Dr. Mike Reynolds: “A Bridge Between Nations”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Harry Kessler’s Life as an Emblem of Anglo-German Social and Cultural Discourse, 1880 – 1914 Monday, 7th March 2016 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 EssenHarry Graf Kessler was a highly mobile person. Born in Paris, educated in France, England and Germany, he moved and […]

John Curran: “Detective Fiction, From Poe to the Golden Age”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Wednesday, 10th February 2016 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen My lecture will consider the development of detective fiction from its earliest beginnings in the stories of Edgar Allan Poe, through Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes, G. K. Chesterton and Father Brown, and […]

Dr. John Goodyear: “Auf Wiedersehen, Deutsch?”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache The decline of German as a Foreign Language in the English education system” Tuesday, 26th January 2016 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen “The Headteacher wants to see you,” said Mr. Newson, John’s secondary school German teacher right at the beginning of a […]

Hans-Henning Horstmann: “The UK in the EU”

Hans-Henning Horstmann ist Botschafter a. D. und Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Britischen Gesellschaft. Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Monday, 7th December 2015 at 7 pm Clubhaus ETUF Freiherr-vom-Stein-Straße 204A, 45133 Essen Hans-Henning Horstmann leistete von 1964 bis 1966 seinen Wehrdienst, den er als Hauptmann der Reserve abschloss. Nach dem Studium der Rechtsund Staatswissenschaften trat er […]

Between Sunset and Dawn – Songs for (Music) Lovers

Einladung zu einem englischen Vortrags- und Liederabend in Kooperation mit der Volkshochschule Essen (Der Eintritt ist frei.) Wednesday, 21. October 2015, 19:00 RüKontor (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen Sunset is the time when lovers are happy to become part of the darkness; dawn is the time of early morning when the sun creeps […]

Graham Philipp Jefcoate: “Growing up German in Georgian England”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache During the eighteenth century many thousands of young Germans went to live and work in England. London was growing rapidly into the world’s biggest and probably most cosmopolitan metropolis, attracting the ambitious and most enterprising. Most German immigrants were male, young and unmarried. The decision to settle in […]