LIVE STREAM: Europe After Merkel

Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman, Munich Security Conference; Constanze Stelzenmüller, Senior Fellow on Foreign Policy, Brookings. Moderated by Ivo H. Daalder.

In the 30 years since its reunification, Germany has driven the European Union forward. Through the bloc's growth in size and influence, and in the face of economic and humanitarian crises, Germany has assumed a leadership role – especially since Angela Merkel’s chancellorship in 2005. As Merkel now prepares to leave the stage, who will lead the defense of liberal, democratic values at a time when the EU faces a number of serious tests? Join the Council and a panel of experts on the 31st anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall for a conversation on Germany and Europe's uncertain future.

Copies of Wolfgang Ischinger’s book World in Danger: Germany and Europe in an Uncertain Time are available for pre-sale from our local Chicago book partner The Book Cellar.

Speaker Bio


"GERMAN LESSONS. Thirty years after the end of history: Elements of an education", Constanze Stelzenmüller, Brookings Institution, 11/2019

"Germany: Baffled Hegemon", Constanze Stelzenmüller, Brookings Institution, 02/2019 


2:30pm CT
Program begins 

3:00pm CT
Audience Q&A 

3:15pm CT