4 days to go and 500 on board!

Posted on July 12, 2012 by admin in Conference

With 4 days to go until the pre-conference workshops and registration now closed @ 500 participants the countdown for DH 2012 has definitely begun. Here’s some updated information:

  • we’ve received the Book of Abstracts in print – it’s 579 pages thick, so you better check your luggage allowance…
  • all abstracts are now online
  • the DH 2012 conference app for iPhone is already available at the App Store; the Android version will follow soon
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historical campus tour

Posted on July 10, 2012 by admin in Hamburg,Social Events,Venue

While walking around the campus, you might stumble right into them: cobble stones embedded in the sidewalk pavement, the so-called ‘Stolpersteine’. These monuments created by Gunter Demnig commemorate Jewish Life in the university’s neighbourhood. You can hear the full story and even more about the university’s history on the historical campus tour on Wednesday, July 18. Sign up now, because this tour is limited to only 20 participants!

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child care at dh2012

Posted on July 10, 2012 by Imke in Conference,Hamburg

Are you planning to bring your kids to DH 2012? You don’t know who can take care of them while you are attending the conference? We have been busy finding a solution and we have come up with two great possibilities for child care during your stay in Hamburg.

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From Goethe to illusions of swan lake – State Theatres in Hamburg

Posted on July 10, 2012 by Mareike in Hamburg

In monumental historical buildings, in old factories and even on the street – one may find the performing arts everywhere in Hamburg. There are Cabarets and Varietés in „St. Pauli“, the „HafenCity“ or the „Kampnagel“-factory in the less central quarter of „Winterhunde“ and there is even an English Theatre in the „Mundsburg“ district. But the three biggest and most frequented theatres in town are the state theatres: „Deutsches Schauspielhaus“, „Thalia-Theater“ and „Staatsoper“, all of which together consist of two houses with long-standing drama-traditions and the opera house.

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iFormations on the way to Hamburg!

Posted on July 7, 2012 by Imke in Conference,Venue

We will host the exhibition iFormations from Canada at DH 2012! We are very excited that we can finally realize this ambitious project by three young Canadian artists and present the work during the conference! So if you need a break from presentations, poster sessions and scientific discussions, have a look at iFormations in the main building west wing.

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