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300 Years Immanuel Kant (1724–2024)
2024 marks the 300th anniversary of the birthday of Immanuel Kant, the philosopher from Königsberg. In preparation for the Year of Kant 2024, the BKGE is coordinating and organizing numerous activities around the topic of Immanuel Kant
series of seminars
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!
Art on the Stream
“Art on the Stream” brings together a range of artistic positions, artists and curators from the Danube area. The project, organized by the Cultural Advisor for the Danube Region, aims to present a variety of artistic expressions from the countries along the Danube, which will be presented in a...
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Collections and holdings of the Museum for Russian-German Cultural History
At the Museum for Russian-German Cultural History (MrK) you will find everything important about Russian-German culture and history! The numerous holdings in the library, collection and archive offer interested visitors both a thematic introduction and the opportunity for further research or...
Danube. River stories
"Look at me, says the Danube. Great am I, beautiful and wise. There is no one in Europe who could hold a candle to me." The Hungarian writer György Konrád put this not exactly modest statement into the mouth of the great river when he opened the first International Danube Festival in Ulm in 1998...
Für, mit und gegen Napoleon. Revolution, Reform oder Restauration
So sehr die Ära Napoleon ein Stück gesamteuropäische Geschichte ist, so sehr unterscheiden sich die Überlieferungen und Deutungen dieser Zeit in den einzelnen europäischen Staaten. Eine Doppelausstellung befasst sich mit den Ereignissen in Schlesien, den Hintergründen und der Historiographie...
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,...
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.
Museum of Russian-German Cultural History
Russian Germans: Who are they? Where do they come from? How did they live? The first and only museum for Russian-German cultural history in Germany, located in Detmold, deals with these questions – and thus builds a bridge between the history and the present of Russian-Germans in Germany.
series of seminars
Oma kommt aus Schlesien ("Grandma comes from Silesia")
Families can be deeply affected and moved by stories about where they came from – and the stories and fates of those who escaped are still very much alive today. Many children and grandchildren carry the memories and traumas of their ancestors with them. HAUS SCHLESIEN addresses this issue and has...
Online library catalog
Online catalogue (OPAC) of the Museum of Russian-German Cultural History
You would like to do research in the library holdings of the Museum of Russian-German Cultural History? Use the OPAC!
Peter Weibel – (Post-)Europe?
In 2020, the Lovis Corinth Prize will be awarded to Peter Weibel. To celebrate the occasion, the KOG is dedicating an extensive exhibition to his life's work. The long-standing director of the ZKM, the Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, has been shaping the international media art scene for...
series of seminars
HAUS SCHLESIEN goes international – German and Polish students from a wide range of universities meet several times a year for the "Silesian encounters" program in Königswinter to learn more about the history and culture of Silesia and the Federal Republic of Germany. Are you going to part of it?
Temeswar. Timișoara. Temesvár.
Timișoara is the European Capital of Culture in 2023, after the Corona Pandemic made the originally planned year of 2021 an impossibility! With its various language and denominational groups, the city's cultural life has always been colorful and diverse. The organizers of the Capital of Culture...
Transylvanian Artists in Europe. Lives, Journeys and Landscapes
This exhibition presents paintings and artworks by Transylvanian artists from the 19th century to the present. All the pieces on display are from the holdings of the Transylvanian Museum. The lives and works of the artists and artists are placed in a European context and the paintings and artworks...