The American Academy in Berlin and Deutsche Bank are proud to announce the establishment of The Deutsche Bank Fellowship in Music Composition. The fellowship, which marks a new stage in the collaboration between the American Academy and Deutsche Bank, commences in the spring 2022 semester, will support a Berlin residency of one music composition fellow per academic year, and features a concert as an integral component. The Deutsche Bank Fellowship in Music Composition is scheduled to run for four academic years. Its first recipient is the composer, multi-instrumentalist, performance artist, activist, and curator of new music Du Yun.
Former U.S. secretary of defense James N. Mattis will receive the 2021 Henry A. Kissinger Prize on November 18, 2021, at a ceremony at the Deutsches Historisches Museum, featuring laudations by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
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.
Photo credit: Eli Burakian. Courtesy Dartmouth College