United States, 1952
director American Academy, Berlin

Gary Smith

Gary Smith is a philosopher and a historian, who has been living in Germany since 1986. He founded the Einstein Forum in 1992 and in 1997 became director of the American Academy in Berlin. He was the co-author of works such as Benjaminiana. Eine biographische Recherche (1991), Amnestie, oder die Politik der Erinnerung in der Demokratie (1997) and Hannah Arendt Revisited: Eichmann in Jerusalem (2000).

Speaker at



Arts and Education

Living European Values

23 October 2004 09.00 - 17.00 Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlijn


Part II. Idolatry

The Legacy of the Twentieth Century

15 May 1998 9.30 - 20.00 Tilburg University