Topics include Beijing and Berlin in 1989, Eastern Europe and the fall of the Berlin Wall, German Green Politics, the U.S.-China Trade War, and human rights issues in Xinjiang.
Reception to follow in the London Room, Old Library.
- Qinna Shen, German and German Studies, Bryn Mawr College
“Prelude to German Reunification: Tiananmen and Leipzig in 1989”
- Anita Kurimay, History, Bryn Mawr College
“Zero Hour: The Opening of the Hungarian Border in 1989 and the Politics of Rewriting History”
- Carol Hager, Political Science and Environmental Studies, Bryn Mawr College
“Green Politics and Democratic Discourse in the Two Germanies (1989-2019)”
- Seung-Youn Oh, Political Science, Bryn Mawr College
“Brace Yourself for the New Normal: Assessing the Ongoing U.S.-China Trade Dispute”
- Lauren Restrepo, Growth and Structure of Cities, Bryn Mawr College
“‘7-5’ Ten Years On: Local Lives, Central Power, and Global Activists in the Fight for the Soul of Xinjiang”
- Paul Smith, History and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Haverford College
Co-sponsored by a Mellon Tri-College Faculty Forum Brainstorming and Seed Grant, and by the Bryn Mawr Department of German and German Studies.