2012, Thu, Nov 15

Outcome and implications of the 2012 U.S. Presidential elections

Program to discuss the outcome and implications of the 2012 U.S. Presidential elections. The program will begin with a speech by U.S. Ambassador Philip D. Murphy, "What just happened in America and why it matters to you," to be followed by a panel discussion with representatives of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (DGAP), the Deutsche Atlantische Gesellschaft, Der Tagesspiegel, and the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

Program

18:30 Admission


19:00 Introduction
by Bernd M. Scherer, Director, Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Remarks by Philip D. Murphy, U.S. Ambassador to Germany

19:45 Panel Discussion with

Joseph Braml, U.S. Expert, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (DGAP)

Stephan-Andreas Casdorff, Editor-in-Chief, Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin

Werner Sonne, Former ARD Correspondent, Board Member of the Deutsche Atlantische Gesellschaft

Moderator: Sudha David-Wilp, Senior Program Officer, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Questions from the Audience

Closing remarks by Ambassador Murphy

20:30 Reception

The discussion will be in English and German.


The program is a hosted by the Embassy of the United States of America in cooperation with Atlantik-Brücke e.V., Deutsche Atlantische Gesellschaft e.V., Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (DGAP), the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, and Der Tagesspiegel.