LSE European Series in association with LSESU German Society
Date: Thursday 2 March 2006
Venue: Shaw Library, sixth floor, Old Building
Speaker: Dr Thomas de Maizière
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone
As the largest economy in the European Union, Germany has seen a sustained period of low economic growth over the last decade. The new 'grand coalition', of which Dr Thomas de Maizière is a prominent member, faces the challenge of the tackling Germany's economic problems.
Federal minister Dr Thomas de Maizière is head of the federal chancellery and one of the closest advisers to Angela Merkel, Germany's new chancellor. Prior to his current position he has held several key positions in the state of Saxony, having been responsible for, at different times, the ministries of interior, justice and finance.
This speech will be given in German, but a simultaneous translation service will be provided for those who do not speak German.
This series is hosted by the European Institute at LSE and supported by LSE Annual Fund. This event forms part of the LSESU German Society German Symposium
This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first serve basis.
The next event in the series takes place on Wednesday 8 March - Lord Ashdown will give a lecture on The Western Balkans: are they really part of Europe?
Suggestions for Economic Growth and Job Creation in Germany (PDF)
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