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Germany in Transition: Politics and Culture

June 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Since the Syrian refugee crisis of 2016, Germany has played an important role in Europe’s attempts to grapple with populations fleeing international conflict. Some view Germany as one of the more welcoming places in Europe, perhaps because many Germans want to atone for historical crimes. Others worry about the rising popularity of right-wing populism and the violent attacks that have been directed at refugees. How is Germany changing? Is a resurgent German nationalism reshaping German culture and politics? This Dialogue will explore these questions with special attention to the impact of refugee migrations.


The New Populism in German Politics
Holger Moroff, Adjunct Professor of Political Science

Representations of Refugees in German Literature, Film, and Music Since 1990
Priscilla Layne, Assistant Professor of German and African, African American, and Diaspora Studies

Conflicts and Transitions in Contemporary Germany
A panel discussion with our speakers

9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018. The tuition is $65. A meal will not be offered with this seminar.

Discounts are available for UNC students, faculty, & staff. See our UNC Student, Staff, & Faculty Discounted Registration Policy here.

Co-Sponsored by the General Alumni Association.

Register for this seminar.

Please note: Registered participants will receive an email with all the Dialogues’ seminar information approximately two weeks before the program date.


June 23, 2018
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Chapel Hill Campus
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