March

8

2022

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Gender Parity in Germany - Current Situation and Strategies

Outcry-and-Whisper_-An-Online-Discussion

Speakers:

Stefanie Seedig, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hong Kong SAR

Almuth Meyer-Zollitsch, Director, Goethe-Institut Hong Kong


Moderators:

Li Chong, German Programme, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU

Ebbie Ng, HKU Undergraduate Student, minoring in Gender Studies and German


Date: 8 March 2022 (Tuesday)

Time: 5:00 PM (Hong Kong Time)

Language: English

Delivery: via Zoom


Stefanie Seedig assumed her position as Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hong Kong SAR in August 2021. She has been working on Asian affairs in different positions in Berlin and Brussels since 2005. Before moving to Hong Kong, she was Head of Division for Southeast Asia in the Foreign Office in Berlin. Other postings abroad included the German Embassies in Warsaw and in Bogotá. She is an economist by training.


Almuth Meyer-Zollitsch, born in Bremen (Germany), holds a doctorate in History and German Studies. Since 1985, she has been working for the Goethe-Institut in various positions in Germany, Europe and Asia. Previous posts have included Deputy Director of the Goethe-Institut in Milan (Italy) and Director of the Goethe-Institut in Hanoi (Vietnam). Since the end of 2016 she has been director of the Goethe-Institut in Hong Kong.


This event is organized with the support of the Gender Studies Programme, School of Humanities, the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, and the Women's Studies Research Centre at the University of Hong Kong.