From Rebels to Democrats – A New Assessment of an Old Relationship.
 German-American Relations from 1848 to Today


From Rebels to Democrats – A New Assessment of an Old Relationship. German-American Relations from 1848 to Today GSI (Gustav-Stresemann-Institute e.V Bonn) Symposium Berlin, March 19, 2018 CDA Kent Logsdon Dr. h.c. Erik Bettermann (President, GSI), Dr. Ansgar Burghof (Director General, GSI), Dr. Darrel Colson (President of Wartburg College) State Council Ulrike Hiller (Plenipotentiary for ...
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Improvements to Safety and Security Information

U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany Improvements to Safety and Security Information January 9, 2018   A Message to U.S. Citizens from Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Kent Logsdon   You spoke and we listened!  Beginning January 10, the State Department is changing the way it communicates with you by making it easier to access clear, timely, and ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Kent Logsdon Rides the World AIDS Day Train in Berlin

December 1, 2017. Chargé d’Affaires Kent Logsdon spoke at a World AIDS Day event at Berlin’s Potsdamer Platz station celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the World AIDS Day partnership between S-Bahn Berlin and Berlin AIDS-Hilfe (BAH). Afterwards Chargé d’Affaires Logsdon traveled with local politicians and members of the Berliner AIDS Hilfe on a special S-Bahn train ...
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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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Colson Whitehead Reading at the Literarisches Colloquium

On Wednesday October  24, 2017, in cooperation with the Hanser Verlag, the U.S. Embassy Literature Series brought Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead to give a reading of his latest work Underground Railroad at the Literarisches Colloquium in Berlin.  Colson Whitehead read from the book to a full house and afterwards engaged with moderator Thomas Böhm in a fascinating discussion. ...
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