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Adalbert Stifter Verein e.V. (Adalbert Stifter Association)
The Adalbert Stifter Association cultivates and promotes German-Czech dialogue. It keeps the German-Bohemian cultural heritage alive and contributes to a better knowledge of the common culture and its European contexts.
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Biographies are treasure troves of history. They often span several political eras and offer a personal perspective of history, shaped by individuals’ experiences of day to day life.
Bohemian Forest Seminar
Lectures, audience discussions, film screenings, concerts – entertaining and authoritative contributions to German-Czech cultural history are presented by the Cultural Advisor for the Bohemian Lands at various locations around the Bohemian Forest region.
Cultural Office for Silesia
“Where is Silesia, actually?” Younger people, in particular, often ask themselves this question. The Cultural Office for Silesia offers a diverse program for all who wish to embark on a quest – to search for Silesia.
Cultural Office for Upper Silesia
Through exhibitions, projects, excursions, workshops, conferences and other events, the Cultural Advisor for Upper Silesia communicates to a wide public in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic about the many diverse aspects and interconnections of the regional culture and history of Upper Silesia.
Cultural Office for the Danube Region
The Cultural Advisor organizes events, projects, and exhibitions regarding the culture and history of Germans in Southeastern Europe. An important aspect of this are the activities directed at young people.
Danube Swabian Museum
Migration has always been an important part of European history and continues to be an issue of great significance today. The Danube Swabians are a German minority in Eastern Europe, whose ancestors emigrated to Hungary in the 18th and 19th centuries. The Danube Swabian Museum in Ulm is not only...
Did you know that very special friendship bracelets were given as gifts in Transylvania over a hundred years ago? You can learn this and much more at the Transylvanian Museum, which offers educational programs for specific target groups.
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Cross-border research: Literature and culture of the Czech lands are still characterized by the coexistence of different linguistic cultures. This calls for a comparative, transcultural approach. The lecture series brings Germanists, Bohemians and cultural scientists from the Czech Republic, Austria...
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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?