Tag: Goethe Institut

Film: Tour de Force

Belgium, of all places! What’s Belgium got besides chocolates and fries? No matter, this year it was Hannes’ and Kiki’s turn to choose the destination of their annual bike tour with their closest friends. They all looks forward to the...

/ December 8, 2017

Performance: BronxBerlinConnection

Since 2008, Gangway e.V. – Social Work in Berlin conducts a transatlantic youth exchange program, BronxBerlinConnection. Over the course of 9 years, what once was just a trip to New York with a group of young people from Berlin has grown into...

/ November 21, 2017

Film Screening: Lessons of a Dream

The young teacher Konrad Koch is hired to teach English at a strictly-run German school for boys in 1874. The reform-minded headmaster von Merfeld has hired Koch as one of the very first English teachers of all at a German...

/ November 17, 2017

Book Reading/Discussion: Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem

Few people thought as deeply or incisively about Germany, Jewish identity, and the Holocaust as Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem. As their recently translated letters reveal, much of that thinking was developed in dialogue, through more than two decades of...

/ November 8, 2017

Book Reading/Discussion: Merle Kroger’s “Collision”

Moderated by Sukhdev Sandhu A raft with eleven Algerian refugees, running low on fuel. A cruise ship with a small town’s worth of international passengers and crew members. An Irish freighter. A Spanish rescue vessel. One single point of convergence...

/ November 1, 2017

Film Screening: Who Am I – No System is Safe

Benjamin is a nobody, an outsider. This changes when he meets the charismatic Max. The two of them couldn‘t be more different, but they share one mutual interest: hacking. Together with Max‘s friends, impulsive Stephan and paranoid Paul they form...

/ October 27, 2017

(Panel Discussion) Ghosts in the Machine: East German Culture in Unified Germany

Join us on the German pre-election evening for a fascinating panel with Petra Epperlein, director of the recent acclaimed film, Karl-Marx-City; Tim Mohr, author of Stirb nicht im Warteraum der Zukunft, a book on East German punk rock; and Cornelia Thomsen, a prominent East German...

/ September 18, 2017

150 Years of Capital

On September 14, 1867, the Börsenblatt des deutschen Buchhandels (the German book trade’s bulletin) informed its readers about the publication of Karl Marx’s major opus, Capital, Volume I: The Process of Production of Capital. Exactly 150 years after this historic date, the Goethe-Institut and...

/ September 14, 2017