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Prof. Crister Garrett fact checking ARD's Hart aber Fair

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.


Prof. Crister Garrett Interviewed about the Trump Presidency by the Tagesschau

On January 31, Prof. Crister S. Garrett, was interview by Kirsten Gerhard from the Tagesschau.


Repeat Exam LCI

Dear students, 

The repeat exam for the LC I lecture will take place on April 11, 2017 from 9 - 11 am in NSG room 202.

If applicable, please make sure to register for this specific date at the Prüfungsamt.

If you have further questions don't hesitate to direct your questions to wiebke.kartheus@uni-leipzig

BA Project Module Presentations: Mobility

08. Feb 11:10 - 17:00

As globalization has seemingly taken over all corners of every continent, the concept of mobility has become a major tool to help understand these complex processes. It has become a term that is too encompassing to fully understand all the notions it can deliver; especially for scholars in academics.

Barack Obama and the Political Uses of Race

07. Feb 18:00 - 20:00

Join the American Space Leipzig for their next event on Tuesday, February 7.

The Obama years have highlighted the complexity and, sometimes, fluidity of America’s racial makeup, history, allegiances, and grammar.

In this public roundtable, Prof. Rice will explore the ways in which Obama wields racial rhetoric as a political instrument to achieve particular aims and explores important racialized aspects of both his campaigns and administrations.

Social Media and Its Impact on American English—OMG!

01. Feb 17:00 - 19:00





Join the American Space Leipzig for a public workshop with ASL Language and American Society Coordinator, Katie Protano.


Prof. Garrett's Classes Cancelled on 26. January [UPDATED]

Due to unforeseen sickness, Prof. Garrett's classes and engagements had to be cancelled on Thursday, 26. January. Classes in the week of 30. January will take place as scheduled.


Secretariat Closed until 26 Jan

Due to illness, the Secretariat has to remain closed until 26 January.

Anne Keyselt
ASL Secretariat

Die USA und China - Kooperation oder Konflikt?

25. Jan 18:00 - 20:00

Please join us for an event in cooperation with the Konfuzius-Institut Leipzig. Prof. Dr. Anja-Desirée Senz from the University of Heidelberg gives a talk on the future of transpacific relations.

SHP II Final Essay Seminar 2A and 2B (Katie Protano)

14. Feb (All day)

SHP II Final Essay Seminar 2A and 2B (Katie Protano) due on 14 February 2017

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