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, May 16 at 9:00 am ET for a Kaffeepause with opinion writer for Der Tagesspiegel Malte Lehming, who will discuss the state election in North Rhine Westphalia and other political developments in Germany and Europe.
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Kaffeepause: What’s Abuzz in Berlin?
May 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Malte Lehming works as a writer for the Tagesspiegel, where he heads the opinion page. From late 2000 to 2005, he was the newspaper’s Washington bureau chief. He joined the Tagesspiegel in 1991 as foreign policy editor — focusing on security policy, transatlantic relations, and the Middle East. From 1989 to 1991, he worked as a personal assistant and speechwriter for former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. Mr. Lehming studied philosophy, German literature, and European history in Hamburg.