Wed, 09/30/2020,
2:00 PM EDT
How can I be antiracist as a foreigner?

Workshop + panel discussion
Dr. Natasha A. Kelly and Dr. Niambi M. Carter

Moderated by Lorenz Narku Laing
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Thu, 10/08/2020, 3:00 PM EDT30 years of German Reunification

Discussion, co-hosted with the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard
Prof. Mary Sarotte
Chair in Historical Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Moderated by Christian Ruckteschler – McCloy Fellow at HKS
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Mon, 10/19/2020, 5:30 AM EDTThe Role of the Gig Economy in Post-COVID Work Realities

Fireside chat + workshop
Sarah Tang – Vice President of Enterprise at

Moderated by Felix Zeltner – Journalist and Co-Founder of Work Awesome
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Thu, 10/29/2020, 2:00 PM EDTBuilding Just and Climate-ready Economies in the EU and the US

+ panel discussion
Raffaele Mauro Petriccione

Julian Brave NoiseCat

Francisco Barros Castro

Liviu Stirbat

Laura Kuhl

Nakisa Glover

Heidi Binko

Moderated by Tina Latif
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Thu, 11/05/2020 10:00 AM ESTDifferent Ways Out of the Crisis – Concepts in Labor Market Policy Across the Atlantic

Keynote address + discussion
Hubertus Heil – German Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

Dr. Elisabeth Reynolds – Executive Director of the MIT Taskforce on the Work of the Future
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Tue, 11/10/2020 9:30 AM EST Making the Future Work – Turning 2020 Challenges into Opportunities

Panel discussion
Barbara Humpton – CEO of Siemens USA

Dr. Anna Wiesinger – Partner at McKinsey & Company

Björn Böhning – State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

Moderated by Dr. Inez von Weitershausen – Head of Learning & Outreach, University of Zurich
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Mon, 11/16/2020 10:00 AM ESTIdentity Politics & Academia – A Transatlantic Conversation

Panel discussion
Professor Eva Geulen
Director of the Leibniz Center for Literary and Cultural Research, Professor for European Culture and History of Knowledge at Humboldt University

Professor Mark Lilla
Professor of Humanities at Columbia University

Moderated by Professor Annie Pfeifer
Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages at Columbia University
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Tues, 11/17/2020 2:00 PM EST Navigating a “World in Danger” – Lessons for a new generation of Transatlantic security leaders

Panel discussion
Ambassador Wolfgang IschingerChairman of the Munich Security Conference and former German Ambassador to the United States

Cathryn Clüver AshbrookDirector of the Future of Diplomacy Project at the Harvard Kennedy School
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Wed, 11/18/2020
2:30 PM EST
US Election

Coffee chats
Constanze Stelzenmüller

Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook

Klaus Brinkbäumer

Joachim Koschnicke

Sudha David-Wilp

Julius van de Laar
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Fri, 11/20/2020 12:00 PM ESTLens through COVID: Pandemic in Pictures

Virtual gallery walk and discussion
Ingmar Nolting – Photographer

Jordan Jones – Curator and Artist
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Mon, 11/23/2020 9:00 AM ESTThe COVID-19 Pandemic as a Chance for
an Updated German Foreign Policy

Keynote address + discussion
Jens Spahn – German Federal Minister of Health

Moderated by Anne McElvoy
Senior Editor at the Economist and Head of Economist Radio
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Sat, 11/28/2020 11:00 AM ESTThe COVID-19 Vaccine: A Warm Welcome or the Cold Shoulder?

Panel discussion
Syra Madad – Senior Director, System-wide Special Pathogens Program at New York City Health + Hospitals

Karl Lauterbach – Member of the German Parliament and Professor of Health Economics and Clinical Epidemiology at University of Cologne

Wayne Koff – Founding President and CEO of the Human Vaccines Project

Moderated by Abby Goodnough -Health Care Reporter at The New York Times
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Wed, 12/2/2020 1:15 PM ESTFrenemy – Can AI replace your professor?

Panel Discussion with subsequent meeting in virtual space
Professor Daniel L. Schwartz – Dean of Stanford Graduate School of Education

Vishal Punwani, MD – CEO and Co-Founder of

 Daniela Kolbe, MdB – Member of the German Parliament

Eva Wolfangel – Freelance Science and Techonology Journalist
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Fri, 12/4/2020 12:00 PM ESTA Fresh Start for Migration: European and American Perspectives on Migration Policy

Panel Discussion
Eric SchwartzPresident of Refugees International and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration

Christiane KrausChief of Office & Advisor of the Personal Representative of the German Chancellor for Africa

Professor Jacqueline BhabhaProfessor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health and Director of Research, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University
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