Discussion Who will be the next German chancellor?
German Election Preview with Juliane Schäuble and Sabine von Mering
Germans will vote on Sunday, September 26 to elect a new Bundestag, or federal parliament. The result – after coalition negotiations likely to involve two or three parties – will decide who will succeed Angela Merkel, who is leaving after 16 years as chancellor. The leading contenders are Olaf Scholz for the SPD – Social Democrats, Annalena Baerbock for Die Grünen – Greens and Armin Laschet for the CDU/CSU – Christian Democrats.
Please join us for an election preview with Juliane Schäuble, the US Correspondent for Berlin’s newspaper “Der Tagesspiegel” and Sabine von Mering, Director of the Center for German and European Studies, Brandeis University.
Juliane Schäuble is the US Correspondent for Berlin’s newspaper “Der Tagesspiegel”. Before she moved to DC in 2018, she was heading the political Department of the paper and was responsible for the first page. Juliane earned her Master’s in Political Science at the University in Potsdam, Germany. Her studies included one semester at American University in Washington, DC.
Sabine von Mering, Director of the Center for German and European Studies, Brandeis University. She teaches German Language and Culture and is also a member of the core faculty in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and a member of the affiliated faculty in the Environmental Studies Program. She is currently working on the role of climate change as a challenge for the humanities. Her most recent scholarly work focused on right-wing extremism in Europe and the United States. As Director of the Center for German and European Studies she organizes lectures, conferences, and cultural events in the interest of promoting transatlantic dialogue.
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