Northwestern University

Apr
7
Thu 4:00 PM

Markus Steinbrecher Alternative or No Alternative? Angela Merkel, the refugee crisis, and the Alternative for Germany

When: Thursday, April 7, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: 1800 Sherman Avenue, Humanities Seminar Room, Evanston, IL 60201 map it

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

Contact: John Paluch   847.491.8081

Group: Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

Category: Academic

Description:

German Department Lecture Seriesin 1800 Sherman at 11:00 a.m.

Markus Steinbrecher "Alternative or No Alternative? Angela Merkel, the refugee crisis, and the Alternative for Germany"


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.

 

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