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 […]

Dr. Donna Carroll: „From sandcastles to smartphones: How the modern world was built from sand”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Monday, 9th July 2018 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen Our lives have become so dependent on electronic technology, we could barely imagine a world without it. Yet in 1943 the president of IBM announced “there is a world market for maybe five […]

Prof. Dr. Dominik Geppert: „Nach dem Brexit. Wie geht es weiter mit Großbritannien und der Europäischen Union?”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Thursday, 17th May 2018 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen Die Volksbefragung vom Juni 2016, die mit einer knappen Mehrheit für den Austritt Großbritanniens aus der EU endete, erscheint manchem als logischer Ausgang einer unglücklichen Ehe, die von Beginn an zum Scheitern verurteilt […]