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Hessischer Rundfunk Interviews ASL about Election Results

American Studies Leipzig. 5 November 2008.


Deutschlandfunk Interviews ASL About Election Results

American Studies Leipzig. 5 November 2008.

Deutschlandfunk, Germany’s national public radio station, interviewed ASL about the implications of the election for the United States and German-American relations.

Journalist Jürgen Liminski spoke with Crister Garrett about the key factors leading to an Obama victory, what it meant for the mood in the country, and what would be early implications for transatlantic ties.


ASL Has Active Role in MDR-US Consulate Election Party

American Studies Leipzig. 5 November 2008.

In the largest Election Night Party for central Germany (Mitteldeutschland), the main media organization for the region, MDR, and the US Consulate in Leipzig hosted some three hundred guests at the main MDR Studios in Leipzig for a lively, fun, and long event (until the early morning hours).


Prof. Garrett's office hours - UPDATED

Prof. Garrett's office hours will take place on November 6. However, due to business travel, his office hours are cancelled from November 12 to November 20. Next office hours will be then on Wednesday, November 26.


Bavarian Public Radio Interviews ASL about Presidential Election

American Studies Leipzig. 4 November 2008.

Bavarian Public Radio, the largest provider of radio news for the State of Bavaria, interviewed ASL about the likely outcomes of the 2008 presidential election.


RBB Info Radio Interviews ASL About Presidential Election

American Studies Leipzig. 4 November 2008.

Radio Berlin-Brandenburg Info Radio, the largest public news radio for Berlin and Brandenburg, interviewed ASL for the morning news show about the implications of the presidential election for German-American and European-American relations.


Leipzig Job and Internship Fair on 6 November

American Studies, Leipzig. 29 October 2008


UPDATED: Guest Lecture: Simon Koschut of the DGAP Speaks on the Upcoming Elections


In a room packed with over 30 students, Simon Koschut of the DGAP spoke on the future of German-American relations in face of the upcoming election. Among others, Koschut discussed the areas of the global financial system, the trade system, foreign policy, and climate change as areas in which different dynamics are going to unfold.

The lecture was followed by a half-hour long discussion of various aspects of the current presidential election.


:) Class Wars, a Party Announcement(, and some election notes)

Next to the secretariat on the fifth floor, American Studies Leipzig's unique Offline Message Board is enjoying increasing attention. Most recently, a party announcement for 30th October has popped up, squeezed in on the left hand side of the board. Also, traces of a class war waging within the institute? ;) Another hot topic, of course, are the upcoming presidential election...


Final Call: aspeers still accepts submissions for the 2 (2009) issue on migration and mobility

The Leipzig-based graduate journal aspeers still accepts submissions of student work (both academic and artistic) on the topic of "Migration and Mobility." The journal is a unique project launched as part of the MA program in 2007. It publishes outstanding work by MA/Magister students in American Studies programs across Europe.

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