60 Years Political Science at Kiel University

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The ceremony of the 60th anniversary of Political Science at Kiel University took place on 8th June in the Council chamber of the Town hall of Kiel. After the welcoming address by Professor Tine Stein and Professor Joachim Krause, the Lord Mayor of Kiel, Torsten Albig, congratulated the Department of Political Science, Kiel University, on its anniversary. Albig pointed to the very low turn-out in local elections, appealing to the Political Sciences to find answers to urgent problems of our times. The first ceremonial address was held by the Chairman of the German Association for Political Science (Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft), Professor Hubertus Buchstein, who spoke about the establishment and development of Political Science in Germany that had been characterized by highs and lows.