Germany and Russian: After German Reunification with the American Council on Germany

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 12:00pm - 2:15pm
Justice Roberts Room (28th Floor) Montgomery McCracken Walker and Rhoads 123 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19109
United States

 The Philadelphia Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany and German American Chamber of Commerce of Philadelphia cordially invite you to a Discussion and Luncheon with Professor Hannes Adomeit onGermany and Russia 25 Years After German Unification: From “Strategic Partnership” to Containment?

About Professor Hannes Adomeit:
Professor Hannes Adomeit was born 1942 in Memel, East Prussia, now Klaipeda, Lithuania, was until last year Professor at the College of Europe in Warsaw, teaching courses on the EU and Russia. Prior to that, he was Research Associate and head of the research section on Russia, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin. His academic degrees include, in Germany, the M.A. in Political Science from the Freie Universität in Berlin. In the U.S., he received an M.A. degree in International Relations, a Certificate in Russian Studies, and a Ph.D. --"with distinction" -- from Columbia University in New York. He has held teaching and/or research positions at different institutions in several countries, including the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London; the Royal Military
College of Canada; and the Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, California. In 1989-1997 he was Professor of International Politics and Director of the Program on Russia and East-Central Europe at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, and Fellow at the Harvard Russian Research Center. He has published extensively – many articles in academic journals and books, one of which relating directly to the upcoming lecture: Imperial Overstretch: Germany in Soviet Policy from Stalin to Gorbachev. An Analysis Based on New Archival Evidence, Memoirs, and Interviews published in Germany in 1998.


There will be a charge of $25 per person for this event.

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