Each week, the ACG hosts a discussion with a journalist based in Germany on the topics making the headlines and shaping political discourse in Berlin.
Join us on Monday, October 18 at 9:30 am ET to discuss populist movements in Germany and the recent resignation of Sebastian Kurz in Austria with Emily Schultheis, freelance journalist and recent fellow with the Institute of Current World Affairs.
Emily Schultheis is a freelance journalist and recent fellow with the Institute of Current World Affairs, based between Vienna and Berlin. She writes primarily about German and Austrian politics and the rise of populist far-right parties across Europe. Over the course of her political reporting career, her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, Politico, The Guardian, Politico Europe, The Associated Press, Foreign Policy, Slate, BBC Online, The Los Angeles Times, CNN, CBS News, NBC News, National Journal, Der Tagesspiegel, Deutsche Welle and Spiegel International, among others.
From 2011 to 2017, she covered U.S. national politics and elections from Washington, first for Politico and then for the National Journal and CBS News. She is also a previous recipient of the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship, the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship, and the East-West Center Jefferson Fellowship for her reporting on international politics and populism.