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90th Anniversary of the Establishment of Irish-German Diplomatic Relations

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Glucksman Library, Appellate Court Room, University of Limerick

Plassey Park Road

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International Colloquium: On the Role of Bilateral Diplomatic Relations

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Pre-programme: Opening of the Gottschalk German-Irish book collection by H.E. Deike Potzel - 2.30pm

3pm - 4.15pm: Prof. Kerstin Mey, Vice President, UL – Opening of the Colloquium

Dr Gisela Holfter, Centre for Irish-German Studies, UL – Introductory Remarks

Reflections on diplomatic experiences in Germany and Ireland (Chair: Prof. Eda Sagarra, TCD):

Seán Ó hUiginn (Irish Ambassador to Germany – 2002 - 2006)

David Donoghue (Irish Ambassador to Germany – 2006 - 2009)

Dr Eckhard Lübkemeier (German Ambassador to Ireland – 2011 - 2014)

Michael Collins (Irish Ambassador to Germany – 2014 - 2019)

Deike Potzel (German Ambassador to Ireland since 2017)

4.45pm – 6.00pm Roundtable discussion: On the role of bilateral diplomatic relations within the EU in times of Brexit (Chair: Prof. Joachim Fischer, Centre for European Studies, UL):

Niall Burgess (Secretary General, DFAT) tbc

Louis-José Touron (Swiss Ambassador to Ireland)

Dr Helmut Freudenschuss (Austrian Ambassador to Ireland)

Deike Potzel (German Ambassador to Ireland)

Dr Nicholas O’Brien (Irish Ambassador to Germany)

Followed by a reception, hosted by the School of Law, UL

The support of the FAHSS and the AHSS teaching fund and the School of Law is gratefully acknowledged.

Ongoing Exhibition, Glucksman Library: “The Children of Operation Shamrock”

Subsequent event: GSAI annual conference 15/16 November, taking place at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick

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