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A conference on "The German experience of federalism"

Event Start: 20/01/2010 - 5:30pm
Event End: 20/01/2010 - 7:00pm  

Location: 34 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QB

The main speaker, Professor Rudolf Hrbek of Tübingen University, will discuss the development of the federal system in Germany, the effects of unification on the federal system and recent efforts to modernise German federalism. He will also give an insight into the German view of the European Union and its possible federal development. Mr Johannes Leithäuser of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung will provide further comment before a general question and answer session. Finally the Minister at the German Embassy, Dr Eckhard Lübkemeier, has kindly invited us to a reception afterwards.

The programme is as follows:

5.00 - 5.30pm Doors open
5.30 - 6.00pm Professor Rudolf Hrbek
6.00-6.15 pm Mr Johannes Leithäuser
6.15 - 7.00pm Questions and Answers, with responses from speakers
7.00 - 8.00pm Drinks reception.

We the Federal Trust have been most fortunate to secure the much appreciated support of the German Embassy in organizing this event, jointly with the Federal Union.

We very much hope that you will be able to join us on 20th January, 2009. Please register with Alison Sutherland of the Federal Trust at