The American Council on Germany will be hosting a discussion and luncheon as part of the Garrick Utley Memorial Lecture Series on Global Media Issues with Dr. Christoph von Marschall, 2017/2018 Helmut Schmidt Fellow and Chief Diplomatic Correspondent of Der Tagesspiegel (1999 ACG Kellen Fellow)
There is a $45.00 charge for members to attend. RSVP (acceptances only) to the American Council on Germany.
Dr. Christoph von Marschall is the inaugural Helmut Schmidt Fellow of the German Marshall Fund and the ZEIT Foundation. He is currently working on a book on the future of transatlantic relations with a special focus on the question of what Germany’s immediate neighbors France and Poland, the EU as a whole, and the U.S. are expecting from Germany. Dr. von Marschall serves as Chief Diplomatic Correspondent of Der Tagesspiegel, the leading daily newspaper in Berlin. From 2005 to 2013, he was the U.S. Correspondent, Washington Bureau Chief, and White House Correspondent. Beginning when Barack Obama took office in 2009, Dr. von Marschall was the only German newspaper correspondent in the White House Press Corps. He studied East European history and political science in Freiburg, Mainz, and Krakow and received his Ph.D. from Freiburg University in 1988. From 1998 to 1990, he was a reporter for the Süddeutsche Zeitung, where he reported on the mass exodus of GDR refugees through Hungary to the West and the revolutions in Romania and Bulgaria. From 1995 to 2005, he served as the Editor of the Editorial Page. Dr. von Marschall interviewed nearly all of the Presidents of the Central and Eastern European reform countries during integration into the EU and NATO. In addition to his role at Der Tagesspiegel, he is a guest at ARD-Presseclub and a commentator at Deutschlandfunk and WDR, and he writes for Zeit Online, Cicero, Atlantic Times, and Das Parlament. Dr. von Marschall is the Vice-Chairman of the Berlin Presse Club e.V. and the author of many books.