Celebrating 325 Years: German Migration to the United States

Jan 30, 2008

Panel discussion at The Union League, Lincoln Hall (Philadelphia)

Opening Remarks: Dr. Anke Ortlepp, Acting Director, German Historical Institute

Michael Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia (invited) Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers, Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia Gregor Kathstede, Mayor of Krefeld Hardy von Auenmüller, President, German Society of Philadelphia

Keynote Address: Prof. Frank Trommler, University of Pennsylvania, "Transatlantic Bridges between the Rhine and the Delaware: 1683, 1983, 2008"

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Followed by Dinner Buffet

The Union League Lincoln Hall 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19120

By Invitation only. Please note that The Union League’s dress code requires jacket, collared shirt with or without tie. To RSVP by January 25, 2008 (acceptances only) please e-mail or call 202-387-3355.