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09 Feb 21

BERLIN—Feb 09, 2021: The American Academy in Berlin is pleased to announce the establishment of the Gerhard Casper Fellowship.

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15 May 20

BERLIN—May 15, 2020: The American Academy in Berlin is proud to announce the recipients of the 2020-21 Berlin Prize.

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BERLIN, March 19, 2020—The American Academy in Berlin has appointed Ambassador Daniel Benjamin as its new president. Benjamin is currently director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College.

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Photo credit: Eli Burakian. Courtesy Dartmouth College

17 January 20

BERLIN—January 17, 2020: The American Academy in Berlin is pleased to announce that the Henry A. Kissinger Prize will be awarded to Chancellor Angela Merkel. The award ceremony will take place on the evening of January 21, 2020, in the Great Orangery of Charlottenburg Palace.

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Coverage of the Henry A. Kissinger Prize ceremony will be provided on this website after January 21, 2020.

7 May 19

BERLIN—May 7, 2019: The American Academy in Berlin has awarded Berlin Prizes—semester-long fellowships in Berlin—to twenty-one scholars, writers, and artists for fall 2019 and spring 2020.

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Tony Andrews

Senior Coordinator, Communications
Managing Editor, The Berlin Journal

Phone: +49 (30) 804 83 143

R. Jay Magill, Jr.

Senior Manager, Press & Communications

Phone: +49 (30) 804 83 404

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