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A New Government; A New Foreign Policy? What to Expect from Berlin after Angela Merkel

November 1, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

On November 1, the ACG will host a discussion and reception with Dr. Markus Ziener, Helmut Schmidt Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. With support from 1014.

Please Note: Proof of vaccination is required to attend.

Dr. Markus Ziener is a Professor of Journalism at the Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft (HMKW), University of Applied Sciences, in Berlin. He teaches political theory and economics, mass media, journalistic writing, and the history of the press. He is also the global affairs correspondent of the newspaper The Straits Times in Singapore and a regular contributor to the Neue Zürcher Zeitung and Deutschlandfunk/Deutschlandradio.

From 2006 to 2012, he was Washington Bureau Chief of Handelsblatt, Germany’s business daily. Prior to that, he worked as a field reporter, covering the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He has also served as Handelsblatt’s correspondent in Moscow (1994–1999) and Eastern Europe (1990–1994). From 1999 to 2001, he was foreign editor with the Financial Times Deutschland.

Originally from Darmstadt, he obtained his Ph.D. in politics at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, examining financial crises and reforms in Poland. He also spent time at Duke University through a GMF fellowship for foreign journalists.


November 1, 2021
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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