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Dr. Rita SÜSSMUTH Former President, German Bundestag, Berlin

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 Prof. Rita Süssmuth is former President of the German Bundestag and former Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Women, Youth and Health in Germany. In 2006 she became the Chair of the EU High Level Group on "Social Integration of Ethnic Minorities and their full Participation in the Labor Market". She was also Director of the Research Institute "Woman and Society" and is currently the President of the Consortium of Germany Universities for the Turkish-German University in Istanbul (K-DTU). Prof. Süssmuth was Chair of the Independent Council of Experts on Migration and Integration and holds a series of other positions with national and international bodies such as President of the German Poland Institute (DPI) and as Chairwoman of the Polish-German Science Foundation (DPWS).

Publications

Selection:
Wer nicht kämpft, hat schon verloren. Meine Erfahrungen in der Politik, München 2000.
Migration und Integration: Testfall für unsere Gesellschaft, München 2006.
Dennoch: Der Mensch geht vor. Für eine Umkehr in Politik und Gesellschaft, Gütersloh 2007.
Das Gift des Politischen. Gedanken und Erinnerungen, München 2015.