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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: 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: 1st May 2018 | 18:00

‘All Under One Roof’ – ‘Shrines of Upper Austria’

University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU

Evelyn Schlag, one of Austria's most distinguished poets, and acclaimed translator Karen Leeder will read from Schlag's new collection of poetry, All Under One Roof, due to be published by Carcanet Press this spring. They will be joined by award-winning British poet Phoebe Power who...

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Posted: 29th Apr 2018 | 14:08

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Event Date: 25th Feb 2019 | 09:15

‘Damals, Dann und Danach’: Barbara Honigmann at 70

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

A one-day symposium to celebrate the 70th Birthday of one of the foremost German-Jewish writers of our time. 

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Posted: 6th Jan 2019 | 00:26

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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: 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: 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: 22nd Nov 2017 | 19:00

‘Storm in a Wineglass’: A celebration at The European Bookshop

The European Bookshop, 123 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4TE (near Gloucester Road tube)

Angel Classics and The European Bookshopinvite you toStorm in a Wineglass A celebration of the Bicentenary of the birth of Theodor Stormand publication of Grieshuus: The Chronicle of a Familytranslated by Denis JacksonA short talk by Dr Barbara Lester, UCL, followed by...

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Posted: 3rd Nov 2017 | 09:47

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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: 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: 5th Mar 2019 | 18:30

‘You will finish this sentence’: the German writer and the English reader – BASF lecture

Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road London E1 4NS United Kingdom

The Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations (www.qmul.ac.uk/cagcr/) is delighted to introduce the BASF Lecture Series on Anglo-German Matters, 2018-19.The lectures will be given by authors, literary critics, academics and novelists, and will all takes place in the Arts One Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary...

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Posted: 14th Feb 2019 | 12:07

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 29th Nov 2017 | 10:00

‘So this is the Strong Sex’ Women in Psychoanalysis

Freud Museum London, 20 Maresfield Gardens, London NW3 5SX

The exhibition at the Freud Museum London, presented in collaboration with the Sigmund Freud Museum in Vienna, explores the lives and work of a number of women from the early history of psychoanalysis.

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Posted: 24th Nov 2017 | 09:03

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Event Date: 7th Sep 2017 | 12:00

“500 Years: German Protestants in Britain” Exhibition

St George's German Lutheran Church, 55 Alie Street, London, E1 8EB

As the 500th anniversary of the Reformation is celebrated across the world in 2017, this exhibition for the first time explores the history of German Protestants in Britain, from the 1520s to the present. The exhibition takes place from 7...

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Posted: 12th Jul 2017 | 19:52

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 11th Apr 2019 | 09:00

1989 & Beyond: The New Shape of Europe (Conference)

University College London Gower Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 6BT

In a special Central European symposium Austrian politician and expert in Central and South Eastern Europe Dr Erhard Busek and theatre producer Bärbel Strehlau join renowned politicians, scholars and artists from the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and the UK to...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2019 | 14:54

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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 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: 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: 8th May 2019 | 19:45

7 Deadly Sins

Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, E1 8JB

The Viviana Durante Company brings an evening of scintillating Weimar-inspired song and dance, featuring the music of Kurt Weill, to Wilton's Music Hall. Legendary ballerina Viviana Durante returns to the UK stage in 8:38, a newly-commissioned work by Olivier Award-winning choreographer Javier de Frutos, set...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 11:51

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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: 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: 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: 6th Apr 2019 | 19:30

A German Life

Bridge Theatre, 3, Potters Firelds Park, SE1 2SG

Maggie Smith will return to the stage for the first time in twelve years inA German Life, a new play by Christopher Hampton drawn from the life and testimony of Brunhilde Pomsel (1911-2017). Maggie Smith, alone on stage, plays Brunhilde...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 11:38

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Event Date: 3rd May 2019 | 10:00

A Modernist in Exile: The INternational Reception of H.G. Adler

Room 246, Senate House, Malet Street WC1E 7HU

A Modernist in Exile (Legenda, 2019) examines H.G. Adler’s significant contribution to literary modernism and scholarly investigations of persecution and genocide under National Socialism. Responding to the international acclaim Adler is now receiving, the fifteen contributions to the volume offer innovative...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 12:23

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 3rd May 2018 | 19:00

Accio Piano Trio

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Accio Piano Trio was founded in 2013 by Christina Scheicher and Clemens Böck at Mozarteum University in Salzburg. Since autumn 2015, Leo Morello is the new Cellist.The ensemble is studying at Sándor Végh Institute of Mozarteum University, taking classes with...

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Posted: 29th Apr 2018 | 14:12

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Event Date: 23rd Sep 2018 | 11:00

ACF Junior Workshop – ANDY – A ‘Low-Tech’ 3D Printer

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Irene Ródenas presents a special 3D printing workshop for 12 – 16 year olds. We are used to hearing about 3D printers, used for a variety of purposes from prototyping to architecture, jewelry, fashion and medicine. The workshop explores what 3D...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:44

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Event Date: 30th Nov 2019 | 14:30

ACF Junior: Stories from the Land of Music

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

The ACF Junior series continues with a special musical afternoon with the Austrian guitar/cello duo David e Mia. The pair provides young and old with an insight into the world of music with their energetic classical, pop and rock sounds. They playfully expand the knowledge of the...

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Posted: 19th Nov 2019 | 08:52

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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: 23rd May 2018 | 11:00

Adapting Schnitzler: a Theatre and Translation Workshop

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

Adapting Schnitzler: A Theatre and Translation WorkshopHeld at the Austrian Cultural Forum, London, on Wednesday 23 May 2018, 11.00 – 16.30. On the London stage, Arthur Schnitzler’s reputation rests on versions of four plays – Reigen (La Ronde, The Blue Room), Liebelei (Dalliance, Sweet Nothings), Das...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2018 | 09:26

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Event Date: 25th Nov 2017 | 14:00

Adventskranzbinden

Deutsche Evangelische Christuskirche, 18 Montpelier Place, SW7 1HJ, London

Wir werden wie jedes Jahr in der Christuskirche Adventskränze gebunden. Nora und Christian Daur besorgen das benötigte Tannenreisig. Die Teilnehmer sind gebeten, für ihre eigenen Kränze entsprechende Kerzen und Schmuck mitzubringen. Wie immer gilt die Bitte: einen Kranz für den...

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 12:36

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Event Date: 9th Feb 2018 | 19:30

Adventures in Animation

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Students from the University of Applied Arts Vienna and Kingston University present a programme of digital animation and stop motion films made during a workshop at Kingston University.The eclectic selection presents some of the most exciting, engaging and emotionally powerful...

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Posted: 29th Jan 2018 | 21:08

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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: 13th Sep 2018 | 19:00

ALWAYS SOMEWHERE ELSE – THE CINEMA OF ANGELA SCHANELEC IN DIALOGUE

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

This first comprehensive retrospective in the UK dedicated to Angela Schanelec proposes a dialogue between the films of the German filmmaker and those by international directors such as Chantal Akerman, Edward Yang, Joanna Hogg, or Claire Denis. Angela Schanelec will...

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Posted: 29th Aug 2018 | 12:48

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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: 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: 11th Apr 2019 | 19:00

Angelo: CineClub

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

In his second feature film Austrian director Markus Schleinzer tells the life story of an African slave, Angelo Soliman, who was integrated into 18th-century Viennese aristocracy. The film is both formally stunning and politically seething.Austria & Luxembourg, 2018, 111min, German...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2019 | 14:59

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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: 24th Apr 2019 | 19:00

Anita Bild: A Cherry Dress – Book Presentation

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

The turbulent life of Vienna-born dancer, singer, actress and writer Anita Bild mirrors 20th and 21st century Vienna with its political and cultural high- and lowlights. Her son Peter Bild and Dr. Irene Messinger – co-editors of A Cherry Dress –...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2019 | 15:07

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Event Date: 3rd Jul 2019 | 18:00

Anna Nyburg & Robert Sternberg: Refuge Britain: Stories of Emigré Designers

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

The 'Insiders/Outsiders' Festival in 2019 celebrates the indelible contribution of the artists, photographers, writers, architects, designers, actors, film-makers, dancers and musicians, art historians, dealers, collectors, and publishers who, in fleeing Nazi-dominated Europe in the 1930s and 1940s so greatly enriched...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 15:06

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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 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: 15th Jan 2019 | 20:30

Antoinette Zwirchmayr at London Short Film Festival 2019

Institute of Contemporary Arts The Mall London

In the What I Remember trilogy, Viennese filmmaker Antoinette Zwirchmayr tackles the complexities of her baroque family history over the course of three exquisitely rendered short films. Filmed on 16mm, these films unfold with a miraculous complexity, offering up fragments of memory, confessional testimonies,...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 09:57

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Event Date: 4th Dec 2019 | 19:00

Apparat at the Round House

The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8EH

For nearly two decades, Sascha Ring aka Apparat has emerged has one of the defining protagonists of electronic music in Germany.With tireless curiosity, he explores the possibilities of combining programmed sounds with analog instruments; moving forth and back between avant-garde,...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 11:25

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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 Nov 2019 | 19:00

ARIELA: Jewish Women Composers – A musical heritage of the Holocaust

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

ARIELA is a concert programme developed by Austrian musicians presenting works by Jewish female composers, some of whom composed their music in the concentration camps. Combining three core elements of Jewish music, prayer, song and dance, Austrian pianist Sigrid Hagn and violist Romana Rauscher commemorate and celebrate the...

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Posted: 19th Nov 2019 | 08:46

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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: 25th Nov 2017 | 13:00

Art Book Sale

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

Interested in German art? On 25th November the Goethe-Institut Library will hold a sale of ex-library books on German artists, art history, photography and architecture at bargain prices. Just visit the Library from 1pm to 5pm and take your pick! All...

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Posted: 24th Nov 2017 | 08:55

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Event Date: 7th Jul 2018 | 18:00

Art Night Presents Vajiko Chachkhiani

City of London: All along a route from Southbank Centre to Battersea Power Station

Art Night is a free annual contemporary arts festival, presenting acclaimed international art in unusual locations across the city. This year it will transform the Thames riverbank with one-off projects by internationally renowned artists. You will be able to find...

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Posted: 6th Jul 2018 | 10:14

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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: 16th May 2019 | 19:00

ARTISTS’ PRESENTATION BORDER STRUGGLES (OF THE COMMON BIRDS)

WHITECHAPEL GALLERY 77-82 Whitechapel High St London E1 7QX London

Working across film, exhibitions, sound works, performance, radio broadcasts, experimental workshops and books, Paris-based filmmakers and artists Silvia Maglioni and Graeme Thomson present an evening of readings, screenings and conversation, drawing on excerpts from their new film in progress Common Birds,...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 16:03

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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: 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: 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: 22nd Jan 2019 | 19:30

Baal

St Bride Foundation, 14 Bride Lane, , EC4Y 8EQ

With an insatiable appetite for sex and booze, Baal lives his life for the moment. From stage to sewer he leaves a trail of devastation and recklessly dispensed lyricism in his wake.Bertolt Brecht's first play, Baal, rages with the fire...

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Posted: 4th Jan 2019 | 18:02

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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: 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: 15th Oct 2019 | 18:15

BASF-lecture: Angela Findlay (Gloucester) – The Other Side

Arts One Lecture Theatre Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road London, E1 4NS

The Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations at Queen Mary University of London is delighted to invite you to the first lecture of our 2019-20 BASF Lecture Series.When: Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 6.15pmVenue: Arts One Lecture TheatreAll are welcome!Angela Findlay (Gloucester)...

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Posted: 8th Oct 2019 | 07:57

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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: 22nd Jul 2018 | 00:00

BCLT Summer School 2018 with Sandra Hoffmann

UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA Dragon Hall 115 - 123 King Street NR1 1QE Norwich

German to English Translation Workshop. Led by Katy DerbyshireThe Goethe-Institut London is delighted to  have German author Sandra Hoffman joining this year's BCLT Summer School for the German to English translation workshop.Translation and creative writing share the same passion -...

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Posted: 6th Jul 2018 | 10:26

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Event Date: 22nd May 2019 | 18:00

Bea Lewkowicz: The Experience of the Kindertransport in Oral History Testimonies

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

The 'Insiders/Outsiders' Festival in 2019 celebrates the indelible contribution of the artists, photographers, writers, architects, designers, actors, film-makers, dancers and musicians, art historians, dealers, collectors, and publishers who, in fleeing Nazi-dominated Europe in the 1930s and 1940s so greatly enriched...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 14:28

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Event Date: 17th Nov 2017 | 09:00

Being Human Festival 2017

Senate House, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HU

This year’s festival is taking place 17 – 25 November 2017 at Senate House, London, as well as internationally. Being Human is led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research...

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Posted: 29th Jul 2017 | 20:13

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Event Date: 22nd Apr 2018 | 14:00

Belarus Free Theatre: Artists Fighting Oppression

VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM Cromwell Road SW7 2RL London

Part of the V&A Performance FestivalJoin members of Belarus Free Theatre for an afternoon exploring their work, artistic process, and the dual nature of their existence in Minsk and London.We’ll start with a screening of the documentary Acting For Freedom...

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Posted: 19th Apr 2018 | 12:42

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Event Date: 21st Nov 2019 | 19:30

Benjamin Britten: Death in Venice

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

The unique resonance of Venice in 1913 is the setting for Britten’s intense and atmospheric opera about a burnt-out, middle-aged writer obsessed with youth while haunted by death. David McVicar’s major new production is the first of two Britten operas...

