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Goethe-Institut Washington – How’s it Going, Germany? Focus Middle East: Syria

February 2, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

How’s It Going, Germany? Focus Middle East: Syria
Hosted by the Goethe-Institut Washington

The Goethe-Institut’s new English-language discussion series How’s It Going, Germany? provides a platform for perspectives and insights from leaders in German business, media, culture, and politics.

Moderated by well-known Washington Post editorial writer and member of the Council on Foreign Relations Charles Lane, these informal sessions present a glimpse into viewpoints about current issues answering the question: How’s it going, Germany?

Panelists will be Hon. Niels Annen, Member of the German Parliament (SPD) and Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, and Paul Salem, Vice President for Policy and Research at the Middle East Institute.

The event will address the current state of the Middle East, with a special focus on the ongoing crisis in Syria, the global alliance to end the conflict, the various political actors on the ground and in the air, and the constant global threat of ISIL, as well as the humanitarian crisis and the refugee situation.

This first event in the series is organized in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

Lunch will be served at 12 pm; discussion begins at 12:30 pm.

How’s It Going, Germany? is a new series addressing topics of general and timely interest reflecting the important role Germany plays within Europe and in the transatlantic relationship. The issues are widely and sometimes hotly discussed in the American media. Join the conversation live at the Goethe-Institut as we bring together voices from Germany and the United States.

Events take place at the Goethe-Institut, 1990 K St. NW (entrance off 20th Street, lower level).


February 2, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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