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 […]

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 […]