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Event Date: 1st Jul 2017 | 10:15

CVtutor Junior! Sing, play and learn in German

Cobham, Surrey

CVtutor Junior is a new concept for Babies, Toddlers and Children to play, sing and learn in a different language.The first language we provide is German and others will follow very soon. All children learn playfully through traditional and modern...

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Posted: 6th Jun 2017 | 19:17

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Event Date: 29th Jun 2017 | 10:00

Language, Communities and Moving Borders: Theories and Methodologies

Venue: Senate House, London, WC1E 7HU

INSTITUTE OF MODERN LANGUAGES RESEARCHSchool of Advanced Study | University of London Language, Communities and Moving Borders: Theories and MethodologiesThursday 29 June 2017 | 10:00-17:00 Register Online Increasingly volatile global political and economic contexts call the issues of mobility and globalisation in question....

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Posted: 11th May 2017 | 12:40

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Event Date: 27th Jun 2017 | 17:55

Metropolis (1927) + intro by Professor Erica Carter, King’s College London

BFI Southbank

Fritz Lang’s stunning sci-fi epic about the conflict between capital and labour is still a treat on the big screen.Set in 2026 (!), Lang’s allegorical sci-fi epic about the conflict between capital and labour is memorable primarily for its visualisation...

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Posted: 17th Jun 2017 | 16:56

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Event Date: 7th Jun 2017 | 17:00

Franco Moretti – public lecture ‘Totentanz’

Anatomy Lecture Theatre (K.6.29) Strand Campus, King's College London

The Department of Comparative Literature at King's College London is excited to host two Lectures by Franco Moretti this June. Details of the first lecture can be found below. The event is free and open to the public, but booking...

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Posted: 11th May 2017 | 12:38

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Event Date: 20th May 2017 | 13:00

RW Fassbinder: Berlin Alexanderplatz

BFI Southbank

Famously epic TV series focusing on the twilight years of the Weimar Republic. All 8 episodes screened back to back.Dead by 37, openly bi-sexual, constantly controversial: Rainer Werner Fassbinder was arguably post-war Germany’s greatest filmmaker. Highlights include 'Fear Eats the...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 11:50

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Event Date: 18th May 2017 | 17:00

ENGLISH GOETHE SOCIETY LECTURE

Room 103, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Claudia Nitschke (Durham): 'The German Beast Unleashed': Kleist's Hermannsschlacht and the suspension of human rights in the era of nationalistic terrorContact: jane.lewin@sas.ac.uk (020 7862 8966)

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Posted: 19th Apr 2017 | 13:27

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Event Date: 13th May 2017 | 19:30

Georg Büchner’s ‘Woyzeck’ at the Old Vic

Old Vic Theatre

The multi-award-winning Jack Thorne (This is England, Let The Right One In, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) breathes new life into Woyzeck, one of the most extraordinary plays ever written.It’s 1980s Berlin. The Cold War rages and the world...

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Posted: 29th Mar 2017 | 16:04

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Event Date: 13th May 2017 | 16:10

RW Fassbinder: The Marriage of Maria Braun

BFI Southbank

Hanna Schygulla is stunning as a German woman who struggles to rebuild her life after WWII.Dead by 37, openly bi-sexual, constantly controversial: Rainer Werner Fassbinder was arguably post-war Germany’s greatest filmmaker. Highlights include 'Fear Eats the Soul', Fassbinder's international breakthrough,...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 11:47

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Event Date: 11th May 2017 | 18:30

Encounters: Clemens Meyer / Katy Derbyshire: Bricks and Mortar

Room G34, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

For our upcoming Encounters event, we are delighted to welcome German author Clemens Meyer and translator Katy Derbyshire who will discuss the Man Booker International Prize nominee Bricks and Mortar. Clemens Meyer (born 1977 in Halle/Saale), trained at the German Literature...

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Posted: 25th Apr 2017 | 16:08

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Event Date: 11th May 2017 | 18:30

‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’ (UK Premiere) screening at Bertha DocHouse

The Bertha DocHouse Screen Curzon Bloomsbury The Brunswick, London, WC1N 1AW

The UK Premiere Sung-Hyung Cho’s ‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’, now screening exclusively at Bertha DocHouse. As first South Korean filmmaker to cross the border to North Korea, she renounced her citizenship in order to gain access as...

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Posted: 6th May 2017 | 16:02

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Event Date: 10th May 2017 | 19:00

European Literature Night with A L Kennedy and Guests

British Library

Contemplating European authorship in a post-Brexit contextAuthor A L Kennedy gives a keynote address reflecting on the future of European authorship in a post-Brexit context. She is then joined in conversation by two authors from the continent hand-picked by the...

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Posted: 29th Mar 2017 | 16:08

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Event Date: 10th May 2017 | 00:00

Philosophical Screens: Repression and Release in Fassbinder’s Chinese Roulette

BFI Southbank, Blue Room

The latest in our series exploring cinema through a philosophical lens.In the latest in our popular series exploring cinema through a philosophical lens, we consider Fassbinder’s spiky, provocative critique of German bourgeois values. Chinese Roulette depicts a savage world riven...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 11:04

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Event Date: 10th May 2017 | 20:30

‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’ (UK Premiere) screening at Bertha DocHouse

The Bertha DocHouse Screen Curzon Bloomsbury The Brunswick, London, WC1N 1AW

The UK Premiere Sung-Hyung Cho’s ‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’, now screening exclusively at Bertha DocHouse. As first South Korean filmmaker to cross the border to North Korea, she renounced her citizenship in order to gain access as...

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Posted: 6th May 2017 | 16:01

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Event Date: 9th May 2017 | 14:00

‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’ (UK Premiere) screening at Bertha DocHouse

The Bertha DocHouse Screen Curzon Bloomsbury The Brunswick, London, WC1N 1AW

The UK Premiere Sung-Hyung Cho’s ‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’, now screening exclusively at Bertha DocHouse. As first South Korean filmmaker to cross the border to North Korea, she renounced her citizenship in order to gain access as...

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Posted: 6th May 2017 | 16:00

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Event Date: 9th May 2017 | 18:30

Artists Under Hitler: Discussion and film on Art and Politics in the Weimar

Belsize Square Synagogue, 51 Belsize Square, London NW3 4HX

Join the Ben Uri Gallery and Museum for a discussion with distinguished Historian and Author Jonathan Petropoulos on his new book Artists under Hitler following a private viewing of the seminal film 'Art and Politics in the Weimar' directed by Ron Orders. Jonathan Petropoulos...

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Posted: 6th May 2017 | 16:08

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Event Date: 8th May 2017 | 16:00

ERNST BLOCH CENTRE SEMINAR SERIES: Process Philosophy

Room 234, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

16:00-18:00Contact: johan.siebers@sas.ac.uk

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Posted: 19th Apr 2017 | 13:30

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Event Date: 8th May 2017 | 14:00

INGEBORG BACHMANN CENTRE SEMINAR

Room 103, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Populism in small statesContact: jane.lewin@sas.ac.uk (020 7862 8966)

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Posted: 19th Apr 2017 | 13:34

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Event Date: 8th May 2017 | 16:30

Lay Down Your Arms! Maxi Blaha as Bertha von Suttner

Room 104, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Lay Down Your Arms! On Peace in Europe  Acclaimed Austrian actress Maxi Blaha will perform her one-woman show Soul of Fire inspired by first female Nobel Peace Prizewinner, author and journalist Bertha von Suttner, described by the Sydney Morning Herald as 'an...

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Posted: 25th Apr 2017 | 16:15

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Event Date: 8th May 2017 | 16:10

‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’ (UK Premiere) screening at Bertha DocHouse

The Bertha DocHouse Screen Curzon Bloomsbury The Brunswick, London, WC1N 1AW

The UK Premiere Sung-Hyung Cho’s ‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’, now screening exclusively at Bertha DocHouse. As first South Korean filmmaker to cross the border to North Korea, she renounced her citizenship in order to gain access as...

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Posted: 6th May 2017 | 15:59

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Event Date: 7th May 2017 | 16:30

‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’ (UK Premiere) screening at Bertha DocHouse

The Bertha DocHouse Screen Curzon Bloomsbury The Brunswick, London, WC1N 1AW

The UK Premiere Sung-Hyung Cho’s ‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’, now screening exclusively at Bertha DocHouse. As first South Korean filmmaker to cross the border to North Korea, she renounced her citizenship in order to gain access as...

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Posted: 6th May 2017 | 15:58

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Event Date: 6th May 2017 | 18:30

‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’ (UK Premiere) screening at Bertha DocHouse

The Bertha DocHouse Screen Curzon Bloomsbury The Brunswick, London, WC1N 1AW

The UK Premiere Sung-Hyung Cho’s ‘My Brothers and Sisters in the North’, now screening exclusively at Bertha DocHouse. As first South Korean filmmaker to cross the border to North Korea, she renounced her citizenship in order to gain access as...

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Posted: 6th May 2017 | 15:56

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Event Date: 27th Apr 2017 | 18:30

Sabrina Janesch Reading

In Room G35, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Sabrina Janesch will read from her first novel, Katzenberge (2010), in which she explores the links between the expulsion of Germans and that of the Poles from Galicia at the end of WW2. The reading will introduce listeners to current...

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Posted: 19th Apr 2017 | 13:22

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Event Date: 22nd Apr 2017 | 00:00

Study Day: Fassbinderian Politics

BFI Southbank

Through thoughtful presentations and engaging discussion, we’ll examine Fassbinder’s fascination with marginal figures. Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s films – whether about rebellious housewives, gay hustlers, or communist terrorists – are all deeply political. But he was a contradictory and provocative artist who...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 11:02

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Event Date: 16th Apr 2017 | 19:00

INGEBORG BACHMANN CENTRE WRITER-IN-RESIDENCE READING: Robert Seethaler

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate, SW7

Robert Seethaler: Der Trafikant / The TobacconistContact: office@acflondon.org

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Posted: 19th Apr 2017 | 13:31

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Event Date: 14th Apr 2017 | 16:00

I Don’t Just Want You to Love Me – The Filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder

BFI Southbank

Made 10 years after Fassbinder’s death, this doc investigates his approach to filmmaking through extracts, comments and interviews.Dead by 37, openly bi-sexual, constantly controversial: Rainer Werner Fassbinder was arguably post-war Germany’s greatest filmmaker. Highlights include 'Fear Eats the Soul', Fassbinder's...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 11:31

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Event Date: 14th Apr 2017 | 20:25

RW Fassbinder: Effi Briest

BFI Southbank

Dead by 37, openly bi-sexual, constantly controversial: Rainer Werner Fassbinder was arguably post-war Germany’s greatest filmmaker. Highlights include 'Fear Eats the Soul', Fassbinder's international breakthrough, an unconventional love stor with devastating emotional power.To enjoy two tickets for the price of...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 11:44

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Event Date: 13th Apr 2017 | 20:30

RW Fassbinder: The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

BFI Southbank

Dead by 37, openly bi-sexual, constantly controversial: Rainer Werner Fassbinder was arguably post-war Germany’s greatest filmmaker. Highlights include 'Fear Eats the Soul', Fassbinder's international breakthrough, an unconventional love stor with devastating emotional power.To enjoy two tickets for the price of...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 11:42

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Event Date: 13th Apr 2017 | 20:45

RW Fassbinder: Fear Eats the Soul

BFI Southbank

Dead by 37, openly bi-sexual, constantly controversial: Rainer Werner Fassbinder was arguably post-war Germany’s greatest filmmaker. Highlights include 'Fear Eats the Soul', Fassbinder's international breakthrough, an unconventional love story with devastating emotional power.To enjoy two tickets for the price of...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 11:54

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Event Date: 12th Apr 2017 | 18:10

RW Fassbinder: Beware of a Holy Whore + intro by Margaret Deriaz, season programmer

BFI Southbank

Dead by 37, openly bi-sexual, constantly controversial: Rainer Werner Fassbinder was arguably post-war Germany’s greatest filmmaker. Highlights include 'Fear Eats the Soul', Fassbinder's international breakthrough, an unconventional love stor with devastating emotional power.To enjoy two tickets for the price of...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 11:29

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Event Date: 7th Apr 2017 | 17:30

2017 Sylvia Naish Lecture: ‘The chained laurel’: Socialist individuality and a Prussian trauma in Dresen’s ‘Kleist-Projekt’

Senate House, Malet Street, Room 243

The 2017 Sylvia Naish Lecture is to be given by Stephan Ehrig, who will be speaking on Adolf Dresen's Kleist-Projekt at the Deutsches Theater, Berlin. Ehrig studied at the Universities of Leipzig and Provence and is recently completed his PhD at...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 12:01

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Event Date: 31st Mar 2017 | 20:40

RW Fassbinder: Love is colder than Death

BFI Southbank

Dead by 37, openly bi-sexual, constantly controversial: Rainer Werner Fassbinder was arguably post-war Germany’s greatest filmmaker. Highlights include 'Fear Eats the Soul', Fassbinder's international breakthrough, an unconventional love stor with devastating emotional power.To enjoy two tickets for the price of...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 11:28

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Event Date: 30th Mar 2017 | 18:20

RW Fassbinder: Katzelmacher

BFI Southbank

Dead by 37, openly bi-sexual, constantly controversial: Rainer Werner Fassbinder was arguably post-war Germany’s greatest filmmaker. Highlights include 'Fear Eats the Soul', Fassbinder's international breakthrough, an unconventional love stor with devastating emotional power.To enjoy two tickets for the price of...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2017 | 11:25

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Event Date: 23rd Mar 2017 | 16:00

Neuroscience and Cultural Memory for Migrant Cinema and Literature: European Traumalgia in France, Italy and Germany

IMLR, University of London Senate House, Room 246

Seminar, convened by Matthew Mild at the Institute of Modern Languages Research

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 13:02

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Event Date: 23rd Mar 2017 | 18:00

Metamorphosen der Freiheit. Zur Entwicklung und Rezeption einer Schluesselkategorie Winckelmanns

IMLR, University of London Senate House, Room 243

Lecture, organised by the English Goethe Society, Speaker: Elisabeth Decultot (Paris)

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 13:05

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Event Date: 17th Mar 2017 | 12:00

Oxford German Olympiad (Deadline!)

