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Eleonora Ravizza's office hours this week (November 24) are cancelled. Her next regular office hours will be on December 1.
Due to illness, the Secretariat has to remain closed from 21 to 24 November.
I'll be back in office on 28 November.
ASL's Sebastian Herrmann Presented at the Conference "Von Game of Thrones bis House of Cards: Politik in Fernsehserien"
On 29 October, American Studies Leipzig's Sebastian Herrmann spoke on politics as a form of knowledge management at a conference titled "Von Game of Thrones bis House of Cards: Politik in Fernsehserien." The conference was organized by the Research Initiative Weitersehen and sponsored by the Bundeszentrale für Politische Bil
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)
On October 9, American Studies director, Crister S. Garrett, was interviewed by several radio stations about the outcome of the presidential elections 2016. Professor Garrett talked about how Donald Trump meets the zeitgeist and mobilized more voters than Hillary Clinton. Just like Brexit, Trump’s winning shows the dissatisfaction many Americans feel. But foresighted, Donald Trump is not the only decision maker as the president but has to work together with Congress.
American Studies Leipzig Director, Crister S. Garrett, wrote an article for Zeit Online on the election of Donald Trump as the new President of the United States, transatlantic politics, and nationalist populism.
You can find the article here.