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Workshop - "Half a Day on FAZ: Discussing the History of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung"

After hosting a two day conference on The Economist the ECONPUBLIC project turns to another emblematic publication, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, colloquially known as FAZ. Founded in 1949, the FAZ was one of the most influential publications in the German Federal Republic as a newspaper of record and of analysis. One of the FAZ's signal features was its forceful coverage of political economy. Published from the heart of German finance, the paper is rightly credited for reviving and renewing the liberal tradition in Germany. 

Programme

All welcome at: Foster Court 233, UCL, GOWER STREET, LONDON, WC1E 6BT

Wednesday 2 December, 2015, 14:00-17:30

  • Minds, Topics, Networks – The economic department of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung from 1949 until 1990 [abstract]
    Maximilian Kutzner, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  • European Integration, Ordoliberalism, and the Public Sphere. The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung’s economics department and the European Economic Community (EEC), 1950s – 1970s [abstract]
    Martin Herzer, European University Institute
  • Towards an (ordo-)liberal turn? Economic journalism of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung during the 1980s [abstract]
    Carola Westermeier, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen