On Tuesday, August 25, Deutsches Haus at NYU and the American Council on Germany will present a discussion with the founder and director of the European Democracy Lab at the European School of Governance, Dr. Ulrike Guérot, who will speak on “Brexit, Grexit and the Rest: Europe in Dissolution or Towards post-Crisis Unity?”
The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 6:30 p.m. at Deutsches Haus (42 Washington Mews, New York, N.Y. – tel. 212.998.8660). To attend, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Space at Deutsches Haus is limited; arrive ten minutes prior to the event.
Dr. Ulrike Guérot is founder and director of the “European Democracy Lab” at the European School of Governance, eusg, in Berlin, and a lecturer on European Integration at the European Viadrina University. Dr. Guérot has 20 years’ experience in the European think tank community and has taught both in Europe and the U.S. Previously, she served as Head of the Berlin office of the European Council on Foreign Relations, Head of the European Union Unit at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), and as senior transatlantic fellow with the German Marshall Fund (GMF).
She is also a regular writer and commentator on European and transatlantic affairs as well as European Democracy and global Europe both in German and European media. For her engagement in European affairs, she has received the French award “L’Ordre pour le Mérite” in 2003. In 2013, she published together with the Austrian writer, Robert Menasse, a Manifest for a European Republic, sketching out the idea of a European community based on the principle of political equality. The Manifest has been taken into the catalogue of the Kunsthalle Zürich’s exposition on Europe in summer 2015.
Brexit, Grexit and the Rest: Europe in Dissolution or Towards post-Crisis Unity? is a DAAD-sponsored event.