Events

EU Citizens Rights

German Embassy in Manchester (10th October): Information Evening on EU Citizen’s Rights after Brexit Der Leiter der Rechts- und Konsularabteilung der Botschaft der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Herr Botschaftsrat Hans-Günter Löffler, und Herr Christopher Desira, Solicitor, Direktor Seraphus Law Firm, informieren über den gegenwärtigen Stand der Rechte von EU-Bürgern im Vereinigten Königreich nach dessen geplantem Austritt aus […]

Twitter project allows you to witness East German Uprising “live”

    A historical Twitter project commemorates the 65th anniversary of a people’s uprising in the former East Germany. The project enables you to experience the People’s Uprising of 17 June 1953 in East Germany in ‚real time‘. On 17 June 2018 – the 65th anniversary of the uprising – 7 fictitious East German citizens will tweet […]

‘Kindertransport’ at Opera House Manchester from May 1st to 5th

Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Les Theatres de la Ville de Luxembourg in association with Selladoor Productions present Kindertransport by Diane Samuels. Directed by Anne Simon. Designed by Marie-Luce Theis. A deeply moving and timely modern classic about a woman’s struggle to come to terms with her past. Hamburg 1938: nine year-old Eva is forced onto a train by her desperate mother […]

Free workshop: Teaching Translation for Teachers of A-level

Teaching Translation for Teachers of A-level   When: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 14.00-17.00   What: Translation: Theory and Practice for A-Level teachers (Chinese, French, German and Spanish)   This workshop brings together translators and teachers for an intensive afternoon of conceptual theories followed by hands-on translation practice. An introduction to the latest translation theories will […]

DAAD Writer-in-Residence Roman Ehrlich at Lancaster und Liverpool

German writer Roman Ehrlich has been acclaimed as one of the most unconventional and interesting voices among young contemporary writers in Germany and we are happy to welcome him as DAAD Writer-in-Residence at Lancaster University and the University of Liverpool from January 28th – February 9th. We would like to invite everyone interested to take […]

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

      On Thursday, December 7th teachers from four different schools in Lancashire and Lancaster University came together at Cardinal Newman College in Preston to share practices and discuss teaching German Grammar across all key stages. The workshop was organised by Sally Conroy (Cardinal Newman College) and supported by the North West German Network. […]

Two Chairs Creative Writing Competition, 2017-18

  This creative writing competition is being run by Dr James Hodkinson (Warwick University) and is open to everyone. It asks you to consider the pictures of the two stone chairs shown here. The chairs make up the ‘Hafez-Goethe Monument‘ in Weimar, Germany. This commemorate the work of the German poet Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832), whose collection […]

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