Agenda


Friday, April 11th, 2008

09:00am - 09:30am Welcome/Conference Opening
Marcel Dietsch, Max Milz, and Geraldine Prasuhn, Co-Chairs
Prof. Karl Kaiser, Harvard University
Harvard Faculty Club [map]

09:30am - 10:00am Introduction and Welcome
Prof. Karl Kaiser, Harvard University
Harvard Faculty Club [map]

10:00am - 12:00pm Panel Discussion: Society
"Who's a German, then?"
Identity and Immigration: Contrasting the US and Germany
Harvard Faculty Club [map]

12:00pm - 01:30pm Lunch Break
Harvard Faculty Club [map]

01:30pm - 03:00pm Panel Discussion: Business
"Marriage Made in Heaven or Uneasy Cohabitation?"
Conflicts and Synergies Between US and German Business Culture
Harvard Faculty Club [map]

03:00pm - 03:30pm Coffee Break
Harvard Faculty Club [map]

03:30pm - 05:00pm Panel Discussion: Foreign Policy
"Punching Below Its Weight?"
Germany's Role and Foreign Policy in the 21st Century
Harvard Faculty Club [map]

05:00pm - 06:15pm Afternoon Chamber Music Concert with Refreshments
Boylston Hall
Ticknor Lounge [map]



Saturday, April 12th, 2008

11:00am - 12:30pm Keynote Address
Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German Foreign Minister
Fogg Art Museum
Norton Lecture Hall [map]


12:30pm - 02:00pm Lunch Reception with the Foreign Minister