Cheltenham German Club

For everyone interested in German language and culture

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                                         PROGRAMME FOR THE SEASON 2017-2018


All the dates below are Friday evening meetings at Parmoor House, Lypiatt Terrace.           

Please note that  Parmoor House is set back from the road in a terrace of privately owned houses.  The parking immediately in front of the terrace is for residents only.  There is limited parking in front of Parmoor House ONLY for those with mobility problems.

You may find spaces in Lypiatt Road or in the streets nearby. But it can be a problem and you do need to allow time to find a place. 

At Parmoor House our meeting room is on the ground floor.  There is a ladies' cloakroom on the ground floor and the men's is on the first floor.

          Parmoor House,  13 Lypiatt Terrace,  Lypiatt Road, Cheltenham,  GL50 2SX

                                                                                                        PARMOOR HOUSE

We meet from 7:00 pm onwards for a sociable drink and chat in German and then after a welcome from our Chair, Bärbel, the lecture begins  at 7:30 pm.  Usually the speakers talk for about 45 minutes or so and this is followed by questions and discussion.

Afterwards, members and guests are free to chat, meet the speaker and have another drink.

 

 The topics and speakers are set out below. 

 Talks are in German unless stated otherwise.

 

                                                    PROGRAMME FOR 2017-2018

 

 

 

15. September 2017

 


Dr David Clarke

Senior Lecturer in German

Bath University



 

Die Ökonomie im Nationalsozialismus

 

 

13. Oktober

2017


Nick Nelson

Head of History of Art

Cheltenham College

 

 

Caspar David Friedrich

(in English)



 

17. November

2017

 

Philip Cole

Former Head of English and Irish translation

European Parliament

 

 

Burgen im deutschsprachigen Raum

 

 

08. Dezember

2017

 

Adventsfeier

 

 

Mitglieder lesen Gedichte und

Geschichten

kleines Büffett

 

 

19. Januar

2018

 

 

 

Dr Debbie Pinfold

Dozentin für Germanistik

an der Universität Bristol

 

Erinnerungskultur der ehemaligen DDR

 

23. Februar

2018

 

Dr Wolf Burchard

Furniture Research Curator

National Trust England


 

Der Wiederaufbau des Berliner Schlosses und des Humboldt Forums


 

23. März

2018

 

Mike Phillips

Certificate in History of Art

University of Kent

 

The Bauhaus - The most important Art College of the 20th Century - Myths, Reality and Influence

(in English)

 

20. April

2018

 

 

Dr Elystan Griffiths

Senior Lecturer

German Department, Birmingham University

 


Sophie von La Roche (1730-1807) und ihre Leserschaften

 

 

11. Mai

2018

 

Generalversammlung


 

AGM

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