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German, Polish, Silesian, European? Identity and memory are complex, constantly changing and not always easy to put into words. So it’s just as well that they become the focus of attention for one week as part of "Academia Silesia" at the HAUS SCHLESIEN!
Artist and Art Figure
Monika Hunnius is generally known as a Baltic German author. She, however, saw herself as a musician – and was part of a network of musicians that extended all over Europe, to which Julius Stockhausen, Johannes Brahms, and Clara Schumann belonged as well.
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Collections and holdings of the Institute for German Culture and History in Southeastern Europe (IKGS)
Die Deutschen in und aus der Dobrudscha im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (“The Germans in and from the Dobruja in the 19th and 20th Century”)
For almost 100 years Germans settled in the Romanian Dobruja, which initially belonged to the Ottoman Empire and, after the Berlin Congress, to Romania. From the 1840s until the National Socialist “resettlement” in the fall of 1940, these German-speaking settlers, most of whom had immigrated...
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Institute for German Culture and History in South-Eastern Europe
Europe – a region that is more than the sum of its parts. Migration and the constant exchange between its inhabitants have been and still are of utmost importance to the creation of a European relationship history. The Institute for German Culture and History in South-Eastern Europe (IKGS) is...
Interethnische Beziehungen im regionalen Kontext (“Interethnic Relations in a Regional Context”)
Over the centuries, Romanians, Hungarians and Germans have shaped the history and culture of Transylvania. Dr. Enikő Dácz at the Institute for German Culture and History in South-eastern Europe (IKGS) is researching how this interethnic coexistence was portrayed in the press in the early 20th...
International Danube youth camp
Invited by the Cultural Office for the Danube Region, about 80 young people manage to live out – on a small scale and for one week – something that seems to be tremendously difficult on a large scale. They come from Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary,...
Library catalog (OPAC) of the Institute for German Culture and History in Southeastern Europe (IKGS)
In the library catalog of the Institute of German Culture and History in Southeastern Europe you can search in a stock of more than 20,000 books, 1,000 journals and hundreds of DVDs, CDs and much more.
Light and sound on new bridges
With “Light and sound on new bridges“ (Licht und Klang auf neuen Brücken) the Cultural Office for the Danube Region offers young people the opportunity to participate in an international youth exchange and to learn more about the culture of the Danube region through a transnational approach.
Research Fellowship of the Northeast Institute
The Northeast Institute awards research fellowships, each of which is placed under a thematic umbrella.
Typisch schlesisch!? ("Typically Silesian!?")
"Is there such thing as a Silesian identity, and if so, how many?" The touring exhibition "Typically Silesian", which is available for loan, grapples with this question, which actually contains three other questions, namely, “where is Silesia?”, “who is Silesian?” and “what is typically...
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Young Danube Bridges
Over the entire length of the Danube, which flows through ten countries, there are a total of 3,500 bridges. Each connects cities, villages and nations, but also neighbors, friends and strangers. "Young Danube Bridges" is offered by the Cultural Office for the Danube Region.