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Lecture | Studium Generale

Germany: New Leader of the Free World?

  • The Speaker: Merlijn Schoonenboom
  • Discussant: Dr. Kai Hebel
Wednesday 6 September 2017
Anna van Buerenplein
Anna van Buerenplein 301
2595 DG The Hague

Especially after the political turbulence in the USA, some point at Germany as the last ‘beacon of stability’ in the west. The German elections in September are therefore considered crucial for the rest of Europe. Since the refugee crisis, the country has experienced political protests that could radically change the political landscape. The last months however, Angela Merkel seems to have regained popularity, and could become chancellor for the fourth time. What will the outcome mean for the new global role of Germany?

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