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Apr
7
2016

Lecture: Dr. Markus Steinbrecher "Alternative or No Alternative? Angela Merkel, the Refugee Crisis, and the Alternative for Germany"

When: Thursday, April 7, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM  

Where: 1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 106, Evanston, IL 60201 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Kathy Leoni   847.491.7249

Group: Department of German

Category: Academic

Description:

Dr. Markus Steinbrecher will talk about the recent success of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland) and its link to the European refugee crisis as well as the politics of Angela Merkel. He will provide information on history, platform, goals, campaign strategies, and the leaders of this new party and will discuss whether it is an alternative to established parties or a threat to the political system of Germany.

Dr. Markus Steinbrecher, Wissenschaftlicher Rat, Zentrum für Militärgeschichte und Sozialwissenschaften der Bundeswehr

Thursday, April 7, 2016 11:00 a.m.
German Department Seminar Room
1800 Sherman Suite 106

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