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Talk: Europe, Germany and the Refugee Crisis
Date: 5 April 2016 
School of Modern Languages and Cultures

The German Consulate General Hong Kong, German Alumni Association Hong Kong and the School of Modern Languages and Cultures jointly invite you to a talk on “Europe, Germany and the Refugee Crisis” to be delivered by Deputy Consul General Mr. Karsten Tietz. Details are as follows:
Date:  Tuesday, 5 April 2016
Time:  18.30
Venue:  Room 4.36, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road.
Speaker:  Mr. Karsten Tietz, Deputy Consul General of Germany*
Chair:  Dr. Andreas Leutzsch, DAAD Visiting Associate Professor
Language:  English
Admission:  free
German beer and snacks will be provided after the talk by courtesy of the German Consulate General Hong Kong.
For enquiries, please contact We look forward to your participation.
*About the speaker:
Mr. Tietz joined the German Foreign Service with an initial posting in the International Law Division in 2000 and has served as the Deputy Consul General of the German Consulate General Hong Kong since September 2015. During the fifteen years as a diplomat, Mr. Tietz has served in a number of capacities. He was Head of Legal and Consular Affairs at the German Embassy in Bangkok from 2002 to 2006, Consul for Cultural and Legal Affairs at the German Consulate General in San Francisco from 2006 to 2009, and Deputy Head of International Civil Law Division of the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin from 2009 to 2012. Prior to his posting in Hong Kong, he was an Elected Member of the Staff Council (“Personalrat”) of the Foreign Office. Mr. Tietz holds a Master of Laws from the Duke University, USA and a law degree from the University of Hamburg.

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