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Posted: 10th Sep 2019 | 23:20

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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: 9th Feb 2017 | 19:45

Beware of Pity (Ungeduld des Herzens) by Stefan Zweig

online

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: 10th Oct 2018 | 00:00

BFI London Film Festival 2018

Various venues

As in previous years a number of Austrian films will be screened at the 2018 BFI London Film Festival including Joy by director Sudabeh Mortezai which will be featured in the Best Film competition.JoyTuesday 16 & Wednesday 17 OctoberSudabeh Mortezai (Macondo, LFF...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2018 | 06:22

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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: 9th May 2019 | 10:00

Bodensee. Transnational Literatures of a Cultural Region

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

The extended area around Lake Constance/Bodensee, encompassing theVierländereck of the surrounding parts of Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, has long been perceived as a transnational cultural and economic space. It defines itself as such in the International Bodensee Konferenz, and is...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 12:34

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Event Date: 10th May 2019 | 10:00

Bodensee. Transnational LIteratures of a Cultural Region

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

The extended area around Lake Constance/Bodensee, encompassing theVierländereck of the surrounding parts of Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, has long been perceived as a transnational cultural and economic space. It defines itself as such in the International Bodensee Konferenz, and is...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 12:39

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Event Date: 28th Nov 2019 | 18:30

BOOK LAUNCH ‘THE EIGHTH LIFE’ BY NINO HARATISCHVILI

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

Book LaunchTo celebrate the launch of Nino Haratischvili's The Eighth Life in English translation, we are delighted to present a discussion with Nino Haratischvili, and the translators, Charlotte Collins and Ruth Martin. The evening is hosted by Rosie Goldsmith, director of the European...

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Posted: 15th Nov 2019 | 10:04

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Event Date: 23rd Jan 2019 | 18:00

Book launch and panel discussion: “Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice”

IAS Forum, Ground floor, South Wing, UCL London WC1E 6BT

Mary Fulbrook will introduce her new book, Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice, followed by a panel discussion with Jane Caplan, Elizabeth Harvey and Nicholas Stargardt.

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Posted: 4th Jan 2019 | 19:03

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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: 31st Jan 2019 | 17:00

Book launch: Susanne Kord: ‘Lovable Crooks and Loathsome Jews: Antisemitism in German and Austrian Crime Writing Before the World Wars’

IAS Common Ground, Ground Floor, South Wing UCL, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT

 In the years leading up to the World Wars, Germany and Austria saw an unprecedented increase in the study and depiction of the criminal. Criminology, journalism and crime fiction obsessed about delinquents while ignoring crime and its social causes. As...

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Posted: 4th Jan 2019 | 19:12

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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: 4th Feb 2019 | 18:30

Book Talk: The SS-Ahnenerbe and the Skull Collection of Strasbourg

The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide, 29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP

Anatomist August Hirt murdered 86 people in Natzweiler concentration camp in August 1943. His plan was to exhibit their skulls in a museum in Strasbourg in order to demonstrate the inferiority of the Jewish race as propagandized by the Nazis....

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Posted: 4th Feb 2019 | 17:08

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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: 21st Nov 2017 | 19:00

BRADY LECTURE 2017 WITH ANNE MCELVOY

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

“Awkward cousins: From Deutschland 83 to Brexit and beyond. Why crazy Brits and tidy Germans need to get along”We are delighted that journalist Anne McElvoy will be our speaker for this year’s Brady Lecture.From early stays in Germany as a...

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Posted: 3rd Nov 2017 | 10:08

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Event Date: 27th Nov 2018 | 00:00

BRADY LECTURE 2018 WITH PROFESSOR BRENDAN SIMMS

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

Our Brady Lecture continues to bring you speakers active in Anglo-German exchange. This autumn, we look forward to hearing historian Brendan Simms speak on 'Germany and England in the age of Putin, Trump and Brexit’The Goethe-Institut London holds its Brady...

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Posted: 30th Aug 2018 | 08:15

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Event Date: 27th Nov 2018 | 19:00

BRADY LECTURE 2018 WITH PROFESSOR BRENDAN SIMMS

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

"Germany and England in the Age of Schism"For the annual Brady Lecture, the Goethe-Institut London invites outstanding personalities who have made special contributions to cultural exchange between Great Britain and Germany. We are delighted that historian Brendan Simms will be...

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Posted: 2nd Nov 2018 | 11:05

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Event Date: 2nd May 2019 | 19:30

Brecht’s Fleischhacker

GUEST PROJECTS, 1 Andrews Road, London E8 4QL.

You are warmly invited to the work-in-progress showings of FLEISCHHACKER. These will be the first UK performances of this timely play fragment by Bertolt Brecht, in a new translation published by Bloomsbury/Methuen in January 2019, in Brecht and the Writer's Workshop (https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/brecht-and-the-writers-workshop-9781474273305/)....

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Posted: 18th Apr 2019 | 07:48

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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: 17th May 2018 | 18:00

Bristol CrimeFest Festival

BRISTOL MARRIOTT ROYAL HOTEL Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel College Green BS1 5TA Bristol

The international Crime Fiction ConventionFirst organised in June 2008, CrimeFest is a convention for people who like to read an occasional crime novel as well as for die-hard fanatics. It has not only become one of the biggest crime fiction...

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Posted: 29th Apr 2018 | 14:05

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Event Date: 3rd May 2018 | 19:30

Bruckner Orchester Linz – Mahler: Resurrection Symphony

Cadogan Hall 5 Sloane Terrace London SW1X 9DQ

The Bruckner Orchester Linz returns to London with Mahler’s epic Second Symphony – a work that explores the depths of human emotion and ends with a powerful hymn to transcendent renewal. The orchestra is joined by Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, culminating...

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Posted: 29th Apr 2018 | 14:14

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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 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: 25th Nov 2017 | 11:30

Caspar David Friedrich: ‘Winter Landscape’ – Art through words

The National Gallery, London Sainsbury Wing Information Desk Linda Bolton and Ben Street

Caspar David Friedrich: 'Winter Landscape'Description session for blind and partially–sighted visitorsAdmission free, donations welcomeAdvance booking recommended. Please phone 020 7747 2864 or email education@ng-london.org.uk to guarantee a place. 

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 12:23

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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: 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: 13th Dec 2017 | 19:00

CineClub: Farewell to Europe – Stefan Zweig Season

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Our year-long Stefan Zweig series draws to a close with the screening of Farewell to Europe. The film charts the Austrian writer’s years of exile from Buenos Aires to New York and Brazil, alongside his inner struggle for the ‘right...

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Posted: 11th Dec 2017 | 09:30

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Event Date: 22nd Nov 2017 | 19:00

CineClub: Ludwig Part I – Helmut Berger season

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Helmut Berger stars as mad King Ludwig alongside Romy Schneider as Empress Elisabeth and Trevor Howard as Richard Wagner.Due to the length of Visconti’s epic four-hour period drama Ludwig we will be screening the film over two nights.USA, 1973, Part I: 126...

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 12:02

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Event Date: 28th Nov 2017 | 19:00

CineClub: Ludwig Part II – Helmut Berger season

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

This is the second part of the CineClub screening of Visconti’s epic four-hour period drama Ludwig. Helmut Berger stars as mad King Ludwig alongside Romy Schneider as Empress Elisabeth and Trevor Howard as Richard Wagner.USA, 1973, Part II: 112 mins, English, directed...

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 12:04

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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: 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: 14th Nov 2018 | 00:00

CONCERT ASSEMBLY

SOMERSET HOUSE LONDON Strand WC2R 1LA London

Somerset House Studios presents ASSEMBLY, five days of sound and performance extolling the best in contemporary electronic and experimental music and the makers behind it. Bringing together Studios artists, international talent and forward-thinking audiences, ASSEMBLY’s multi-disciplinary programme presents newly commissioned works alongside several...

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Posted: 2nd Nov 2018 | 11:10

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Event Date: 1st Feb 2018 | 18:30

Concert for School Classes Chefket

MYPLACE Custom House North Street TS1 2JP Middlesbrough

The Goethe-Institut proudly presents the German rapper Chefket back again in the United Kingdom. The concert is part of a music tour with stops in London, Ipswich, Hull and Whitby. The concerts offer a very special access to the German language and...

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Posted: 29th Jan 2018 | 21:27

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Event Date: 24th Nov 2017 | 20:00

CONCERT JAZZWERKSTATT SPEZIAL IN LONDON

VORTEX JAZZ CLUB LONDON 11 Gillett Square N16 8AZ London

On the occasion of the tenth jubilee of the Jazzwerkstatt in Berlin and Brandenburg, Jazzwerkstatt presents two evenings of Jazz. With Julie Sassoon Quartet 'Fourtune', Uwe Kropinski, Schultze Ehwald Rainey, Vesna Pisavoric and Suspicious Minds, Rüdiger Krause and Alan Skidmore Quartet. Supported by...

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Posted: 3rd Nov 2017 | 10:16

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Event Date: 25th Nov 2017 | 20:00

CONCERT JAZZWERKSTATT SPEZIAL IN LONDON

VORTEX JAZZ CLUB LONDON 11 Gillett Square N16 8AZ London

On the occasion of the tenth jubilee of the Jazzwerkstatt in Berlin and Brandenburg, Jazzwerkstatt presents two evenings of Jazz. With Julie Sassoon Quartet 'Fourtune', Uwe Kropinski, Schultze Ehwald Rainey, Vesna Pisavoric and Suspicious Minds, Rüdiger Krause and Alan Skidmore Quartet. Supported by...

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Posted: 3rd Nov 2017 | 10:18

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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: 11th Jan 2019 | 00:00

CONFERENCE CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN DRAMA IN TRANSLATION ON THE BRITISH STAGE

THE ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA 62-64 Eton Avenue NW3 3HY London

Contemporary European Drama in Translation on the British StageA conference exploring its absence in the context of BrexitThis British-Academy-funded two-day conference asks why there are so few contemporary European plays in translation produced on British stages? What are the barriers...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 10:07

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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 Sep 2018 | 10:30

Conference: Aftermath: German and Austrian cultural responses to the end of World War I

King's College London Strand London WC2R 2LS

The centenary of 1918 offers a timely opportunity to assess the impact of the end of World War I on German and Austrian cultural production in the interwar period. This interdisciplinary conference aims to shed light on ways in which...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:21

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Event Date: 19th Sep 2018 | 13:45

Conference: Placing Schnitzler

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

Advance registration required (closing date: 14 September 2018).Detailed information and advance booking here: https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/16569

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:55

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Event Date: 8th Sep 2018 | 10:00

Conference: Psychoanalysis & Exile: 1938 – 2018

Freud Museum London 20 Maresfield Gardens London NW3 5SX

In a time of widespread political instability, Psychoanalysis & Exile: 1938-2018 will aim to address the universal experience of those seeking asylum and living in exile and the parallels they share with historical socio-political conflicts.This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Freud...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:24

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Event Date: 27th Apr 2018 | 09:30

Conference: Systemic Crises in European Theatre

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

Keynotes: Shannon Jackson, Chris Dercon, Axel Haunschild and Tracy C. DavisThis international conference examines the crisis of theatre in Europe. Across the continent we can observe significant institutional challenges and transformations: funding cuts, demographic changes, media and technological innovations, political...

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Posted: 19th Apr 2018 | 12:47

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Event Date: 23rd Jan 2019 | 19:00

CONVERSATION & MUSIK DASH CAFÉ: SONGS OF THE MIGRANT WORKER

RICH MIX 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA London

How do migrants see Europe? As part of our thematic focus on Europe in 2019, we will explore this question together with Dash Arts and artists Imran Ayata and Bülent Kullukçu at the beginning of the new year.We’ll be joined...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 10:13

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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 | 19:00

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: 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: 1st Sep 2017 | 18:15

Crossings: Little Alien + discussion

Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall London SW1Y 5AH

This screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmakers Nina Kusturica and Sue Claytons, chaired by Dr Áine McMurtryTeenagers Juma and Hishame attempt an extremely dangerous journey to Europe, hiding in the chassis of a truck, where they will...

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Posted: 1st Sep 2017 | 11:29

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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: 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: 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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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: 31st Jan 2018 | 19:30

Delta Piano Trio – CD Release Concert

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Delta Piano Trio was founded in 2013 at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg by Gerard Spronk (violin), Irene Enzlin (cello) and Vera Kooper (piano). The musicians have made a name for themselves with their raw, uncompromising musicianship, energy and a...

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Posted: 29th Jan 2018 | 21:04

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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: 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: 20th May 2019 | 19:00

Diary of an Expat

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Directed by Austrian Katharina Reinthaller, The Diary of an Expat tells the comic story of the encounter between Cecilia, a modern migrant, and London, a contemporary El Dorado, craved by generations of young Europeans. Arriving in the UK nine years ago, with...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 14:44

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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: 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: 9th May 2019 | 17:45

Die Illuminaten, Schiller und die Anfänge des Kantianismus

German Historical Institute, 17 Bloomsbury Square, WC1A 2AJ

In the years following 1784, the centre of the Order of Illuminati, which had been founded by Adam Weishaupt in Bavaria, moved to Central Germany. Now this secret society was active in Gotha, Weimar, and somewhat later in Jena, and...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 12:45

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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: 22nd Sep 2018 | 16:30

Digital Design Weekend 2018

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Austrian and Austrian based artists return to the V&A Museum for the third year to take part in the Digital Design Weekend.The annual event brings together artists, designers, engineers, technologists and the public to celebrate and share contemporary digital art...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:41

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Event Date: 20th Nov 2019 | 18:30

DISCUSSION BOOK CLUBS AT THE GOETHE-INSTITUT LONDON

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

You're interested in exploring new worlds through interesting books? Come along to one of our book clubs and join in a discussion.Our book clubs focus on exploring the work of acclaimed German-language authors. They are free of charge, and take...

