German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced in the fall of 2018 that she would step down as leader of the Christian-Democratic Union and refrain from seeking reelection. During years of political and economic turmoil, Merkel was seen as a factor of stability and continuity at home and abroad. How will her departure impact policy in Germany and abroad?
You are invited to a talk by Prof. Nils Ringe (University of Wisconsin-Madison), who offers his thoughts on what a new era of uncertainty may bring for Europe and its most powerful country. Welcome remarks are given by the German Consul General to the Midwest, Herbert Quelle.
The event is part of The Deutschland Ambassadors Initiative that brings together alumni and friends of German universities for a series of talks and networking events in the U.S.