Conversations on Europe. "The Challenges Facing Europe: A French-German Approach."


Nov
08
2012

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  • Speaker: Graham Paul, Consul General of France; Christian Brecht, Consul General of Germany.
  • Host Department: Center for European Studies
  • Date: 11/08/2012
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Location: 1636 International Institute/1080 S. University

  • Christian Brecht, Consul General of Germany, and Graham Paul, Consul General of France

    Christian Brecht, Consul General of Germany, and Graham Paul, Consul General of France

  • Description:

    A joint presentation by Christian Brecht, Consul General of Germany, and Graham Paul, Consul General of France.

    In light of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Elysee Treaty between France and Germany, the address will provide an in-depth French and German perspective on the Euro crisis and the challenges facing Europe and the transatlantic partnership today.

    Christian Brecht, Consul General of Germany

    Dr. Christian Brecht has been Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chicago since August 2012. He joined the Foreign Service in 1980 and has served in Germany, China, Myanmar, Chile, Australia, France, Pakistan, and Canada. Dr. Brecht studied law at Tübingen University and received his PhD in law from the University of Geneva.

    Graham Paul, Consul General of France

    Mr. Graham Paul assumed the position of Consul General of France in Chicago in June, 2010. He joined the Foreign Service in 1984 and has spent much of his career working in Germany or on French-German relations, most recently as Deputy Head of the French Embassy in Berlin. Graham Paul holds a degree in law and is a graduate of the Institute of Political Studies of Bordeaux.

    Co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Germany and Consulate General of France in Chicago.

    Part of "The European Economic Crisis and its Political Dimensions." 


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