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Posted: 15th Nov 2019 | 09:22

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Event Date: 26th Jul 2018 | 20:00

Discussion: The Future State #4: Experimental Research Roundtable

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

THE FUTURE STATE #04 will continue the discussion on the future of The Islamic Republic of Iran. The fourth event in a series of roundtables is part of artist Anahita Razmi’s Goethe at LUX residency project THE FUTURE STATE. Its format is inspired...

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Posted: 6th Jul 2018 | 10:32

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 11th Oct 2017 | 18:00

Dr Keith Clements, “Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Enduring Legacy in Britain”

St George's German Lutheran Church, 55 Alie Street, London E1 8EB

Keith Clements is a theologian and author of the book Bonhoeffer and Britain that was published in 2006. This talks is part of the events programme for the "500 Years: German Protestants in Britain" exhibition. The church will be open...

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Posted: 31st Jul 2017 | 10:28

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Event Date: 4th Oct 2017 | 18:00

Dr William O’Reilly, “Strangers, Subjects, Citizens: Changing Attitudes to Immigrants in 17th and 18th century England”

St George's German Lutheran Church, 55 Alie Street, London, E1 8EB

This talks if part of the events programme for the "500 Years: German Protestants in Britain" exhibition. The church will be open on the afternoon prior to the event for a chance to visit the exhibition. William O’Reilly is Senior...

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Posted: 31st Jul 2017 | 10:28

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Event Date: 26th Feb 2019 | 18:00

Dr. Christophe Fricker: “Indefinite Leave to Remain: Wie wir auf Brexit-Englisch die Zukunft Europas gestalten”

Room 3.20, ArtsTwo Building, Mile End Campus, Queen Mary University of London

The Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache [GfdS] London invites to:Dr. Christophe Fricker: "Indefinite Leave to Remain: Wie wir auf Brexit-Englisch die Zukunft Europas gestalten"Eine umfassende linguistische Analyse des Brexit muss jetzt beginnen und erklären, wer „wir“ sein können – wir in...

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Posted: 19th Feb 2019 | 12:47

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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: 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: 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: 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: 15th Jan 2019 | 19:00

Echte Engländer/ Real Englanders: Britain and Brexit

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Gideon Rachman, chief world affairs columnist of the Financial Times, in conversation with correspondent of the Austrian magazine Profile Tessa Szyszkowitz, Author ofEchte Engländer - Britain and Brexit.Brexit is coming, but which one? Three months before the official exit date of March...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 09:56

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Event Date: 25th Nov 2019 | 19:00

Edward Timms Memorial Lecture – The Emperor Joseph II and the Tragedy of Enlightenment

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

In honour of the late Edward Timms, Professor of German and co-founder of the yearbook Austrian Studies, the ACF London and the Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex are holding a lecture with Edward Timms’ close friend and academic colleague Professor Ritchie Robertson. The...

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Posted: 19th Nov 2019 | 08:44

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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: 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: 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: 30th May 2019 | 18:00

Encounters: Katja Petrowskaja and Shelly Frisch

Room G7, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU

Author and translator come together in this Encounter to discuss Shelley Frisch's translation of Katja Petrowskaja's bestseller Vielleicht Esther (2014), a singular, haunting, unforgettable work of literature. Maybe Esther tells the moving story of a family's entanglement with 20th-century history, one with which Petrowskaja's own...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 14:43

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 2nd Nov 2017 | 17:15

ENGLISH GOETHE SOCIETY LECTURE

Venue: Room 243 (2nd floor), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Satanic Reflections in Eighteenth-Century German Drama  INSTITUTE OF MODERN LANGUAGES RESEARCHSchool of Advanced Study • University of London 

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Posted: 1st Nov 2017 | 16:20

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Event Date: 31st Jan 2019 | 17:45

English Goethe Society Lecture: Daniele Vecchiato

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

Daniele Vecchiate (KCL) will give a lecture entitled "'Richter, die ihr richtet im Verborgenen...': Literary Representations of the Vehmic Court in the Age of Goethe." All are welcome.

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Posted: 6th Jan 2019 | 00:00

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Event Date: 4th Feb 2019 | 16:00

Ernst Bloch Centre Seminar Series

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

Biological Thought and the German Left. Convened by Cat Moir (Sydney / IMLR).

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Posted: 6th Jan 2019 | 00:03

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Event Date: 11th Feb 2019 | 16:00

Ernst Bloch Centre Seminar Series

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

Biological Thought and the German Left. Convened by Cat Moir (Sydney / IMLR).

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Posted: 6th Jan 2019 | 00:12

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Event Date: 18th Feb 2019 | 16:00

Ernst Bloch Centre Seminar Series

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

Biological Thought and the German Left. Convened by Cat Moir (Sydney / IMLR).

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Posted: 6th Jan 2019 | 00:19

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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: 21st Nov 2017 | 19:00

Erwin Uhrmann Reading

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Austrian writer Erwin Uhrmann tours the UK this autumn to present and read from his novel Ich bin die Zukunft (I am the Future). Called a ‘literary masterpiece’ by Literaturhaus Wien, the novel deals with the challenges of climate change, the escape...

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 11:55

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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: 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: 11th Dec 2017 | 19:00

Evi Wohlgemuth Memorial Lecture 2017 – “Cultural identity: A unifying or divisive factor in Europe – or both?”

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

In partnership with the Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex, the ACF London presents this lecture in memory of Vienna-born Evi Wohlgemuth. This year’s lecture will be given by former diplomatic editor of the Guardian, Hella Pick, who will...

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Posted: 11th Dec 2017 | 09:23

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Event Date: 11th Apr 2019 | 00:00

EXHIBITION HITO STEYERL: POWER PLANTS

SERPENTINE SACKLER GALLERY LONDON West Carriage Drive Kensington Gardens W2 2AR London

The Serpentine Galleries presents Power Plants, a new exhibition by Hito Steyerl, German filmmaker, visual artist, writer and innovator of the essay documentary.Hito Steyerl is an artist and filmmaker whose work explores the complexities of the digital world, art, capitalism, and...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2019 | 14:45

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Event Date: 18th Jan 2019 | 00:00

EXHIBITION WHEN LEGACIES BECOME DEBTS

THE MOSAIC ROOMS Tower House 226 Cromwell Road SW5 0SW London

To celebrate their 10th anniversary, The Mosaic Rooms will present an ambitious programme of exhibitions and events.2019 opens with When Legacies Become Debts, an exhibition and series of conversations curated by Azar Mahmoudian. The program contemplates personal and collective reliances between two generations of artists and writers in...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 10:08

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Event Date: 10th Jan 2019 | 00:00

Exhibition: Operation Earnest Voice

PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY 16–18 Ramillies Street W1F 7LW London

The Photographers' Gallery exhibition All I Know Is What’s On The Internet presents work of contemporary artists seeking to visualise and question the dynamics of image production in the 21st century.Operation Earnest Voice by Jonas Lund is a four-day performative...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 10:06

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Event Date: 24th Mar 2018 | 18:00

Exhibition: Rosa Barba: Between objects in the waking world

VOID DERRY City Factory Patrick Street BT48 7EL Derry/Londonderry

Void Gallery (Derry, Ireland) is delighted to welcome Rosa Barba to exhibit her solo exhibition Between Objects in the Waking World in March 2018. She will be showing three films; Disseminate and Hold which investigates manmade geographies and landscapes, and how these are often...

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Posted: 16th Mar 2018 | 08:41

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Event Date: 17th May 2017 | 18:00

Exile Centre Seminar: ‘With love from Vienna’: Contextualising the daily life of elderly Viennese Jews after 1938

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

Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies Seminar  Bettina Brandt (Pennsylvania State University/IMLR) ‘With love from Vienna’: Contextualising the daily life of elderly Viennese Jews after 1938  All WELCOME 

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Posted: 11th May 2017 | 12:36

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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: 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: 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: 24th May 2019 | 18:00

Fanny and Felix: The Mendelssohn Siblings, their Society and Culture in a Musical Historical Context

Holst Room, Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7HT

Fanny and Felix loved each other immensely. Some say that they loved each other so immensely that their love transcended the boundaries of conventional love between siblings.Fanny and Felix wrote music. But Felix was a boy and Fanny was a...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 14:37

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Event Date: 16th Jan 2018 | 00:00

Fear and Misery in the Third Reich

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

The world is under the threat of fascism and war is looming ever closer. Liberalism and socialist ties are condemned by those in power. How did we get here?Aequitas takes Brecht’s Fear and Misery of the Third Reich and applies...

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Posted: 22nd Jan 2018 | 09:52

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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: 24th Aug 2019 | 20:00

Figuration of showing – Figures of absence: The Films of Dore O.

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

A rare chance to discover the work of avant-garde filmmaker Dore O..The programme has been selected by Berlin-based archivist and scholar Masha Matzke, who will also introduce the screening.Dore O.’s body of work appears to claim a certain autonomy within...

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Posted: 1st Aug 2019 | 13:22

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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: 3rd Feb 2016 | 19:45

Figurentheater Tübingen – WUNDERKAMMER

Barbican Centre, London

As 2nd February.

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:24

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Event Date: 4th Feb 2016 | 19:45

Figurentheater Tübingen – WUNDERKAMMER

Barbican Centre, London

As 2nd February

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Posted: 14th Jan 2016 | 16:26

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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: 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: 17th Nov 2019 | 17:15

FILM AND CONCERT UK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 2019: IT MUST SCHWING – THE BLUE NOTE STORY + LIVE JAZZ

CINÉ LUMIÈRE - INSTITUT FRANÇAIS Institut français du Royaume-Uni 17 Queensberry Place London SW7 2DT London

Live Jazz from the BlueNotes will set the right mood for this Wim Wenders-produced documentary about the legendary Blue Note Label. We are pleased to support this event. BlueNotes will play from 5:15pm; the film will start at 6pm. What makes the...

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Posted: 15th Nov 2019 | 09:18

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Event Date: 15th Nov 2018 | 18:45

FILM FESTIVAL FRINGE! QUEER FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL 2018 – M/M

CASTLE CINEMA 64 - 66 Brooksby's Walk E9 6DA London

Canadian director Drew Lint, who currently lives in Berlin, will come to London to talk about his enigmatic film. We are pleased to contribute to his visit to London.Matthew, a Canadian renegade moves to Berlin and becomes curiously obsessed with...

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Posted: 2nd Nov 2018 | 11:14

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Event Date: 14th Nov 2018 | 18:30

FILM FESTIVAL FRINGE! QUEER FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL 2018 – THE WHISPER OF THE JAGUAR

CASTLE CINEMA 64 - 66 Brooksby's Walk E9 6DA London

We are pleased that directors Thais Guisasola and Simon(è) Jaikiriuma Paetau will be attend the festival with our support and talk about their multifaceted film in which performances and poetic imagery come together.Ana’s sister, a Brazilian queer activist has been...

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Posted: 2nd Nov 2018 | 11:12

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Event Date: 15th Nov 2017 | 18:15

FILM FESTIVAL FRINGE! QUEER FILM FEST 2017

BARBICAN CINEMA Beech Street EC2Y 8DS London

My Wonderful West Berlin + Q&ABerlin is today one of the top gay destinations in Europe with its vibrant and subversive queer culture and unconstrained party scene, and a reputation that has its roots in the decades preceding the fall...

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Posted: 3rd Nov 2017 | 10:04

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Event Date: 21st Nov 2018 | 00:00

FILM FESTIVAL THE INNER EYE – FESTIVAL OF CINEMA ABOUT LIFE AND WORK IN EAST GERMANY

Various locations

Running in conjunction with the exhibition The Inner Eye – Aspects of GDR Documentary Photography at Side Gallery in Newcastle, this season will present a rare selection of films from poetic shorts to dramatic feature films, produced in the GDR’s DEFA film...

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Posted: 2nd Nov 2018 | 11:17

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Event Date: 17th Nov 2018 | 18:15

FILM FESTIVAL UK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 2018 – THE PRINCE AND THE DYBBUK + Q&A

PHOENIX CINEMA 52 High Road N2 9PJ London

We are pleased to support the attendance of Berlin-based director Elwira Niewiera who will be available for a Q& A following the screening of her engrossing documentary of a fascinating figure in cinema.As a Hollywood producer, Polish-born Michal Waszynski excelled...

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Posted: 2nd Nov 2018 | 11:16

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Event Date: 10th Nov 2018 | 18:30

FILM FESTIVAL UK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 2018 – WINTER HUNT + Q&A

PICTUREHOUSE CROUCH END 165 Tottenham Ln N8 9BY London

We are pleased to support director Astrid Schult’s attendance of the screening on 10th November of her gripping psychological thriller Winter Hunt, in which she explores memory and guilt.Lena, a young German woman, seeks revenge against former SS officer Anselm Rossberg,...

