"Germany, Europe and the Future of Transatlantic Relations" – Helga Welsh to Deliver Next World Affairs Council Talk, Nov. 7 at UNC Asheville


Helga Welsh will discuss Germany, Europe and the Future of Transatlantic Relations, in a talk at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. Her lecture will be presented by the WNC chapter of World Affairs Council, OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville) and the university’s Department of Political Science.

Welsh is the co-author of the forthcoming book, Germany Today: Politics and Policies in a Changing World, and is professor of political science at Wake Forest University, where she received the Jon Reinhardt Award for Distinguished Teaching. Welsh earned her graduate degrees at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich and has focused her research and writing on the history and politics of the former East Germany, German unification, and democratization processes in Central and Eastern Europe. She is co-editor of the online journal, German Politics.

The World Affairs Council lecture series at UNC Asheville will complete its 2017 season on Dec. 5 with The State of the Middle East in the Post-ISIS Era, presented by Ali Demirdas of the College of Charleston faculty.

Admission to World Affairs Council presentations at UNC Asheville is $10 for the public; free to members of the World Affairs Council and UNC Asheville students. For more information, visit the OLLI website or call 828.251.6140.