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25 Years Atlantic Academy

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AA 25

In the Heights –
Rhythm of New York (OmU)

Sonntag, 24. Oktober 2021, 18.00 - 21.00 Uhr
Union Studio für Filmkunst, Kaiserslautern
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Call for Papers:
Political Norms and
Normative Politics?
Development, Stagnation, Erosion

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Neue Folge unseres Podcast:
Amerikas Verfassung.
Politik und Gesellschaft in den USA

Folge 10: Von Afghanistan bis Texas - Aktuelle US-News
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The Atlantic Academy presents a forum to all those who have questions related to the United States and its transatlantic relations and who seek discourse with others; Americans as well as Germans. In addition, concerts, film screenings, and lectures present an opportunity for encounters across all the different regions of Rhineland-Palatinate.


The Atlantic Academy offers lectures, seminars, and workshops for all those interested in transatlantic issues. The Academy is open to everyone looking for substantiated information from distinguished experts, including American scholars who have come to Germany following an invitation by the Atlantic Academy.


Those looking for advice—be it journalists, politicians, entrepreneurs, or students—may use the knowledge and experience of the Atlantic Academy’s staff as a resource. As part of the national American studies network, the Academy is able to establish contact with distinguished scholars in the respective fields.


/ News Media 

Interview SRF: Flüchtlingskrise in Del Rio

Unsere Bildungsreferentin Sarah Wagner sprach mit dem SRF über die Flüchtlingskrise an der Südgrenze der USA. 

/ News Notifications 

Call for Papers: Political Norms and Normative Politics? Development, Stagnation, Erosion

Political norms shape the political system with a mixture of constitutional, statutory, and informal regulations. These formal and informal…

/ News Media 

n-tv-Podcast "Wieder was gelernt": Hat Joe Biden kein Gespür für Außenpolitik?

In der aktuellen Ausgabe des n-tv-Podcasts "Wieder was gelernt" spricht unser Direktor Dr. David Sirakov mit Redakteur Kevin Schulte über die…

/ News Media 

Podcast-Gespräch: Black Widow, Joss Whedon und Frauenfiguren bei Marvel

Unsere Bildungsreferentin Sarah Wagner sprach mit dem Team von "Einfach Marvel" über die Repräsentation von Frauen im Marvel Cinematic Universe. 


/ Program Online  Let's Talk America  Events 

Online-Lesung: "Amerikas Gotteskrieger" - der Aufstieg der religiösen Rechten in den USA

In ihrem neuen Buch Amerikas Gotteskrieger: Wie die christliche Rechte die Demokratie gefährdet analysiert Annika Brockschmidt das Spektrum der…

/ Program America On Screen  In-Person  Events 

Kinoreihe AMERICA ON SCREEN: The Florida Project (OmU)

The Florida Project zeigt ein Amerika an der Armutsgrenze während nicht weit entfernt der Freizeitpark Disney World von Wohlstand und Konsum erzählt.…

/ Program Online  Events 

Atlantisches Forum Online: Europa in einer bipolaren Welt

"Europa in einer bipolaren Welt - Wie der Großmachtkonflikt zwischen China und den USA deutsche Interessen gefährdet" lautet der Titel unseres ersten…

/ Program Schulangebote  Online  Events 

Online-Jugendfachseminar: Youth and Protest in the U.S.

In this year's youth seminar we will addres youth activism in the United States and the political issues that keep Gen Z engaged! 

The Academy in a Nutshell

Founded in 1996 by the state government of Rhineland-Palatinate, the Atlantic Academy is a state- and privately funded, non-profit, and non-partisan organization whose goal is to foster transatlantic relations by educating the public about US American politics and society.

While there is little doubt that Europe and America share many interests, the transatlantic alliance is based on the assumption that the countries and peoples on both sides of the Atlantic have more in common than just interests. The Atlantic community rests upon shared values, such as freedom, equality, and democracy. To keep this community of values alive, citizens on both sides of the Atlantic are invited to engage in a dialogue to develop a deeper understanding of each other and to reconcile their differences, if necessary. This discussion needs to be conducted critically and openly. Our events and publications create opportunities for Germans and Americans to meet and discuss the various aspects of transatlantic relations.

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