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For Pupils from Year 5-13 Every year, the Oxford German Network calls all young learners of German to participate in its national German competition, the Oxford German Olympiad. In 2016/2017, they would like to explore German people, language and culture...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 13:09

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Event Date: 15th Mar 2017 | 18:00

The BBC German Service in Wartime: The Making of Frau Wenicke

IMLR, University of London Senate House, Room 243

Lecture/Seminar organised by the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, Speaker: Michelle Deignan

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 12:58

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Event Date: 8th Mar 2017 | 19:30

Dichterlesung Deutsche Schule London

Deutsche Schule London

The German School London opens the doors for the annual Book Reading. On 8 March the German author Finn-Ole Heinrich will read from a selection of his books with short films accompanying his stories. The event will begin at 8:00...

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Posted: 5th Mar 2017 | 13:23

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Event Date: 1st Mar 2017 | 16:30

Nightmares of the 1950s: Guenter Eich’s Radio Play ‘Traeume’

IMLR, University of London Senate House, Room G35

Seminar organised by the Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Culture and Literature, Speaker: Heide Kunzelmann

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 12:49

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Event Date: 1st Mar 2017 | 17:30

When Cultures Meet. Prize-Giving and Reading with Writers Ulrike Ulrich and Anja Tuckermann

IMLR, University of London Senate House, Room 349

The Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR) at the School of Advanced Study is inviting you to an evening celebrating the winners of this year’s DAAD/IMLR German writing competition and listening to two high-profile German writers’ hot-off-the-press stories of migration.

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 12:55

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Event Date: 24th Feb 2017 | 10:00

Unsettling Communities: Minor, Minority and Small Literatures in Europe

IMLR, University of London Senate House, Rooms G35/37

Conference. For details see information under 23 February 2017.

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 12:40

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Event Date: 23rd Feb 2017 | 10:00

Unsettling Communities: Minor, Minority and Small Literatures in Europe

IMLR, University of London Senate House, Rooms 35/37

Conference organised under the auspices of the AHRC-funded Open World Research Initative; organisers: Malachi McIntosh and Godela Weiss-Sussex Following on from a successful cross-language and cross-culture symposium held in October 2015 (‘Interpreting Communities: Minority Writing in European Literary Fields’), this...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 12:37

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Event Date: 23rd Feb 2017 | 17:00

Barbara Honigmann Reading

IMLR, University of London Senate House, Room G35

Author Reading and Discussion. Born in East Berlin in 1949, Barbara Honigmann is one of the most distinguished German-language writers of the post-war generations. The daughter of German-Jewish exiles to Britain, she began her career as a theatre director and...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 12:47

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Event Date: 22nd Feb 2017 | 18:15

Costume design: Amour Fou (12A) + ScreenTalk with Tanja Hausner

Barbican Centre

Film Showing and Discussion Loosely based on the double suicide of poet and playwright Heinrich von Kleist and his friend Henriette Vogel in 1812, Jessica Hausner’s unique take on the romantic comedy speculates about what may have come before such...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 14:43

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Event Date: 22nd Feb 2017 | 19:00

Bagdad Café (Out of Rosenheim)

Goethe Institute London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road

Film Showing. A fight with her husband during their holiday in California leaves Jasmin Münchgstettner from the Bavarian town of Rosenheim stranded along a desert highway, forcing her to take up residence in the motel attached to the run-down Bagdad...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 14:46

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Event Date: 16th Feb 2017 | 19:30

Robert Henke: Lumiere III

Barbican Centre

Music and Laser Performance. Powerful and minimalist, loud and poetic, Berlin-based sound and laser artist Robert Henke presents the world premiere of the third edition of his Lumiére project in which electronic sound compositions perfectly synchronise with lasers for a...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 14:40

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Event Date: 15th Feb 2017 | 19:30

La Ronde

Bunker Theatre, 53 Southwark Street

A new adaptation by Max Gill inspired by Schnitzler’s classic. Heretic Productions present a new interpretation of Arthur Schnitzler’s bestknown tale of sex and scandal. La Ronde is arguably the most performed of Schnitzler’s plays in London and each production...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 15:10

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Event Date: 9th Feb 2017 | 17:30

Mars. A Short History of Extra-Terrestrial Imagination

IMLR, University of London Senate House, Room 243

Guest Lecture at the Institute of Modern Languages Research, presented by Philipp Theisohn (Zurich)

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 12:32

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Event Date: 9th Feb 2017 | 19:45

Beware of Pity (Ungeduld des Herzens) by Stefan Zweig

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Theater Play. Schaubühne Ensemble and Complicite directed by Simon McBurney Simon McBurney directs the outstanding Schaubühne ensemble in a vivid account of a young man’s slide into a terrible situation, his struggle to extricate himself from it raising questions of...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 13:31

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Event Date: 8th Feb 2017 | 18:00

The Other Twin: Discovering the Belated Story of Artist Helga Michie, nee Aichinger

IMLR, University of London Senate House, Room 243

Lecture organised by the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies Speaker: Christine Ivanovic (Vienna)

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 12:30

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Event Date: 4th Feb 2017 | 10:00

Deutsch Lehren Lernen (DLL 8 – Deutsch für Kinder)

Goethe Institute London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road

Book by 1 February!! Blended Learning Course for Teachers The Goethe-Institut offers the second unique teacher training course DLL (Deutsch Lehren Lernen) Modul 8 which incorporates the principle of professional development through collaborative action research. Seminar 1 Introduction to DLL8/Practice...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 13:28

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Event Date: 2nd Feb 2017 | 18:00

Unknown Superiors: the Spectre of Invisible Authority in Late 18th-Century Germany

IMLR, University of London Senate House, Room 243

Lecture organised by the English Goethe Society Speaker: Andrew McKenzie-McHarg (Cambridge)

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 12:26

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Event Date: 2nd Feb 2017 | 19:00

Ilse Aichinger’s The Greater Hope (A Staged Reading)

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate

To launch the new translation of Ilse Aichinger's novel The Greater Hope in the UK, the ACF London hosts a special staged reading directed and produced by Gail Wiltshire. She is joined by her Australian cast to present this remarkable...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 15:06

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Event Date: 2nd Feb 2017 | 13:15

Organ Recital – In focus: Austria

St Pancras Church, Euston Road

Internationally acclaimed Austrian organist Lukas Hasler performs a special lunch time recital at St Pancras Church. The talented 20 year old won the prima la musica competition for organ twice in 2012 and 2014 and the Bärenreiter Prize for interpretation....

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 15:15

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Event Date: 31st Jan 2017 | 19:00

Royal Academy of Music Schubertiade

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate

The event is now fully booked. Students from the Royal Academy of Music return to the Austrian Cultural Forum on Schubert’s birthday with an exciting programme of songs that were performed at the celebrated Schubertiaden – including the hilarious trio,...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 15:13

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Event Date: 28th Jan 2017 | 10:00

Josef Frank (Exhibition)

Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street

Explore the work of designer and artist Josef Frank (1885-1967) in the first-ever UK exhibition of his textiles. The Austrian-born architect moved to Sweden in 1933, where he developed his colourful brand of modernism, working with Estrid Ericson on furniture,...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 15:03

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Event Date: 26th Jan 2017 | 18:30

‘The Sculpture in my Life’ – Angermion Lecture 2017

The Peston Lecture Theatre,The Graduate Centre, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Campus

The Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations and The German Embassy present: Professor Sir Anthony Douglas Cragg - 'The Sculpture in my Life' Sir Anthony Douglas Cragg is one of the most distinguished sculptors of our time. He was appointed Commander...

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Posted: 5th Mar 2017 | 13:24

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Event Date: 25th Jan 2017 | 19:00

Special Preview: Toni Erdmann

Goethe Institute London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road

Film Showing. The event is now fully booked! Business consultant Ines is under pressure to perform well on a project in Bucharest; not a good time for her prank-loving father to visit. Sensing he is not welcome, he leaves though...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 13:24

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Event Date: 25th Jan 2017 | 19:00

Arno Geiger: Booklaunch and Talk . The Old King in His Exile

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate

Arno Geiger’s memoir The Old King in His Exile has touched the hearts of over a million people around the world. An unsentimental portrait of Geiger’s father and of coming to terms with Alzheimer’s, The Old King in His Exile...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 14:57

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Event Date: 19th Jan 2017 | 17:30

The Reception of Goethean Morphology in 19th-Century Britain

IMLR, University of London Senate House

Lecture organised by the Reception Group for German, Austrian and Swiss Literature Speaker: Angus Nicholls (Queen Mary, University of London)

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 12:23

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Event Date: 19th Jan 2017 | 19:00

The Forest for the Trees

Goethe Institute London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road

Film showing. With our preview of Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann coming up on 25 January, we are delighted to present her critically acclaimed first feature film. Full of idealism, Melanie, a young teacher from the countryside, starts her first job...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 13:19

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Event Date: 18th Jan 2017 | 18:00

A Viennese Cabarettist at the BBC: Revelations from the Robert Lucas Archive

IMLR, London University Senate House, Room 243

The Robert Lucas Archive reveals the Life and Work of an assimilated Emigre. Speakers: Jennifer Taylor and Clare George (IMLR)

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 12:20

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Event Date: 18th Jan 2017 | 19:30

Wolfgang David performs Brahms

Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace

Concert. Opening the Royal Philharmonic's concert is David Gompper’s energetic Sunburst, which depicts star formation through an explosive array of tonal colours. The fantastic Austrian violinist Wolfgang David continues the drama as he joins the Orchestra for Brahms' Violin Concerto;...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 14:55

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Event Date: 17th Jan 2017 | 19:00

Golden Genes (CineClub at the ACF)

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate

Cineclub begins 2017 with a special programme of documentary and feature films which explore themes of technological and medical advances, globalisation and which pose important questions about our future. The first film in this programme is Golden Genes. Saving the...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 14:52

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Event Date: 12th Jan 2017 | 19:30

Winter Solstice (Wintersonnenwende) by Roland Schimmelpfennig

Orange Tree Theatre, 1 Clarence Street, Richmond

Play, translated by David Tushingham Christmas Eve. Bettina and her husband Albert aren’t happy. Bettina’s mother is staying for the holidays. Which is awkward. Not least because Bettina’s mother met a man on the train. And now she’s invited him...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2017 | 13:15

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Event Date: 10th Jan 2017 | 00:00

THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN

The London Theatre 443 New Cross Road New Cross London SE14 6TA

Written during the Second World War, The Good Person of Szechwan exudes Brecht’s forthright and unhinged style of theatre. The play follows the young prostitute, Shen Teh, on her mission to remain good according to the rules set forth by...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2016 | 22:16

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Event Date: 3rd Dec 2016 | 19:15

Feuerzangenbowle

Wynfrid House, Deutschsprachige Katholische Gemeinde, 20 Mulberry Street, E1 1EH

Wir schauen den Film mit Heinz Rühmann "Die Feuerzangenbowle" von 1944 und brauen und genießen das passende Originalgetränk dazu. Wer möchte ist vorher um 18:00 Uhr herzlich zur Vorabendmesse bei Kerzenschein zum 2. Advent eingeladen.

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Posted: 8th Dec 2016 | 07:37

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Event Date: 2nd Dec 2016 | 19:00

MARY STUART

ALMEIDA THEATRE ALMEIDA STREET LONDON, N1 1TA

Two queens. One in power. One in prison. It's all in the execution. Schiller's political tragedy takes us behind the scenes of some of British history's most crucial days. Playing both Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, Juliet Stevenson (Duet for...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2016 | 20:52

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Event Date: 29th Nov 2016 | 10:00

German Embassy Career Fair 2016

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

The German Embassy Career Fair is back for 2016! After last year’s success, the Fair will again be held in collaboration with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Tuesday 29th November and is jointly organised by...

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Posted: 19th Oct 2016 | 15:26

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Event Date: 23rd Nov 2016 | 19:00

“The Emperor Franz Joseph (1830-1916)”

Parish Hall of the Farm Street Jesuit Church, 114 Mount Street, London W1K 3AH (underground: Green Park, Bond Street)

Lecture to the Royal Stuart Society, by Professor Alan Sked, Professor Emeritus of International Affairs, London School of Economics, University of London, on “The Emperor Franz Joseph (1830-1916)” to coincide with the centenary of his death. While the official stance...

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Posted: 3rd Nov 2016 | 12:43

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Event Date: 22nd Nov 2016 | 18:00

Die Geträumten/The Dreamed Ones (Ruth Beckermann, 2016). London Preview Screening and Q & A with the director

Strand Building, King's College London, Room S-2.08

he Dreamed Ones (Die Geträumten, Ruth Beckermann 2016: 89') centres on two actors, their emotions and conversations while recording the dramatic correspondence of the poets Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan. Following the preview screening, renowned Austrian filmmaker, Ruth Beckermann, will...

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Posted: 8th Dec 2016 | 07:36

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Event Date: 21st Nov 2016 | 19:30

Metamorphosis

Hen and Chickens 109 St. Paul's Rd Highbury Corner London N1 2NA

Stage Theatre Company presents: Metamorphosis As Abeni awakes one morning from restless dreams, she finds herself transformed in her bed into a monstrous, verminous insect-like creature. This story is based on Frank Kafka's classic but this is a production full...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2016 | 21:40

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Event Date: 18th Nov 2016 | 19:30

The Magic Flute

Normansfield 2A Langdown Park Teddington Middlesex TW11 9PS

The Magic Flute' is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's final opera, and it contains one of the most well-known arias in music. Richmond Opera (formerly Isleworth Baroque) Presents The Magic Flute by Mozart. A fully staged production to be sung in English...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2016 | 21:53

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Event Date: 8th Nov 2016 | 09:00

Anthropology in Austria – From the “Blue Danube“ to studying the diversity of the world

Wolfson Room, British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Anthropology in Austria has long entertained lively, fairly continuous, and multi-facetted interactions with the UK. These have ranged from Habsburg Empire citizen Bronislaw Malinowski’s odyssey through London to the Trobriand Islanders, Siegfried Nadel’s emigration to England from Vienna through Berlin,...

