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San Francisco: Germany 2017: What Lies Ahead?

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

The San Francisco Warburg Chapter and the Goethe-Institut will host a discussion and reception with Juliane Schäuble, Head of the Political Section at Der Tagesspiegel.

There is no charge to attend this event.
RSVP here by December 4.

Juliane Schäuble heads the political department at the Berlin-based daily newspaper Der Tagesspiegel, where she is responsible for the Front Page and the political section. She has more than 10 years of experience in the business and political department. Ms. Schäuble has developed and continues to organize political conferences on a regular basis in cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin and the Schwarzkopf-Stiftung. She earned her Master’s degree in Political Science at the University of Potsdam, Germany. Her studies included one semester at American University in Washington, DC, where she took classes in American foreign policy and worked part time for the American Council of Young Political Leaders. In 2009 and 2010, she was trained in the  Media Manager Program of the publishing house Georg von Holtzbrinck. In 2006, she was a Fellow of the Johanna Quandt Foundation for economic journalists. Ms. Schäuble has taken part in numerous leadership programs, including the Manfred Wörner Seminar of the German Marshall Fund and the Armed Forces Office of the German Defense Ministry; Atlantik-Brücke’s German-American Young Leaders Conference; the Collaborative Leadership Program of Leadership Berlin – Netzwerk Verantwortung; and the Young Leaders Conference of the Council for the United States and Italy.

Abstract: Germany has voted. And the outcome of this election is crucial not only for Europe but also for the United States. What are the likely scenarios for the new government in Berlin? Will the new government in Berlin choose a different approach toward the Trump administration – and toward Putin’s Russia? From a U.S. perspective, who are the ones in the new German government to watch? As it continues to play a leading role in Europe, will Germany fulfill its obligations for the advancement of the European Union in terms of defense policy and in dealing with the refugee crisis?