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Posted: 2nd Nov 2018 | 11:07

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Event Date: 15th Mar 2019 | 18:00

Film screening ‘Four Parts of a Folding Screen’ at Birkbeck Cinema, London

Birkbeck Cinema, (Birkbeck, University of London), 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

Notification of the screening of an essayistic documentary film, 'Four Parts of a Folding Screen', (Anthea Kennedy and Ian Wiblin, 83 mins., 2018), at Birkbeck Cinema, London:Based on documents found in Berlin archives, 'Four Parts of a Folding Screen' explores...

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Posted: 14th Feb 2019 | 12:16

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Event Date: 26th Nov 2019 | 19:00

FILM SCREENING ANDREAS GOLDSTEIN: THE COMMUNIST

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

Andreas Goldstein's deeply personal portrait of his father Klaus Gysi, a high-ranking GDR political functionary is a multi-layered reflection on the tension between political ideals and ideological opportunism and on the GDR’s ruling mechanisms and their failure.Followed by conversation between...

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Posted: 15th Nov 2019 | 10:00

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Event Date: 19th May 2019 | 20:00

FILM SCREENING DER TOD DES EMPEDOKLES + HARUN FAROCKI: FILMTIP: DER TOD DES EMPEDOKLES

CLOSE-UP FILM CENTRE 97 Sclater Street E1 6HR London

Friedrich Hölderlin’s drama The Death of Empedocles is a tragedy on the death of the pre-Socratic Greek thinker and poet Empedocles of Acragas, composed in three incomplete versions from 1798 to 1799 and never published during the poet’s lifetime. The filmmakers are...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 16:18

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Event Date: 22nd May 2019 | 20:30

FILM SCREENING DIALOGUE D’OMBRES + CHRONIK DER ANNA MAGDALENA BACH

CLOSE-UP FILM CENTRE 97 Sclater Street E1 6HR London

The text of Dialogue d'ombres (Dialogue of Shadows) originates from a short early novel written by George Bernanos, which Straub and Huillet wanted to bring to the cinema when they first met in the 1950s: a men and a woman are engaged...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 16:15

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Event Date: 18th May 2019 | 20:30

FILM SCREENING LES ANTIQUITÉS DE ROME, JEAN-CLAUDE ROUSSEAU

CLOSE-UP FILM CENTRE 97 Sclater Street E1 6HR London

For over twenty years, Jean-Claude Rousseau has built one of the most unique works of French auteur cinema, as intimate as mysterious, between documentary and fiction. He has collaborated with Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, who have long admired his...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 16:07

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Event Date: 8th Sep 2018 | 20:30

FILM SCREENING OPEN CITY DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL 2018: THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO WITH YOUR LIFE

REGENT STREET CINEMA 307 Regent Street W1B 2HW London

Zita Erffa and her brother László were always close, so when László announced he was moving to a monastery in Connecticut, Zita was shocked and confused. This choice meant that the siblings would only be allowed to see each other...

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Posted: 29th Aug 2018 | 12:45

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Event Date: 19th Nov 2019 | 19:00

FILM SCREENING PETRA TSCHÖRTNER: BERLIN PRENZLAUER BERG – ENCOUNTERS BETWEEN 1ST OF MAY AND 1ST OF JULY

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

Made only shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Petra Tschörtner's lively documentary captures the mood in the famous Berlin neighbourhood where the director collects contrasting reactions to the historic event from a diverse group of people. What she...

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Posted: 15th Nov 2019 | 09:20

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Event Date: 22nd Mar 2019 | 19:00

FILM SCREENING THE MASTER OF THE HOUSE (CARL THEODOR DREYER)

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

On the eve and as part of our special workshop on Von heute auf morgen by Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet we are screening Danish director Theodor Dreyer’s domestic silent comedy.Blustery and abusive, a petty tyrant of a husband embarks...

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Posted: 19th Mar 2019 | 08:52

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Event Date: 18th May 2019 | 18:00

FILM SCREENING TOUTE RÉVOLUTION EST UN COUP DE DÉS + LES YEUX NE VEULENT PAS EN TOUT TEMPS SE FERMER…(OTHON)

CLOSE-UP FILM CENTRE 97 Sclater Street E1 6HR London

‘There was a group of people arranged in a semicircle on a hill, on the lawn of the Père Lachaise cemetery, north of Paris, where there are the great memorials of the concentration camps: Ravensbrück, Auschwitz... it is in the...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 16:05

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Event Date: 22nd May 2019 | 19:00

FILM SCREENING UN CONTE DE MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE + L’AQUARIUM ET LA NATION + OÙ EN ÊTES-VOUS…

CLOSE-UP FILM CENTRE 97 Sclater Street E1 6HR London

A Programme of Jean-Marie Straub's recent video works.In Un Conte de Michel de Montaigne (A Tale by Michel de Montaigne) the philosopher recounts an incident that happened to himself, and succeeds in showing us how an experience that is painful or threatening...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 16:16

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Event Date: 12th Apr 2019 | 18:15

FILM SCREENING: DER TOD DES EMPEDOKLES + SCHWARZE SÜNDE

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

The event is part of a weekend dedicated to Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet’s engagement with the work of the German philosopher and poet Friedrich Hölderlin. When you purchase a ticket for this event you will receive a promotional code...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2019 | 14:43

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Event Date: 17th Jan 2018 | 19:00

FILM: Sohrab Shahid Saless: Exiles – Changeling

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

In this minutely observed portrait of an ordinary family – father, mother and their adopted daughter in a picket-fenced row house – Shahid Saless revisits the world of childhood and adolescence. Uniquely, Changeling examines this formative experience through the eyes of an...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2018 | 10:35

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Event Date: 27th Feb 2018 | 19:00

Film: The Resisters – Testimony of the White Rose

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

Interviews with members and supporters of the anti-Nazi resistance group “Weiße Rose (White Rose) around Hans and Sophie Scholl give detailed and moving insight in the group’s motivations and way of operating. Ahead of our screening of Five Last Days on 28...

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Posted: 29th Jan 2018 | 21:43

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Event Date: 30th May 2018 | 19:00

Film: The Young Karl Marx / Der Junge Karl Marx

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

Karl Marx as he is rarely depicted: a young, passionate activist, forced to move from country to country with his family. 1843: The 26-year-old Karl Marx is living in exile with his wife in Paris, where he meets Friedrich Engels,...

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Posted: 29th Apr 2018 | 14:00

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Event Date: 28th Mar 2018 | 15:00

Film: Thomas Elsaesser: The Sun Island

BIRKBECK CINEMA 43 Gordon Square WC1H 0PD London

Essay Film Festival 2018: Session 14As part of this year’s Essay Film Festival film theorist and historian Thomas Elsaesser will present his debut film -  an essayistic portrait of his grandparents, Martin and Liesel Elsaesser, drawing on home movies, personal...

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Posted: 16th Mar 2018 | 08:46

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Event Date: 31st Jan 2018 | 19:00

FILM: Wintersleeper (Winterschläfer)

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

Tom Tykwer’s snow-covered story about the fateful impact of a tragic accident that unfolds in the beautiful landscape of the Bavarian Alps just after Christmas.Germany 1997, 122 mins. Director: Tom Tykwer. Cast: Ulrich Matthes, Heino Ferch, Floriane Daniel, Marie-Lou Sellem

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Posted: 15th Jan 2018 | 10:41

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Event Date: 25th May 2019 | 10:00

FILMS / DOCUMENTS: HUILLET-STRAUB AT WORK

BIRKBECK CINEMA 43 Gordon Square WC1H 0PD London

Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub are known for their meticulous approach to filmmaking whether during the preparation, the actual shoot or in the editing process. This day will be dedicated to looking more closely at their work process through films...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 16:13

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Event Date: 15th May 2019 | 20:00

Filmscreening FORTINI/CANI

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

Fortini/Cani is based on Franco Fortini’s book The Dogs of Sinai (1967), a reflection on politics, identity, and truthfulness in the period after the Six Day War of 1967. Fortini, a Jewish communist and a major figure in postwar Italian intellectual life, reflects...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 16:00

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Event Date: 8th May 2019 | 18:30

FILMVORFÜHRUNG CÉZANNE. DIALOGUE WITH JOACHIM GASQUET + UNE VISITE AU LOUVRE

CINÉ LUMIÈRE - INSTITUT FRANÇAIS Institut français du Royaume-Uni 17 Queensberry Place London SW7 2DT London

Drawing from Joachim Gasquet’s 1921 memoir of Paul Cézanne, the film pays a tribute to the French master they greatly admired. Excerpts from the memoir are blended with photographs of Cézanne, clips from Jean Renoir’s Madame Bovary, and scenes of...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 15:53

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Event Date: 1st May 2019 | 19:30

FILMVORFÜHRUNG KLASSENVERHÄLTNISSE + JEAN-MARIE STRAUB UND DANIÈLE HUILLET BEI DER ARBEIT …

CLOSE-UP FILM CENTRE 97 Sclater Street E1 6HR London

Vorführung anlässlich des Internationalen Tags der Arbeit‚Der Kapitalismus ist ein System der Abhängigkeiten', so Kafka, und sein unvollendeter Roman Der Verschollene (auch unter dem Titel Amerika bekannt), der als Ausgangspunkt für Klassenverhältnisse dient, zeichnet die Chronik einer ‚Welt, in der Sinn für Gerechtigkeit keinen Raum hat'...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 14:51

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Event Date: 26th Oct 2018 | 00:00

FILMVORFÜHRUNG LOTTE EISNER: WRITER, ARCHIVIST, CURATOR

Several venues

Screening & SymposiumA two-day event exploring and celebrating the work and legacy of Lotte Eisner, author of the seminal text on Weimar silent film The Haunted Screen (orig.1952). A film critic, journalist and, for over thirty years, archivist at the Cinémathèque Française,...

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Posted: 12th Oct 2018 | 11:51

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Event Date: 4th May 2019 | 14:15

FILMVORFÜHRUNG SICILIA! + 6 BAGATELLES

ICA - INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS The Mall St. James's SW1Y 5AH London

Sicilia! ist der erste Teil einer Filmtrilogie basierend auf den Werken von Elio Vittorini, adaptiert nach dem antifaschistischen Roman des Autors mit dem TitelGespräch in Sizilien (1939) Nach vielen Jahren kehrt Silvestro aus Norditalien in das ländliche Gebiet seiner Kindheit auf Sizilien...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 15:51

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Event Date: 28th Feb 2018 | 19:00

Five Last Days

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

The five days between Sophie Scholl’s arrest and her execution on 22 February 1943 as experienced by her cell neighbour Else Gebe. A stripped-down, theatre-like approach which gives room to Scholl’s thoughts, her convictions and joys.West Germany 1982, 112 mins....

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Posted: 29th Jan 2018 | 21:45

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Event Date: 8th Dec 2017 | 17:30

Framing Lotte Reiniger

Hitchcock Cinema, Arts One, Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road London E1 4NS United Kingdom

Queen Mary University of London's Department of Film and the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations would like to invite you to ‘Framing Lotte Reiniger’, an evening of talks with a film screening on Friday 8th December 2017.Venue: Hitchcock Cinema at...

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 11:50

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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: 8th Jan 2019 | 19:00

Franz Kafka: Apparatus

White bear Theatre, 138 Kennington Park Road, London SE11 4DJ

You are cordially invited to a most unusual, mechanically achieved execution - death by means of a complex machine designed and constructed in a nightmare.A play based on Kafka's prophetically terrifying yet darkly humorous, In the Penal Colony - a...

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Posted: 4th Jan 2019 | 18:16

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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: 3rd Nov 2017 | 16:00

Friday Book club at the Goethe Institut London

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

Join us and be part of the Friday Book Club: The titles are often 'classics' of German literature and are usually available in English translation. The discussion is in German.Monthly meetings, next meeting: November 3rd, 2017. 

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Posted: 31st Oct 2017 | 14:29

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Event Date: 18th May 2017 | 18:30

Friends and Enemies: The Free German League of Culture and the British by Professor Charmian Brinson

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum 108A Boundary Road Off Abbey Road London NW8 0RH

Join the Ben Uri Gallery and Museum for a discussion with Professor Charmian Brinson on The Free German League of Culture and the British. The Free German League of Culture was founded in Hampstead in December 1938 by German refugees...

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Posted: 31st Jul 2017 | 10:30

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Event Date: 15th Nov 2019 | 19:00

FRINGE! QUEER FILM & ARTS FEST 2019 VAGINAL DAVIS: IN SEARCH OF GNOST TIME

STOKE NEWINGTON LIBRARY GALLERY Church Street Stoke Newington Town Hall N16 9JP London

We are delighted to support the attendance of Vaginal Davis of this year’s Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Festival, which will present an exhibition by the Berlin-based performer, artist, writer, curator and pioneer of punk, queercore, and terrorist drag. Davis...

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Posted: 15th Nov 2019 | 09:16

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Event Date: 2nd Jun 2017 | 13:00

From Weimar to West Hampstead: German Women Refugees in the Ben Uri Collection

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum 108A Boundary Road Off Abbey Road London NW8 0RH

Join Head of Curatorial Service, Rachel Dickson, for a tour on German Women Refugees in the Ben Uri Collection, artists include Elisabeth Tomalin, Dodo, Adele Reifenberg, Elsa Fraenkel, Margarete Klopfleisch, Erna Nonnenmacher, Grete Marks, Milein Cosman featured in the exhibition...

