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Martin Klimke of NYU Abu Dhabi to give lecture, “Tearing Down Walls, Building Bridges: Dr. King’s Visit to Cold War Berlin” on April 8, 2018

Martin Klimke, Associate Dean at NYU Abu Dhabi, will give a lecture titled, “Tearing Down Walls, Building Bridges: Dr. King’s Visit to Cold War Berlin,” on Sunday, April 8 at 5:00pm in the Aula at Ely Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

In memoriam of the 50th Anniversary of King's assassination, Klimke will discuss the impact of his visit to Berlin in 1964.

Klimke is the author of numerous books, including: Transnational Protest Movements, Processes of Cultural Transfer, and Global Networks of Dissent. He also co-authored, together with Vassar professor Maria Höhn, A Breath of Freedom: African American GIs, the Civil Rights Struggle and Germany.

Sponsored by AMST, Engaged Pluralism Initiative, and History.

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Posted by Office of Communications Thursday, March 29, 2018