CGES Past Events

To see a complete list of events previously offered by the Center for German and European Studies, please visit the CGES Past Events page.

Past Events

5th Annual International Video Competition

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
5-7 p.m.
Mandel G03

Congratulations to the students in GER 20B: Continuing German, who won first place in the 5th Annual International Video Competition!

Title: Bobrat (watch the video)

Participants: Cam Braunstein '19, Julia Haynes '20, Arianna Unger '18, Libby Williams '20

Instructor: Kathrin Seidl

Learn more about the International Video Competition and see past winners on the Foreign Language Oversight Committee (FLOC) website.

Meet the Majors & Kaffeestunde

Thursday, March 23, 2017
2-3 p.m.
Shiffman 121

Kaffeestunde 2016-2017

Spring 2017 dates:

January 19
February 2
February 16
March 9
March 23
April 6

Fall 2016 dates:

September 7
September 21
October 5
October 19
November 2
November 16
November 30

Gastvortrag: Leben in der DDR_Diktatur: "Die Bananen bleiben – Ich geh´.” 

Zeit: Donnerstag, 27. Oktober, 17.00  - 18.30 Uhr
Ort: Mandel 303 ("Reading Room")

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2015-2016


2016 International Video Competition

Thursday, April 14, 2016
5 - 7 p.m.
Shiffman 002

It's Complicated: Britain, the EU, and the Potential 'Brexit'

Presented by the Center for German and European Studies

Featuring Professor Siegfried Weichlein, Fellow, Harvard University Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
5 p.m.
Mandel Humanities Center Reading Room 303

Goethe in Song and Opera: A Master Set to Music

Presented by the Center for German and European Studies

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
7-8 p.m.
Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library

III: Germany's Community Policing and the Refugee Crisis

Presented by the Center for German and European Studies

Featuring Joachim Kersten, Senior Research Professor, Hochschule der Polizei [Police Academy], Muenster, Germany (via Skype)

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
12-2 p.m.
Faculty Club Lounge, Brandeis University

How Germany Fell Out of Love with Russia

Presented by the Center for German and European Studies

Monday, January 25, 2016
12-2 p.m.
Faculty Club Lounge

I Am Global Week Language Lunch

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Sherman Function Hall
Hassenfeld Conference Center

Combating European Anti-Semitism: Tomorrow's Vision

Presented by the Center for German and European Studies

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
6:45 p.m.
International Lounge, Usdan

Dramatic Reading of Savyon Liebrecht's "Strawberry Girl" with Nancy E. Carroll

Presented by the Center for German and European Studies

Thursday, November 5, 2015
8:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Mandel Reading Room
(Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. 303)

Directed by Guy Ben-Aharon, Israeli Stage

Nov. 9, 1989 - Oct. 3, 1990: Sind wir ein Volk? Are We One People? – The Debate about Germany’s Future Between the Fall of the Berlin Wall and German Unification

Presented by the Center for German and European Studies

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Faculty Club Lounge

Meet the German Studies Majors

Thursday, October 29, 2015
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Shiffman 124

2014-2015


Kaffeestunde 2014-2015

Spring 2015 dates:

January 28
February 11
February 25
March 11
April 15
April 29

Fall 2014 dates:

September 10
September 24
October 8
October 22
November 5
November 19
December 3

Meet the Majors!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Shiffman 124

GRALL Open House

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
12 - 2 p.m.
Shiffman Humanities Center Lawn

To see pictures from the event, please visit our GRALL Open House 2014 page.

Orientation Academic Fair

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
11:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Farber Library, First Floor