Colloque : “Rapprochement, Change, Perception and Shaping the Future : 50 Years of German-Israeli and Israeli-German Diplomatic Relations” — Université Johannes Gutenberg, Mayence, Allemagne, 27-30/05/2015
International conference at Mainz University under the auspices of Rhineland-Palatinate’s Prime Minister Malu Dreyer / April 27-30, 2015
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Germany and Israel, a conference with the title “Rapprochement, Change, Perception and Shaping the Future: 50 Years of German-Israeli and Israeli-German Diplomatic Relations” will be held from April 27th to April 30th at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. The conference, which will be in English, is organized by the Israel Study Unit and by students of the Israel study group of Mainz University. During the four-day conference, more than 20 researchers and decision makers in the fields of politics and economics from Germany, Israel, and the US will get together in lectures and panel discussions in order to analyze the complex German-Israeli relations of the past 50 years.
We invite all media representatives to join
THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
“Rapprochement, Change, Perception and Shaping the Future: 50 Years of German-Israeli and Israeli-German Diplomatic Relations”
INCLUDING THE KEYNOTE SPEECH
“GERMANY AND ISRAEL: A STORY OF HOPE”
on Monday, 27th April 2015, at 6:00 PM
in the Parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate, Platz der Mainzer Republik 1, 55116 Mainz, GERMANY.
The President of the Parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate, Joachim Mertes, the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate, Malu Dreyer, the Ambassador of the State of Israel, H.E. Yakov Hadas-Handelsman, and the President of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Professor Georg Krausch, will open the conference before the President of the German-Israeli Association, Reinhold Robbe, will give his keynote speech on the complex German-Israeli relations of the past 50 years. The closing remarks will come from Alfred Wittstock, head of the Study Unit Israel at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.
We are looking forward to welcoming you at the conference opening in the Parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate. Please register at http://conference.50-ger-il.com/registration/.
Media representatives are also cordially invited to attend the conference at Mainz University.
Further information on the conference program and necessary registration is available at the conference website at http://conference.50-ger-il.com/.
Head of the Israel Study Unit
Institute of Political Science
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
55099 Mainz, GERMANY
phone +49 6131 39-24788
Deadline for registration : 13 April 2015.
To view the conference program click here