Events

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In the Shadows of Reunification: The Treuhand and Its Legacy


October 24, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Consulate General of Germany | 871 United Nations Plaza | New York, NY 10071

The Consulate General of Germany will host a discussion and reception with Dr. Marcus Böick, Professor of Contemporary History at Ruhr University Bochum, on "In the Shadows of Reunification: The Treuhand and the Legacy of Privatization in the Former GDR."

Dr. Marcus Böick teaches contemporary history at Ruhr University Bochum, where he studied history, political science, and social psychology. His main interests are German and European contemporary and economic history – with a particular focus on structural change. His recent books include Die Treuhand. Idee – Praxis – Erfahrung 1990-1994 (2018), Wahrnehmung und Bewertung der Arbeit der Treuhandanstalt (2017), and Marketization/Vermarktlichung (2015). His new research project focuses on the emergence of the private security industry in Germany and the United States.

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In the Shadows of Reunification: The Treuhand and Its Legacy


October 22, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | German Research Foundation | 1130 Connecticut Avenue | Suite 1200 | Washington | DC, 20036

The German Research Foundation will host a discussion and reception with Dr. Marcus Böick, Professor of Contemporary History at Ruhr University Bochum, and Dr. Holger Wolf, Associate Professor in the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, on "In the Shadows of Reunification: The Treuhand and the Legacy of Privatization in the Former GDR."

Dr. Marcus Böick teaches contemporary history at Ruhr University Bochum, where he studied history, political science, and social psychology. His main interests are German and European contemporary and economic history – with a particular focus on structural change. His recent books include Die Treuhand. Idee – Praxis – Erfahrung 1990-1994 (2018), Wahrnehmung und Bewertung der Arbeit der Treuhandanstalt (2017), and Marketization/Vermarktlichung (2015). His new research project focuses on the emergence of the private security industry in Germany and the United States. Dr. Holger Wolf teaches courses on the European and German economy at the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University. His main research interests are the German economy, exchange rate regimes and monetary history. He holds a Bachelor from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Deutschland Ambassadors Initiative New York


October 21, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Clipper City Tall Ship - Operated by Manhattan By Sail | The Battery | Slip 2 In Battery Park | New York, NY 10004

Deutschlandjahr Sail to the Statue of Liberty to mark the closing of the campaign “Wunderbar Together”

Deutschland Ambassadors Initiative has brought together alumni and friends of prominent German universities for a series of talks and networking events in the United States. From a science talk in Austin, to politics in Madison and most recently celebrating Oktoberfest in Columbus, our DAI events have attracted a wide variety of networks who share a common relationship to Germany and have therefore joined a growing network of members from diverse backgrounds, ages and professions. To wrap up this year of friendship, the University Alliance Ruhr, UAS7, University of Cologne, Hochschule Fresenius, Campus OWL University of Feiburg and Universität Heidelberg invite to a very special evening sail aboard Clipper City.



In the Shadows of Reunification: The Treuhand and Its Legacy


October 21, 2019 | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm | Pinnacle Financial Partners | 150 3rd Avenue South | 8th Floor | Nashville, TN 37201

The Nashville Warburg Chapter will host a discussion and reception with Dr. Marcus Böick, Professor of Contemporary History at Ruhr University Bochum, on "In the Shadows of Reunification: The Treuhand and the Legacy of Privatization in the Former GDR."

Dr. Marcus Böick teaches contemporary history at Ruhr University Bochum, where he studied history, political science, and social psychology. His main interests are German and European contemporary and economic history – with a particular focus on structural change. His recent books include Die Treuhand. Idee – Praxis – Erfahrung 1990-1994 (2018), Wahrnehmung und Bewertung der Arbeit der Treuhandanstalt (2017), and Marketization/Vermarktlichung (2015). His new research project focuses on the emergence of the private security industry in Germany and the United States.

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