Germany and the U.S. – Common values / common interests? Despite disputes over trade and Nato, the US and Germany need to find a way back to cooperation.

Event Date:  October 24, 2019 19:00h

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Alexander Lorz Hessischer Kultusminister

Location:
ECOS Office Center Frankfurt
Mainzer Landstraße 50
60325 Frankfurt a.M.

Topic:
“Germany and the U.S. – Common values / common interests?
Despite disputes over trade and Nato, the US and Germany need to find a way back to cooperation.”

 

Prof. Dr. Alexander Lorz, the current Minister of Education in Hessen, has agreed to speak about whether Germany and the United States still have common values and common interests as well as how to solve the current disputes between Germany and the U.S. In particular, he will address the challenges that Germany and the United States will face over the next few years, give an update regarding recent events and present an illuminative comparison between the German Constitution (Grundgesetz) and the American Constitution.

 

Alexander Lorz is uniquely suited to provide a nuanced view regarding these issues. Trained as a lawyer, he was previously considered for a position on the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany. In addition, he is connected to the United States in a variety of ways. In 1994, he completed an internship at a law firm in Boston, Massachusetts after obtaining a Master of Laws degree from Harvard Law School. Thereafter, he took the New York Bar Examination and has been admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the State of New York since 1995.

 

Since 2014, Alexander Lorz has served as the Minister for Education in Hessen. For more details concerning his background and experience, please have a look at his detailed CV (included below).

 

Event Date:  October 24, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

 

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Alexander Lorz Minister of Education in Hessen

Location:

ECOS Office Center Frankfurt

Mainzer Landstraße 50

60325 Frankfurt a.M.

 

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