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Becoming Madame Chancellor: Angela Merkel and the Berlin Republic

Hosted by the European Institute

Canada Blanch Room, Cowdray House, United Kingdom

Speaker

Joyce Mushaben

Chair

Dr Waltraud Schelkle

In her new book  'Becoming Madame Chancellor: Angela Merkel and the Berlin Republic' published in 2017 with Cambridge University Press, Joyce Mushaben explores how Angela Merkel has transformed not only the way Germans see themselves but also the way that politicians worldwide, male and female, perceive women in power

Joyce Marie Mushaben is a Curators’ Professor of Comparative Politics and former Director of the Institute for Women's & Gender Studies (2002-2005). Fluent in German, her teaching centers on comparative public policy, the European Union, women's leadership, citizenship, immigration, mega-cities and sustainability issues. Her research covers new social movements, youth protest, German unification and identities, gender, ethnicity and welfare issues, EU migration and integration studies.

Waltraud Schelkle is Associate Professor of Political Economy at the European Institute, LSE. 

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