Tag: Germany

Russian influence in Europe: an elephant in the room or a paper tiger?

In Europe as in America, Russian economic, political and military influence is a burning issue.

/ March 7, 2017

Festival Neue Literatur

Each year Festival Neue Literatur brings six of the most important emerging and established writers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland to New York City, where they join celebrated U.S. writers in a series of conversations and readings. 2017 marks the eighth installment...

/ March 2, 2017

Review: Toni Erdmann puts one over on the Eurocrats

An unflattering view of European integration, a screwball comedy about a goofy dad.

/ March 1, 2017

The Politics of Culture: Transatlantic Reflections

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a talk by Dr. Andreas Görgen, Director-General for Culture and Communication at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin,on “The Politics of Culture: Transatlantic Reflections,” followed by a conversation with Professor Ulrich Baer, NYU’s Vice Provost for Faculty, Arts, Humanities,...

/ February 2, 2017

Conference: Winckelmann, The Transalpine Fantasy of Modern Paganism

Winckelmann: The Transalpine Fantasy of Modern Paganism seeks to re-frame, reassess, and generally defamiliarize the antiquarian and historian who wrote the script of obsessive German philhellenism.

/ December 8, 2016

Fragments of Metropolis: Rhein & Ruhr

eutsches Haus at NYU and the University Alliance Ruhr New Yorkpresent “Fragments of Metropolis – Rhein & Ruhr,” a panel discussion among Barry Bergdoll, Niels Lehmann, and Christoph Rauhut.  The architecture of expressionism powerfully heralded in Central Europe the onset of the roaring twenties. On the occasion of...

/ November 21, 2016

German Green: Stop calling your opponents “fascists”

But the renewed appeal of anti-immigration and protectionist policies does have Ralf Fücks worried.

/ November 17, 2016

Bright Magic: Stories by Alfred Döblin

Deutsches Haus at NYU and the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU present a reading by Damion Searls of his new translation of Alfred Döblin’s Bright Magic: Stories, and a conversation between the translator and Eric Banks, Director...

/ November 4, 2016

If Not Us, Who?

In the early 60s, Bernward Vesper and fellow university student Gudrun Ensslin begin a passionate love in the stifling atmosphere of provincial West Germany. Sensitive to the increasing restlessness of the times, the fiery couple lash out at the denial...

/ October 28, 2016

The Tunnels

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a reading by the author Greg Mitchell from his recent nonfiction book The Tunnels: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill, followed by a conversation with...

/ October 28, 2016