Germany-Turkey 2000: Domestic and Foreign Politics for a new Millennium


Wednesday, July 19 – Hanover
10:15 Arrival in Hanover Langenhagen – Transfer to Hanover EXPO
12:00 The German-Turkish exchange programme for young journalists
Introduction to the programme by Michael Anthony
14:00 The World Exposition, guided tour to
– Germany Hall
– Theme Park: Energy and Environment
18:00 Dinner
21:00 Transfer to Berlin

Thursday, July 20 – Berlin
10:00 The German media landscape
Ulrich Deppendorf, director of the ARD Berlin Office
12:30 The Berlin Republic
Visit to the German Bundestag
16:30 German-Turkish relationship
State Secretary Wolfgang Ischinger
18:00 Press-politics relations
Meeting with parliamentary correspondents (Wulf Schmiese, Die Welt)

Friday, July 21 – Berlin
08:30 Breakfast with Turkish correspondents in Berlin
10:00 The problems with double citizenship in Berlin
Özcan Mutlu (Green party), member of local parliament
Germany-Turkey: The stance of the opposition
Leading member of the CDU/CSU fraction in the Bundestag
Integration or segregation, the role of the media
Panel discussion

Saturday, July 22 – Berlin
09:00 Question and answer with journalists from Berliner Zeitung and SFB „Radio MultiKulti“
10:30 Turkish radio in Berlin
Visit to Radio Metropol
12:30 Social Hotspots in Kreuzberg
Visit to the community centre „Naunynritze“
20:00 Meeting with German journalists in the beergarden Pfefferberg

Sunday, July 23 – Berlin
09:30 Meeting with journalists
11:30 The New Berlin – tour of the city
explanations by Michael Anthony
14:00 Tracing Berlin’s history underground
Tour in the network of tunnels around the former Hitler bunker
16:00 Visit to the Pergamon Museum

Monday, July 24 – Hamburg
09:00 Departure from Berlin
12:00 Arrival in Hamburg-Bergedorf
13:00 Promoting German-Turkish dialogue – The projects of the Körber Foundation
16:00 Integration into education
meeting with pupils and teachers from the Max-Brauer School
* The programme in Hamburg was organised in cooperation with the Körber Foundation.

Tuesday, July 25 – Hamburg
10:00 Forms of political extremism in Germany
Office for the protection of the constitution
14:00 Turkish youth and crime
Christian Pfeiffer (Leiter des Kriminologischen Forschungsinstituts Niedersachsen)
Europe’s foreign and security policy
Joseff Joffe, Die Zeit
19:00 Reception on the historical Rickmer-Rickmers ship in the port of Hamburg

Wednesday, July 26
08:05 Departure with Lufthansa

* gratefully acknowledges the support of the German Government Press Office and the Körber Foundation for funding and supporting this programme.