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Posted: 27th Oct 2016 | 09:39

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Event Date: 1st Nov 2016 | 19:30

“THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN”

Barons Court Theatre Baron's Court Curtain's Up pub 28a Comeragh Road London W14 9HR

‘The Good Person of Szechwan’ by Bertolt Brecht translated by John Willet, directed by Brigette Adela Can a good person exist in an unjust society? Three gods come to earth in search of enough good people to justify their existence....

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Posted: 25th Sep 2016 | 21:20

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Event Date: 27th Oct 2016 | 19:00

The Dreamed Ones (ACF CineClub)

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1PQ

It’s not uncommon for a film to have a moving love story at its core. Yet this particular set-up is unusual. The lovers here are Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan, both important representatives of post-war German-language poetry. The story of...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:24

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Event Date: 23rd Oct 2016 | 11:00

A Pocketful of Grimms

Omnibus 1 Northside Clapham Common London SW4 0QW

An exciting and high-energy collection of some of the most loved and less well known stories collected by the Brothers Grimm, are brought to glorious life on stage in a rich mix of physical theatre, clowning, puppetry, music and much...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2016 | 22:02

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Event Date: 20th Oct 2016 | 13:00

‘Jüdin und Moderne’: German-Jewish Women’s Writing in the early 20th Century and in Exile

Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), Univ. of London Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU

German-Jewish writing of the early 20th century is highly diverse; it cannot be reduced to an homogeneous expression of the culture of a defined community. Writing between assimilation to and dissimilation from the hegemonial definitions of German culture, German-Jewish writers...

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Posted: 3rd Aug 2016 | 12:02

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Event Date: 20th Oct 2016 | 17:00

“Warum 21 einundzwanzig heißt”. Vortrag der Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache, Zweig London. Vortrag von Prof. Dr. Dr. Georg Schuppener (Leipzig, Trnava, Aussig)

Queen Mary, University of London. Mile End Campus (E1 4NS). Francis Bancroft Building, Raum 1.06

Warum heißt es im Deutschen „einundzwanzig“, während die Reihenfolge im Englischen mit „twenty-one“ genau umgekehrt ist? Ist nicht die englische Form einfacher und logischer, führt nicht die deutsche zu zahlreichen Zahlendrehern und anderen Fehlern? Was sind die sprachgeschichtlichen Ursachen für...

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Posted: 23rd Sep 2016 | 10:31

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Event Date: 16th Oct 2016 | 13:00

A Pocketful of Grimms

The Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, London, SE8 4AG

Let the magical Storyteller whisk you away to a land of fables and wonder to explore some of the favourite fairy tales ever told. Featuring Hansel and Gretel, the original Beauty and the Beast, Rumpelstiltskin and more.  An exciting and...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2016 | 20:40

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Event Date: 15th Oct 2016 | 18:15

Ulrich Seid’s Safari. 60th BFI London Film Festival

Curzon Mayfair Cinema, Screen 1

Brilliant provocateur Ulrich Seidl again turns his camera on his fellow Austrians on holiday. This time, he’s on safari at a white-owned ranch in Namibia. Even the most tender father-son moments look sinister through Seidl’s lens, as an athletic Austrian...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:21

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Event Date: 15th Oct 2016 | 13:00

A Pocketful of Grimms

Canada Water Culture Space 21 Surrey Quays Road, London, SE16 7AR

An exciting and high-energy collection of some of the most loved and less well known stories collected by the Brothers Grimm, are brought to glorious life on stage in a rich mix of physical theatre, clowning, puppetry, music and much...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2016 | 23:08

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Event Date: 14th Oct 2016 | 09:00

Language Fair : Language Show Live

Olympia Central London, Hammersmith Road, W14 8UX London

Language Show Live returns October 2016 as an event for people passionate about languages. Free to attend, it's your opportunity to join over 10,000 language learners, teachers, translators, linguists, jobseekers and language professionals for three extraordinary days. It’s the chance...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:52

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Event Date: 13th Oct 2016 | 19:00

Brady Lecture 2016: Neil MacGregor

Goethe Institute London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2PH

‘One castle, one palace, two brothers, many museums: Berlin's Humboldt Forum’ Ahead of the opening of one of the most eagerly anticipated museum projects in Europe – Berlin’s Humboldt Forum – we hear from Neil MacGregor, one of the founding...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:46

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Event Date: 11th Oct 2016 | 18:30

Ulrich Seid’s Safari. 60th BFI London Film Festival

ICA Cinema, Screen 1

Brilliant provocateur Ulrich Seidl again turns his camera on his fellow Austrians on holiday. This time, he’s on safari at a white-owned ranch in Namibia. Even the most tender father-son moments look sinister through Seidl’s lens, as an athletic Austrian...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:18

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Event Date: 9th Oct 2016 | 15:45

Sebastian Brameshuber’s In, Over & Out. 60th BFI London Film Festival

BFI Southbank, NFT 3

Using multiple cameras, the artist films students leaving Le Fresnoy art school in a tribute to the Lumière brothers that links labour and art practice across the centuries. Sebastian Brameshuber's short film is screened as part of Reinterpretations of Form,...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:16

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Event Date: 9th Oct 2016 | 11:00

Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann

Embankment Garden Cinema

Film shown as part of the 60th BFI London Film Festival. When Winfried’s career-driven, expat daughter Ines pays a flying visit from Romania, the pair’s awkward reunion is incessantly and – from her perspective – gratefully interrupted by work-related calls....

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:13

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Event Date: 8th Oct 2016 | 17:00

Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann. 60th BFI London Film Festival

Embankment Garden Cinema

When Winfried’s career-driven, expat daughter Ines pays a flying visit from Romania, the pair’s awkward reunion is incessantly and – from her perspective – gratefully interrupted by work-related calls. Shortly after, Winfried travels to see Ines in Bucharest. The trip...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:10

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Event Date: 7th Oct 2016 | 16:00

Ruth Beckermann’s The Dreamed Ones

BFI South Bank, NFT 3

Film shown as part of the 60th BFI London Film Festival. In 1948 Paul Celan, a concentration camp survivor and esteemed post-war poet, met Ingeborg Bachmann, a fellow writer whose father was a Nazi. By 1971, Celan had committed suicide,...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:07

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Event Date: 6th Oct 2016 | 21:00

Ruth Beckermann’s The Dreamed Ones

ICA Cinema, Screen 1

Film. In 1948 Paul Celan, a concentration camp survivor and esteemed post-war poet, met Ingeborg Bachmann, a fellow writer whose father was a Nazi. By 1971, Celan had committed suicide, before which the erstwhile lovers met on just one more...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:05

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Event Date: 6th Oct 2016 | 19:00

Scottish-inspired music with the German Choir of London

Queens Gallery in Buckingham Palace

Join us for an evening celebrating the artistic connection between Scotland and Germany in an unique setting. Hear the German Choir of London perform specially commissioned pieces of Scottish-inspired music. Following in the footsteps of the great nineteenth-century German composers,...

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Posted: 23rd Sep 2016 | 10:42

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Event Date: 5th Oct 2016 | 12:30

King’s German Studies Research Seminar

Room 6.32, Virginia Woolf Building, 22 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NR

"This is Not a Library: Looted Books and the U.S. Collecting Points in Postwar Germany" When the U.S. Army uncovered millions of looted books at the end of the war, the majority stolen from Jews, it set in motion a...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2016 | 20:29

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Event Date: 4th Oct 2016 | 19:00

Project – Superwoman

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1PQ

Film by Barbara Caspar. Hildegart Rodríguez was born in Madrid in 1914 and was the lifelong project of her mother, Aurora Rodríguez, who had conceptualised her as a kind of superwoman. She was to become the great feminist activist of...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 11:59

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Event Date: 3rd Oct 2016 | 18:30

The London Kleist Lecture in the Department of German at QMUL

Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Campus, Bancroft Building, David Sizer Lecture Theatre, London E1 4NP

Professor Dr. Werner Michler (University of Salzburg): Kleist and Religion: Society, Gender, Genre In his lecture, the second in the new series The London Kleist Lecture in the Department of German at QMUL, Professor Dr. Werner Michler will explore the...

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Posted: 23rd Sep 2016 | 10:53

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Event Date: 1st Oct 2016 | 16:00

Rimini Protokoll: Audio Walk Remote London

St George's Gardens, 8 Wakefield Street, London WC1N

Remote London is part of an international phenomenon staged all over the world – from Moscow to New York, Milan to Bangalore. Through the playful guidance of a computer-generated voice, people who have never met before come together to explore...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:39

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Event Date: 28th Sep 2016 | 19:00

Among the Blind (Unter Blinden)

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1PQ

Film by Eva Spreitzhofer. Among The Blind is a journey into an unfamiliar world. A world separated from our own by a single sensory organ. Director Eva Spreitzhofer challenges our assumptions in this documentary by introducing us to the experiences...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 11:56

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Event Date: 28th Sep 2016 | 19:00

EVERYONE ELSE

GOETHE-INSTITUT LONDON 50 Princes Gate Exhibition Road SW7 2PH London

Thirty-something couple Chris and Gitti are spending their summer holidays in Sardinia, where they are staying in a house that belongs to Chris’ mother. The sun is shining, the landscape is beautiful, they are in love. Things would be perfect...

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Posted: 2nd Jul 2016 | 06:46

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Event Date: 23rd Sep 2016 | 09:00

Pacifist and Anti-Militarist Writing in German 1892-1928. From Bertha von Suttner to Erich Maria Remarque

IMLR, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU

A two-day conference organised by Andreas Kramer (Goldsmiths, London); Ritchie Robertson (Oxford). For programme and registration form please see website.

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Posted: 3rd Aug 2016 | 11:57

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Event Date: 22nd Sep 2016 | 09:30

Pacifist and Anti-Militarist Writing in German 1892-1928. From Bertha von Suttner to Erich Maria Remarque

Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU

A two-day conference organised by Andreas Kramer (Goldsmiths, London); Ritchie Robertson (Oxford). For programme and registration form please see website.

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Posted: 3rd Aug 2016 | 11:54

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Event Date: 20th Sep 2016 | 19:00

Ma Folie

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1PQ

As part of a series of films produced or directed by women from Austria, the  ACF in partnership with Close-Up Cinema presents Ma Folie. While Ma Folie begins as an ‘amour fou’ it quickly develops into a riveting psychological thriller. Hanna is...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 11:52

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Event Date: 12th Sep 2016 | 18:45

Julya Rabinowich – Wanderlust (Unravelling Europe)

Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA

Austrian writer Julya Rabinowich will read from her book Split Head (Spaltkopf) as part of the Wanderlust programme at the Free Words Centre. Rabinowich’s work responds to the politics around asylum and the European refugee experience, while refusing to be...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 11:45

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Event Date: 10th Sep 2016 | 13:00

Designing Eutopias – Places of Happiness

Somerset House, The Strand, London WC2R 1LA

As part of the London Design Biennale’s public programme, Austria’s representing design team mischer'traxler studio (Katharina Mischer & Thomas Traxler) are joined by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Director of MAK Vienna & Initiator of Vienna Biennale and London Design Biennale Director Christopher...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 11:41

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Event Date: 8th Sep 2016 | 09:30

Living Pasts, Moving Present: 4th Annual German Screen Studies Network Symposium

King's College London; Queen Mary University of London; Close-Up Film Centre; Goethe-Institut London

Three days of screenings, workshops and panel discussions exploring cinema as a resource for reshaping a crisis-ridden global present. The event begins with an open research forum, followed by a workshop on Berlin Arsenal’s Living Archive project featuring special guests...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2016 | 21:30

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Event Date: 8th Sep 2016 | 19:00

8 September 2016: Films of Rhythm and Movement: Lotte Reiniger and Oskar Fischinger

Close-Up Film Centre, 97 Sclater Street, London E1 6HR

Part of the German Screen Studies Network 4th Annual Symposium "Living Past, Moving Present" – a three days of screenings, workshops and panel discussions exploring German cinema – we will host a programme of films by Lotte Reiniger and Oskar...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:32

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Event Date: 8th Sep 2016 | 16:00

Audio-Walk Rimini Protokoll Remote London

St George's Gardens, 8 Wakefield Street, London WC1N

Remote London is part of an international phenomenon staged all over the world – from Moscow to New York, Milan to Bangalore. Through the playful guidance of a computer-generated voice, people who have never met before come together to explore...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 12:38

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Event Date: 7th Sep 2016 | 19:30

The Pianist of Willesden Lane

St James Theatre, 12 Palace Street, London SW1E 5JA

Theater Play. Set in Vienna in 1938 and in London during the Blitz, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist who is dreaming about her concert debut at Vienna’s storied Musikverein...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 11:35

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Event Date: 7th Sep 2016 | 19:30

Brecht/Weill: The Threepenny Opera

National Theatre, Olivier Theatre

In this vivid and darkly comic new adaptation by award-winning playwright Simon Stephens’ (Port, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Brecht’s book and lyrics meets Kurt Weill’s extraordinary score. Rory Kinnear (Hamlet, James Bond) plays Macheath. Further performance dates throughout September...

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Posted: 5th Sep 2016 | 13:03

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Event Date: 1st Sep 2016 | 18:30

GERMAN TRANSLATORS’ WORKSHOP

GOETHE-INSTITUT LONDON 50 Princes Gate Exhibition Road SW7 2PH London

A regular drop-in peer-to-peer workshop for literary translators between German and English. Participants can bring passages or queries from a translation they are working on to discuss with the group or just come to listen and offer feedback. Please bring...

