6 episodes

Welcome to the podcast of the German American Conference 2021, a student-run conference at the Harvard Kennedy School. In this podcast we will talk about the transatlantic relationship between Germany and the US. With guests from both sides of the Atlantic, we will discuss “The future of problem solving”. From the afganistan crisis through climate change and science and policies - we will talk about all kinds of problems the world is facing right now. For more information on the conference, happening October 21.-24. please visit our website: https://www.germanamericanconference.org/

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Welcome to the podcast of the German American Conference 2021, a student-run conference at the Harvard Kennedy School. In this podcast we will talk about the transatlantic relationship between Germany and the US. With guests from both sides of the Atlantic, we will discuss “The future of problem solving”. From the afganistan crisis through climate change and science and policies - we will talk about all kinds of problems the world is facing right now. For more information on the conference, happening October 21.-24. please visit our website: https://www.germanamericanconference.org/

    Good Patents - Bad Patents: Does protecting the pharmaceutical industry also benefit the most vulnerable?

    Good Patents - Bad Patents: Does protecting the pharmaceutical industry also benefit the most vulnerable?

    In our last episode before the German-Amrican Conference, our guests Prof. Dr. Timo Minssen and Sabrina Wimmer discuss the controverse topic on patent waivers and interlectual property rights in the pharmaceutical industry. Tune in for an interesting talk about the price of medicine, covid-vaccines and much more!

    This podcast is supported by Wunderbartogether, an initiative founded by the federal foreign office to celebrate the German American friendship (https://www.wunderbar2gether.org/). 

    Intro/Outro & Post-Production: Emanuel Pavel (https://www.emanuelpavel.de/)

    • 38 min
    Transgender Athletes - How do we find a fair and inclusive solution for international competitions?

    Transgender Athletes - How do we find a fair and inclusive solution for international competitions?

    This week we are listening to trangender athlete Schuyler Bailar's inspiring story about how he became the first trangender athlete to compete in any sport on an NCAA Division 1 men's team. 
    Tune in and enjoy!

    The transcript for this episode can be found on our Website: https://www.germanamericanconference.org/podcast/

    This podcast is supported by Wunderbartogether, an initiative founded by the federal foreign office to celebrate the German American friendship (https://www.wunderbar2gether.org/). 

    Intro/Outro & Post-Production: Emanuel Pavel (https://www.emanuelpavel.de/)

    • 39 min
    Powerful Minds - The challenges of mental health in a post-pandemic world

    Powerful Minds - The challenges of mental health in a post-pandemic world

    In this episode we discuss the challenges of mental health in a post-pandemic world together with Rick Wolthusen, psychiatry resident at Duke University and founder of "On The Move e.V." 

    The transcript for this episode can be found on our Website: https://www.germanamericanconference.org/podcast/

    This podcast is supported by Wunderbartogether, an initiative founded by the federal foreign office to celebrate the German American friendship (https://www.wunderbar2gether.org/). 

    Intro/Outro & Post-Production: Emanuel Pavel (https://www.emanuelpavel.de/)

    • 32 min
    Global Climate Change - Who is responsible for protecting our earth?

    Global Climate Change - Who is responsible for protecting our earth?

    In this episode we talk with award winning movie director Andres Veiel about the global climate change crisis and his movie "Ecocide".  
    Tune in for interesting discussions about "Who is responsible for saving our earth?" and climate change in our global world. 

    The transcript for this episode can be found on our Website: https://www.germanamericanconference.org/podcast/

    This podcast is supported by Wunderbartogether, an initiative founded by the federal foreign office to celebrate the German American friendship (https://www.wunderbar2gether.org/). 

    Intro/Outro & Post-Production: Emanuel Pavel (https://www.emanuelpavel.de/)

    • 33 min
    Transatlantic Relationships in Action - How Germany and the U.S. worked together during the Afghanistan crisis

    Transatlantic Relationships in Action - How Germany and the U.S. worked together during the Afghanistan crisis

    In our first Episode Dr. Claudia Major and Dr. Magdalena Kirchner explain how the United States worked together during their time in Afghanistan. What were the reasons, Germany joined the U.S. in their mission back in 2001?  Were Germany and other European countries dependent on US-Troups? Should Europe improve their military autonomy? 
    These are only some of the questions our Host Anne McElvoy discussed with our two guests in this episode. 

    The transcript for this episode can be found on our Website: https://www.germanamericanconference.org/podcast/

    This podcast is supported by Wunderbartogether, an initiative founded by the federal foreign office to celebrate the German American friendship (https://www.wunderbar2gether.org/).

    Intro/Outro & Post-Production: Emanuel Pavel (https://www.emanuelpavel.de/)

    • 46 min
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    Welcome to the podcast of the German American Conference 2021, a student-run conference at the Harvard Kennedy School. In this podcast we will talk about the transatlantic relationship between Germany and the US. With guests from both sides of the Atlantic, we will discuss “The future of problem solving”. From the afganistan crisis through climate change and science and policies - we will talk about all kinds of problems the world is facing right now. For more information on the conference, happening October 21.-24. please visit our website: https://www.germanamericanconference.org/ 

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
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2 Ratings

Isabel_Kl ,

Female experts talking about security issues in Afghanistan - fascinating!

Dives deep into the topic. Great conversation with interesting (female only!!!) speakers.

Mary.J.S. ,

Great Podcast with interesting guests!

Super interesting topic, great guests and host! Looking forward to more episodes!

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