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Dr. Anja Schüler

T: +49 (0)6221 / 54 3879
F: +49 (0)6221 / 54 3719

aschueler@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

 
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Baden-Württemberg Seminar

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The 2016 Spring Program is now online.

Presidential Election 2016

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Lectures, panel discussions and more at the HCA

 
Calendar

Monday, May 30, 2016

6:15 pm

Encounters on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Prof. Dr. Karen V. Hansen, Brandeis University, Waltham (USA) / Distinguished Fulbright Chair, Uppsala Universitet

Thursday, June 9, 2016

6:15 pm

Elvis’s Army: Creating the Atomic GI

Brian McAllister Linn, Texas A&M University

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

6:15 pm

James W.C. Pennington Award 2016
Religion and Human Rights: What James Pennington Still Teaches Us

John Witte Jr., Emory University, Atlanta / James W.C. Pennington Fellow, Universität Heidelberg

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Typically American

The lecture series “Typisch Amerikanisch” (“Typically American”) was regularly hosted by the HCA during the winter term. The series aimed at providing both the academic community and the general public in Heidelberg and the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region with multidisciplinary perspectives on issues dealing with American culture, politics, economy and society, past and present. Each annual series was organized around a different central theme. Scholars, professionals, and other experts from and abroad were invited as guest lecturers. Thereby each series offered lectures from various academic disciplines and other areas of expertise, exploring and illuminating the respective main topic from multiple angles.

The first series in 2002/03 introduced the audience to the activities of the newly established HCA. It featured ten lectures, one from each department contributing to the HCA’s founding initiative. Further series focused on “Power, Mission, and Morals - U.S. Foreign Policy” (2003/04), “Nation and Multiculturalism in the U.S” (2004/05), and “The U.S. and the Global Economy” (2005/06). In 2008/09 the topic was “America after the Bush Era”.

 

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