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Attending American Academy Events: Special COVID-19 Policies and Requirements

The health and safety of our fellows, guests, and staff are of utmost importance to us. The American Academy in Berlin meets or exceeds all health requirements and mandates by the Berlin state and German federal governments. The American Academy in Berlin’s COVID-19 policies and requirements regarding event attendance may be found here. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.


13 Mar 23

Gerhard Casper Lecture

The Russia Within

Paul Werth looks at Russia’s historical territorial scope and a few central issues surrounding its questioning of national borders today....

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21 Mar 23

Marcus Bierich Lecture

The Curious Case of Trautonium and the Early Years of Electronic Music

Myles Jackson explains Friedrich Trautwein’s 1930 strange invention of the trautonium....

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28 Mar 23

John P. Birkelund Lecture

The Power of the “Reich” in the German Imagination

John Connelly explores the long-term consequences of Germany’s emergence as a nation that was at once imperial and ethnic....

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We hope you enjoyed the American Academy in Berlin’s fall 2022 semester of lectures, readings, peformances, and discussions. If you missed any of these events or would like to watch them again, please visit our Video/Audio archive.

Please check back in mid-January for events taking place during the spring 2023 semester.

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