GERMANY, THE UNITED STATES, AND THE CHALLENGES OF THE 21ST CENTURY: A ROUNDTABLE AND NETWORKING SERIES
Roundtable #2: CHANGING GENDER AND SEXUALITY NORMS IN GERMANY AND THE US
This Roundtable discussion, held at Florida International University on November 15, 2018 as part of the German Foreign Office’s Deutschlandjahr initiative, featured experts from the University of Miami and Florida International University discussing both countries’ recent experiences with policies regarding reproductive rights, work/family balance, women in politics, same-sex marriages, and issues of interest
to transgender and intersex citizens. How have the experiences of the two countries been similar or different? What can each side learn from the other?
Speakers included Dr. Merike Blofield (University of Miami Women's and Gender Studies Program / Department of Political Science), Dr. Louise Davidson-Schmich (University of Miami Political Science) and Dr. Susanne Zwingel (Florida International University Department of Politics & International Relations).
Dr. Lukas K. Danner (Florida International University European Union Center of Excellence) moderated the discussion.