Konferenz anläßlich des 100. Geburtstags von Präsident John F. Kennedy, 29. Mai 2017

14:30

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Director of the John F. Kennedy Institute and Event Organizers

14:45

Keynote Address                                                       

A New Approach to Foreign Policy? Contemporary Reflections on Kennedy’s Address in the Assembly Hall at the Paulskirche in Frankfurt (June 25, 1963)

H.E. John Kornblum, former U.S. Ambassador to Germany          

15:45

Coffee Break

16:00

Live Performance

The Speeches of President Kennedy                                                       

Performed by Caspar Phillipson (portrayed JFK in Jackie) together with historian and Kennedy biographer Anders Agner Pedersen      

16:45

Coffee Break

17:00

Film Screening

Excerpts from Adventures on the new frontier (Robert Drew and Associates, Kennedy Documentary, 1961) and Betting on Trump: Coal (Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Priyanka Boghani, PBS Frontline, 2017)

17:20

Roundtable Discussion

Canaries in the Coal Mine: Deindustrialization, Poverty, and Populism

Moderator: Karen Ruoff Kramer, Director Stanford University in Berlin
Irwin Collier, Department of Economics, Kennedy Institute
Jason Dorson, Department of Literature, Kennedy Institute
Frank Kelleter, Department of Culture, Kennedy Institute
Markus Kienscherf, Department of Sociology, Kennedy Institute
Olaf Stieglitz, Department of History, Kennedy Institute
Lora Viola, Department of Political Science, Kennedy Institute

18:30

Photo Exhibition Opening

American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times

Michelle Logsdon, Cultural Attaché, U.S. Embassy Berlin

18:45

Reception

Eric Purrington & Lorenz Baumeister, Collegium Musicum, Freie Universität Berlin

Conference Program JFK100
Image Credit: (c) Philippe Halsman/Magnum Photos

Dahlem Research School
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
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