Angela Merkel's 16-year chancellorship has been historic. Merkel was the first female leader of Germany, the second longest-serving chancellor, and the first chancellor since reunification to come from the former GDR. We ask: What legacy does she leave for Germany and the wider world?
How to enter
Entries should be 400-450 words in length and written in German. The topic may be addressed from any angle; your submission may take the form of a discursive essay, or you may choose a more creative form. Entries will be judged based on both content and language.
Entries should be submitted by e-mail, together with the attached form, to firstname.lastname@example.org by 22 November 2021.
The author and winning entry will receive a book token and will be published in the Königspost. The Königspost is King College London’s German Department newspaper, which has a wide circulation among university students and learners of German across the UK. Prizes will also be awarded to runners-up.
All entrants will be invited to an online prize-giving ceremony and seminar run by King’s College London in early December 2021.