November 9, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, which served as a catalyst for change within Germany and Europe and throughout the post-Soviet space. The historic events of the autumn of 1989 have had an enduring impact on the world as we know it.
Between October 8 and November 18, the ACG will organize a series of discussions focused on the 30th anniversary of the Peaceful Revolution and the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Discussion and dinner with German journalist, radio host, and author Anja Goerz on From 1989 to Today: Germany Behind the Wall.
Anja Goerz is a German journalist, radio host, and author. After studying photography, she began her career in 1989 at Radio Schleswig-Holstein in Kiel, where she worked as a reporter and moderator. Since 1990, she has hosted regular shows on radio stations in Berlin, Bremen, and Hamburg and produced pieces for Deutschlandfunk. Since 2014, she has hosted a show onNordwestradio.
In addition, Anja Goerz writes fiction and non-fiction. She has written several novels, and in April 2014 the Deutschen Taschenbuch Verlag published Der Osten ist ein Gefühl (The East is a Feeling), in which she presents conversations she had with people from the former GDR. The book has been reprinted several times and was a Spiegel bestseller.