Month: January 2017

Defying Dementia: A panel discussion

On Thursday, January 26th 2017, the panel discussion Defying Dementia took place at the Peter Scott Gallery at Lancaster University. The event was chaired by Nick Fragel and saw Austrian author Arno Geiger, clinical researcher Dr Penny Foulds and Professor of Design Paul Rodgers come together and discuss ways of living with dementia.   In[…]

Defying Dementia: Austrian author Arno Geiger at Lancaster University on January 26

Arno Geiger’s gripping memoir The Old King in his Exile dwells on the story of the author’s father who is suffering from Alzheimer’s and his efforts to reach out to him. As conventional communication fails, new forms of sharing and understanding have to be found. This honest account of a taboo subject raises unavoidable questions[…]

Teacher Workshop – Teaching German Traditions at GCSE and A-Level

On Thursday, December 8th, six teachers from different schools in Lancashire came together at Cardinal Newman College in Preston to share practices and discuss teaching German traditions across all key stages. The workshop was organised by Sally Conroy (Cardinal Newman College) and assisted by Sora Meyberg (DAAD, Lancaster University). For questions about an upcoming teacher[…]

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