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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2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit Reunion: The United States is Open for Business

On December 15, 2017, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Jeff Hovenier and Minister-Counselor for Commercial Affairs John McCaslin hosted a group of German company representatives for a roundtable discussion about their companies’ expansion projects in the United States. The representatives had participated as members of the German delegation in the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit in June 2017 in Washington, ...
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Reception before the Lighting of a Menorah on Pariser Platz

 Reception before the Lighting of a Menorah on Pariser Platz Berlin, December 12, 2017 CdA Kent Logsdon   Good evening.  Rabbi Teichtal, we are honored to welcome with you so many friends from the Jewish community, the German government, and the diplomatic community to the Embassy to celebrate with us the first night of Hanukkah. ...
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Goose Dinner at American Chamber of Commerce

AmCham Goose Dinner Berlin, December 7, 2017 CdA Kent Logsdon It’s a pleasure to join you this evening at AmCham’s annual Goose Dinner. It’s the best kind of tradition – one that brings people together. Like most of us here this evening, I have strong personal connections to Germany. I did an exchange year at ...
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2018 Literature Series: Nickolas Butler

U.S. Embassy Literature Series Monday, February 19, 2018, 20:00 English Theatre Berlin, Fidicinstr. 40, 10965 Berlin Admission: 8 Euro/ school groups free if they register with IRCBerlin@state.gov by February 12 Book tickets: +49 – (0)30 – 691 12 11; by e-mail at tickets@etberlin.de Nickolas Butler The Hearts of Men (Die Herzen der Männer – Klett-Cotta 2018) Camp ...
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2018 Teacher Seminar: Education for Sustainability

Teacher Seminar Get Involved!   Going Green – Education for Sustainability in the EFL and STEM/MINT Classroom Monday, January 22, 2018, 15:00-17:45 Venue: Life e.V., Rheinstraße 45, 12161 Berlin (Aufgang C, 3. Etage); U-Bahnhof “Walter-Schreiber-Platz” – U9; S-Bahnhof “Feuerbachstraße” – S 1 Please join us for an update on the extended Going Green blended-learning curriculum ...
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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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Secretary Ross Welcomes German Business Delegation to SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington DC

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross met with the German delegation attending the fourth SelectUSA Investment Summit that took place from June 18-20 near Washington D.C. Over the course of three days, the German delegates gained key insights into the U.S. market and had the opportunity to connect with representatives of all 50 states to learn ...
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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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“Twenty-first Century Realism” – Ambassador Power in Berlin

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power’s Visit to Berlin, June 8-9, 2016 United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power traveled to Berlin June 8-9 to meet with German government officials, members of German civil society and refugees residing in Germany and to receive the 2016 Henry A. Kissinger Prize , bestowed in recognition of “her determined pursuit ...
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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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Gay Rights Activist Evan Wolfson

Evan Wolfson is the founder and president of Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage equality in the United States. In collaboration with U.S. Embassy Berlin, Wolfson spoke on October 9 at the Schwules Museum in Berlin about the history of the struggle for marriage equality and the legal battle that led to the June 2015 ...
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Tom Leveen

As part of the U.S. Embassy Literature Series fiction authorTOM LEVEEN read from his young adult novel Random (Ich hätte es wissen sollen, Hanser Verlag)Random to a full house of more than 160 Berlin high school students. Random is a story about effects of cyberbullying and teen self-discovery. Several Berlin high schoolers offered their reactions to ...
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