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Chicago: Changing Demographics and Their Impact on Society and Politics: A View from Germany

September 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

The America Council on Germany and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius will host a discussion and luncheon with Ali Aslan, International Television Presenter and Journalist.

There is no charge to attend this event.

Ali Aslan is an international renowned TV presenter and journalist with more than 20 years’ experience as a talk-show host, news anchor, correspondent, and moderator. His journalistic career spans three continents and includes work for CNN in Washington, DC, ABC News in New York, Channel News Asia in Istanbul, and Deutsche Welle TV in Berlin. An experienced TV anchor, Mr. Aslan hosted the international talk show “Quadriga” on DW, which reached 200 countries and 90 million viewers each week. He regularly moderates at high-level global conferences and has shared the stage with top world leaders and personalities, including Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, Justin Trudeau, Bill Clinton, and Christine Lagarde. Mr. Aslan studied international affairs and journalism at Columbia University and international politics at Georgetown University.

This luncheon is part of series of events in cities across the country organized by the American Council on Germany and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius on social cohesion, the polarization of politics, and the rise of populism in the United States and Germany. The events are being held under the auspices Deutschlandjahr USA 2018/2019 – Year of German-American Friendship, which is funded by German Federal Foreign office, implemented by the Goethe-Institut, and supported by the Federation of German Industries (BDI).