2018 Lan Samantha Chang Reading

The John F. Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, the U.S. Embassy Literature Series and the Berlin Writers’ Workshop present    Lan Samantha Chang Program Director of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and May Brodbeck Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa   Lan Samantha Chang is the author of a collection of short fiction, Hunger, and ...
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Facebook Live Event: Student Visa Chat

Are you an international student interested in studying in the United States? Do you need help with applying for a student visa and have questions on the process? Join EducationUSA for a Facebook Live event on Student Visas. A U.S. Department of State official will moderate the discussion with student visa experts Laura Stein and ...
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Women2Women – America 2018

A Program of Empower Peace   Women2Women – America 2018 International Leadership Program July 19 – 28, 2018 Simmons College Boston, Massachusetts, USA   STUDENT APPLICATION FORM (doc)   Conference Information The Women2Women International Leadership Program (W2W 2018) is a program of Empower Peace. W2W 2018 is an opportunity for young women ages 15-19 to participate in an educational ...
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2018-01-22: Holly-Jane Rahlens

Monday, January 22, 2018, 20:00 Venue:  English Theatre Berlin , Fidicinstr. 40, 10965 Berlin Admission: 8 Euro/ school groups free if they register with IRCBerlin@state.gov by January 15 Holly-Jane Rahlens reads from her novel “Infinitissimo” (published in German as Everlasting – Rowohlt 2012) “The I of my heart says hello to the you of yours.” The year is 2264. ...
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Black History Month Roundtable Discussion 2018

U.S. Embassy Teacher Training Seminar Black History Month Roundtable Discussion 2018 Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 15:00-17:00 Venue:   U.S. Embassy, entrance Behrenstr. (back entrance) KINDLY ARRIVE BY 14:45 FOR CHECK-IN.  PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING A VALID I.D. AND, IF POSSIBLE, LEAVE YOUR ELECTRONIC DEVICES AT HOME. PLEASE NOTE:  Laptops are not permitted in the building. ...
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Open Doors Report 2017 published

U.S. hosts more than a million international students for 2nd consecutive year! Germany among top destinations for U.S. students New York, November 13, 2017– According to the 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange data released today, in 2016/17, for the second consecutive year, U.S. colleges and universities hosted more than one million international ...
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“Race, Identity, and the Boundaries of Blackness”

Thomas Chatterton Williams, fellow at the American Academy Berlin, read from his thought-provoking essay “Black and Blue and Blond” published in the Virginia Quarterly Review and anthologized in The Best American Essays 2016 which is now the basis of a book project. With journalist Rose-Anne Clermont he pursued the question where race fits in the construction of modern ...
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2017-10-06 Teacher Seminar Sustainability

Get Involved! Reaching Young People Through Innovative Teaching and Learning About Sustainability Friday, October 6, 2017, 14:00-17:00 Venue: Life e.V., Rheinstraße 45, 12161 Berlin (Aufgang 3, 3. Stock)   Please join us for lectures in English and German by sustainability experts and an update on the extended curriculum for our Teach About US – Education ...
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CBYX Finale 2017: 350 Young Americans in Berlin

The Embassy hosted its annual Berlin Day reception for the 350 American participants in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) on May 19.  The participants, who have spent the past year living with German host families, enjoyed speeches from Chargé D’Affaires Kent Logsdon and Member of Parliament Bernhard Schulte-Drüggelte, as well as the opportunity to ...
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YTILI Fellowship

Apply Now! The 2017 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship Program application period opens on January 9, 2017 and closes on February 6, 2017 at 5:00 EST. Please review the YTILI Fellowship Program Overview & Selection Process document for a detailed description of the program, requirements and expectations, selection process and timeline. The 2017 YTILI Fellowship year will commence in May ...
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Apply now – 2017 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute

If you are between 16 and 18, are open-minded and committed to democratic ideals, possess strong interpersonal skills, and have good academic marks, you should apply to participate in the the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Initiative: Summer Institute for Youth. The four-week Institute will accommodate up to 45 European and ten American Fellows.  The program ...
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2016-11-10 Election Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion: U.S. Presidential Elections Thursday, November 10, 2016 Bundespresseamt, Dorotheenstraße 84, 10117 Berlin Panelists: Prof. Irwin Collier, PhD (Freie Universität Berlin) Prof. Andreas Falke (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg) Prof. Jessica Gienow-Hecht (Freie Universität Berlin) Kent Logsdon (Deputy Chief of Mission, United States Embassy, Berlin) This program is part of the annual conference of the chapter of the Political ...
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2016-10-21: Religion and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections

