On January 21, 2020, the American Academy in Berlin awarded the Henry A. Kissinger Prize to Chancellor Angela Merkel. Remarks were delivered by former Secretaries of State Henry A. Kissinger and John F. Kerry, and, by video message, former US…
Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine discusses whiteness, privilege, and the politics of racialized conversation.
The effects of automation on employment, incomes, and livelihoods in Germany.
Daniel Ziblatt discusses the state of liberal democracy in the world.
George Packer's new biography, OUR MAN, draws from Richard Holbrooke’s private diaries and papers to create a nonfiction narrative both intimate and epic.
Marco Abel on German cinema of the political Left after 1968.
How are Germany's government and businesses responding to the effects of automation on the quality and quantity of jobs in the country?
Writer Suki Kim is working on a book about the consequences of war and the future of the divided Koreas.
Steven Klein on the thought of Karl Polanyi and the democratic transformation of the capitalist economy.
Tantyana Gershkovich focuses on Tolstoy's legacy among Russian émigrés in Berlin as they struggled for community.