22 February: The Poetry in Translation Launch Event at the University of Liverpool

The Poetry in Translation Launch Event for Centres of Cataclysm and Currently & Emotion: Translations takes place on Wednesday 22 February at 5:30 pm in the School of the Arts Library at the University of Liverpool. Centres of Cataclysm is a testimony to diversity of voices, celebrating 50 years of Modern Poetry in translation. Currently & Emotion foregrounds the […]

February 21: German poet Jan Wagner at the University of Liverpool

German poet Jan Wagner will give a lecture in English at 6pm on Tuesday 21 February in the School of the Arts Library at the University of Liverpool. Jan Wagner is on of the outstanding German poets of our time. In his lecture, he will look at influence and the exchange of poetic ideas across borders. Wagner […]

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 […]

“BERLIN NOW” festival at HOME in Manchester (2 Nov – 7 Nov 2016)

For a little vibe of Berlin, make sure not to miss this week’s “BERLIN NOW” festival at HOME in Manchester. It features, among other things, a season of films on the iconic city as well as a staged reading performance, a panel discussion about the Berlin art scene and a director’s workshop with Lily Sykes. […]

Translation Workshop for Teachers

An opportunity to meet with other German teachers and consider what translation is, what makes it difficult for students and discuss techniques and teaching strategies. The workshop will be led by translator and academic Lyn Marven (Liverpool University) and take place Thursday 7th July 4.30-6.15 at Runshaw College.  If you are interested, please email Sally […]

DAC Beachcroft Manchester Partner Named New Austrian Honorary Consul for North West and Yorkshire

Press release – 1 June 2016 Harald Loeffler, Partner in the Manchester office of international law firm DAC Beachcroft, has been named Austrian Honorary Consul for the North West, Yorkshire and the Humber. As a result, DAC Beachcroft’s Manchester office will now serve as the Austrian Consulate. Harald, an Austrian citizen who moved to the […]

Kölsch und Kultur: DAAD study trip to Cologne/Bonn

Over the Easter break 2015, 15 lucky students from the University of Manchester, teamed with 15 peers from the University of Nottingham, set off to spend ten full days in the city of Cologne and the neighbouring city of Bonn together with their DAAD-Lektoren Eva Adelseck (University of Manchester) and Sascha Stollhans (University of Nottingham). […]

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