Press Release of 02/12/2018

EUROPA 2: Dr Auma Obama to feature in talk2christiansen discussions

  • TV journalist Sabine Christiansen hosts discussion format
  • Guest: Dr Auma Obama, sociologist, author and activist
  • Cruise from Mauritius to Colombo

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ successful discussion format, talk2christiansen, is back, when well-known German TV journalist Sabine Christiansen will welcome on board EUROPA 2, Dr Auma Obama – an author, speaker and activist with a range of interests. Dr Obama will speak to Sabine Christiansen about her work and civic engagement; the future of Africa; her relationship with politics; and her brother, former US President Barack Obama. The EUROPA 2 cruise across the Indian Ocean sets sail later this month.

(Click image to enlarge and download. Further pictures can be found in the photo archive.)

Dr Auma Obama, the elder sister of the former US president, grew up in Kenya, studied in Heidelberg and Bayreuth and spent 16 years living in Germany before moving to the UK. Now living in Kenya, Dr Obama is dedicated to helping young people all over the world, who come from disadvantaged backgrounds. She is the initiator and head of the Auma Obama Foundation Sauti Kau, which is Swahili for “strong voices”. She is also a member of the World Future Council. Dr Obama has received many international awards for her extensive civic engagement. She was part of her brother’s election team during the American presidential campaign. On board EUROPA 2, Dr Auma Obama will talk exclusively with Sabine Christiansen about her wide-ranging commitments and her work, what she thinks about Africa’s future and her connection to politics. She will also talk about her relationship with her brother.

In the talk2christiansen presentations, attended by EUROPA 2 guests, Sabine Christiansen invites experts from the worlds of economics, politics, science and society on selected cruises to discuss a wide-range of topics and current events.

Hamburg, February 2018

For bookings, inquiries, or to request a brochure, please click here.

EXPERIENCE.tv -  www.hl-cruises.com/experiencetv

Press contact: Moritz Krause, Corporate Communications Manager Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, Tel: +49 40 307030-391, E-Mail: press(at)hl-cruises.com

Copyright: The royalty-free images provided on this site are intended for editorial use only, in conjunction with the relevant Hapag-Lloyd Cruises press releases. The pictures provided may not be altered, filed or forwarded to Third Parties. They may only be used as a whole. Please include photo credit: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. We ask you not to abbreviate the company name. Please use clear captions where appropriate.