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19.03.2010

The Cost of Safety - The Price of Freedom National Security in Times of Terrorism special guest: Bernhard Schlink


Heidelberg University Association
and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Cordially invite you to a
Transatlantic Dialogue:
The Cost of Safety - The Price of Freedom
National Security in Times of Terrorism
Featuring
Stephen Holmes
Walter E. Meyer Professor of Law
Bernhard Schlink
Professor of Law, Author
on Monday, April 19, 2010, 6 PM at the German House
871 United Nations Plaza (1st Avenue/49th Street), New York, NY 10017

Stephen Holmes, after receiving his Ph.D. at Yale and teaching at Yale, Wesleyan, Princeton and Harvard Universities, moved to the University of Chicago where he taught in both the Political Science Department and the Law School. From 1997-2000, Holmes was Professor of Politics at Princeton University. Currently he is Walter E. Meyer Professor of Law at New York University and faculty co-director of the Center on Law and Security. Holmes' research centers on the disappointments of democracy and economic liberalization after communism and the difficulty of combating international Salafi terrorism within the bounds of the Constitution and the rule of law. From 1991-92 he was a member of the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin.
Bernhard Schlink, received his Doctorate at Universität Heidelberg in 1975. He taught Law at the universities of Bonn and Frankfurt am Main, before accepting a position as Professor of Law at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in 1992. From 1988-2006 he was a Justice at the Constitutional Court of the State of Nordrhein-Westfalen; since 1994 he teaches regularly as a guest professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York. Schlink has authored many novels, including The Reader. His most recent book, Guilt about the Past, a collection of essays, explores guilt both as a uniquely German and a global experience and how it attaches itself to societies and the rule of law. Bernard Schlink is the 2010 Heidelberg Author in Residence.
Heidelberg University Association – Universität Heidelberg’s U.S. presence
Universität Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university, is one of the top-ranked institutions in the world of international science and scholarship and a symbol of outstanding academic excellence. Heidelberg University enjoys strong and long standing ties with the United States. Research on both sides of the Atlantic has enjoyed advances from a wide variety of collaborations and partnerships between Heidelberg University and its counterparts in the U.S. Heidelberg University Association, a 501©(3) non-profit organization based in New York, supports the University’s strong transatlantic academic co-operative endeavors as well as the close ties between Heidelberg and its American Alumni organization, Heidelberg Alumni U.S. (HAUS).
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin celebrates its 200th anniversary this year. Located in the heart of Berlin and founded on the philosophical and academic principles of Wilhelm von Humboldt, the University has become a model for research and teaching institutions around the world and a center for academic excellence and global leadership. The Humboldt-Universität liaison office in New York promotes the University's achievements in research and higher education and supports its partnerships with American institutions, in the academic sector and beyond. HU-NY is committed to reaching out to alumni, friends and supporters throughout the United States.

Please RSVP by April 15 to info@HeidelbergUniversity.org. Registration required.
Heidelberg University Association – Contact: Irmintraud Jost, IJost@HeidelbergUniversity.org, 212-758-3324
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Contact: Charlotte Cousins, academic.residence.ny@uv.hu-berlin.de, 212-758-5893


Heidelberg University Association – Contact: Irmintraud Jost, IJost@HeidelbergUniversity.org, 212-758-3324
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Contact: Charlotte Cousins, academic.residence.ny@uv.hu-berlin.de, 212-758-5893









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20.07.2019