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Posted: 31st Jul 2017 | 10:30

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Event Date: 16th Oct 2018 | 19:00

Gatekeeper – CineClub: New Austrian Cinema

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Worlds collide when Ellie, a 40-something Viennese gallery owner crashes into Alec, a 24 year old human trafficking victim trapped in Vienna. She decides to help the young Romanian get back on his feet, but as their relationship goes from...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2018 | 06:20

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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: 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: 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: 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: 20th Nov 2017 | 10:00

German Embassy Career Fair 2017

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

The German Embassy Career Fair is back for 2017! After last year’s success, the fair will again be held in collaboration with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Monday, 20 November 2017, 10 am – 4 pm....

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 11:32

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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: 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

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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Event Date: 17th Jan 2019 | 00:00

Gernot Wieland: – Ink in Milk

Belmacz 45 Davies Street London W1K 4LX

Belmacz is delighted to present the first solo exhibition of Austrian artist Gernot Wieland in the UK. The video installation Ink in Milk guides us through a poetic narrative into a decollage of childhood memories, imitations, and psychiatric dilemmas that explore the...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 10:00

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Event Date: 18th Oct 2018 | 18:00

Giving Life to Objects: The New Literature Museum in Vienna and the Question of ‘Austrian National Literature’

The Court Room, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Speaker: Bernhard Fetz (Director, Literary Archives, Austrian National Library)Biennial Ingeborg Bachmann Centre LectureMuseums and exhibitions are experiencing a boom all over the world, probably in response to the apparent end of the analogue age and the associated revaluation and auratization...

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Posted: 24th Sep 2018 | 19:50

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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: 22nd Aug 2017 | 19:30

Goethe + Christiane

The Bread & Roses Theatre 68 Clapham Manor Street, Clapham SW4 6DZ, London

Goethe. Genius poet, playwright, scientist, and statesman. Dissatisfied, stilted, stuck. The desire for change. The search for meaning. The heat of Italy, love, friendship and sex.Even geniuses make fools of themselves sometimes.eurus ops and One Night Stand present the moment...

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Posted: 29th Jun 2017 | 13:18

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Event Date: 27th Nov 2019 | 19:00

GOETHE-KINO ANDREAS GOLDSTEIN: ADAM & EVELYN + Q&A

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

We are delighted that director Andreas Goldstein will be present for a Q&A after the screening. He will also be our guest for a longer conversation following the screening of his film The Communist (Der Funktionär) on the previous day. It’s summer somewhere...

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Posted: 15th Nov 2019 | 10:02

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Event Date: 31st Oct 2018 | 19:00

GOETHE-KINO CASTING

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

The director of a TV adaptation of Fassbinder’s The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant can’t decide who’s to get the much coveted lead role. As the shoot draws closer, tension increases, hopes rise and fall. A clever, often funny and brilliantly...

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Posted: 12th Oct 2018 | 11:54

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Event Date: 30th Jan 2019 | 19:00

GOETHE-KINO HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF

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

Kurdish siblings Alan, Jan and Lya were born in northern Iraq and grew up in Stuttgart in Germany.  When their mother dies, they congregate in Iraq only to find out that it is their mother's last wish to be buried...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 10:17

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Event Date: 28th Nov 2018 | 19:00

GOETHE-KINO NAOMI’S JOURNEY

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

After the murder of her older sister by her German husband, twenty-year old Naomi reluctantly accompanies her mother from Peru to Berlin to follow the trial. As she learns more about the crime and her sister’s life far from home,...

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Posted: 2nd Nov 2018 | 11:20

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Event Date: 24th Oct 2018 | 19:00

GOETHE-KINO SPECIAL THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT

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

Nicolas Wackerbarth’s Casting is not only inspired by Fassbinder’s film about the torturous relationship between a famous fashion designer and her younger lover, but also enlarges its web of power and dependency to more characters and shifts it into the context of...

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Posted: 12th Oct 2018 | 11:49

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Event Date: 24th Apr 2019 | 19:00

GOETHE-KINO: IN THE SHADOWS

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

All that makes for a heist film is brought together in this Berlin-set film noir: a gangster just out of prison, an unpaid debt, a money transport and a corrupt cop. Directed with the precision and efficiency of a heist...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2019 | 14:50

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Event Date: 28th Mar 2018 | 19:00

Goethe-Kino: Special preview: Western

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

A German construction crew is to build a hydroelectric power station in a remote part of Bulgaria. An EU infrastructure project that everyone knows about - except for the locals. The construction work is not well prepared and threatens to...

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Posted: 16th Mar 2018 | 08:53

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Event Date: 29th May 2019 | 19:00

Goethe-Kino: The Cut

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

At the time of the Armenian genocide a blacksmith sets out to search for his daughters who were able to escape from killings. His epic journey leads him from Turkey to Syria, Lebanon, Cuba and the USA. Following his films...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 16:09

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Event Date: 28th Aug 2019 | 19:00

Goethe-Kino: The Story of a young couple

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

Agnes and Jochen, two young actors, work on either side of Berlin’s East-West divide. Their marriage is threatened by their ideological differences. Set in 1952, this film is packed with cultural references reflecting the political debates of the time.GDR 1952,...

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Posted: 1st Aug 2019 | 13:26

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Event Date: 25th Apr 2018 | 19:00

Goethe-Kino: Une Jeunesse Allemande/Eine Jugend in Deutschland

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

Looking back at the history of the Federal Republic of Germany, the film traces the development of the terrorist organisation Red Army Fraction (RAF) out of the student protests of the 1960s to the 1970s. One of the main targets...

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Posted: 19th Apr 2018 | 12:44

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Event Date: 25th Jul 2018 | 19:00

Goethe–Kino: I Feel Like Disco

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

When his beloved mother falls into a coma, music-loving Florian and his swimming-instructor father have to learn to live without her and with each other. It’s not easy but the wisdom of disco and the mastery of day-dreaming always help.Price:...

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Posted: 6th Jul 2018 | 10:29

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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: 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: 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: 13th Nov 2017 | 21:00

GOOD THOUGHTS, GOOD WORDS, GOOD DEEDS: THE CONDUCTOR ZUBIN MEHTA + Q&A

PHOENIX CINEMA 52 High Road N2 9PJ London

UK International Jewish Film Festival 2017Conductor Zubin Mehta was born in India and has had a dazzling international career. It is Israel, however, that he is most identified with. Since he first joined the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969, he...

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Posted: 3rd Nov 2017 | 09:59

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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: 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: 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: 29th Apr 2019 | 19:30

Hagen Quartet – Schubert, Shostakovich and Beethoven

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore Street London W1U 2BP

Offering masterpieces by three of the greatest composers for the medium, what is by general consensus one of the world’s finest quartets has achieved renown for its performances not only of the classical repertoire but also of Shostakovich, whose innovative...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2019 | 15:09

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Event Date: 28th Sep 2019 | 20:00

Halbwelt Kultur

The Other Place, 12 Palace Street, SW1E 5JA

Halbwelt Kultur is a new musical cabaret which presents snapshot vignettes of seven highly influential Weimar Republic women set against the sound of the period's finest songs and the backdrop of the rise of World War II. 'The German is gross...

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Posted: 11th Sep 2019 | 00:25

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Event Date: 1st Nov 2017 | 18:00

Hans-Christoph Rieger (with Eva Rieger and Renate Schumacher, née Rieger), “Growing up in Wartime and Postwar Britain as Children of a German Protestant Clergyman”

St George's German Lutheran Church, 55 Alie Street, London, E1 8EB

This talks is part of the events programme for the "500 Years: German Protestants in Britain" exhibition. The church will be open on the afternoon prior to the event for a chance to visit the exhibition. Hans-Christoph, Eva and Renate...

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Posted: 31st Jul 2017 | 10:29

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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: 14th Jun 2019 | 20:00

Hansel and Gretel

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Following last season's production of The Turn of the Screw, the Open Air Theatre continues its collaboration with English National Opera, with Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel.In the unique environment of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, experience the Grimm Brothers'...

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Posted: 4th Jan 2019 | 18:55

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Event Date: 15th Oct 2018 | 19:00

HEINER GOEBBELS IN CONVERSATION WITH HARTWIG FISCHER

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

Acclaimed German composer and artist Heiner Goebbels discusses his work, past and present, following the premiere in Manchester of his latest piece Everything that happened and would happen with British Museum Director, Hartwig Fischer. Heiner’s new work takes a sideways view of European history from...

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Posted: 12th Oct 2018 | 11:45

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Event Date: 15th Oct 2018 | 19:00

HEINER GOEBBELS IN CONVERSATIONS WITH HARTWIG FISCHER

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

Acclaimed German composer and artist Heiner Goebbels discusses his work, past and present, following the premiere in Manchester of his latest piece Everything that happened and would happen with British Museum Director, Hartwig Fischer. Heiner’s new work takes a sideways view of European history from...

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Posted: 30th Aug 2018 | 08:06

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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: 26th Oct 2019 | 20:00

Henning Wehn: Get On With It

London Palladium, Argyl Street, W1F 7TF

You couldn’t make it up; surely the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn hasn’t bosched out yet another new show? And what’s he still doing here anyway? Well, his lack of transferable skills is what keeps him here and his belief...

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Posted: 10th Sep 2019 | 23:06

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Event Date: 26th Oct 2019 | 20:00

Henning Wehn: Getting on With it

The London Palladium

You couldn’t make it up; surely the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehnhasn’t bosched out yet another new show? And what’s he still doing here anyway? Well, his lack of transferable skills is what keeps him here and his belief that...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 11:13

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Event Date: 17th Sep 2017 | 15:30

Herta Müller: An Afternoon with the Nobel Prize Winner

Knowledge Centre The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB

See the Nobel Prize Winner in her first London appearanceJoin the German-Romanian author ‘who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed’ (Nobel Committee) for an afternoon of readings and discussion in...

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Posted: 7th Aug 2017 | 10:24

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Event Date: 13th Apr 2019 | 18:00

HVOB live in concert

Electric Brixton Town Hall Parade London SW2 1RJ

Following a sell-out European club tour last year, the Austrian electronic music duo HVOB return to the big stage with a world concert tour coinciding with the release of their new album ROCCO on Pias Records. Like the previous two...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2019 | 15:01

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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: 10th Oct 2018 | 19:00

Illuminations V: Ingeborg Bachmann

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

The Illuminations series continues this autumn with new pieces of literary art and performance responding to the life and work of Ingeborg Bachmann, one of Europe’s most iconoclastic literary figures in the post-war era. Driven by a singular poetic voice,...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2018 | 06:16

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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: 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: 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: 3rd Oct 2018 | 12:30

Ina Hartwig on Bachmann

King's College London, Room 6.01 Virginia Woolf Building, 22 Kingsway, London WC2B 6LE

Ina Hartwig will present her highly acclaimed book Wer war Ingeborg Bachmann? Eine Biographie in Bruchstuecken at this special event organised by the Ingeborg Bachmann Centre. In her book Hartwig explores this seminal writer through conversations with contemporaries such as Martin Walser and...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2018 | 06:09

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Event Date: 9th Mar 2019 | 14:00

INCENDIARY FICTIONS: Straub-Huillet and Screen Adaptation

Nash Lecture Theatre, King's College London, Strand Campus

"The first thing I do is to start copying out." (Jean-Marie Straub) This workshop will look in detail at short films of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet which use prose (Heinrich Böll, Marguerite Duras, Franz Kafka) and poetry (Stephane Mallarmé) as...

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Posted: 22nd Feb 2019 | 08:38

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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: 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: 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: 11th Sep 2017 | 19:00

Jenny Erpenbeck: In conversation with James Runcie

Knowledge Centre The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB

One of the most exciting authors in Europe todayJoin ‘the most brilliant European writer of my generation’ (Neel Mukherjee, Irish Times) as she discusses her life and work.Jenny Erpenbeck's last novel, The End of Days, won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2015,...

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Posted: 7th Aug 2017 | 10:23

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Event Date: 12th Feb 2018 | 18:30

Joint Reading of Alissa Walser and Katharina Hacker

Queen Mary University of London Arts One Building, Lecture Theatre 327 Mile End Road London E1 4NS United Kingdom

The current Writer-in-Residence of the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film of the Queen Mary University of London,  Alissa Walser, will read from her work, together with her colleague Katharina Hacker.The reading will be in German and English. Everyone is welcome! Feel free...

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Posted: 7th Feb 2018 | 10:52

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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: 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: 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: 18th Sep 2018 | 19:00

Julya Rabinowich and Tess Lewis – Encounters: Writers and Translators in Conversation

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Julya Rabinowich  is one of the most prominent writers living and working in Austria today. Born in St. Petersburg, she moved to Vienna in 1977. Her work responds to the European refugee experience, but also engages intensively with the Austrian...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:18

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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

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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: 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: 7th Feb 2018 | 12:30

King’s German Studies research seminar: Stephan Ehrig, Durham University

Room 5.29, Virginia Woolf Building, 22 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NR

Stephan Ehrig, Durham University‘“mir scheint, [die Architektur] trägt in gleichem Maße zur Seelenbildung bei wie Literatur...” Approaching Modernist Space through German and British Literature and Film’ For any question, please contact: Dr Áine McMurtryDepartment of GermanLevel 5 Virginia Woolf BuildingKing's College London22 Kingsway,...

