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The threats to democracy

Lecture by Bundestag President Wolfgang Schäuble for the series „100 Years of the Weimar Republic” on February 7, 2019

Freiburg, Jan 29, 2019

The threats to democracy

Photo: Laurence Chaperon

The Colloquium politicum at the University of Freiburg invites you to the final lecture of the series "100 Years of the Weimar Republic. Everything for the people. Everything through the people". Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, President of the Bundestag, will give a lecture on the topic: "Berlin is not Weimar: On the Threats to Democracy". Schäuble has been a member of the German Bundestag since 1972 and is the longest-serving member of parliament. From 1984 to 1991 and again from 2005 to 2017 he was a member of the German Federal Government and held the posts of Minister of the Interior and Minister of Finance. Schäuble has been President of the German Bundestag since 2017. The Colloquium politicum has organized the event in cooperation with the Landeszentrale für politische Bildung Freiburg (Regional Center for Political Education Freiburg).