The Inaugural Gala Dinner Celebrating the Launch of the Richard C. Holbrooke Forum
On Wednesday, December 4, 2013, the American Academy in Berlin launched the Richard C. Holbrooke Forum for the Study of Diplomacy and Governance with a gala dinner at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. An afternoon foreign policy colloquium at Hunter College preceded the gala and offered a preview the Holbrooke Forum’s forthcoming projects.
Photographer: Brian Palmer. Courtesy: The American Academy in Berlin
American Academy in Berlin to Launch Richard C. Holbrooke Forum for the Study of Diplomacy and Governance
On Wednesday, December 4, 2013, the American Academy in Berlin will celebrate the launch of the Richard C. Holbrooke Forum for the Study of Diplomacy and Governance with a gala dinner at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will speak to former Academy Trustee David M. Rubenstein about her longtime friend and colleague Richard Holbrooke, her experiences as America’s chief diplomat, as well as the challenges she believes the United States will confront in the 21st century. The dinner will be preceded by a colloquium that will offer a preview of the work of the Holbrooke Forum.
Inaugural Colloquium: “Germany in Europe, the United States in the World: Two Reluctant Hegemons Who Just Want to be Left Alone”
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Four Freedoms Room, Roosevelt House at Hunter College, 47-49 East 65th St.
(Enter through West Lobby and check in at Visitors Desk)
Chaired by Vincent A. Mai, Peter G. Peterson, Joan Ganz Cooney, David M. Rubenstein
Time: 6:30 - 10:00 pm
Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue
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Presenting the Fall 2013 Class of Fellows
The American Academy in Berlin welcomed its Fall 2013 Berlin Prize recipients on September 18. Nine distinguished American scholars, one artist, and two writers have been awarded the Academy’s Berlin Prize by an independent committee, and will take up their semester-long residency in Berlin. Hans-Ulrich Klose, Member and Deputy Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the German Bundestag, will deliver the keynote address to the Fall 2013 class at the Academy’s traditional Fellows presentation.
Announcing the 2013-2014 Class of Berlin Prize Fellows
The American Academy in Berlin is proud to announce the recipients of the Berlin Prize fellowships for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 terms.
For more information on the fellows and their projects download the complete list of 2013-2014 Berlin Prize Fellows below.
American Academy in Berlin Awards 2013 Henry A. Kissinger Prize Posthumously to Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist
The 2013 Henry A. Kissinger Prize will be awarded posthumously to Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist (* 6/10/1922; † 3/8/2013). The award is given in recognition of Ewald- Heinrich von Kleist’s moral leadership and lifetime devoted to fostering critical dialogue on vital security issues and strengthening the transatlantic relationship. The award ceremony will take place on June 10, 2013, at the Academy’s Hans Arnhold Center in Berlin.
Award Ceremony begins at 8:00 pm. Press admission begins at 6:30pm.
Press accreditation: May 22 through June 7
American Academy in Berlin Announces the Inga Maren Otto Berlin Prize in Music Composition
The American Academy in Berlin announced the establishment of the Inga Maren Otto Berlin Prize in Music Composition on the evening of May 16 at the Academy’s Hans Arnhold Center. The inaugural fellow in music composition will take up residence at the American Academy in Berlin in spring 2014.
Download Press Photo (Pamela Rosenberg, Inga Maren Otto, Nina von Maltzahn, and Gary Smith at the announcement of the Inga Maren Otto Berlin Prize in Music Composition. Photo: American Academy in Berlin)
Hi-res photo of the Spring 2013 Class of Fellows
Download a hi-res photo of the Spring 2013 Class of Fellows. Photo: Annette Hornischer. Courtesy: The American Academy in Berlin.
Max Beckmann Benefit Auction a Great Success
A benefit auction at the Villa Grisebach on November 30 raised € 1.000.000 toward the Max Beckmann Distinguished Visitorship at the American Academy in Berlin.
Transatlantic Election Hangout
On November 6, the American Academy in cooperation with Google, host transatlantic election Hangouts with Norbert Lammert, Josef Joffe, Wolfgang Ischinger, and Strobe Talbot at the Telekom Election Night.
Auction at Villa Grisebach to Establish Max Beckmann Distinguished Visitorship at the American Academy in Berlin
A pro bono auction of the Villa Grisebach to be held on November 30, 2012, sees celebrated contemporary artists from both countries pledge outstanding artworks to help fund the American Academy’s Max Beckmann Distinguished Visitorship.
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