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Posted: 11th Dec 2017 | 09:36

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Event Date: 23rd Nov 2017 | 18:00

King’s College London German Department Book Launch

Staff Common Room King's Building, Strand Campus King's College London London WC2R 2LS United Kingdom

Join the German Department at King’s College London as we celebrate the launch of three recent books by current and former department members:Matthew Bell, The Essential GoetheEmily Oliver, Shakespeare and German Reunification. The Interface of Politics and PerformanceRobert Weninger, Sublime...

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Posted: 31st Oct 2017 | 11:33

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Event Date: 28th Feb 2018 | 12:30

King’s German Studies research seminar: Daniele Vecchiato, King’s College London

Room 5.29, Virginia Woolf Building, 22 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NR

Daniele Vecchiato, King’s College London‘Legal Cultures and Literary Trials in the Age of Goethe. Presentation of the VehmeLit Project’ For any question, please contact: Dr Áine McMurtryDepartment of GermanLevel 5 Virginia Woolf BuildingKing's College London22 Kingsway, LondonWC2B 6NR, UK

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Posted: 11th Dec 2017 | 09:38

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Event Date: 17th Jan 2019 | 19:00

L’Animale – CineClub: New Austrian Cinema

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Continuing our New Austrian Cinema strand we are pleased to screen this Austrian coming-of-age drama directed by Katharina Mückstein. L’ Animale is a film about the contradictory forces that guide our lives: desire, passion, and reason. Riding on their tuned-up bikes, Mati and...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 09:59

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 4th Dec 2019 | 19:00

LECTURE BRADY LECTURE 2019 WITH JOHN KAMPFNER

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

We are delighted to have author and broadcaster John Kampfner as this year’s speaker for the Brady Lecture. In his talk, Kampfner will focus on his forthcoming book provocatively titled Why the Germans Do It Better. Lessons from a Grown Up...

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Posted: 15th Nov 2019 | 10:06

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Event Date: 21st Nov 2019 | 19:00

Lecture performance by Johnny Golding

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Accompanying the exhibition Nothing Less! the artist, philosopher and professor of Philosophy & Fine Art at the Royal College of Art in London, Johnny Golding, will give a lecture performance based on her artwork Come Again? (Rude Girl, meditation 2,785), an intensive, in-the dark philosophy-poetics installation on erotic practice, feminism...

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Posted: 19th Nov 2019 | 08:49

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Event Date: 14th Mar 2019 | 18:00

Lecture: Dr. phil. habil. Birte Arendt (Greifswald): “Die Regionalsprache Niederdeutsch als schulisches Unterrichtsfach”

Queen Mary, University of London Mile End Campus, Bancroft Building, Raum 1.01.2 (1. OG)

Wie kann man eine Regionalsprache unterrichten? Neben der "hochdeutschen Sprache" dominierte vor allem im Norden Deutschlands bis ins 19. Jahrhundert die Regionalsprache Niederdeutsch, umgangssprachlich Plattdeutsch, als die "andere deutsche Sprache" die mündliche wie schriftliche Kommunikation und erlangte als lingua franca der Hanse...

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Posted: 28th Feb 2019 | 12:54

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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: 25th Jan 2020 | 19:30

Leopoldstadt

Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road

Set in Vienna in 1900, Tom Stoppard's new play, directed by Patrick Marber, is an intimate drama with an epic sweep; the story of a family who made good. 'My grandfather wore a caftan' says Hermann, a factory owner, 'My father...

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Posted: 10th Sep 2019 | 22:51

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Event Date: 30th Nov 2017 | 19:00

Lessing presents Lessing

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Exhibition opening: Thursday 30 November, 7-9pm (booking required)Exhibition takes place from 30 November 2017 to 23 February 2018.Erich Lessing is among Austria’s most celebrated photographers. He is a chronicler of the post-war era, has documented major political events, capturing the...

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 12:07

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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: 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: 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: 18th Sep 2018 | 19:00

Lisl Ponger: Passages & Angela Schanelec: Orly

Goethe Institut London 50 Princes Gate London SW7 2PH

Lisl Ponger: Passages (Passagen) Why do we make a journey? Lisl Ponger’s found footage film offers a range of answers. It could be a sudden appetite for travelling, postcolonial privilege or even an unavoidable necessity. Lost in mesmerising images from travel...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:28

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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: 12th Mar 2019 | 17:00

London Book Fair: networking reception

Stands 6 D 80 and 6 D 90 Olympia Kensington, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX

We cordially invite you to this year’s networking Reception next weekat the Collective Stands for Germany, Switzerland, Austria andnew books in german at the London Book Fair.Join us for a glass of Swiss sparkling wine & chocolate!Date / time: Tuesday 12 March 2019, from 5.00...

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Posted: 8th Mar 2019 | 10:15

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Event Date: 11th Jan 2019 | 00:00

LONDON SHORT FILM FETSIVAL

ICA-INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS The Mall SW1Y 5AH London

Behind The Wall: Short Films From The GDRAfter 38 years of existing as a divided country, the first crucial step towards German unification occurred on 9th November 1989; when Berlin opened its checkpoints and people passed freely between East and...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 10:11

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Event Date: 26th Oct 2019 | 14:00

Looking and Being Looked at: A workshop on Jürgen Böttcher’s Early Films

King’s College London: S.-1.04, Strand Building (first basement), WC2R 2LS

When: Saturday 26 October 2019; 14:00 – 17:00Where: King’s College London: S.-1.04, Strand Building (first basement), WC2R 2LS; entrance from Aldwych (south side) GDR filmmaker Jürgen Böttcher’s early works are extraordinarily diverse. In this afternoon workshop we will screen and discuss...

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Posted: 16th Oct 2019 | 06:19

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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: 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: 6th Nov 2017 | 13:00

Lunchtime Talk: Cranach, Luther and the Protestant Reformation

National Gallery, Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Five hundred years ago, the German cleric and professor, Martin Luther, initiated the Protestant Reformation. This new theology was significantly popularised by images produced by Luther’s close friend, the painter Lucas Cranach the Elder.This lecture explores the distinctly German art of Cranach...

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Posted: 31st Oct 2017 | 14:25

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 13th Jan 2018 | 00:00

Maria Stuart

Duke of York's Theatre St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG

After receiving critical acclaim during its run at the Almeida Theatre, Robert Icke’s Mary Stuart transfers to the West End in January 2018, starring Lia Williams and Juliet Stevenson. Playing limited performances at the Duke of York’s Theatre, the production...

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Posted: 22nd Jan 2018 | 10:02

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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: 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: 23rd Oct 2018 | 19:00

Masquerade in Vienna – CineClub: Memorial Year 1938 Remembered

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

A classical “Viennese Film” with star performances, directed by expert craftsman Willi Forst. An artist played by Anton Walbrook creates a minor scandal by painting a masked nude suspected to be the wife of a prominent surgeon.Austria, 1934, 90min, German...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2018 | 06:24

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Event Date: 19th Jun 2019 | 19:20

Max Raabe In Concert

St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, London

Exploring the music of the Weimar Republic at a special concert in St Margaret's Church. Max will sing songs that hint at the dark and turbulent time in which they were created. Most of the evening's songs will be performed...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 10:56

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 7th Sep 2018 | 19:30

MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE NEW RITUALS: AÏSHA DEVI FEAT. ASIAN DOPE BOYS + PAN DAIJING

BARBICAN CENTRE Silk Street EC2Y 8DS London

Clon presents New Rituals at the Barbican, featuring two ecstatic multi-media performances making their London premieres: Aetherave and Fist Piece - which use electronic music and visual art as the basis to explore identity and spirituality in the post-digital age.Aetherave is a newly-commissioned performative, visual and sonic...

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Posted: 29th Aug 2018 | 12:44

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Event Date: 16th Nov 2018 | 18:00

MUSIC FESTIVAL HUDDERSFIELD CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN HALL Ramsden Street HD1 2TA Huddersfield

hcmf// is an annual, international festival of contemporary and new music, taking place over 10 days and consisting of approximately 50 events – including concerts, music-theatre, dance, multi-media, talks and film – with a related Learning and Participation programme devised and...

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Posted: 30th Aug 2018 | 08:13

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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: 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: 2nd Oct 2018 | 18:30

Newstalgia

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Exhibition Openingcontinues until Friday 23 November 2018To coincide with the ACF London’s Memorial Year programme, our autumn exhibition Newstalgia seeks to illuminate histories both remembered and forgotten, focuses on the rises and falls of power and the consequences thereof. History sets trends that...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2018 | 06:06

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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: 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: 7th Sep 2019 | 19:00

Open City Documentary Festival: World Premier Video Essays

Institute of Contemporary Arts The Mall, St. James's, London SW1Y 5AH, UK

In 'Images Studying Images' we will screen hosting the world premiere of three new video essays about the work of Harun Farocki produced by video essayist and critic Kevin B Lee, alongside three of Farocki's own films. Kevin, a master of the video essay...

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Posted: 17th Aug 2019 | 16:16

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Event Date: 6th Sep 2018 | 18:30

OPEN CITY DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL 2018: CASANOVA GENE

ICA The Mall St. James's SW1Y 5AH London

Luise Donschen’s highly inventive feature debut explores the nature of seduction and desire through a series of surprising and irreverent tableaux (captured on rich 16mm by cinematographer Helena Wittmann) that combine fiction, documentary, interview and performance. Moving from a portrait of...

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Posted: 29th Aug 2018 | 12:42

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Event Date: 26th Oct 2018 | 18:00

OPEN STUDIO ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: ARIANNA NICOLETTI

VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM Cromwell Road SW7 2RL London

Open StudioVisit Arianna in her studio to find out more about her practice as an artist and fashion designer with a particular research interest in the V&A’s Fashioned From Nature exhibition.Location: Sackler Residency Studios, Sackler Centre for Arts Education, Level 1  Goethe...

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Posted: 12th Oct 2018 | 11:52

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 6th Oct 2018 | 09:30

Österreich Tag 2018

The annual Österreich Tag presents topical information aimed at German language teachers and others interested in Austrian life and culture. In two workshops participants will get an introduction into how culinary art is presented in Austrian literature and how reginonal dishes...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2018 | 06:12

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Event Date: 7th Dec 2019 | 09:30

Österreich Tag 2019

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

The Österreich Tag aims to provide information about Austrian life, customs and language to German language teachers and others interested in Austrian culture.The workshops, held by Dr Walter Thalhammer (University of Vienna), will focus on the use of photographs and artworks...

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Posted: 19th Nov 2019 | 08:53

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Event Date: 14th May 2019 | 18:30

Our Way[s] of Life

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

The ACF London, in partnership with Central Saint Martins and the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, presents Our Way[s] of Life, an exhibition set against a Europe-wide backdrop of resurgent populist sentiment, nationalist identity politics and right-wing movements. The exhibition features recent graduates from the Academy of Fine...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 14:40

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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: 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: 17th Mar 2017 | 12:00

Oxford German Olympiad (Deadline!)

online

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: 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: 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: 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: 19th Sep 2018 | 19:30

Parsing Digital launch & performance evening

Cafe OTO 18 - 21 Ashwin Street London E8 3DL

A special event presented by Unconscious Archives, SONICA - Festival of Transitory Art, Slovenia and the ACF London features performances by Swan Meat, Lone Taxidermist Natalie Sharp and the Austrian duo Kutin | Kindlinger.Alongside the performances the ACF London launches...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:30

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Event Date: 22nd Sep 2018 | 17:30

Performance Evening

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Alongside the ACF's in-house contribution to the V&A's Digital Design Weekend Jens Vetter presents a sound-performance entitled Schrittweise featuring Tquencer and custom electronics while Gabriela Gordilo uses the scores collected during the installation of her work Arrhythmia. Visitors are invited to inscribe the...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:34

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Event Date: 3rd May 2019 | 17:00

PERFORMANCE FLUSH, WORK-IN-PROGRESS SHOW MIT SHEENA MCGRANDLES

SIOBHAN DAVIES STUDIOS 85 St George's Road SE1 6ER London

Sheena McGrandles, die als erste internationale Künstlerin einen Arbeitsaufenthalt bei Siobhan Davies Dance absolviert, zeigt Ausschnitte aus ihrem Work-in-Progress FLUSH. In diesem Werk experimentiert sie mit Licht, Make-Up und langsamen, detailreichen Bewegungen, um den historischen, weiblichen Körpers in einer queeren Ästhetik...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 14:54

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Event Date: 8th Oct 2018 | 19:00

PERFORMANCE: EVA MEYER KELLER: DEATH IS CERTAIN

WARWICK ARTS CENTRE Gibbet Hill Rd CV47AL Coventry

Inspired by fairy tales, where sometimes objects come to life and so become a projection screen for your own experiences and fantasies, in the performance Death is Certain Eva Meyer-Keller has installed sweet cherries as her protagonists.The stalks are removed from the...

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Posted: 30th Aug 2018 | 08:08

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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: 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: 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: 6th Dec 2017 | 19:00

Poetry reading introduced by John Nettles about Else Lasker-Schueler

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

Introduced by John Nettles:An evening of poetry and presentations about German-Jewish writer Else Lasker-Schüler. Discover the poetry of Else Lasker-Schüler (1869-1945). Actor John Nettles, best-known for his roles in the TV series Bergerac and Midsomer Murders, will be reading excerpts from her work. Participants...