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Posted: 2nd Jul 2016 | 06:43

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Event Date: 23rd Aug 2016 | 19:30

Cats, Selfies and the Scattered Mind of the Incurable Dreamer

The Space, 269 Westferry Road, London E14 3RS

The Full Moon Cafe. A junction hidden in the middle of virtual highway. A point where space, time and two strangers come together. An innocent encounter that crumbles, lost in the maze of the information age. The Internet. A modern...

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Posted: 3rd Aug 2016 | 12:16

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Event Date: 6th Aug 2016 | 19:30

The Threepenny Opera

National Theatre, London: Olivier Theatre

A landmark of twentieth century musical theatre, The Threepenny Opera comes to the National Theatre in a bold new production. Simon Stephens’ vivid and darkly comic new translation of Brecht’s book and lyrics meets Kurt Weill’s extraordinary score. Rory Kinnear...

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Posted: 12th Jun 2016 | 10:18

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Event Date: 29th Jul 2016 | 19:00

Open Studio: Helmut Voelter

Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Visit Helmut in his studio to find out more about his practice as an artist and graphic designer with a particular research interest in the V&A’s photographic collections. Meet in front of V&A Shop, Room 47C

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Posted: 12th Jun 2016 | 09:53

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Event Date: 27th Jul 2016 | 19:00

B-MOVIE: LUST & SOUND IN WEST-BERLIN 1979-1989

GOETHE-INSTITUT LONDON 50 Princes Gate Exhibition Road SW7 2PH London

In the decade before the Iron Curtain fell, walled-in Berlin became the creative melting pot for sub- and pop-culture which attracted musicians and artists from West Germany and all over the world. Everything and anything seemed possible at this special...

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Posted: 2nd Jul 2016 | 06:38

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Event Date: 9th Jul 2016 | 10:00

Workshop for German Teachers

Goethe Institut London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London

The first part of the workshop will cover the topic German films in the classroom and will give suggestions on how to deal with them with regards to content and methodology in accordance with the new A-level syllabus. The second...

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Posted: 12th Jun 2016 | 09:49

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Event Date: 6th Jul 2016 | 18:30

Shakespeare – A German Writer

Senate House Library, Goldsmith's Room, University of London

Translated into German at a crucial moment in the formation of a German literary canon, Shakespeare has been seen by many in Germany as the third great national poet, next to Goethe and Schiller. This evening is dedicated to exploring...

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Posted: 10th Mar 2016 | 12:15

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Event Date: 5th Jul 2016 | 17:30

GLGN Business Stammtisch: “Business as usual? – Post Referendum analysis and discussion”

Ashfords LLP 1 New Fetter Lane London

Our forthcoming event is sponsored by Ashfords LLP who will be hosting the meeting in their offices in the city. We will be providing a post referendum analysis by a speaker from the LSE (name to be confirmed) and an opportunity...

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Posted: 21st Jun 2016 | 08:33

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Event Date: 4th Jul 2016 | 09:30

Capital L Routes into Languages Summer School Day 1

Queen Mary University of London

A taster session allowing year 10 pupils to find out more about what it is like to study German at university.

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Posted: 2nd Jul 2016 | 06:25

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Event Date: 2nd Jul 2016 | 10:00

German Teachers’ Day: Literacy in the Classroom

Goethe Institut London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London

The Goethe-Institut London is cooperating with the Association for Language Learning (ALL) to put on an unmissable day conference for teachers of German. This year's topic is Literacy in the German Classroom. The day will include seminars, advice and tools...

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Posted: 12th Jun 2016 | 09:46

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Event Date: 29th Jun 2016 | 19:00

Freud’s Dining Room. Furniture Moves Memory

Freud Museum London, 20 Maresfield Gardens

Memories of Anna Freud are explored through her legacy in 20 Maresfield Gardens, now the Freud Museum London. Birgit Johler, curator of an innovative new exhibition Freud’s Dining Room: Furniture Moves Memory, shown this year at the Volkskunde Museum Vienna...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:28

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Event Date: 29th Jun 2016 | 19:00

Who Am I – No System Is Perfect

Goethe-Institut London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road

Film Tom Schilling (Oh Boy) plays Benjamin, a shy student who may be pretty much invisible to the people around him, but can have considerable impact on a computer server. This comes in handy when he gets hold of exam...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:41

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Event Date: 27th Jun 2016 | 15:00

Rory Kinnear on The Threepenny Opera

National Theatre, London

The actor reflects on the challenges and rewards of playing Macheath in this new production of The Threepenny Opera. Chaired by Anne McElvoy

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Posted: 12th Jun 2016 | 10:13

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Event Date: 24th Jun 2016 | 19:00

Open Studio: Helmut Voelter

Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Visit Helmut in his studio to find out more about his practice as an artist and graphic designer with a particular research interest in the V&A’s photographic collections.

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Posted: 12th Jun 2016 | 09:41

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Event Date: 22nd Jun 2016 | 18:00

Exile Government Film-Making in Wartime London

IMLR, University of London, Senate House, Room 243

Lecture by ALICE LOVEJOY (Minneapolis/London) Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies Seminar

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Posted: 10th Mar 2016 | 12:10

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Event Date: 18th Jun 2016 | 14:00

ACF Short Film Selection

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate

The ACF Cineclub will screen a special short film selection during our 60th anniversary Open House Weekend alongside the Austrian Film Season at Regent Street Cinema. This is a wonderful opportunity to see some of the best new short films...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:24

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Event Date: 16th Jun 2016 | 19:30

Dorky Park: Open for Everything

Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, London

As part of the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT), the Goethe-Institut brings Constanza Macras and her Berlin-based group of musicians, performers and dancers Dorky Park to the London stage. For the piece exploring the Roma communities of Europe, Dorky...

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Posted: 12th Jun 2016 | 10:26

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Event Date: 15th Jun 2016 | 19:00

Unreal City: Book launch

Burley Fisher Books, 400 Kingsland Road, London

An evening of performative readings at Burley Fisher Books celebrates the launch of Unreal City. Reading on the night will be Ruby Cowling, Thomas McMullan, Austrian artist and writer Esther Strauß and Swiss author Ulrike Ulrich, currently in residence in...

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Posted: 12th Jun 2016 | 09:33

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Event Date: 13th Jun 2016 | 18:00

Rufus Norris and Simon Stephens: The Threepenny Opera

National Theatre, London

Director Rufus Norris is joined by writer Simon Stephens to discuss their new version of Brecht’s play, The Threepenny Opera. This Platform is followed by a book signing of Simon Stephens’ new book A Working Diary.

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Posted: 12th Jun 2016 | 10:10

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Event Date: 12th Jun 2016 | 14:30

Orgelkonzert

Deutsche St. Bonifatius-Kirche, 47 Adler Street, London E1 1EE

Das erste Konzert nach der Generalüberholung der Seifert-Orgel von 1963. Es spielt Basilikaorganist Elmar Lehnen aus Kevelaer. Eintritt frei, Türkollekte.

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Posted: 31st Aug 2016 | 21:28

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Event Date: 12th Jun 2016 | 14:30

Double Bill: Workingman’s Death & Dreams Rewired

Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW

Austrian documentary films have gained huge popularity in recent years and contribute to Austria’s presence on the festival scene. This double bill presents Workingman’s Death (2005) by the late Michael Glawogger (1959–2014), famed for his hard-hitting documentaries on the lives...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:20

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Event Date: 12th Jun 2016 | 19:00

Dog Days & Jesus, You Know

Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW

Part of the Austrian Film Season in partnership with Regent Street Cinem. Viennese director, scriptwriter and producer Ulrich Seidl (b. 1952) often provokes intense reactions: His unique style dissects human behaviour in unsparing and explicit close-ups. The fictional Dog Days...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:22

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Event Date: 10th Jun 2016 | 19:00

Wienfilm 1896 – 1976

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate

Part of the Austrian Film Season in partnership with Regent Street Cinema. Wienfilm 1896–1976 constitutes the first feature length film completed by Ernst Schmidt Jr (1938–1988), a work praised as ‘one of the most consistent, most well-calculated avant-garde films of...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:18

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Event Date: 9th Jun 2016 | 17:00

Tristan und Isolde 09.06-09.07.2016

London Coliseum, St Martin's Ln, London WC2N 4ES

Posted: 18th Jan 2016 | 00:29

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Event Date: 9th Jun 2016 | 09:00

Celebrations. ‘Festkultur’ in Austria

IMLR, University of London, Senate House, Room G35

This conference, organised by Deborah Holmes (Salzburg) and Florian Krobb (Maynooth), offers insights into Austrian 'Festkultur' - from Habsburg court ritual to the media spectacles of the present day, from 'Volksfeste' to festivals of high culture and classical music. Confirmed...

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Posted: 10th Mar 2016 | 11:58

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Event Date: 9th Jun 2016 | 17:15

‘Das Entremets war eine Himbeercrème’: Zur Bedeutung der Farbe Rosa in ‘Lotte in Weimar’

IMLR, University of London, Senate House, Room 243

Lecture by ECKHART GOEBEL (Tübingen) Ida Herz Lecture - English Goethe Society

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Posted: 10th Mar 2016 | 12:06

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Event Date: 9th Jun 2016 | 18:30

Ulrike Almut Sandig’s ‘Thick Of It’

Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA

As a part of the 2016 European Literature Festival (ELF) series, six translators will go head-to-head, pitching their must-acquire European books to a live audience and a jury of top publishing experts: Max Porter (Granta/Portobello), Meike Ziervogel (Peirene Press) and...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:33

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Event Date: 8th Jun 2016 | 19:00

Double Bill: Hotel & The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich

Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW

Part of the Austrian Film Season in partnership with Regent Street Cinema. This double bill presents films by two of the founding members of Austrian arthouse production company coop99. In Jessica Hausner’s Hotel, a new receptionist discovers her predecessor has...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:15

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Event Date: 2nd Jun 2016 | 18:00

Book Launch: Matters of Testimony: Interpreting the Scrolls of Auschwitz

The Wiener Library, Russell Square

In 1944, members of the Sonderkommando—the “special squads,” composed almost exclusively of Jewish prisoners, who ensured the smooth operation of the gas chambers and had firsthand knowledge of the extermination process—buried on the grounds of Auschwitz-Birkenau a series of remarkable...

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Posted: 10th Mar 2016 | 12:25

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Event Date: 2nd Jun 2016 | 17:30

Encounters: Ulrike Ulrich and Marielle Sutherland

IMLR, Senate House, Uni of London, Room 102

ULRIKE ULRICH, who lives in Zurich, published her first novel, 'fern bleiben', in 2010. This was followed by a second novel, 'Hinter den Augen' (2013) and a collection of short prose 'Draussen um diese Zeit' in 2015. She is an...

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Posted: 31st Mar 2016 | 16:13

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Event Date: 1st Jun 2016 | 19:00

Double Bill: The Locked Out & The Piano Teacher

Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW

Part of the Austrian Film Season in partnership with Regent Street Cinema Elfriede Jelinek is Austria’s most celebrated female writer and feminist. The Nobel laureate’s multi-faceted and highly controversial work, along with her political activism, has provoked divergent and often...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:13

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Event Date: 1st Jun 2016 | 10:00

Strange and Familiar: Photographers’ Views of Britain

Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre

Four German photographers are among the international artists contributing their "outsiders perspective" on Great Britain to the Barbican’s exhibition Strange and Familiar. The photographs on display show moments of social, cultural and political identity of the United Kingdom. Rather than...

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Posted: 12th Jun 2016 | 10:03

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Event Date: 1st Jun 2016 | 10:00

Maria Sibylla Merian’s Butterflies at The Queen’s Gallery

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In its exhibition dedicated to German artist and entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian, the Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace is showing luxury versions of the plates from Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium (The Metamorphosis of the Insects of Suriname). During her stay in Suriname...

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Posted: 12th Jun 2016 | 10:06

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Event Date: 29th May 2016 | 16:00

Gustav Deutsch’s Film Ist

Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW

Gustav Deutsch, the maestro of found footage filmmaking, investigates the endless wealth of the medium in this triple bill. The first film (1998) is dedicated to the scientific laboratory as the first birth place of cinematography, while the second (2002)...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:11

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Event Date: 26th May 2016 | 19:45

The Forbidden Zone

Barbican Centre

Schaubühne Berlin offer a uniquely female perspective on war, science and the advance of chemical weapons, in a multimedia show of epic scale and intricacy directed by Katie Mitchell, ‘British theatre’s true auteur’ (Guardian). Clara Immerwahr, wife of the famed...

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Posted: 17th Mar 2016 | 16:22

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Event Date: 25th May 2016 | 19:00

Double Bill: The She Devil & Crossing Boundaries

Regent Street, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW

Heimatfilm, a genre particular to the German-speaking world drew on the tradition of Bergfilm (mountain film), as promoted by the Frank School in the 1920s and 30s. The Heimatfilm idealised the beauty of nature and fulfilled the audiences’ need to...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:08

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Event Date: 20th May 2016 | 09:00

A Modernist in Exile. The International Reception of H.G. Adler

IMLR, University of London, Senate House, Room 243

Conference organised by Elinor Shaffer, FBA (University College London) and Jeremy Adler (King's College London). For programme and registration form see: https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/sites/default/files/files/Events/A%20Modernist%20in%20Exile%20Prg.pdf and https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/sites/default/files/files/Events/Modernist%20in%20Exile%20Registration%20Form.pdf Please register by 11 May.

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Posted: 10th Mar 2016 | 11:42

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Event Date: 19th May 2016 | 19:00

The Inheritors

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate

Part of the Austrian Film Season in partnership with Regent Street Cinema A village between the world wars: seven maids and farm hands inherit their dead master’s farm. While The Inheritors (Die Siebtelbauern, 1997) has all the hallmarks of a...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:05

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Event Date: 18th May 2016 | 19:00

Double Bill: The Counterfeiters & Breathing

Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW

Part of the Austrian Film Season in partnership with Regent Street Cinema. In The Counterfeiters, Karl Markovics stars as Salomon Sorowitsch, known as the ‘king of the counterfeiters’. Thanks to his pragmatism and inexhaustible creativity, he enjoys the sunny side...

