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Local Governance of Religious Diversity

Through the Lenses of Hamburg and Washington, DC Religious diversity brings issues of church-state relations as well interfaith relations into focus. While national narratives have been dominant in examinations of …

Jeff Rathke on the 2022 Midterm Elections

AGI President Jeff Rathke appeared in German media to discuss the 2022 midterm elections. Mr. Rathke gave his analysis of U.S. politics and what to expect following the elections on …

U.S.-German Futures Forum: U.S. Department of State Announces Partnership with American-German Institute at Johns Hopkins University

The U.S. Department of State will partner with the American-German Institute at Johns Hopkins University (AGI) for the U.S.-German Futures Forum. The inaugural Futures Forum took place in Münster, Germany, …

Episode 71: Economic Boom, Income Disparity, and Climate Change in Glendale, AZ

On this episode of The Zeitgeist, AGI President Jeff Rathke talks with participants in the AGI project on social divisions in Germany and the United States, which recently visited Glendale, …

Time for a TTIP Light?

Germany and Transatlantic Economic Relations “Germany should dismantle transatlantic trade barriers and make a new start on a free trade agreement that increases prosperity while protecting climate and social policy …

Episode 68: U.S.-German Economic Relations and a Changing Global Landscape

On this episode of The Zeitgeist, AGI President Jeff Rathke and Peter Rashish, Director of the AGI Geoeconomics Program, discuss the state of German-American economic relations and the countries’ shared …

Anna Körs, DAAD/AGI Research Fellow

AGI is pleased to welcome Dr. Anna Körs as a DAAD/AGI Research Fellow in October and November 2022. She is scientific manager and vice director at the Academy of World …

Trade Liberalization: De Jure and De Facto

More than a year and a half into his administration, President Biden has so far followed through on a key campaign pledge: to forego new trade deals that open U.S. …

German and American Zeitenwenden

Shared Challenges When Chancellor Olaf Scholz declared in February that Germany was facing a Zeitenwende (a turning point) in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, he stated that it …

Do We Need a Digital Bretton Woods?

The development of the Internet, and thus of the digital world, has had a transformative effect on the global economy. The transatlantic economy has been at the forefront of that …

Episode 66: Are the International Trading System and Globalization in Crisis?

On this episode of the podcast, AGI President Jeff Rathke and Peter Rashish, Director of the AGI Geoeconomics Program, discuss the ongoing challenges facing international trade, potential reforms to the …

Naika Foroutan, DAAD/AGI Research Fellow

AGI is pleased to welcome Dr. Naika Foroutan as a DAAD/AGI Research Fellow from September to December 2022. She is Professor of Integration Research and Social Policy at the Institute of …