Chairman, Atlantik-Brücke; Member of the Bundestag & Vice Chancellor of Germany (2013-2018), Federal Republic of Germany; Senior Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Over the past years, we have witnessed a rise of authoritarian tendencies across Europe and the United States, fueled by local issues and discomfort with new liberal social movements. How can democracy, based on the freedom of speech and decision, take action against the further expansion of such tendencies?
Join this keynote address of the 2021 German American Conference at Harvard featuring CES Senior Fellow Sigmar Gabriel, Chairman of the Atlantik-Brücke and former Vice-Chancellor to Germany. The event is moderated by Daniela Schwarzer, Open Society Foundations’ Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia.
– Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center