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CGES's mission is to support interdisciplinary teaching and research on contemporary Germany and Europe at Brandeis and to reach out to broader communities on the social, political, and cultural issues facing Germany and Europe today. 

As part of this year's CAMPUSWEEKS program, sponsored by the German Embassy in Washington, film series posterD.C. in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of German unification, CGES is proud to present 
GERMAN FILM SERIES in cooperation with the Goethe Institut Boston. 
The series is presented in three parts: East and West Germany Before, During, and After Unification

All screenings will be held in Mandel G03 from 7pm (films in German with English subtitles). Refreshments will be served.
A list of the film titles and their screening dates can be found  here

YOU CAN WIN A PRIZE.....by entering our Campusweeks Essay Competition:

Essay competition: “Did Capitalism Win?  A Look at Germany 25 Years after Unification”essay competition

German unification ended 40 years of the division of Germany into a Communist East and Capitalist West. German unification was celebrated as a victory of capitalism. Is that true? Explore the situation in Germany 25 years after Unification, weighing economic, socio-political, cultural, and other developments.   

Essays must be 5 pages in length, 12pt Times New Roman font, double-spaced and submitted electronically to cges@brandeis.edu no later than Friday, October 30, 2015. Include your name, contact information (email and phone number), year at Brandeis. All Brandeis students are eligible to participate in the competition. For questions, contact Professor von Mering at vonmering@brandeis.edu.