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Dr. Anja Eifert worked her last full day at the Institute for American Studies at Leipzig on Thursday, 9 February. Her replacement will be available as of 1 April. Her successor will take over as coordinator of international studies services at the institute, and will teach courses
in the SHP series of courses.
Dr. Eifert has been an outstanding contributor to the excellence of the institute. She will be very much missed. She is moving on to pursue other opportunities.
On January 31, Prof. Crister S. Garrett, was asked to fact check statements made by guests of the ARD talk show hart aber fair.
Hart aber fair is a talk show where moderator Frank Plasberg discusses current topics of public interest with guests from politics, economics and the society. Together with SWP’s Laura von Daniels, expert on transatlantic trade relations, Prof. Garrett fact checked the recent hart aber fair episode.
On January 31, Prof. Crister S. Garrett, was interview by Kirsten Gerhard from the Tagesschau.
Current Picador Professor, author of the upcoming novel The Night Ocean, Paul La Farge held two "Picador at School" workshops at the University of Leipzig and at the Reclam Gymnasium.
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On November 22, current Picador Professor Paul La Farge read from his upcomming novel The Night Ocean. The reading was held at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst and saw up to 60 guests in attendance, including the US Consulate General Scott Riedmann who held opening remarks. The event was moderated by Diane Hielscher.
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ASL Director, Crister S. Garrett, Discusses Implications of Donald Trump’s Election at Phoenix Runde
American Studies Leipzig Director, Crister S. Garrett, was invited to phoenix Runde to discuss the implications of Donald Trump’s election as the next President of the United States.
Other participants in the discussion round were:
– Julius van de Laar (Policy Adviser)
– Prof. Susan Neiman (Philosopher, Einstein-Forum)
– Roger Johnson (Republicans Overseas Vice President Eastern Europe)