John R. Davis: “German Influences on the Palaces of London”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Wednesday, 20th March 2019 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen John R. Davis is Programme Director of Heritage Management at Historic Royal Palaces and Professor at Queen Mary University of London. He has an MA in German and International Relations (Aberdeen University) and […]

Amanda Jane Diel: “Brexit: The Role and Responsibility of Civil Society”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Monday, 4th February 2019 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen What is the scope for Brexit to shape and redefine the next generation of British-German relations? Amanda Diel has a background in English and German law (King’s College London; Humboldt University of Berlin) […]

Beatriz Chadour-Sampson: “The V&A Jewellery Collection: Barbara Cartlidge”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Wednesday, 14th November 2018 at 7 pm Altersresidenz Nova Vita an der Goethestraße 19, 45128 Essen Based in England Dr. Beatriz Chadour-Sampson is an international jewellery historian and lecturer. Her numerous publications range from Antiquity to the present day. These include her doctoral thesis on the Italian goldsmith […]

John Batty: „The Palace of Westminster and a history of the British Parliament”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Wednesday, 10th October 2018 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen A lecture on the birthplace of modern democracy, a 1000 years of mystery, assassination and persecution and the power struggle between crown and people. Given with insights into the architecture, historical characters and […]

Dr. Sybille Erle: „William Blake’s Reception in Germany”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Wednesday, 19th September 2018 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen Every child in England knows the opening lines of Blake`s poem „Milton“ „and did those feet in ancient times“ which is generally regarded as the unofficial national anthem of England. Equally well-known is his poem […]

Robert Tonks: “The Denglish Master”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Wednesday, 5th September 2018 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen “Denglish” is a word which combines „Deutsch“ and „English“; it is, to quote George Orwell in his novel 1984, a kind of „newspeak“, dominating increasingly the way we communicate in Germany. This can be very […]