Did you know Brazil has a strong Luxembourgish population?
Former Ambassador Carlo Krieger will present on the immigration of Luxembourgers to Brazil, the other America. As the former Luxembourg Ambassador to Brazil, he will explore the similarities and differences between Luxembourg immigration to Brazil and the United States.
This program will be offered through Zoom. Members, please sign in when requesting your ticket.* The Zoom link will be emailed after ticket purchase, and we will send a reminder email a day or two prior to the event.
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About the Speaker:
Former Ambassador Carlo Krieger grew up on a farm outside Mertert, a small Luxembourg village situated on the banks of the Moselle River. He began his studies at the University of Vienna, went on to Miami University (Ohio) to receive a B.A. in social anthropology and continued his studies at the University of Chicago as a Fulbright grantee, before receiving his Ph.D. in Vienna, Austria. He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a civil servant. During the last decades he has been posted to several countries representing Luxembourg, and he most recently served in Brazil, until his retirement in April 2022. Among other tasks, he currently chairs the Luxembourg Roots and Leaves organization. He is married to Nicole Krieger-Loos and they have three children.