Ambassador's Events

The German Energiewende in critical perspective

30 Januar 2015 | German Embassy London
Professor Miranda Schreurs of Freie Universität Berlin speaking at the Embassy Talk

Since the decision to stop using nuclear power altogether by 2021 was made in 2011, this policy - known as "Energiewende" - has been the subject of much discussion, both in Germany and abroad. On 29 January, the Embassy’s Department for Economic Affairs, Energy and Global Issues hosted an event on this energy transition.

Translator Anthea Bell awarded Cross of the Order of Merit

29 January 2015 | German Embassy London
Anthea Bell gives a speech on receiving the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, 29 January 2015

On 29 January 2015, Ambassador Ammon presented the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany to the distinguished translator Anthea Bell at a reception at the Embassy attended by Mrs Bell's family and colleagues.

Ambassador Ammon on awarding the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany to Anthea Bell

29 January 2015 | German Embassy London
Ambassador Ammon gives a speech in honour of Anthea Bell, 29 January 2015

On 29 January 2015, Ambassador Peter Ammon presented the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany to acclaimed translator Anthea Bell. This award was in recognition of Mrs Bell's services to translation and outstanding contribution to cultural understanding between Germany and the UK.

Speech by Ambassador Peter Ammon at panel discussion on the experience of German companies in the UK

29 January 2015 | German Embassy London
Ambassador Peter Ammon

On 27 January, Ambassador Peter Ammon hosted a panel discussion on the experience of German companies in the UK with the British vocational training system. Click here for Dr Ammon's opening speech.

Speech by Ambassador Peter Ammon at the 2015 Angermion Lecture

29 January 2015 | German Embassy London
Ambassador Peter Ammon

Click here to read Dr Ammon's speech at the 2015 Angermion Lecture. The lecture, which took place on 26 January and formed part of the Embassy Talks series, was given by Professor Martin Roth, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A).