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Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:00

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Event Date: 17th May 2016 | 19:30

OPHELIAS ZIMMER, 17-21.5.2016

ROYAL COURT THEATRE Sloane Square London SW1W 8AS

“I do not know, my lord, what I should think.” Katie Mitchell explores Ophelia, freed from Hamlet. The production is a major collaboration between the Royal Court and the Schaubühne Berlin and will open in Berlin in December 2015. In...

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Posted: 19th Jan 2016 | 00:36

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Event Date: 17th May 2016 | 18:00

German Screen Studies Network: An Evening with Katja Riemann

Edmond J Safra Theatre, King’s College London King’s Building, The Strand

The German Screen Studies Network, in cooperation with the German Embassy London and the Greater London German Network, is delighted to announce a film screening and Q & A with celebrated German actress Katja Riemann. Since her 1993 film breakthrough...

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Posted: 4th May 2016 | 14:28

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Event Date: 16th May 2016 | 20:00

A Song of Good and Evil

King's Place

A Song of Good and Evil – King’s Place 16th and 18th May 2016 Philippe Sands’ A Song of Good and Evil offers new insights into the conflict and connections between three men at the heart of the Nuremberg trial...

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Posted: 16th Feb 2016 | 16:09

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Event Date: 12th May 2016 | 10:00

Women and ‘Heimat’ in German Literature and Visual Culture, 1871-1933

IMLR, Room 349, Senate House, University of London

Conference organised by Caroline Bland (Sheffield) and Godela Weiss-Sussex (IMLR) For programme and registration form see: https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/sites/default/files/files/Events/Women%20and%20Heimat%20Programme%20%289-3-16%29.pdf and https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/sites/default/files/files/Events/Women%20and%20Heimat%20Registration%20Form.pdf Please register by 29 April

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Posted: 10th Mar 2016 | 11:36

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Event Date: 6th May 2016 | 15:00

Viennese Suburbs

IMLR, Room 243, University of London, Senate House

Part of a seminar series entitled 'Vienna Tales on Page and Screen', bringing together short stories by well-known literary figures such as Arthur Schnitzler and films on contemporary themes made in or set in Vienna. Convenor: Dr Heide Kunzelmann, Ingeborg...

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Posted: 10th Mar 2016 | 11:30

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Event Date: 28th Apr 2016 | 17:00

The German Enlightenment in Philosophy and Literature. Ideas, Aporias, Legacy

IMLR, University of London, Senate House, Room 234

Reading Group and Seminar organised by Dr Laura Anna Macor

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Posted: 10th Mar 2016 | 11:27

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Event Date: 27th Apr 2016 | 19:00

Three

Goethe Institut, 50 Princes Gate

Film Showing More than ten years after Run Lola Run and after having directed major international productions like Perfume (2006) and The International (2009), Tom Tykwer returned to Berlin to make this more modest, but intricate and subtly amusing film...

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Posted: 31st Mar 2016 | 16:55

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Event Date: 26th Apr 2016 | 18:00

Tannhäuser 26 APRIL—15 MAY 2016

Royal Opera House Bow Street Covent Garden London WC2E 9DD

Hartmut Haenchen conducts Wagner’s potent early opera starring Peter Seiffert, Emma Bell, Christian Gerhaher and Sophie Koch, in Tim Albery’s acclaimed production.

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Posted: 19th Jan 2016 | 00:44

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Event Date: 26th Apr 2016 | 19:30

Emilia Galotti 26 April – 14 May

The Space 269 Westferry Road London E14 3RS

In the searing summer heat of Italy, the simple Emilia Galotti prepares for her wedding. In the Palace, a Prince broods over this beauty he cannot attain. When it is required, will the middle-classes rise up against their masters? Gotthold...

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Posted: 19th Jan 2016 | 01:01

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Event Date: 26th Apr 2016 | 19:00

Pripyat

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate

Film Showing Thirty years after the nuclear catastrophe in Chernobyl in 1986 the ACF’s Cineclub presents this striking documentary by acclaimed Austrian director Nikolaus Geyrhalter. Following the disaster a 30-km restricted zone was erected around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant,...

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Posted: 31st Mar 2016 | 16:22

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Event Date: 23rd Apr 2016 | 13:00

Mozart & Salieri

Phoenix Artist Club, 1 Phoenix Street

Time Zone Theatre presents Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera MOZART & SALIERI as site-specific production at the prestigious Phoenix Artist Club in Soho. Mozart & Salieri is a one-act opera in two scenes by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, written in 1897 to a Russian...

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Posted: 31st Mar 2016 | 16:41

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Event Date: 22nd Apr 2016 | 13:00

Mozart & Salieri

Phoenix Artist Club, 1 Phoenix Street

Time Zone Theatre presents Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera MOZART & SALIERI as site-specific production at the prestigious Phoenix Artist Club in Soho. Mozart & Salieri is a one-act opera in two scenes by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, written in 1897 to a Russian...

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Posted: 31st Mar 2016 | 16:39

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Event Date: 21st Apr 2016 | 17:15

What Really Happens in ‘Die Wahlverwandtschaften’

IMLR, University of London, Senate House, Room 243

Lecture by Professor Nicholas Boyle (Cambridge), organised by the English Goethe Society

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Posted: 10th Mar 2016 | 11:22

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Event Date: 21st Apr 2016 | 13:00

Mozart & Salieri

Phoenix Artist Club, 1 Phoenix Street

Time Zone Theatre presents Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera MOZART & SALIERI as site-specific production at the prestigious Phoenix Artist Club in Soho. Mozart & Salieri is a one-act opera in two scenes by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, written in 1897 to a Russian...

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Posted: 31st Mar 2016 | 16:31

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Event Date: 20th Apr 2016 | 13:00

Mozart & Salieri

Phoenix Artist Club, 1 Phoenix Street

Time Zone Theatre presents Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera MOZART & SALIERI as site-specific production at the prestigious Phoenix Artist Club in Soho. Mozart & Salieri is a one-act opera in two scenes by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, written in 1897 to a Russian...

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Posted: 31st Mar 2016 | 16:37

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Event Date: 13th Apr 2016 | 18:00

‘Nothing short of a scandal’: Harry Peter Smolka and the Ministry of Information

IMLR, Room 243, University of London, Senate House

Talk by Professor Charmian Brinson (Imperial College, London); a seminar organized by the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies at the IMLR

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Posted: 21st Jan 2016 | 11:47

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Event Date: 12th Apr 2016 | 06:30

“German Speaking Entrepreneurs in London” – GLGN April Business Stammtisch

London School of Economics and Political Science: 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields; room: 32L.B.07

Our April Event promises to be exciting and informative. We have two guest speakers: Prof Dr Sabine Rau - Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Family Business at Kings College and Andreas Lesniewicz, who has set up Kamps Bäckerei on Tottenham Court...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2016 | 10:50

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Event Date: 7th Apr 2016 | 18:00

2016 Sylvia Naish Lecture: Simone Schroder: Imagining Global Connectedness in Alexander von Humboldt’s Ansichten der Natur

Room 243, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

During his 1799-1804 tropical and subtropical South American journey, the German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt explored mountain peaks, pondered the origins of the river Orinoco, listened to nocturnal animals in primeval forests, and experienced awe in the face of the...

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Posted: 16th Feb 2016 | 17:43

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Event Date: 7th Apr 2016 | 19:00

Rough Road Ahead (Von jetzt an kein Zurueck)

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate

Film Showing Germany 1968. Ruby and Martin are young and rebellious. They want to be free, to be together and to create their own destinies. Together they deside to run away to Berlin. The price they pay for this is...

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Posted: 31st Mar 2016 | 16:20

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Event Date: 5th Apr 2016 | 18:00

German Translators’ Workshop

Goethe Institut, 50 Prince's Gate

A regular drop-in peer-to-peer workshop for literary translators between German and English. Participants can bring passages or queries from a translation they are working on to discuss with the group or just come to listen and offer feedback. Please bring...

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Posted: 31st Mar 2016 | 16:49

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Event Date: 2nd Apr 2016 | 19:15

Concert

St. Bonifatius German Church E1 1EE

Limburg Cathedral Choristers and Ensemble Rossignol Two prestigeous German choirs sing music by Palestrina, Bach, Hammerschmidt and Bruckner. Free entry. Retiring collection.

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Posted: 30th Mar 2016 | 11:38

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Event Date: 26th Mar 2016 | 15:00

Venus in Fur by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, 26.3-5.4.16

Baron's Court Theatre

Thomas has spent the day holding auditions for the female lead in his theatrical re-working of Sacher-Masoch’s novella of 1870, Venus in Fur. None of them is right for the part … but then enters Vanda, a late-comer to the...

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Posted: 17th Jan 2016 | 21:17

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Event Date: 25th Mar 2016 | 17:00

Springfest – German Bier Festival

Alexandra Palace

Welcome to the 7th annual Ally Pally Bier festival at Springfest 2016. With standard tickets available for £15, we invite you to grab a stein and join the party! Kick back and enjoy the finest German bier, live music, delicious...

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Posted: 17th Jan 2016 | 21:56

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Event Date: 23rd Mar 2016 | 18:30

Book Talk: From Yellow Star to Popstar

The Wiener Library, Russell Square

In this event Dorit Oliver-Wolff will speak about her new book From Yellow Star to Popstar, which tells her incredible life journey from surviving the Second World War to becoming a pop star. Dorit is an accomplished public speaker and...

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Posted: 10th Mar 2016 | 12:21

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Event Date: 19th Mar 2016 | 19:00

UCL German Society Annual Play: Wedekind’s Lulu

Main Quad Marquee, University College London

The UCLU German Society is proud to present Frank Wedekind’s tragicomedy, Lulu. An attractive, enticing woman, Lulu climbs the ladder of German society one wealthy husband at a time. Her attempts to escape her roots of poverty and prostitution take...

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Posted: 9th Mar 2016 | 15:11

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Event Date: 18th Mar 2016 | 20:00

Ulrich Schnauss & Nat Urazmetova

Rich Mix CINEMA AND ARTS CENTRE 35 - 47 BETHNAL GREEN ROAD SHOREDITCH / BETHNAL GREEN

Ulrich Schnauss' live show coincides with the release of his fifth studio album, which will come out in early 2016. At once uplifting and otherworldly, the music of Ulrich Schnauss combines multi-layered synthesizers with beats and ethereal vocals, serving as...

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Posted: 19th Jan 2016 | 00:16

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Event Date: 17th Mar 2016 | 19:00

UCL German Society Annual Play: Wedekind’s Lulu

Wilkins Rooftop Marquee, University College London

The UCLU German Society is proud to present Frank Wedekind’s tragicomedy, Lulu. An attractive, enticing woman, Lulu climbs the ladder of German society one wealthy husband at a time. Her attempts to escape her roots of poverty and prostitution take...

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Posted: 9th Mar 2016 | 15:12

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Event Date: 17th Mar 2016 | 21:00

The Jewish Wife

The Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, London, SE8 4AG

Germany, 1935. Judith is quietly driven out of her home. She must leave her husband behind. A gripping snapshot of a woman struggling to escape the growing shadow of Nazi terror. A parable for any political system based on the...

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Posted: 17th Jan 2016 | 21:35

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Event Date: 17th Mar 2016 | 17:15

Goethe, Pückler-Muskau and England

IMLR, Room 243, University of London, Senate House

Lecture by James Bowman, author of 'The Fortune Hunter: A German Prince in Regency England'. Organized buy the English Goethe Society. All welcome.

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Posted: 21st Jan 2016 | 11:41

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Event Date: 14th Mar 2016 | 19:00

Mahler at the Met

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate, London

Lecture by Patrick Bade. Between 1908 and 1910 Gustav Mahler conducted performances at the Metropolitan Opera that set new standards and evoked paeans of praise from the New York critics. Despite declining health and fierce competition from the thrusting young...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:06

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Event Date: 13th Mar 2016 | 13:30

Recital – Soprano and organ

St Boniface's German Church, Adler Street, London E1 1EE

German Soprano Christiane Edel (London) and English organist John Peacham (Chelmsford) are exploring themes related to Lent and Holy Week in both vocal and organ music. The recital includes two arias from Bach's St Matthew Passion and one aria from...

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Posted: 9th Mar 2016 | 14:45

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Event Date: 12th Mar 2016 | 18:30

Parov Stelar

Alexandra Palace

Parov Stelar - Austrian musician, producer and DJ plays 1 night at London's Alexandra Palace.

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Posted: 17th Jan 2016 | 21:30

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Event Date: 11th Mar 2016 | 19:00

KCL Annual German Play: Der Besuch der alten Dame

Tutu's, King's College London, Strand Campus, The Macadam Building, Level 4, Surrey Street, London, WC2R 2NS

The King’s College London German Society is proud to present its annual play! This year, the play will be a production of ‘Der Besuch der alten Dame’ by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, a tragicomedic play focusing on the dramatic consequences of a...

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Posted: 22nd Feb 2016 | 18:08

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Event Date: 10th Mar 2016 | 18:00

Encounters: Ulrike Draesner and Lyn Marven in Conversation

IMLR, Room G35, University of London, Senate House

Ulrike Draesner is a prize-winning writer of novels, short stories, critical essays and poetry (17 books to date) who last year won the biggest German poetry prize the Joachim Ringelnatz (- akin to the Whitbread or T.S. Eliot Prize) and...

