Thirty Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall: A Tale of Two Germanies
Where: Deutsches Haus at NYU
42 Washington Mews
212-998-8660 Price: Free
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Deutsches Haus at NYU and NYU’s Center for European and Mediterranean Studies present a keynote address by DAAD Visiting Scholar at Deutsches Haus at NYU Christiane Lemke (Leibniz Universität Hannover) as part of the conference “Memories Are Made of This: 30 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall.” Christiane Lemke will analyze and reflect on the current state of German politics and how the historical narrative of what happened on November 9, 1989, and the perception of the aftermath of this event have transformed over the last 30 years.
About the speaker:
Christiane Lemke is a professor of international relations and European studies at Leibniz University Hannover. She received her Ph.D. from the Free University in Berlin and went on to earn her Habilitation venia legendi in Political Science from the same institution. Her research interests include the creation of norms and customs in global governance. She has been Visiting Krupp Chair at Harvard University, DAAD Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Suffolk University. In addition, while on leave from Leibniz University Hannover from 2006 to 2007, she served as Director of State Parliament in Lower Saxony, Germany. From 2010 to 2014, she was the holder of the Max Weber Chair in German and European Studies at NYU.
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