Frankfurt has got one, Cologne has got one and, of course, Hamburg has got one too – a school of its own. As for Frankfurt it‘s the socio-philosophic »Frankfurter Schule« around Adorno and Horkheimer. Cologne’s answer has been a literary circle including Rolf Dieter Brinkmann and Dieter Wellershoff in the 1970s. In contrast to these, the artists of the »Hamburger Schule« are still quite alive today. »Blumfeld« (»Flowerfield« in Englisch), »Die Sterne« (»The Stars«) and »Die goldenen Zitronen« (»The Golden Lemons«) are pop bands transporting intellectual discourses into music.Read More
Almost everyone in Hamburg has one. A very simple and cheap looking wicker basket. They are the lovingly collected testimonies of our fishmarket experiences. Every sunday from 7:00 am to 9:30 am around 70.000 people meet near the »Landungsbrücken« to buy fresh fruit or vegetables, flowers and (of course) fish. The market traders shout and haggle while many happy looking customers carry their bargains home in wicker baskets.Read More
is announced like this: »pneumatic tube for you!« Sounding archaic, it comes via e-mail – and fits an event that will beam you back to the swinging 20s and 30s. Four times a year Hamburg‘s Gentlemen put on penguin suits and silk hats. Ladys go out in charleston dresses, wearing feathers in their hair. At the underground station »Feldstraße« one meets the most colourful partypeople.
As there are now merely three weeks to go before the DH2012 takes place at the University of Hamburg we would like to give you some clues about what awaits you. However, this is not about the conference as such and all the related stuff you already read about on the informative pages of our website. This is more about atmosphere, culture and the art of living in Hamburg.Read More
We’ve just crossed another threshhold: DH 2012 has now more than 400 registrations! So we’ve already had to switch the opening plenary to the Ernst-Cassirer Lecture Hall, which can seat 622 digital humanists.
(Next step: the soccer arena with 51.750 capacity?) – Well, the conference team is looking forward to your visit and excited about this tremendous response!Read More