Wolfgang Silbermann: ‘Challenging Times for German Democracy’

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2018-04-30 17:30 - 21:00
Clare College
Address: Old Court, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TL, UK

The Cambridge University German Society warmly invites you to our first speaker event of Easter Term!

Wolfgang Silbermann heads the division for speeches and publications in the Office of the Federal President of Germany, Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier. He has worked for Dr Steinmeier in various prior positions: as Economic Policy Advisor during his campaign for the chancellorship in 2009, as Legislative Aid during Dr Steinmeier’s tenure as Leader of the Opposition in the German Bundestag, and as Advisor and Chief Speechwriter in the Federal Foreign Office.

Before entering the public service, Wolfgang worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Co., Berlin. He holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the University of Oxford as well as a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University.

At our event, Mr Silbermann will give a talk entitled ‘Challenging Times for German Democracy – and why You should get engaged!’.

There will also be time for questions. Please note that the event will be held in English. All welcome!

We look forward to seeing you there!