Events

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Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education


November 7-8, 2019 | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm | Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza | 35 W 5th Street | Cincinnati, OH 45202

Founded by the International Engineering Program (IEP) at the University of Rhode Island, the purpose of the Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education is to provide a forum to discuss and share issues and ideas related to the field. The Colloquium provides engineering and language educators, international program administrators, deans, provosts, presidents, corporate leaders, public sector representatives and students common ground to talk about educating engineers for today’s global workplace.

Listen to our session on Fostering Entrepreneurship for Engineering Students in the U.S. and Germany November 7, from 2:10 pm to 2:30pm. More.



Digital Career Booster German(y)


November 1, 2019 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn about universities, scholarships, internships, exchange programs, work and research opportunities in Germany. And how German(y) can boost your career.
Log in from anywhere in the U.S. or in the world and access the numerous presentations and panels offered by the Goethe-Institut and its partners. Listen to our presentation on Engineering Programs in Germany from 1:40 pm - 2:10 pm. More.



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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