Gerd Bucerius Lectures

Opportunities and Challenges in the 21st Century: The Future of Europe and the Transatlantic Partnership

May 10, 2011
12th Gerd Bucerius Lecture, at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, Washington DC
Speaker: Gerhard Schröder

Religion and Violence in a Globalized World

June 24, 2010
11th Gerd Bucerius Lecture, at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, Ballroom, Washington DC
Speaker: Wolfgang Huber

Germany in Europe: Twenty Years After Unification

March 12, 2009
10th Gerd Bucerius Lecture, at the The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington DC
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Kurt Biedenkopf

Human Dignity and Freedom of the Press

September 11, 2008
9th Gerd Bucerius Lecture, at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel, Washington DC
Speaker: Jutta Limbach (Former Chief Judge, German Supreme Court and former President of the Goethe-Institut)

Between Kosovo and Iraq: The Process of Redefining the Transatlantic Relationship

May 22, 2007
8th Gerd Bucerius Lecture, at Willard InterContinental Hotel, Ballroom, Washington DC
Speaker: Joschka Fischer

My Relationship to Beethoven

May 31, 2006
7th Gerd Bucerius Lecture, at The Westin Embassy Row Hotel, Ballroom, Washington DC
Speaker: Kurt Masur (Leipzig, London, Paris)

What Future for the West? Reflections on an Enlarged Europe and the Unites States in the Twenty-First Century

June 29, 2005
6th Gerd Bucerius Lecture
Timothy Garton Ash (St. Antony’s College, Oxford)

The Closest of Strangers: German-American Relations in Historical Perspective

September 27, 2004
5th Gerd Bucerius Lecture
Speaker: W. Michael Blumenthal

The Global Situation: A European Point of View

September 17, 2003
4th Gerd Bucerius Lecture
Speaker: Helmut Schmidt (former Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, 1974 - 1982)

People on the Move: The Challenges of Migration in Transatlantic Perspective

May 05, 2003
3rd Gerd Bucerius Lecture
Speaker: Rita Süßmuth (University of Göttingen, former President of the German Bundestag)

A New Paradigm in International Relations? Reflections on September 11, 2001

April 17, 2002
2nd Gerd Bucerius Lecture
Speaker: Hans Küng (University of Tübingen)

Democracy under Pressure: The European Experience

June 05, 2001
Gerd Bucerius Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Lord Ralf Dahrendorf (KBE FBA)