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NYC: Tectonic Shift? The Green Party and the Changing Political Landscape

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

The American Council on Germany and 1014 Inc. will host a Political Salon with Michael Kellner, Political Director for Alliance 90/The Greens.

Michael Kellner has been the Political Director of Alliance 90/The Greens since October 2013. From 2011 to 2013, he was spokesman for the Federal Working Group on Peace and International Politics. Prior to that, he worked for German politician Frithjof Schmidt. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Kellner was head of the office of former party leader Claudia Roth and a member of the election campaign staff for the parliamentary elections in 2005 and 2009. He studied political science in Potsdam (Germany), Canterbury (the UK), and East Lansing (USA).

Political Salon: Promoting Dialogue Across Generations. This series brings together a diverse group of younger and mid-career professionals for informal, open discussions on a range of current political, economic, and social topics in an increasingly interconnected global environment – with an emphasis on issues of concern for the transatlantic agenda. Speakers share brief remarks and engage in a dynamic discussion with participants. Each salon includes refreshments and networking opportunities.