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Pittsburgh: The Future of Europe: Brexit and the European Elections

May 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

The Pittsburgh Warburg Chapter and the German American Chamber of Commerce in Pittsburgh will host a discussion and luncheon with Martin Klingst, Senior Political Correspondent with DIE ZEIT. 

There will be a $15 charge to attend this event. RSVP here by May 17.

Martin Klingst is a Senior Political Correspondent with DIE ZEIT in Berlin, Germany. Before, he served as his paper’s Bureau Chief in Washington DC (2007-2014) and as DIE ZEIT’s Senior Political Editor and Managing Editor of the political section in Hamburg (1998-2007). Mr. Klingst studied law in Freiburg, Geneva and Hamburg and worked at the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Hamburg. There he also taught German Constitutional Law. In 2006, he was a fellow at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, where he lectured on the German reform process, on the Transatlantic relations, terrorism, and Europe’s engagement in the Middle East. Before assuming his position with DIE ZEIT in 1996, Mr. Klingst worked as a journalist for the North German Public Broadcasting Corporation NDR and the weekly paper Deutsches Allgemeines Sonntagsblatt. He wrote on domestic topics as well as on international affairs. He covered the Balkan wars, the Israel-Palestine conflict, the transatlantic relationsship, and, since 2015, the refugee crisis. In 2012 Mr. Klingst was honored with the George F. Kennan editorial award and in 2016 with the German Reporter Award. In September Reclam published his book “Menschenrechte” (human rights) and in September 2018 “Trumps Amerika. Reise in ein weißes Land” (“Trump’s America. A journey to a white man’s land”). The latter features eight Trump voters from very different walks of life.