Montag, Dezember 12

The Populist Turn in American Politics

Kurt Viermetz Lecture 

Populism is not a new phenomenon in the United States. In this lecture, economist Barry Eichengreen will review a century and more of economic populism in America and place the historic November 2016 election of Donald Trump as President of the United States in that historical context. He will analyze how mainstream American politicians and institutions have responded to populist movements in the past, and identify circumstances and approaches that have enabled them to respond more -- and less -- successfully to the populist challenge. »

Montag, Dezember 12

Beth Ann Fennelly and Tom Franklin Read from The Tilted World

The US Embassy Literature Series 

Join the American Academy in Berlin, the United States Embassy, and the English Theatre Berlin for the next installment of the US Embassy's Literature series, featuring a reading by Beth Ann Fennelly and Academy fellow Tom Franklin. The couple will read from and discuss their forthcoming novel The Tilted World as well as from their own forthcoming works. »

Dienstag, Januar 24

Presentation of the Spring 2017 Fellows

The Berlin Prize 

INVITATION ONLY The Spring 2017 Class of Berlin Prize Fellows: Molly Antopol
Writer; Jones Lecturer of Creative Writing, Stanford University Kate Brown
Professor of History, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
Professor of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University Paul Guyer
Jonathan Nelson Professor of Humanities and Philosophy, Brown University »