STILL “GOD’S OWN COUNTRY”? RELIGION AND THE 2016 AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS Das Religionspolitische Atelier an der Theologischen Fakultät   >>> Im Rahmen der Berliner Reden zur Religionspolitik findet am 21. Oktober an der Theologischen Fakultät ein religionspolitisches Atelier statt, das sich diesmal den amerikanischen Wahlen widmet. Ort: Raum 206 Zeit: 12:00 bis 18:30
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Teacher Seminar – The US Presidential Election 2016

Friday, 11 March 2016, 9:30-15:30 Venue: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Hiroshimastraße 28, 10785 Berlin Register at: IRCBerlin@state.gov by March 1, 2016 Program 9:30: Registration 9:45: Welcome and introductions Dr. Dennis-Jonathan Mann, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Jeremy Fowler, US Embassy 10:00-11:15: Workshop Teaching the U.S. Elections in the EFL Classroom: The U.S. Embassy Election Project 2016 Joannis Kaliampos, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg Coffee break 11:30-12:45: ...
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Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement: Teaching for Equity and Inclusion

U.S. EMBASSY TEACHER TRAINING SEMINAR Black History Month LECTURE AND DISCUSSION – Fully Booked! Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement: Teaching for Equity and Inclusion Friday, February 19, 2016, 15:00-17:00 Venue: U.S. Embassy, entrance Behrenstr. (back entrance) Please register at: IRCBerlin@state.gov by February 15, 2016   Guest speaker: Dr. June Cara Christian, Southern Poverty Law Center, ...
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Making news in the digital age: Guest speaker Nikki Usher in Berlin

On November 4, Dr. Nikki Usher, Assistant Professor at the School of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University,  visited several newspapers in Berlin and met with many German journalists and bloggers to discuss “making news in the digital age.” In the morning she met with German bloggers at the embassy and discussed “the relationship ...
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Going Green

“Going Green” is a major national campaign geared at secondary schools and builds on experts, teacher trainings and web 2.0 innovative teaching tools. On December 5, 2014, Ambassador Emerson presented awards to more than 200 German high school students for their sustainability action plans at the final event of the U.S. Embassy Going Green Project at the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation in Berlin. The goal of the ...
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U.S. Author Holly-Jane Rahlens Teleports 200 Students Back to the Sixties

U.S. Author Holly-Jane Rahlens Teleports 200 Students in Mecklenburg-Westpomerania Back to the Sixties The Literaturhaus Rostock and the U.S. Consulate General Hamburg sponsored several readings by  Holly-Jane Rahlens , an American writer who lives in Berlin. She read at the City Libraries in Schwerin and Wismar, the Literaturhaus in Rostock and the Regional Library in Neubrandenburg. Holly-Jane ...
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New Roles for Librarians in the 21st Century

New Roles for Librarians in the 21st Century: Hollywood Librarians, New Librarians, Vanishing Librarians Friday, November 7, 2008 US Embassy Berlin, Pariser Platz 2, 10117 Berlin 13:45 Registration at Embassy Entrance 14:00 “The Hollywood Librarian: A Look at Librarians through Film” 15:30 Coffee / Late registration at Embassy Entrance 15:45 Discussion with Louise Berry and ...
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Exploring Best Practices for Government Library Networks

Washington-based library consultant Barbie Keiser briefed the German Government and Parliamentary Library Association on the re-structuring of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency library network.  In February 2006, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would have to reduce the budget allocation for the Agency’s libraries.  Resulting EPA efforts to consolidate regional libraries drew ...
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International Visitor Leadership Program Grantee Accolades American Library System

International Visitor Leadership Program Grantee Accolades American Library System April 24, 2006. Uta Trampe, deputy director of the City Library in Wismar in Mecklenburg-Pomerania, presented “Impressions from U.S. Libraries” to an audience of 65, including librarians, members of the “Förderverein für die Stadtbibliothek” (Friends of the Library Association) as well as the city manager and ...
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