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 11:40

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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: 23rd Nov 2017 | 19:00

Prelude to New Music

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Students from the University of Graz will perform a programme of new music compositions by Matthew Shlomowitz, Vinko Globokar and Bernhard Lang. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience new compositions from Austria and we hope this will be the...

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 12:09

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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: 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: 13th Sep 2017 | 18:00

Professor Alexander Schunka, “Pastors, Scholars, Beggars: German Protestant Travellers and Migrants in England prior to the Hanoverian Succession”

St George's German Lutheran Church, 55 Alie Street, London E1 8EB

This talks if part of the events programme for the "500 Years: German Protestants in Britain" exhibition. The church will be open on the afternoon prior to the event for a chance to visit the exhibition. Alexander Schunka is Professor...

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Posted: 31st Jul 2017 | 10:27

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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: 30th Nov 2017 | 17:30

Public Lecture: The Secret Cooperation between Associated Press and Nazi Germany, 1942–1945

Seminar Room of the German Historical Institute

Norman Domeier (Stuttgart)The Secret Cooperation between Associated Press and Nazi Germany, 1942–1945GHIL in co-operation with the Modern German History Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, University of LondonNew archival evidence reveals the existence of a secret German–American cooperation between Associated Press...

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 12:46

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Event Date: 2nd May 2018 | 19:00

Queen Kelly – Erich von Stroheim Historical Film Series

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

A young convent girl is seduced by a European nobleman, arousing the ire of his bride-to-be Queen Kelly and eventually finding herself exiled to a brothel in East Africa. This film solidified Stroheim's reputation for extravegance and insistance on complete...

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Posted: 29th Apr 2018 | 14:10

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Event Date: 1st Oct 2018 | 13:00

RCM Lunchtime Concert 1.10 – European Horizons

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Students from the Royal College of Music return to the ACF London with a series of lunchtime concerts this autumn. Award winning musicians will explore European musical culture in all its dazzling variety.

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:50

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Event Date: 1st Oct 2018 | 13:05

RCM Lunchtime Concert 1.10 – European Horizons

Students from the Royal College of Music return to the ACF London with a series of lunchtime concerts this autumn. Award winning musicians will explore European musical culture in all its dazzling variety.Programme:Poulenc Sonata for Clarinet and PianoAnna Webster, clarinet | Accompanist TBCBrahms 7...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2018 | 06:04

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Event Date: 19th Mar 2019 | 18:00

Reading of Karl-Heinz Ott, the current Writer in Residence at QMUL

Room 101, Lockkeeper’s Cottage, Mile End Campus, London E1 4NS

Karl-Heinz Ott is an award-winning German author, dramatist, translator and musicologist. His literary works comprise novels, essays and plays. He subtly portrays the fragile worlds of middle-class people and includes casual references to current social problems. In his latest novel, Und...

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Posted: 16th Feb 2019 | 10:40

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Event Date: 21st Oct 2019 | 18:00

Reading of Writer in Residence Jens Wonneberger

Queen Mary University of London ArtsOne, Lecture Theatre 327 Mile End Road London E1 4NS United Kingdom

The German Subject Group at Queen Mary University of London is happy to announce the reading of its current Writer in Residence, Jens Wonneberger. All are welcome!The reading will be in German.Jens Wonneberger is a trained engineer who started his career...

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Posted: 8th Oct 2019 | 07:48

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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: 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: 6th Jun 2019 | 17:45

Rescue in the Face of Danger: Goethe and Walter Benjamin

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

An English Goethe Society Lecture to be given by Carolin Duttlinger (Oxford)

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 14:59

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Event Date: 27th Feb 2019 | 18:00

Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies Lecture

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

As part of the 'Insiders/Outsiders' Festival, Anthony Grenville (London) will give a lecture entitled "Britain and the British in Novels and Memoirs by Refugees from Nazism".

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Posted: 6th Jan 2019 | 00:32

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Event Date: 6th Feb 2019 | 18:00

Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies Seminar

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

Deborah Vietor-Engländer will give a paper entitled: "Gratitude and Despair: Alfred Kerr in England 1935-1848".

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Posted: 6th Jan 2019 | 00:08

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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

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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: 12th Jun 2019 | 18:00

Richard Dove: German-Speaking Emigrés in British Theatre and Film

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

The 'Insiders/Outsiders' Festival in 2019 celebrates the indelible contribution of the artists, photographers, writers, architects, designers, actors, film-makers, dancers and musicians, art historians, dealers, collectors, and publishers who, in fleeing Nazi-dominated Europe in the 1930s and 1940s so greatly enriched...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 15:02

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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: 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: 16th May 2017 | 19:00

Robert Seethaler Reading

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Vienna-born actor and writer Robert Seethaler, whose novels The Tobacconist and A Whole Life have gained critical acclaim in the UK, will be the Ingeborg Bachmann Centre’s Writer-in-Residence in 2017. The way the loves and deaths of Seethaler’s unassuming heroes,...

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Posted: 10th May 2017 | 16:03

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Event Date: 4th Oct 2018 | 19:00

Romy Schneider 80th Anniversary – The Swimming Pool

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Romy Schneider is easily one of Austria’s most celebrated and recognised film stars. To mark what would have been her 80thyear, we pay tribute to her with a special screening of the 1969 love triangle/thriller The Swimming Pool (La Piscine).The...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2018 | 06:11

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Event Date: 24th Jan 2018 | 12:30

Romy Schneider and Sissi: The Princess of Europe

5.29, Virginia Woolf Building, 22 Kingsway, London

King’s German Studies Research Seminar  Marion Hallet, King’s College London ‘Romy Schneider and Sissi: the Princess star of Europe’My presentation examines the star image of Austrian-born actress Romy Schneider in the first years of her career. Schneider was a major film star in continental...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2018 | 10:21

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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: 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: 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: 25th Oct 2017 | 18:00

Rudolf Muhs, “In the Shadow of the Third Reich: German Protestants in Britain, 1931-1953”

St George's German Lutheran Church, 55 Alie Street, London E1 8EB

This talks is part of the events programme for the "500 Years: German Protestants in Britain" exhibition. The church will be open on the afternoon prior to the event for a chance to visit the exhibition. Rudolf Muhs is Senior...

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Posted: 31st Jul 2017 | 10:28

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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 | 20:45

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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 Dec 2017 | 18:20

Screening of ‘Karl Marx City’ + director Q&A at Bertha DocHouse

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

On Tuesday, 5th December, we have a one-off event screening of Karl Marx City, a deeply personal film from co-directors Petra Epperlein & Michael Tucker. Twenty-five years after the collapse of the German Democratic Republic, filmmaker Petra Epperlein returns to Chemnitz (formally...

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Posted: 29th Nov 2017 | 10:17

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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: 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: 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 Dec 2017 | 17:30

Seminar – Institute of Historical Research

IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Demarcating or blurring the lines after National Socialism: a comparison between West Germany and Austria (1945-1965). Robert Knight, Loughborough University

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Posted: 29th Nov 2017 | 10:34

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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: 2nd May 2018 | 00:00

Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art

Tate Modern Bankside London SE1 9TG

Shape of Light is the first major exhibition to explore the relationship between the two, spanning the century from the 1910s to the present day. It brings to life the innovation and originality of photographers over this period, and shows how...

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Posted: 29th Apr 2018 | 14:16

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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: 5th Dec 2018 | 18:00

Sketches of Narration. Glimpses into the Max Frisch-Archive at the Library of the ETH in Zürich

Arts One Building, Room: Arts One: 1.28, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

An Evening with Tobias Amslinger, Director of the Max Frisch-Archive, ZurichWednesday, 5th of December 2018, 6pmVenue: Arts One Building, Room: Arts One: 1.28, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NSTobias Amslinger, Director of the Max Frisch-Archiv in...

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Posted: 30th Nov 2018 | 08:08

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Event Date: 15th Apr 2019 | 19:30

Soap&Skin live in concert

EartH 11-17 Stoke Newington Road London N16 8BH

The third album from Soap&Skin (aka Austrian musician and producer Anja Plaschg) From Gas to Solid… marks her return with her first album in six years. Piano-led like the last album, yet more minimalist and still experimental, her chamber orchestration and electronics...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2019 | 15:03

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Event Date: 6th May 2018 | 00:00

Son of the Velvet Rat in London

The Spice of Life 6 Moor St London W1D 5NA

Georg Altziebler and Heike Binder, the husband and wife team behind Son of the Velvet Rat, bring their Euro-American sound to London this Spring.Their songs build on the cabaret traditions of Old World masters like Georges Brassens and Jacques Brel,...

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Posted: 29th Apr 2018 | 14:15

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 6th Jul 2018 | 19:00

Summer Social: Aurora & Arrival City

TOXTETH TOWN HALL Toxteth Town Hall 15 High Park Street L8 8DX Liverpool

In September 2018, Toxteth Reservoir will be transformed into Aurora; an epic, immersive experience reimagining water as the most precious element on earth. Visitors will experience a surprising and astonishing feast for the senses, with artists combining interactive technologies with water...

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Posted: 6th Jul 2018 | 10:12

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Event Date: 19th Oct 2018 | 00:00

Symposium: Conspiracy

GOLDSMITHS, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Great Hall, Richard Hoggart Building Dixon Road SE14 6YZ London

Das Logan-Symposium kehrt zurück nach London:Conspiracy bringt eine Gemeinschaft von investigativen JournalistInnen, Whistleblowern, Hackern, KünstlerInnen und ExpertInnen zusammen, um das Feld des investigativen Journalismus neu zu beleben.Das Symposium setzt sich aus vier Teilen zusammen: den Vorträgen und Untersuchungen, einer kostenlosen Ausstellung...

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Posted: 12th Oct 2018 | 11:47

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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: 28th May 2019 | 19:00

TALK & FILM SCREENING AGNES – FROM PAGE TO STAGE AND SCREEN

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

Novel TransformationsWith Peter Stamm (Author of Agnes), Daniela Löffner (Theatre Director of Agnes at the Schauspielhaus, Zurich), Johannes Schmid (Film Director of Agnes), Amber Massie-Blomfield (Chair) How does a novel become transformed into a film or stage play? How do playwrights, screenplay writers, and directors...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 16:11

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Event Date: 19th Mar 2018 | 20:00

Talk: Andreas Gursky – Photography in a post-truth world

HAYWARD GALLERY Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE18XX

In a time of alternative facts, when digital images can be manipulated by anyone with a smartphone, can photography still be trusted to provide a record of our world? Or is it an essential tool for navigating our mediated reality?...

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Posted: 16th Mar 2018 | 08:35

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Event Date: 12th Feb 2018 | 20:00

Talk: Andreas Gursky and the Changing State of Photography

HAYWARD GALLERY Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE18XX

Join Ralph Rugoff, Hayward Gallery Director and curator of Andreas Gursky’s first major UK retrospective, for a panel discussion on the development of the artist’s influential and innovative approaches to making photographic images.  

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Posted: 29th Jan 2018 | 21:33

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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: 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: 12th Jan 2016 | 18:00

Test Culture Event

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Posted: 13th Jan 2016 | 06:45

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Event Date: 11th Oct 2017 | 18:00

The Bach-Choir from Hannover presents “Peace on Earth” – An a capella concert featuring Bach, Brahms und Schönberg

St George's German Lutheran Church, 55 Alie Street, London E1 8EB

The Bachchor is a renowned Lutheran church choir from Hannover, Germany. It is currently touring the UK. This concert is part of the events programme for the "500 Years: German Protestants in Britain" exhibition. The church will be open on...

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Posted: 31st Jul 2017 | 10:28

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 12th Jul 2018 | 19:00

The Future State: A Preliminary – Goethe at Lux Artist Residency: Anahita Razmi

LUX Waterlow Park Centre Dartmouth Park Hill N19 5JF London

As part of this year's Goethe at LUX Residency, artist Anahita Razmi will present an exhibition which is conceived as a work-in-progress and for the first time bings together audio recordings of the THE FUTURE STATE roundtable series that have has been...

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Posted: 6th Jul 2018 | 10:17

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 8th Feb 2019 | 19:00

The Good Person of Szechwan

Barbican Theatre, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

A director who sells out theatres in Moscow, Yury Butusov’s modern-dress version of Brecht’s parable play is punchy and vigorous, with a no-holds-barred performance by Alexandra Ursulyak at its core.In search of a good person, the gods come to earth...

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Posted: 4th Jan 2019 | 17:43

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Event Date: 13th Feb 2018 | 19:00

The Have Nots: Screening and Q & A

The Regent Street Cinema 307 Regent St London W1B 2HW

After years apart Jakob and Isabelle meet again on September 11th, 2001 and fall in love. While the world around them is reduced to rubble they revolve around themselves and their newly found love. But their love is tainted. The...

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Posted: 29th Jan 2018 | 21:00

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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: 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: 22nd Jan 2019 | 08:30

The Kindertransport 80 Years On – Symposium

Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London South Wing Gower Street London WC1E 6BT United Kingdom

SYMPOSIUM Programme (22-24 January 2019 at UCL London)Organised by Michael Berkowitz, Jennifer Craig-Norton, Anita Grosz, Andrea Hammel and Lesley UrbachTuesday, 22 January 2019          8:30am            Registration            9:30am            Welcome Speech: Professor Mary Fulbrook“Émigrés, Child Survivors, and the Holocaust”            10:00am          Lord Stanley Baldwin Speech (Professor Michael Berkowitz)            10:30am          Panel 1:  Caring and Adaptation...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 09:47

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Event Date: 16th Dec 2017 | 14:00

The Kurbel: Three Centimetres – Children’s Puppet and Object Theatre

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

This month the ACF London launches a new strand of events for children and young people called ACF Junior. We kick off with an imaginative object theatre performance by Austrian puppetry group Die Kurbel  Take a handful of yard sticks and watch them...

