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German Election Watchparty

  • Sunday, September 26, 2021
  • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • 2nd Floor, Brauhaus room


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Join us for an in-person German election live viewing on Sunday, September 26th.

Sponsored by the German Consulate in Chicago, the event will feature live coverage of the exit polls followed by an expert panel discussion on the impact the results may have on Germany, the EU, and the broader transatlantic relations.

DANK Haus,  2nd Floor Brauhaus Room
4740 North Western Avenue
(free parking available on the 53 Bank lot located on 4800 N Western)

Time: Doors open at 9:30 am | Event begins at 10 am
German breakfast will be provided by Himmel's Restaurant

Panel Speakers:
  • Wolfgang Mössinger, German Consul General in Chicago
  • Marco Heuer, President, DANK Haus Board of Directors
  • Robert Hogg, Historian, North Park University and Columbia College Chicago
  • Emanuel Rota,  Director, European Union Center at the University of Illinois
  • Craig Kafura, Assistant Director for Public Opinion and Foreign Policy, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

The panel will discuss bilateral relations, the European Union, and the international aspect of elections from 10:00-11:00 am. We will then stream live coverage of the incoming election results from German public TV (ARD) and Deutsche Welle (in English). Following the election results, the panel will return to discuss the repercussions of the election results and the event will wrap up with a statement from Consul General Wolfgang Mössinger.

Can't attend in person? Join us online as we stream the event.

Register Here for Online Access

Please note: Attendance is limited, so be sure to register early to ensure a spot.

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is requiring that everyone age two or older, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks in public indoor settings, effective Friday, August 20, 2021. Masking remains optional in outdoor settings, where the risk of COVID-19 transmission is lower, though masks are recommended for unvaccinated individuals in crowded outdoor settings. Please be sure to wear your mask whenever you are indoors at the DANK Haus. If we work together to protect one another, we can slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Chicago, IL 60625

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