, October 13, 2017

HU-Berkeley Workshop: Voices of the People?

Workshop: Upcoming | October 12 – 13, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Department of German


The Voice(s) of the People?
Literature and Film between Democracy and Populism

The workshop “The Voice(s) of the People? Literature and Film between Democracy and Populism” will offer a space for talks, close readings, and discussions of contemporary and canonical texts addressing the role of literature and film in their relationship to democracy and populism. This includes narrative forms...   More >



Germany's New Administration: Key Tasks and Problems

Lecture | October 13 | 10-11 a.m. | 201 Moses Hall


Patrick Keller, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin

Institute of European Studies, Center for German and European Studies, American Council on Germany San Francisco Eric M. Warburg Chapter


On September 24, Germans elected a new federal parliament. This talk will offer first insights into the political dynamics of the new administration, with particular view to the current challenges in domestic politics, transatlantic affairs and the future of the EU.
Dr. Keller is the Coordinator of Foreign and Security Policy at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin, Germany. His essays on...   More >

Monday, October 16, 2017

Nation and State Vs. Europe: When the Sum of the Parts Is Larger Than the Whole

Lecture | October 16 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall


Josef Joffe, Regents Lecturer, Institute of Governmental Studies

Institute of European Studies, Institute of Governmental Studies


Brexit, the endless crisis of the euro and the suspension of „Schengenland“ are the symptoms of renationalization. So is the rise of anti-European populism - even in Germany, the traditional engine of integration. As always in its 65-years history, the EU will muddle through. But for all of its resilience, it cannot not transcend the nation-state and evolve into an „e pluribus unum.“ This lecture...   More >