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Posted: 21st Jan 2016 | 11:38

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Event Date: 9th Mar 2016 | 17:00

Annie Ring: After the Stasi: Collaboration and the Struggle for Sovereign Subjectivity in the Writing of German Unification

UCL

Book launch and public discussion With guest panelists Dr Marion Kant (Pembroke College, Cambridge) Dr Michael Minden (Jesus College, Cambridge) Chaired by Dr Stephanie Bird (University College London)

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Posted: 9th Feb 2016 | 17:33

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Event Date: 8th Mar 2016 | 19:00

translation, friendship: A celebration of the writing of Ilse Aichinger

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the ACF London in partnership with Copy Press presents a special evening of literature and performance celebrating the recent re-publication of The Bound Man, and Other Stories, by Austrian writer Ilse Aichinger. Invited...

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Posted: 25th Feb 2016 | 23:00

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Event Date: 7th Mar 2016 | 19:00

KCL Annual German Play: Der Besuch der alten Dame

Tutu's, King's College London, Strand Campus, The Macadam Building, Level 4, Surrey Street, London, WC2R 2NS

The King’s College London German Society is proud to present its annual play! This year, the play will be a production of ‘Der Besuch der alten Dame’ by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, a tragicomedic play focusing on the dramatic consequences of a...

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Posted: 22nd Feb 2016 | 18:08

Posted by: catherine.smale

Event Date: 4th Mar 2016 | 15:00

Love and Hate in Vienna

IMLR, Room 234, University of London, Senate House

Part of a seminar series entitled 'Vienna Tales on Page and Screen' bringing together short stories by well-known literary figures such as Arthur Schnitzler and films on contemporary themes made in or set in Vienna. All welcome.

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Posted: 21st Jan 2016 | 11:31

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Event Date: 3rd Mar 2016 | 00:00

The German Enlightenment in Philosophy and Literature. Ideas, Aporias, Legacy

IMLR, Room 234, University of London, Senate House

Seminar series; all welcome.

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Posted: 21st Jan 2016 | 11:28

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Event Date: 3rd Mar 2016 | 19:00

Preview Screening: Goodnight Mommy (Ich seh Ich seh)

Austrian Cultural Forum, London 28 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1PQ

Ahead of the general UK release of Goodnight Mommy the ACF London is pleased to host a special preview thanks to Vertigo Films. In the heat of the summer. An isolated house in the countryside between woods and corn fields....

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Posted: 16th Feb 2016 | 16:21

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Event Date: 2nd Mar 2016 | 19:00

MARC BAUDER: MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE

Goethe-Institut London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2PH

For the first time, a true international finance industry insider tells all. Rainer Voss, a man who was once one of Germany’s leading investment bankers and who easily handled millions in his heyday, reveals his personal insight on how the...

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Posted: 13th Feb 2016 | 23:10

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Event Date: 27th Feb 2016 | 19:00

Grimm Tales, 27.2-5.3. 2016

Questor's Theatre Ealing

These deliciously scary, thrilling and funny tales are adapted from the Brothers Grimm by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy. They include the magical stories of Hansel and Gretel and the original Cinderella, along with less well known stories for you...

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Posted: 19th Jan 2016 | 00:05

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Event Date: 25th Feb 2016 | 18:00

‘A Global Mission’: The Goethe Society of Weimar in the Third Reich

IMLR, Room 243, University of London, Senate House

Lecture by Professor Daniel Wilson (Royal Holloway, University of London). All welcome.

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Posted: 21st Jan 2016 | 11:26

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Event Date: 25th Feb 2016 | 19:00

MARC BAUDER: JEDER SCHWEIGT VON ETWAS ANDEREM / LAST TO KNOW

Goethe-Institut London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2PH

Every family has a secret, a darkness no one wants to touch. For some, their secrets lie buried in a country that doesn’t even exist anymore: Three families from out of the GDR’s estimated 250,000 political prisoners wrestle with the...

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Posted: 13th Feb 2016 | 23:08

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Event Date: 24th Feb 2016 | 14:00

WORKSHOP, LESUNG & GESPRÄCH FIKTION: NEW WRITING GROUP

ICA (INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART) 12 Carlton House Terrace SW1Y 5AH London

Mit Ingo Niermann, Ann Cotten, Rajeev Balasubramanyan, Sophie Jung, Tom McCarthy und Adam Thirlwell Fiktion ist ein Modellprojekt deutsch- und englischsprachiger Autoren, das die sich durch die Digitalisierung eröffnenden Chancen für die Wahrnehmung und Verbreitung anspruchsvoller Literatur weiterzuentwickeln sucht. Dies...

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Posted: 17th Jan 2016 | 21:39

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Event Date: 24th Feb 2016 | 19:00

Variations on a Theme: Poetic Prose: Carolina Schutti and Joanna Walsh

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

We continue to explore the best of new Austrian and British writing in our new author discussion series. The series will bring Austrian and British authors together to discuss a topic that is prominent in their work. Carolina Schutti and...

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Posted: 16th Feb 2016 | 16:13

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Event Date: 23rd Feb 2016 | 19:45

Betrolt Brecht: The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Presented by Lazarus Theatre Company, 23.2.-12.3.2016

The Jack Studio Theatre, 410 Brockley Road, London SE4 2DH

A girl must make a choice… to take the child and run, or leave him behind in the fury of civil war. Brecht’s thrilling and revolutionary play follows a young girl who makes the biggest decision of her life. Set...

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Posted: 24th Feb 2016 | 05:52

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Event Date: 19th Feb 2016 | 16:00

Research Seminar: Stefan Zweig, Romain Rolland: Der Mann und das Werk (1921)

Lockkeeper's Cottage, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End campus, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

The Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations at Queen Mary University of London welcomes participants at its next Friday Research Seminar. The Seminar's subject will be Stefan Zweig's book Romain Rolland, Der Mann und das Werk (1921). The text will be...

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Posted: 7th Feb 2016 | 18:40

Posted by: janariedel

Event Date: 18th Feb 2016 | 17:00

The German Enlightenment in Philosophy and Literature. Ideas, Aporias, Legacy

IMLR, Room 234, University of London, Senate House

Seminar/ Reading Group

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Posted: 19th Jan 2016 | 13:59

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Event Date: 16th Feb 2016 | 18:30

Germany and the making of the new Europe, presented by Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint

Skeel Lecture Theatre, People’s Palace, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Campus, London, E1 4NS

A Special Lecture: "Germany and the making of the new Europe" Presented by Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint Organised in association with the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations at Queen Mary University of London. About the lecture Germany regained its position...

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Posted: 28th Jan 2016 | 00:29

Posted by: janariedel

Event Date: 14th Feb 2016 | 00:00

Conference on German Song Onstage 1770-1914

Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS

Featuring talks, concerts and workshops, the Royal College of Music London, the German Historical Institute London and Wigmore Hall present a three-day conference on German Song from 12-14 February 2016.

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 15:49

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Event Date: 13th Feb 2016 | 10:00

German Song Onstage: Keynote Talk, Workshop & Recital

Wigmore Hall, London

How and why did musicians start programming song recitals the way they do now? Join leading figures in the field of Lieder to explore the history of song performance, before a recital of Schumann’s Dichterliebe as it would have been...

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Posted: 28th Jan 2016 | 00:31

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Event Date: 12th Feb 2016 | 19:30

German Song Onstage conference: Clara Schumann as Song Accompanist

Royal College of Music, London

Clara Schumann’s recital of 5 January 1870 in Vienna is recreated in this fascinating recital by outstanding RCM singers and pianists Varvara Tarasova and Ilya Kondratev. The original 1870 performers were Louise Dustmann, Rosa Girzick, Gustav Walter, Emil Kraus, Clara...

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Posted: 28th Jan 2016 | 00:30

Posted by: fiona.bell@rcm.ac.uk

Event Date: 11th Feb 2016 | 19:00

Cooking the Empire, Part 1

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

After the success of our Vanillekipferl event last December, we invite you on another culinary and literary tour down memory lane. The second event takes its inspiration from a famous Austrian collection of stories by Friedrich Torberg and the comfort...

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Posted: 7th Feb 2016 | 18:43

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Event Date: 11th Feb 2016 | 19:00

Cooking the Empire Part I

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate, London

After the success of our Vanillekipferl event last December, we invite you on another culinary and literary tour down memory lane. The second event takes its inspiration from a famous Austrian collection of stories by Friedrich Torberg and the comfort...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:04

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Event Date: 11th Feb 2016 | 19:30

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch 11-14.2.2016

Sadler's Wells Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

Renowned as the inventor of tanztheater, and widely regarded as one of the most significant influences in modern dance, Pina Bausch inspired generations of audiences and artists before her untimely death in 2009. Featuring the haunting music of Chilean composers...

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Posted: 18th Jan 2016 | 00:12

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Event Date: 10th Feb 2016 | 17:30

Dürer and the Aesthetics of ‘non-art’ Images

Warburg Institute, University of London School of Advanced Study

A Public Lecture by Dr Alexander Marr, University of Cambridge

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Posted: 5th Jan 2016 | 22:34

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Event Date: 9th Feb 2016 | 19:00

Basic Structures of

Austrian Cultural Forum London, 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Exhibition until Friday 15 April 2016 Basic structures of presents three artists that use the vocabulary of fabric within the development of their practice. Positioned within the frame of fashion week, this exhibition delves into the conceptualisation of trends, repetitive...

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Posted: 7th Feb 2016 | 18:49

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Event Date: 9th Feb 2016 | 18:00

Tales of Commerce and Imagination: Literary and Cinematic Contributions to the Department Store Debate in the Early 20th Century

IMLR, Room 102, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street

A seminar to mark the publication of the second volume of essays published in the context of a joint research project between the IMLR and the University of Exeter on the history, discourses and literary and filmic reflections of German...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:43

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Event Date: 8th Feb 2016 | 10:00

Thinking Being

IMLR, Room 246, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street.

Seminar Series. Taking Lorenz Puntel's and Alan White's 'Structural-Systematic Philosophy' as a starting point, the seminar will consider various phases of the history of the question of 'being' (phenomenological, dialectical, critical and analogical) in dialogue with the most important representatives...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:40

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Event Date: 6th Feb 2016 | 19:45

Figurentheater Tübingen – WUNDERKAMMER

Barbican Centre, London

As 2nd February.

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:29

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Event Date: 5th Feb 2016 | 07:30

Lieder ohne Grenzen: A recital of German song introduced by Iain Burnside

St. Lawrence Jewry, London

Interweaving roles as pianist and Sony Award-winning broadcaster with equal aplomb, Iain Burnside (“pretty much ideal” BBC Music Magazine) is also a master programmer and he has performed in recital with many of the world’s leading singers. Following a period...

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Posted: 5th Jan 2016 | 16:01

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Event Date: 5th Feb 2016 | 19:45

Figurentheater Tübingen – WUNDERKAMMER

Barbican Centre, London

As 2nd February.

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:27

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Event Date: 5th Feb 2016 | 19:00

COMEDY: HENNING WEHN + ELIS JAMES + ED GAMBLE + SPECIAL GUEST

Bush Hall 310 Uxbridge Road, London W12 7LJ

Live At The Apollo, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Radio 4 star HENNING WEHN makes a welcome return to Bush Hall ahead of his new stand-up tour later this year. The German Comedy Embassador will be joined on the...

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Posted: 17th Jan 2016 | 22:31

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Event Date: 5th Feb 2016 | 19:30

THE MAGIC FLUTE 05 Feb 16 – 19 Mar 16

London Coliseum St Martin's Lane London WC2N 4ES

A malicious serpent. An evil sorcerer who is holding a beautiful princess captive. A dark queen with manipulative motives. And three testing trials of his courage and virtue. What else must Prince Tamino overcome in his quest for love, light...

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Posted: 18th Jan 2016 | 00:22

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Event Date: 5th Feb 2016 | 17:00

“Die deutschsprachige Minderheit in Ungarn. Das Problemfeld der Sprache und Identität in der Literatur”

Basement, room K-1.072 King's College London 170 Strand London WC2R 2LS

Öffentliche Vorlesung der Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache (GfdS), Zweig London, in Kooperation mit dem Modern Language Centre des King's College London (KCL)

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Posted: 28th Jan 2016 | 01:50

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Event Date: 4th Feb 2016 | 19:45

Figurentheater Tübingen – WUNDERKAMMER

Barbican Centre, London

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:26

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Event Date: 4th Feb 2016 | 17:00

The German Enlightenment in Philosophy and Literature. Ideas, Aporias, Legacy

IMLR, Room 234, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London.

Reading group / seminar In the last decades, scholarship on the German Enlightenment has followed quite new paths. After moving away from the old narrative of a sterile, naïvely optimistic and rationalist movement, scholars rediscovered the German Enlightenment as intrinsically...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:37

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Event Date: 4th Feb 2016 | 19:00

Dreams Rewired

Whitechapel Gallery

A film by Manu Luksch, Martin Reinhart, Thomas Tode narrated by Tilda Swinton sound design, voice over text by Mukul Patel DREAMS REWIRED traces the desires and anxieties of today’s hyper-connected world back more than a hundred years, when telephone,...

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Posted: 28th Jan 2016 | 00:49

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Event Date: 3rd Feb 2016 | 17:30

Internationalization of the German Welfare State (1890–1953)

German Historical Institute, 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ

Lecture by Prof. Sandrine Kott Sandrine Kott is Professor of Modern European History at the University of Geneva. Her research focuses on the history of social welfare in a transnational perspective. Her recent publications include Globalizing Social Rights: The International...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 15:37

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Event Date: 3rd Feb 2016 | 19:45

Figurentheater Tübingen – WUNDERKAMMER

Barbican Centre, London

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:24

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Event Date: 2nd Feb 2016 | 19:45

Figurentheater Tübingen – WUNDERKAMMER

Barbican Centre, London

Theatre performance. Die Idee der Wunderkammer, eines frühmusealen Sammlungskonzeptes, das sich an Raritäten und Kuriositäten orientierte, bietet den Rahmen für diesen Theaterabend zwischen Bildender und Darstellender Kunst. Mit den Figurenspielern Alice-Therese Gottschalk, Raphael Mürle und Frank Soehnle haben sich drei...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:22

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Event Date: 1st Feb 2016 | 10:00

Thinking Being

IMLR, Room 246, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street

Seminar series. Taking Lorenz Puntel's and Alan White's 'Structural-Systematic Philosophy' as a starting point, the seminar will consider various phases of the history of the question of 'being' (phenomenological, dialectical, critical and analogical) in dialogue with the most important representatives...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:35

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Event Date: 30th Jan 2016 | 18:00

Familie Flöz — Infinita

Peacock Theatre, London

As on 28 January.

