The German politician is a sitting member of parliament for the Green Party in the German Bundestag. Beck served as the Green Party’s Speaker for Legal Affairs from 1994–2002, and as the Green Party Chief Whip in the Bundestag since then. He is openly gay and a strong advocate of LGTB rights.
The author is a PhD candidate at the Department of English and American Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin and currently a visiting scholar at the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. She grew up in Warsaw and came to Berlin in 2003. She studied English and American Studies, German Literature and Media Studies in Berlin and London. She works as a conference interpreter, translator and author. In 2014 she was awarded with the German-Polish Journalism Award.
Hasso Mansfeld is a self-employed corporate consultant and communication expert. For his ideas and campaigns he was honoured with the German PR prize three times.
Heinrich Schmitz is a well-known German criminal defense lawyer and blogger. He passed his bar examination in Düsseldorf and since 1987 has been a partner in a lawyer’s office in Euskirchen.
Christopher Gohl has been a member of the German Free Democratic Party (FDP) since 1990. Since 2005 he has been organizing innovative processes of political participation, e.g. the political mediation concerning the development of the Frankfurt Airport. Since 2012 Gohl has been doing research in Tübingen on the topic of cosmopolitan responsibility in economy.
Ann-Marlene Henning is a Danish neuro-psychologist, sexologist and TV personality. She has her own sex therapy and couples counselling practice in Hamburg. Her bestselling book “Sex & Lovers: A Practical Guide” was published in 2012 and translated into different languages. It was followed in 2014 by “Make More Love” (German titel), where Henning explores how sexuality changes with aging.
Stylia Kampani has been active in different European youth organizations including the Young European Federalists (JEF) where she is currently serving as Editor-in-Chief of the New Federalist magazine. She studied International and European Studies in Piraeus and Bremen, and now continues her graduate studies in Political Economy in Berlin. She is also assisting the work of Jacques Delors Institute and is part of the Young European Collective whose members contribute to the column “Who, If Not Us”?
He is the director of Transatlantic Networks, a foreign policy institute in Königswinter, Germany and a frequent commentator on German radio and television.
David Pizzo is a professor of history at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky (USA). His research interests include German history, modern European history, imperialism, genocide, and structures of power. He regularly leads student programs abroad and has lived and worked in Germany, South Africa, Tanzania, Italy, and Greece.