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Posted: 11th Dec 2017 | 09:32

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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: 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: 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: 1st Nov 2019 | 19:30

The Magic Flute / Die Zauberflöte

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Mozart wrote Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) for a suburban theatre in Vienna, the Theater auf der Wieden. He drew on the magical spectacle and earthy comedy of popular Viennese theatre. As well as being a comedy, The Magic Flute is an expression of...

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Posted: 10th Sep 2019 | 23:40

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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: 8th Oct 2018 | 19:30

The Maria Problem – Staged Reading

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

The ACF London presets a first staged reading of this vibrant new play by Richard Stirling set in 1960s Austria.Fading movie stars Eleanor Parker (played by Lauren Ward) and Richard Haydn (played by Ian Gelder) start filming supporting roles in...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2018 | 06:14

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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: 26th Nov 2019 | 19:00

The Passing of the Third Floor Back: CineClub

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Terrorised by an evil landlord, the inhabitants of a shabby London boarding house exist precariously on the edge of disaster and despair. But when a new, rather strange lodger (Conrad Veidt) arrives, things seem to mysteriously take a turn for the...

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Posted: 19th Nov 2019 | 08:51

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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: 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: 27th Nov 2017 | 10:30

The Reformation Outside Germany

Foyle Visitor and Learning Centre The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB

A study day to mark the anniversary of the Reformation in GermanyTo mark its anniversary, take a look at the Reformation in Germany from British, Dutch, Italian and Eastern European perspectives at this study day. 

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Posted: 20th Nov 2017 | 12:41

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Event Date: 26th Sep 2019 | 19:00

The Remains – After the Odyssey: CineClub

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

What happens after a shipwreck in the Mediterranean leaves dozens of dead and missing refugees? Nathalie Borgers’ documentary The Remains follows two parallel narratives. The first focuses on those dealing with the remains on Lesbos Island. The second portrays a Syrian family’s inconsolable sadness of losing 13 relatives...

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Posted: 22nd Sep 2019 | 11:54

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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: 6th Feb 2018 | 00:00

The Soul of Wittgenstein

Omnibus Theatre 1 Clapham Common London SW4 0QW

1941. Guy’s Hospital, London. A battered copy of War and Peace. An illiterate Cockney dying of cancer and a philosopher handing out pills. Their world is determined by these facts. But is it defined by them? Written by Ron Elisha,...

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Posted: 29th Jan 2018 | 21:06

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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: 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: 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: 21st Nov 2019 | 19:00

THE WALL

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

Böttcher’s personal response to the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Impressions, voices and sounds gathered along the crumbling border between East and West in different Berlin locations give room for a reflection on how we deal with history. The last film...

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Posted: 15th Nov 2019 | 09:58

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Event Date: 23rd Apr 2019 | 19:00

The White Ribbon: CineClub

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or-winning film darkly depicts society and family in a northern German village just before World War I. It tells the story of the children and teenagers of a choir run by the village schoolteacher, the doctor, the...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2019 | 15:06

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Event Date: 23rd Apr 2019 | 00:00

THEATRE PERFORMANCE: CHINA PLATE & STAATSTHEATER MAINZ PRESENT STATUS

BATTERSEA ARTS CENTRE Battersea Arts Centre Lavender Hill SW11 5TN London

We all have a nationality.Or almost all of us.STATUS is a show about someone who doesn't want his any more. About running away from the national story you're given. About who is responsible for that story and what might happen to...

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Posted: 5th Apr 2019 | 14:47

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 25th Sep 2019 | 12:00

Thomas Renoldner – DONT KNOW WHAT

Encounters Film Festival - Watershed 1 Canons Road Bristol BS1 5TX

Thomas Renolder's short film DONT KNOW WHAT combines elements of entertainment cinema and avant-garde film/video art. With the methods of single frame editing and sound experiments, the hyperrealistic film transforms into a fantastic, surreal, structural and even abstract composition. Thomas Renoldner's work intends to...

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Posted: 22nd Sep 2019 | 11:53

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Event Date: 17th May 2019 | 18:10

Those Goddamn Hippies

Wrexham, Wales

Those Goddamn Hippies is a musical collaboration between British singer and multi-instrumentalist Tom Marsh and the Austrian guitarist / musician Mike Seidl. Their music is an elegant mix of electric and acoustic elements combined with singer-songwriter attitude and easily digestible...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 14:43

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Event Date: 12th Mar 2019 | 18:30

Thoughts on current Anglo-German trends and perspectives – BASF lecture

Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road London E1 4NS United Kingdom

The Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations is delighted to introduce the BASF Lecture Series on Anglo-German Matters, 2018-19.The lectures will be given by authors, literary critics, academics and novelists, and will all take place in the Arts One Lecture Theatre,...

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Posted: 14th Feb 2019 | 12:10

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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: 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: 1st Oct 2019 | 19:00

Translating Brecht: A Poet for Our Times

Goethe-Institut, 50 Princes Gate, SW7 2PH

To celebrate International Translation Day 2019 we are delighted to present a discussion of Brecht's poetry in translation, featuring two award-winning translators and Brecht experts, David Constantine and Tom Kuhn:"Translating Brecht – around 1200 of his poems – we knew him to...

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Posted: 11th Sep 2019 | 00:50

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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: 8th May 2019 | 19:00

Transnational Spaces in Literature – Verena Roßbacher and Alissa Walser

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

This bilingual reading brings together two writers whose works are inspired by the area around Lake Constance which encompasses parts of Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, and which has long been perceived as a transnational cultural space. Alissa Walser will...

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Posted: 24th Apr 2019 | 14:38

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Event Date: 12th Dec 2017 | 17:00

Tricky Women – Austrian Animation Festival

Freud Museum London 20 Maresfield Gardens London NW3 5SX

In recent years, hardly any other form of art has influenced everyday visual perception as much as animation in its various facets. Tricky Women, an Austrian animation festival, celebrates and presents work by female animators and filmmakers. The Freud Museum...

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Posted: 11th Dec 2017 | 09:26

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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: 7th Nov 2017 | 19:00

Tuesday Evening Lecture: Holbein

Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London, SE21 7AD

The work of Hans Holbein the Younger had a tremendous impact on British portraiture, and his depictions of the court of Henry VIII have coloured our view of the period. This talk looks at some of his incredible works during...

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Posted: 31st Oct 2017 | 14:36

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Event Date: 23rd May 2017 | 18:30

Two Refugee Artists in Search of Identity; Milein Cosman and Harry Weinberg by Dr Ines Schlenker

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum 108A Boundary Road Off Abbey Road London NW8 0RH

Dr. Ines Schlenker will be talking about Two Refugee Artists in Search of Identity - Milein Cosman and Harry Weinberger. Milein Cosman (born 1921) and Harry Weinberger (1924-2009) both left their native Germany in the 1930s and eventually settled in...

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Posted: 31st Jul 2017 | 10:30

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 20th Jul 2018 | 19:00

Ulrike Ottinger: Chamisso’s Shadow

The Regent Street Cinema 307 Regent St London W1B 2HW

A Journey to the Bering Sea in Three ChaptersKnown for such daring and outlandish films as Madame X (1978), Ticket of No Return (1979) or Freak Orlando (1981), Ulrike Ottinger has also for many years pursued a passionate interest in travelling and exploring the daily lives, customs, myths,...

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Posted: 6th Jul 2018 | 10:21

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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: 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: 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: 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: 14th May 2019 | 19:30

Ute Lemper: Rendez-Vous with Marlene

Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, E8 3DL

For one week only, Olivier Award-winning Ute Lemper comes to Arcola Theatre to celebrate the life of Marlene Dietrich.Rendezvous with Marlene is based on a 3-hour phone call between Dietrich and Ute Lemper in 1988. After receiving the French Moliére Award for...

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Posted: 10th May 2019 | 12:04

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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: 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: 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: 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: 4th Sep 2018 | 18:00

Visual Arts: After Abundance – London Design Biennale 2018

Somerset House The Strand London WC2R 1LA

For the Austrian contribution to the London Design Biennale 2018, Studio Design Investigations led by Professor Anab Jain, present a speculative installation curated by Thomas Geisler.The second London Design Biennale will see the presentations of more than thirty nations from...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:38

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Event Date: 1st Sep 2018 | 10:00

Visual Arts: Life in Motion: Egon Schiele / Francesca Woodman

Tate Liverpool Albert Dock Liverpool L3 4BB

10 years on from our acclaimed exhibition of Gustav Klimt, Tate Liverpool showcases the works of his radical protégé, Egon Schiele, alongside the sublime photography of Francesca Woodman.Both artists are known for their intimate and unapologetic portraits, which look beneath...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:36

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Event Date: 20th Feb 2019 | 17:30

Warburg on Luther and Dürer: Media Wars and the Freedom to Think

Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

Presented by Jane O. Newman, Director of European Studies and Professor of Comparative Literature at UC-Irvine. Today’s mad landscape of fake news is not unique; a “sensationalizing press” (Sensationspresse) has sought to stir up public opinion, and even to provoke social...

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Posted: 7th Jan 2019 | 09:53

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Event Date: 13th Dec 2019 | 00:00

watchAUT – Austrian Film Festival

Picturehouse Central Piccadilly Circus London W1D 7DH

The Austrian Cultural Forum London in cooperation with the Austrian Film Institute and the Austrian Film Commission presents the first edition of watchAUT, a new film festival featuring the best new and recent films to emerge from Austria. Running 13th – 15th December at Picturehouse Central, it provides a...

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Posted: 19th Nov 2019 | 08:48

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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: 29th Mar 2018 | 13:30

What will it be like when we buy an island (on the blockchain)?

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

This series brings together artists, musicians, technologists, engineers, and theorists to join forces in the interrogation and production of new blockchain technologies.What Will It Be Like When We Buy An Island (on the Blockchain)? is the fifth event in the...

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Posted: 16th Mar 2018 | 08:58

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Event Date: 11th Oct 2018 | 19:00

What Women Dream – CineClub: Memorial Year 1938 Remembered

Austrian Cultural Forum London 28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ

We continue our special Memorial Year 1938 Remembered CineClub programme with the screening of What Women Dream. A pretty young singer is addicted to the thrill of stealing…until she finds the thrill of love. Nora Gregor stars as Rina Korff,...

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Posted: 25th Sep 2018 | 06:18

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 26th Sep 2018 | 00:00

Woody Black 4 UK Tour

Various venues

Austrian clarinet quartet Woody Black 4 come to the UK this autumn for a special tour of their unique sound. Daniel Moser,Leonhard Skorupa, Stephan Dickbauer and Oscar Antoli combine jazz with a variety of sounds from new music to pop.Tour...

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Posted: 31st Aug 2018 | 10:52

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Event Date: 23rd Mar 2019 | 14:00

Workshop & Film Screening ‘Mama, what are modern people?’ Straub-Huillet’s adaptation of Schoenberg’s comic opera

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

‘When I think of films I imagine future ones, which will inevitably be artistic. And my music will go very well with them!’ (Arnold Schoenberg)This workshop, led by Martin Brady and Larson Powell, will look in detail at Straub-Huillet’s third...

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Posted: 19th Mar 2019 | 08:50

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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: 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: 7th Nov 2018 | 18:30

WORKSHOP: FREIRAUM PRESENTS SPEAKEASY IN CARLISLE & THESSALONIKI

FOX'S CAFE LOUNGE 18 Abbey St CA3 8TX Carlisle

“Artbox” from Thessaloniki / Greece and “Awaz Cumbria” from Carlisle / UK are currently jointly developing a public exhibition in both cities, which are based on the two original questions on isolation and identity. At the heart of this Freiraum cooperation are...

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Posted: 30th Aug 2018 | 08:10

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Event Date: 25th Jan 2018 | 13:00

Workshop/Event: Doing Good (On the Blockchain)

Goethe Institute London

This third DAOWO module aims to examine what is at stake in the formalisation of 'doing good' under blockchain systems for decentralised trust.

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Posted: 22nd Jan 2018 | 09:47

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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: 15th Oct 2019 | 20:00

Zauberland

Royal Opera House Linbury Theatre

As the Middle East blazes with conflict, a young woman waits at a European border, hoping to cross over to Zauberland – a magic land of peace and security. But when she falls asleep, she dreams of the burnt-out city...

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Posted: 10th Sep 2019 | 23:27

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Event Date: 16th Oct 2019 | 20:00

Zauberland

Royal Opera House Linbury Theatre

As the Middle East blazes with conflict, a young woman waits at a European border, hoping to cross over to Zauberland – a magic land of peace and security. But when she falls asleep, she dreams of the burnt-out city...

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Posted: 10th Sep 2019 | 23:31

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Event Date: 18th Oct 2019 | 00:00

Zauberland

Royal Opera House Linbury Theatre

As the Middle East blazes with conflict, a young woman waits at a European border, hoping to cross over to Zauberland – a magic land of peace and security. But when she falls asleep, she dreams of the burnt-out city...

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Posted: 10th Sep 2019 | 23:33

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