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:19

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Event Date: 29th Jan 2016 | 16:00

The Friday Research Seminar (Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations)

Lockkeeper's Cottage, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End campus, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

The Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations invites to The Friday Research Seminars series (once a month). The seminar Friday, 29 January 2016 (4-6pm), will have a special guest: Prof. Jürgen Pelzer who will be talking on the subject: Against the...

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Posted: 28th Jan 2016 | 00:29

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Event Date: 29th Jan 2016 | 18:30

eat | VALUE | design

Victoria and Albert Museum

Artists and designers honey and bunny (Sonja Stummerer & Martin Hablesreiter) have been invited by the V&A to present one of their performative works at Friday Late. Why do we eat soup with a spoon, when we could drink it,...

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Posted: 28th Jan 2016 | 00:45

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Event Date: 28th Jan 2016 | 17:15

Goethe, Hoffmann, Scott: Reciprocal Cultural Transfer between Britain and Germany

IMLR, Room 243, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Lecture convened by the English Goethe Society. Speaker: Barry Murnane (Oxford)

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Posted: 13th Jan 2016 | 11:23

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Event Date: 28th Jan 2016 | 19:30

Familie Flöz — Infinita

Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, Holborn, London

Mime Festival London Familie Flöz, Deutschlands Meister des Maskentheaters, kehrt nach einer unglaublichen Erfolgserie von ausverkauften Aufführungen von Teatro Delusio (LIMF’05), Ristorante Immortale (LIMF’06) und Hotel Paradiso (LIMF’09), sowie einer five-star performance am Edinburgh Fringe, zurück zum Mime Festival, mit...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:14

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Event Date: 27th Jan 2016 | 19:00

Scarlet Street. Hans J. Salter Retrospective

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate, London

Film showing. This is Fritz Lang's most harrowing study of guilt and damnation, with Edward G. Robinson as a quietly suffering bookkeeper who encounters fate in the form of a calculating prostitute (Joan Bennett) and her pimp (Dan Duryea). US...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:00

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Event Date: 27th Jan 2016 | 19:00

Das System – alles verstehen heißt alles verzeihen

Goethe Institut, 50 Princes Gate, London

Film. Regisseur Marc Bauder, vor allem bekannt durch sein dokumentarisches Portrait des ehemaligen führenden Investment Bankers Rainer Voss, Master of the Universe, liefert mit seinem Spielfilmdebut einen packenden Thriller, der vor dem Hintergrund des kapitalistischen Takeover Ostdeutschlands nach der Wende...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:11

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Event Date: 27th Jan 2016 | 19:00

DAS SYSTEM – ALLES VERSTEHEN HEISST ALLES VERZEIHEN

GOETHE-INSTITUT LONDON 50 Princes Gate Exhibition Road SW7 2PH London

Beim Einbruch in eine Villa wird Mike Hiller vom Besitzer überrascht. Doch sehr zu Mikes Überraschung zeigt dieser ihn nicht an. Stattdessen nimmt er ihn unter seine Fittiche und eröffnet ihm eine neue, von Geld und Macht beherrschte Welt. Mike...

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Posted: 17th Jan 2016 | 21:44

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Event Date: 25th Jan 2016 | 10:00

Thinking Being

IMLR, Room 246, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Taking Lorenz Puntel's and Alan White's 'Structural-Systematic Philosophy' as a starting point, the seminar will consider various phases of the history of the question of 'being' (phenomenological, dialectical, critical and analogical) in dialogue with the most important representatives of the...

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Posted: 13th Jan 2016 | 11:19

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Event Date: 22nd Jan 2016 | 15:00

Vienna Tales on Page and Screen: Migrants Today

IMLR, Room 246, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

The new seminar series 'Vienna Tales on Page and Screen', brings together short stories by well-known literary figures such as Arthur Schnitzler and films on contemporary themes made in or set in Vienna. Seminars are based on selected stories from...

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Posted: 13th Jan 2016 | 11:14

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Event Date: 21st Jan 2016 | 17:30

Sigrid Weigel (Berlin): Lecture on ‘Public Crying’

IMLR, Room 104, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

'Public Crying. The Reappearance of Public Mourning on the Streets of European Cities': In this lecture Professor Sigrid Weigel investigates the relatively recent phenomenon of rituals of public communal grieving in Europe, placing it in the historical context of an...

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Posted: 13th Jan 2016 | 11:06

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Event Date: 20th Jan 2016 | 12:30

German Business Stammtisch

Bierschenke on London Wall (www.bierschenke.co.uk)

The German business community in London is looking the establish a regular “Stammtisch” event for everyone with an established interest in the German market/community. Our first one will be held on 20th January 2016, 12.30 – 14.00hrs at the Bierschenke...

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Posted: 11th Jan 2016 | 20:32

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Event Date: 20th Jan 2016 | 18:00

POW Re-Education after the Second World War

IMLR, Room 243, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

POW Re-Education after the Second World War. The Lecture Programme: Beyond a Grass-Roots Perspective, Speaker: Jennifer Taylor Seminar organised by the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies at the IMLR

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Posted: 13th Jan 2016 | 10:59

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Event Date: 20th Jan 2016 | 19:00

Phantom Lady. Hans J. Salter Retrospective

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate, London

Film showing. Scott Henderson (Franchot Tone), a successful young businessman, is arrested for allegedly strangling his wife. On the night in question, he had met a girl in a bar, but did not know her name. Henderson is convicted and...

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 15:57

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Event Date: 19th Jan 2016 | 19:00

Nosferatu’s Shadow: 19-21.1.2016

Etcetera Theatre: above the Oxford Arms 265 Camden High Street London NW1 7BU

Who was Max Schreck, the man behind the most iconic of all movie monsters? How did he come to be remembered solely for the one and only horror film he made during a career encompassing 800 parts and 50 films?...

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Posted: 17th Jan 2016 | 23:08

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Event Date: 18th Jan 2016 | 10:00

Thinking Being

IMLR, Room 246, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Taking Lorenz Puntel's and Alan White's 'Structural-Systematic Philosophy' as a starting point, the seminar will consider various phases of the history of the question of 'being' (phenomenological, dialectical, critical and analogical) in dialogue with the most important representatives of the...

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Posted: 13th Jan 2016 | 10:48

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Event Date: 13th Jan 2016 | 12:00

‘Late Reading: Erich Auerbach and the Spätboot of Comparative Literature’

ArtsOne 2.17, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

A research seminar given by Professor Ben Hutchinson of the University of Kent. Abstract: 'This talk will reflect on the discipline of Comparative Literature as it developed in the post-war period. Building on recent work on lateness, it will focus...

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Posted: 5th Jan 2016 | 22:06

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Event Date: 12th Jan 2016 | 18:00

Test Culture Event

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Posted: 13th Jan 2016 | 06:45

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Event Date: 17th Dec 2015 | 13:00

Lecture: Hannah Arendt in Post-war Germany: The History of a complex relationship (Felix Heidenreich, University of Stuttgart)

Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Campus, Francis Bancroft Building, Room 3.24

(In co-operation with the Department of Comparative Literature)

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 14:41

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Event Date: 10th Dec 2015 | 17:30

Encounters: Writers and Translators in Conversation: Annett Gröschner and Katy Derbyshire

IMLR Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room G35 (Ground Floor)

Speakers: Annett Gröschner, Katy Derbyshire, Chair: Godela Weiss-Sussex (IMLR)This event brings together the Berlin writer Annett Gröschner and her translator Katy Derbyshire. Whether in her essays, feuilleton pieces, short stories or her novels (Moskauer Eis [2002]; Walpurgistag [2011]), Annett Gröschner brings...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:25

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Event Date: 8th Dec 2015 | 19:30

Spring Awakening

UAL Platform Theatre

Spring Awakening explores the conflict between an oppressive bourgeois state and the natural sexual desires of its adolescents in an unamed 19th Century provincial German town. With the help of Edward Bond's poetic and ironic translation, Wedekind's play is an...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 13:20

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Event Date: 8th Dec 2015 | 19:15

Henning Wehn: Authentic German Christmas Do

Leicester Square Theatre Main House

He's back! Join German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn for this meticulously planned and perfectly executed German Christmas Do. In addition to his finest stand-up there will be renditions of Germany’s most favourite Christmas carols such as ‘Oh Tannenbaum’, ‘Stille Nacht...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 13:11

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Event Date: 3rd Dec 2015 | 17:15

‘Winterabende’: A Motif in German Art, Literature and Thought

IMLR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room 243

Speaker: Ian Cooper (Kent)English Goethe Society Lecture

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:22

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Event Date: 2nd Dec 2015 | 12:30

A Comparative Examination of German and British “Rubble Literature”

Room 6.01, Virginia Woolf Building, 22 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NR

KCL research seminar with Julia Vossen, King’s College London

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Posted: 10th Nov 2015 | 23:24

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Event Date: 2nd Dec 2015 | 18:00

Encounters with Albion: Literary Representations of the Arrival in Britain of the Jewish Refugees from Nazism

IMLR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room 243

Speaker: Anthony Grenville (London)Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies Seminar

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:21

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Event Date: 29th Nov 2015 | 00:00

Concert, Deutscher Chor London

Hampton Court Palace

Concert: 29 November: Hampton Court Palace. More information will be available from the Deutsche Chor website in due course.

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Posted: 8th Oct 2015 | 16:42

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Event Date: 27th Nov 2015 | 19:30

Lulu by Frank Wedekind

Silk Street Theatre, Guildhall School, Barbican

Wedekind described his 1894 play as a “monster tragedy”. We present Nicholas Wright’s thrilling and explicit version of the original text, with five actresses sharing the role of Lulu, in a kaleidoscopic journey of sex and death through Germany, Paris...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 11:28

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Event Date: 21st Nov 2015 | 19:00

Austrian Ball London 2015

Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen St, London WC2B 5DA

Austrians have always waltzed the night away and the Austrian Club London continues this tradition by hosting a magical evening of dancing and entertainment at the Grand Connaught Rooms. It is a superb way to enjoy the true atmosphere of...

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Posted: 10th Nov 2015 | 14:03

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Event Date: 21st Nov 2015 | 11:00

IMLR Research Training: Modern Languages Archives and Libraries

IMLR Senate House, South Block, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room 243 (Second Floor, Senate House) and the British Library

Speakers:Adrian Armstrong (QMUL); Catherine Davies (IMLR); Mura Ghosh (Senate House Library); Marja Kingma (British Library); Andrea Meyer Ludowisy (Senate House Library); Katia Pizzi (IMLR); Joao Paulo Silvestre (KCL, IMLR); Godela Weiss (Sussex, IMLR) 

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:19

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Event Date: 21st Nov 2015 | 10:00

58th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies

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The National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies is a biannual event organised in association with the Institute of Modern Languages Research (formerly Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies) at the University of London. Launched in 1987, it provides an informal...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:17

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Event Date: 20th Nov 2015 | 09:30

IMLR Research Training: Wiener Library Seminar

29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP, Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square

Speakers:Howard Falksohn (Wiener Library); Clare George (Miller Archivist, IMLR); Toby Simpson (Research Fellow, Wiener Library) 9.30 -10.00 Registration: Participants to gather in the Weldon Room 10.00-12.00 Archive Skills training with the Wiener Library's longstanding archivist Howard Falksohn. This training session will help students acquire...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:15

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Event Date: 19th Nov 2015 | 19:00

Lampedusa in Winter

Austrian Cultural Forum

In summer and autumn of this year thousands of refugees passed the Austrian border, many of them fleeing the war in Syria. This has led to an outpouring of support from the public as well as from national and private...

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Posted: 10th Nov 2015 | 13:56

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Event Date: 19th Nov 2015 | 10:00

‘… under the spell’: Thomas Bernhard’s Reception in the Anglophone World

IMLR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room G22/26 (Ground Floor)

Event Type: Conference / SymposiumSpeakers:Hanno Biber (Vienna); Evelyn Breiteneder (Vienna); Ryan Crawford (Vienna); Stephen Dowden (Brandeis); Rüdiger Görner (QMUL); Martin Huber (Salzburg); Heide Kunzelmann (IMLR/Kent); Robert Leucht (Zurich); Jonathan J. Long (Durham); Agnes Müller (South Carolina); Ramón Soto Gámez (Madrid);...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:13

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Event Date: 18th Nov 2015 | 19:00

Performative Reading of Thomas Bernhard

Austrian Cultural Forum

Ahead of the international conference on Thomas Bernhard’s reception in the Anglophone world, British actor Leighton Pugh will give a performative reading of some of Bernhard’s works at the ACF London. Pugh has had a successful career on stage and...

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Posted: 10th Nov 2015 | 13:52

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Event Date: 16th Nov 2015 | 00:00

Young Austria Exhibition at LSE

Atrium Gallery, Old Building, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE

The historical-biographical exhibition of the former exile organisation Young Austria portrays members and their families and their political and cultural activities. This unique exhibition includes photographs and documents which have not previously been seen in public, featuring images of Young...

