Grant Activity: Participate in a group seminar on current German society and culture. The seminar topic for the 2008/2009 grant year will be dedicated to “Germany´s Future: New Parties – New Solutions ?”. In view of the upcoming German elections in 2009, the seminar will look at new social and cultural trends in Germany, explore which factors particularly influence the German political landscape and discuss the emergence of new political parties competing during the 2009 election campaign. In this context, the seminar will tackle issues such as education, demography, immigration, environment and energy policies.
Language: The seminar in 2009 will be conducted in English.
Seminar Date: June 7 to June 19, 2009
Additional Qualifications: Scholars from U.S. universities, colleges, and community colleges who hold full-time teaching appointments and meet other academic requirements (Ph.D., Ph.D. candidacy or other equivalent degree or qualifications) are eligible. The program is designed for U.S. scholars in German Studies, Political Sciences or disciplines related to the seminar topic.
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