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20182Jan

Picador Professor Daniel Pena Reads From His Work and Discusses Climate Change

On November 30, 2017, current Picador Professor at the Institute for American Studies at Leipzig University, Daniel Peña, read from his work and engaged in a discussion with Prof. Crister S. Garrett, and Dr. Jacob Schewe from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research about the increasing impact and dangers of climate change.

 

201727Nov

Lecture on Figures of Predators in Oral Narratives of North American Plains Indians

On Tuesday, November 28 @ 7pm, Tobias Enge and the Geographical Society Leipzig will hold a lecture at the Grassimuseum Leipzig focusing on figures of predators in oral narrative traditions of North American Plains Indians.

For more information on the event, please see the attached invitiation.

201727Nov

Apply for a Marketing/Communication Position at MVZ Labor Leipzig

The MVZ Labor Leipzig is currently looking for applicants to work as marketing/communication associates and develop the Labor's website, as well as further upkeep of the company's online presence.

Foundational knowledge of Typo3 and text creation is required, as well as experience and/or background in online marketing and social media management.

For a full list of requirements and application information, please see the attached notice.

201714Nov

Silent Movie Evening and Interdisciplinary Conference on US and former Soviet Union

On the 17.-18. November, join the Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften and the Verein Weimarer Republik for an interdisciplinary examination of the cultural, societal and political dichotomy between the United States and the former Soviet Union.

The opening takes place on November 16 at the Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig at 7.30pm with a screening of silent movies.

For more information, schedule and registration, please visit the link below:

201729Sep

Collaborative Research Centre Offers Workshops on Interdisciplinary Academic Writing

University of Leipzig's Collaborative Research Centre 1199 will be offering a series of workshops aimed at writing, organizing and research in an academic setting in an interdisciplinary context.

Workshops begin on October 9 2017. For further information, workshop dates, as well as locations of workshops, please consult the website of the Research Centre 1199 at the link below.

20179Aug

ASL's Crister Garrett Interviewed by tagesschau on Escalating Crisis in North Korea

American Studies Leipzig Professor Crister S. Garrett was interviewed by Tagesschau about the escalating crisis in North Korea, and the American and international reactions to unfolding developments. The interview can be viewed here: http://www.tagesschau.de/multimedia/video/video-315655.html

20176Jul

CONFERENCE: Politics of Performance in Transnational Scenarios

From July 13 to July 15 2017, the University of Erfurt hosts a workshop of the DFG Research Network on the Politics of Performance in Transnational Scenarios.

If you would like to participate at the conference, please contact the organizers. You can find the relevant contact information and the conference program in the PDF file attached below.

20173Jul

Leipzig University Library Awarded Title "Library of the Year 2017"

The Leipzig University Library has been awarded the title of "Library of the Year 2017." The award, awarded by the Germany Library Union (dbv) and the German Telekom Foundation, includes 20,000 Euros in prize money. "Our University Library honestly earned this award through hard work," stated Leipzig University Rektor  Beate Schücking.

201710Jun

APPLY NOW: Paid Position at the Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum Stuttgart

The Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum Stuttgart (DAZ) is currently looking for applicants for a paid position in Program/Social Meida Coordination.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 23, 2017.

Refer to the attached PDF file for more information on the position, application requirements and contact information.

20173Jun

ASL's Crister Garrett Interviewed by tagesschau on Trump's Exit from Paris Climate Agreement

ASL's Professor Crister S. Garrett was interviewed by the tagesschau's Ina Böttcher about President Trump's exit from the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement.

In his interview, Professor Garrett addressed the controversy of Trump's decision that essentially goes against 70% of the US' population, as well as an overwhelming majority of American businesses that wish to remain a part of the Paris Climate Agreement.

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