Fall of the Berlin Wall
  • Sponsored by the German Information Center USA - the center for public diplomacy at the German Embassy -, the European Campus Weeks at Northeastern University aim to stimulate discussion about the importance of the transatlantic partnership, the strategic alliance, and the mutual values shared between Germany, Europe, and the United States The program is designed to promote dialogue and seeks to foster the exchange of ideas campus wide and beyond.

Next Year’s Theme: 25 Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall

This year’s activities have come to an end. We have posted an overview under the tab ‘Spring 2014: Germany in Europe’. Next year we’ll be back. The theme will reflect on the fact that the Berlin Wall fell in November 1989.

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Movie Screening: “The Lives of Others”

 Gerd Wiesler surveilled his spectators during the movie         screening of the 2006 Oscar winning movie “Des Leben der Anderen’ or ‘The Lives of Others’ on March 13, 2014

Reminder: 5 v 5 Soccer Tournament – next week!

As the World Cup looms closer please join us the week of March 24- March 28, 2014 for a week of exciting competition. All game play will take place during the hours of 12-2 with a Final Match to crown a winner Friday, March 28th @ 1:00 pm.  It’s not too late to join: Respond to Liz … Continue reading

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Movie Screening: The Lives of Others (2005)

Please join us for the first screening in a series of German movies as part of this year’s European Campus Weeks sponsored by the German Embassy in Washington DC On Thursday March 13 at 3pm, we will show “The Lives of Others”, which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2006. The story … Continue reading

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5 vs 5 Soccer Tournament: 24 – 28 March, 2014

As part of this year’s European Campus Weeks, we   are pleased to announce the FIRST ANNUAL Northeastern University Political Science 5 versus 5 Soccer Tournament, sponsored by the generous German Embassy. As the World Cup looms closer please join us the week of March 24- March 28, 2014 for a week of exciting competition. … Continue reading

Results of the German Golden Medal Count

Everybody gets a prize: the lunch box and a t shirt – and a picture in the German Golden Medal Competition ‘Hall of Fame’. See the results below. The actual golden medal count was 8 for Germany. Phil D’Agati                       8 Liz Moore                               9 Klara … Continue reading

Sochi Olympic Medal Competition

Submit your guess:  How many Olympic Gold Medals will Germany get in Sochi? And win this marvelous German lunch box.   Make your Gold Medal Count submissions to: n.bormann@neu.edu by Friday, February 21.

German Cinema Series

Technical issues kept us from showing the 2006 movie “The Lives of Others” – winner of the Oscar for best foreign language movie. We’ll reschedule a showing in the upcoming spring semester. Thank you for those present today for your patience!

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