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Chancellor Angela Merkel with Guido Goldman, CES Co-founding Director and Founder of the German Marshall Fund


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Merkel advises graduates: Break the walls that hem you in

At Commencement, German chancellor Angela Merkel urges students ‘to embrace new beginnings.’

Merkel advises graduates: Break the walls that hem you in

Generation Merkel at Harvard

Students from Germany, who may barely remember when Angela Merkel wasn't chancellor, share their thoughts as she visits. Karl Oskar Schulz '22, who served as research assistant to Daniel Ziblatt and CES program assistant also shares his perspective.

Generation Merkel at Harvard

Angela Merkel, the scientist who became a world leader

One day before her Commencement address, members of the CES community, including Resident Faculty Charles Maier and Senior Fellow Sigmar Gabriel, reflect on Chancellor Angela Merkel's contributions as a world leader.

Angela Merkel, the scientist who became a world leader

The long, deep ties between Harvard and Germany

Over more than a century, the connections have spanned everything from curriculum reform to art collections to trans-Atlantic fellowships

The long, deep ties between Harvard and Germany
Heading to Hungary to study and help

Heading to Hungary to study and help

Sara Bobok '19 traveled to her native Hungary on a CES Senior Thesis Grant to hear what motivates young people. She won the prestigious Hoopes Prize for her senior thesis, which was guided by CES Director Grzegorz Ekiert and CES Affiliate Nikolas Prevelakis, among others. Featured here as one of Harvard's stellar graduates, read what motivates Sara and what she plans next.


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