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Posted: 8th Oct 2015 | 15:05

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Event Date: 14th Nov 2015 | 14:00

Aliens and Agents: The House at 3 Regent Square

IMLR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room G37

Speakers: Charmian Brinson, Clare George, Marian Malet (London)Talk / Walk A talk on the hidden history of this Bloomsbury house, a hive of activity for 1930s anti-fascist refugees attempting to expose the activities of the Nazi regime, and a magnet...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:11

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Event Date: 14th Nov 2015 | 19:45

Biedermann and the Arsonists

Sadler’s Wells Lilian Baylis Studio

Independent Opera at Sadler’s Wells marks its 10th year with the UK premiere of Šimon Voseček’s absurdist fable Biedermann and the Arsonists, based on the eponymous play by Swiss dramatist and novelist Max Frisch, in a new English translation by...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 13:16

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Event Date: 13th Nov 2015 | 19:30

Morgen und Abend

THE ROYAL OPERA, MAIN STAGE

Graham Vick directs the world premiere of Georg Friedrich Haas’s new opera, starring great Austrian actor Klaus Maria Brandauer.   Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas is fast becoming one of the leading composers of his generation. Morgen und Abend (Morning...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 13:22

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Event Date: 12th Nov 2015 | 19:30

Ovation: Sepalcure, Nathan Fake & HVOB

Oval Space 29-32 The Oval London E2 9DT

Austrian duo HVOB are in London for a special gig with fellow electronic masterminds Sepalcure and Nathan Fake. HVOB (short for Her Voice Over Boys) are Anna Müller and Paul Wallner. They create intelligent, challenging and altogether beautiful melodic techno....

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Posted: 10th Nov 2015 | 23:32

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Event Date: 11th Nov 2015 | 17:30

The Revolt of the Masses’? Some Thoughts on a Modern Myth

IMLR, Room G35, Senate House (ground floor), Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

A lecture by Jeremy Adler at the Institute for Modern Languages Research

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Posted: 10th Nov 2015 | 23:40

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Event Date: 11th Nov 2015 | 12:30

Hadlaub’s Biting Lady: Minnesang and vagina dentata

Room 6.01, Virginia Woolf Building, 22 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NR

KCL research seminar with Annette Volfing, University of Oxford

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Posted: 10th Nov 2015 | 23:21

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Event Date: 11th Nov 2015 | 19:30

A Concert of Remembrance with Nicholas McCarthy

St Johns Smith Square

Celebrated one-handed pianist Nicholas McCarthy performs Ravel's Piano For Left Hand in tribute to Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein at this London Remembrance Concert. This will be the first time since Paul Wittgenstein at the 1951 Proms that a one-handed concert...

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Posted: 10th Nov 2015 | 13:45

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Event Date: 11th Nov 2015 | 19:30

Sasha Waltz & Guests – Sacre

Sadler’s Wells

Based in Berlin, Sasha Waltz & Guests are known for developing highly original choreographic musical theatre performances. They have collaborated with more than 250 artists and ensembles from 25 countries on nearly 20 productions since being founded in 1993. To...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 13:12

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Event Date: 10th Nov 2015 | 19:00

Screening: The Life of the Schizophrenic Poet Alexander März

Goethe Institut, 50 Princes Gate Exhibition Road SW7 2PH London

This highly acclaimed TV production focuses on the life and suffering of the eponymous Alexander März, who, diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, spends long periods of his life in a psychiatric institution against which he rebels with small acts of refusal...

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Posted: 10th Nov 2015 | 13:31

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Event Date: 10th Nov 2015 | 12:30

Anglo Austrian Society – London Stammtisch

K + K Hotel, 1-15 Templeton Place Earls Court London SW5 9NB

A small group of people, some Austrian and some English, meet every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 12.30-14.30 in the bar at the K + K Hotel, near Earl's Court tube station. We have regular discussions about various topics...

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Posted: 10th Oct 2015 | 11:32

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Event Date: 7th Nov 2015 | 20:00

Currency

The Place

8.00 Image (Natalie Reckert) 9.15 Chivalry is Dead (Alex Deutinger and Alexander Gottfarb)   8pm Natalie Reckert (Germany) Image Voguing meets electro-robotics in Natalie Reckert’s highly skilled solo, a proper fusion of handbalancing and dance. Innovative and inventive, Image is...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 13:18

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Event Date: 7th Nov 2015 | 15:00

German Bier Festival

Alexandra Palace

The UK’s largest German Bier Festival is back. An army of Bavarian waitresses will be serving the finest German Bier … The UK’s largest German Bier Festival will be kicking off at 3pm. An army of Bavarian waitresses will be...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 12:52

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Event Date: 6th Nov 2015 | 09:30

The European Reception of Joseph Conrad

Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room 243

Speakers:Balázs Csizmadia (London); Evelyn Fishburn (UCL); Mark Fitzpatrick (Sorbonne); Anthony Fothergill (Exeter); Esther Gómez Sierra (Manchester); Alexis Grohmann (Edinburgh); Robert Hampson (RHUL); Véronique Pauly (Versailles); Marte Puxan-Oliva (Harvard/Barcelona); Daniel Schümann (Bamberg); Elinor Shaffer (IMLR/UCL)The event is sponsored by the Ingeborg...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:08

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Event Date: 6th Nov 2015 | 19:30

Touching Silence Zierle and Carter

Barbican Conservatory

Three free drop-in durational performances taking place at the Barbican (Conservatory), Andaz London Liverpool Street (Temple) and the National Theatre (Weston Terrace) that investigate thre shapeshfting qualities and gifts of three different totems through the Swan, the Moth and the...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 12:59

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Event Date: 5th Nov 2015 | 17:15

The Bankrupt of Love: Schiller’s Early Ethics

IMLR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room 243

Speaker: Laura Anna Macor (Oxford)

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:07

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Event Date: 3rd Nov 2015 | 18:30

Thomas Kling und die lyrischen Schlachten des Ersten Weltkriegs

ArtsOne Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS

IN CO-OPERATION WITH THE GOETHE-INSTITUT LONDON The two-part performance Poetic Battlefields brings together historical and contemporary perspectives on the poetry of the First World War. In Catastrophe/Forms four speakers enact over 30 poems (1911-1919) from 14 different countries, depicting the...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 14:38

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Event Date: 2nd Nov 2015 | 10:00

Careers Fair

LSE

The German Embassy Career Fair is back for 2015! On Monday 2nd November 2015 the Fair, organised jointly by the German Embassy and the German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce in an exclusive collaboration with the London School of Economics...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:08

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Event Date: 29th Oct 2015 | 14:00

Hansel and Gretel

Hounslow Arts Centre, Paul Robeson Theatre

Hansel and Gretel brings together amazing magic, comedy, sets and costumes - all this as well as dragons, illusions and a full supporting cast set to wow the crowds! There might even be a custard pie or two! This exciting...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 13:08

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Event Date: 27th Oct 2015 | 20:00

AND NOW: THE WORLD! by Sibylle Berg

Hackney Showroom

AND NOW: THE WORLD! by leading German writer Sibylle Berg was Theater Heute's Play of the Year 2014 and this production is the English language premiere, superbly directed by Abnigail Graham and starring Jennifer Jackson.

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 11:15

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Event Date: 26th Oct 2015 | 18:00

Reading with Peter Schneider

Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Campus, Lockkeeper's Cottage

The members of the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations at Queen Mary University of London kindly invite you to attend a reading with a German author, Peter Schneider. He is highly regarded in Germany and will give us an insight...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 14:33

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Event Date: 24th Oct 2015 | 13:30

Duck, Death and the Tulip

The Cryer Theatre, Sutton

Award winning puppetry about an unlikely friendship.
Duck Death and the Tulip is an award winning performance for every small child and their grownup friends. Adapted for the stage from the acclaimed book by German illustrator Wolf Erlbruch, it tells the...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 13:03

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Event Date: 22nd Oct 2015 | 17:30

Schopenhauer’s Unwritten Translations

IMLR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room 243

Speaker: Duncan Large (UEA)Working Group for the Reception of German, Austrian and Swiss Literature Lecture

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:04

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Event Date: 21st Oct 2015 | 13:00

Joint Research Seminar

Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Campus, ArtsOne Building, Room 1.28

Rewriting Grand Narratives as a Supratemporal Mystical Competition: Illustrations from Dante, Rabelais, Cervantes, Goethe, Proust, Mann and Joyce” (Gerald Gillespie, Stanford University) (In co-operation with the Department of Comparative Literature)

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 14:32

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Event Date: 19th Oct 2015 | 19:30

Mephisto

Barbican Milton Court Theatre

A Guildhall School Production directed by Wyn Jones In pre-war Germany a group of theatre workers face the National Socialists’ rise to power. Some resist, some are caught unawares and some pay with their lives. But one of them, a...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 12:57

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Event Date: 16th Oct 2015 | 10:00

Rewriting(s). MHRA Postgraduate and Early Career Conference

IMLR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room G35 (Ground Floor)

Speakers: Martin McLaughlin (Oxford)  

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:01

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Event Date: 15th Oct 2015 | 18:00

English and German Cultural Encounters. A.S. Byatt in Conversation with Martin Swales and Godela Weiss-Sussex

IMLR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, The Court Room (Senate House, first floor)

Speakers: A.S. Byatt; Martin Swales; Godela Weiss-Sussex2015 Bithell Memorial Lecture Dame Antonia Byatt, Martin Swales and Godela Weiss-Sussex will explore the connections between English and German culture in her recent work. The conversation will focus on the novel The Children’s...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 14:57

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Event Date: 15th Oct 2015 | 19:00

New Helvetic Society: Chasing Tales – A concert with Pete Oxley and Nicolas Meier

Embassy of Switzerland, 16– 18 Montagu Place, LondonW1H 2BQ

“These are two masterly guitarists ... the array of changing sounds, mood and textures they create is gorgeous, fascination and apparently endless. Don’t be fool into the trap of assuming that this is something exclusively for guitar buffs, or even...

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Posted: 8th Oct 2015 | 20:44

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Event Date: 14th Oct 2015 | 18:00

Lion Feuchtwanger: the British Connection

IMLR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room 243

Speaker: Ian Wallace (Bath)

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 14:55

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Event Date: 14th Oct 2015 | 16:00

The Transformation of the Lives of Others: Space, Sensuality, and Spectator Complicity in Franz Kafka’s ‘Die Verwandlung’ and Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s ‘Das Leben der Anderen’

IMLR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room 246

Speaker: Erica Wickerson (IMLR/Cambridge)

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 14:54

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Event Date: 14th Oct 2015 | 18:00

Seminar – Lion Feuchtwanger: the British Connection (Ian Wallace, Bath)

University of London, Room 243 Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Posted: 8th Oct 2015 | 19:51

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Event Date: 13th Oct 2015 | 19:00

LHF: The Sandman

Etcetera Theatre

When Nathaniel, a student, is visited by a mysterious dread figure from the past, nobody can prevent his life from spiralling out of control…

Inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann’s gothic classic ‘The Sandman’ this unnerving solo piece of physical horror theatre will...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 13:04

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Event Date: 12th Oct 2015 | 10:00

Thinking Being

IMLR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room 246

Taking Lorenz Puntel's and Alan White's 'Structural-Systematic Philosophy' as a starting point, the seminar will consider various phases of the history of the question of 'being' (phenomenological, dialectical, critical and analogical) in dialogue with the most important representatives of the...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 14:52

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Event Date: 11th Oct 2015 | 19:30

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Theatre N16

An adaptation of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Master Singers of Nuremberg) will be premiered at Theatre N16 in Balham, London, on 11 October 2015, with shows running daily until 15 October.   At four-and-a-half hours in length, the original opera...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 13:26

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Event Date: 10th Oct 2015 | 19:30

Ariadne auf Naxos

Royal Opera House Covent Garden Main Stage

Karita Mattila reprises her ‘glorious’ (Guardian), ‘mesmerizing’ (Telegraph) performance of the title role in Christof Loy’s acclaimed production, in a short run of just three performances.

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 11:31

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Event Date: 28th Sep 2015 | 10:00

Germans in Britain: LSE Arts public exhibition

Atrium Gallery Old Building London School of Economics

Germans in Britain, a touring exhibition created by the Migration Museum Project, explores the relationship between Britain and Germany, one of the deepest between any two European countries. Although the two wars that devastated 20th century Europe cast Germany and...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 15:19

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Event Date: 10th Sep 2015 | 10:00

Things We Keep: a new exhibition at the German Historical Institute London

“Why do expatriates keep certain objects while leaving others behind in the process of moving from their home country to London?” We all keep certain things for no apparent reason, some are used on a daily basis, some stashed away in...

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Posted: 7th Oct 2015 | 14:32

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Event Date: 2nd Jul 2015 | 00:00

Out of Chaos; Ben Uri: 100 Years in London

Inigo Rooms, Somerset House East Wing, King’s College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

We celebrate our centenary this year with a major exhibition in Somerset House: Out Of Chaos; Ben Uri: 100 Years in London running from 2 July to 13 December 2015. In this exhibition, a group of rarely seen masterworks by...

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Posted: 8th Oct 2015 | 15:21

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Event Date: 6th May 2015 | 11:00

The Very Magic Flute

Pleasance Carpenters Mews North Rd London N7 9EF

The Very Magic Flute Loosely based on Mozart’s opera Adapted by Kinny Gardner Directed by Caroline Parker Designed by Chris de Wilde With musical arrangements by Toby Collins Meet a lost Prince chased by a dragon, a mysterious Queen of...

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Posted: 18th Jan 2016 | 23:56

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Event Date: 5th Feb 2015 | 19:30

THE MAGIC FLUTE

English National Opera

A quest for love, light and wisdom, in a world where nothing is what it seems.   A malicious serpent. An evil sorcerer who is holding a beautiful princess captive. A dark queen with manipulative motives. And three testing trials...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2015 | 12:44

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Event Date: 1st Jan 1970 | 00:00

Das Spiel: Are You Part Of The Game? 10 – 14 February 2016

The Cage Leake Street, Waterloo, London, SE1 8SW

Das Spiel is a psychological immersive theatre show, a mindreading experience blurring the lines between performance and reality. Imagine being unsure if someone else has planned your greatest moments. You discover more only by playing. 
This Game is different. As...

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Posted: 28th Jan 2016 | 00:53

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