lunedì 10 settembre 2012

Lehrerfortbildung Berlin - Introduction to East Berlin Learning about East Germany

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From: Lehrerfortbildung Berlin <info@lehrerfortbildung.denag.de>
Date: 2012/9/9
Subject: Lehrerfortbildung Berlin - Introduction to East Berlin Learning about East Germany

Deutsch-Nordamerikanische Gesellschaft, Adalbertstr. 42, 10179 Berlin, +49 30 3086 2815, info@denag.de
"Introduction to East Berlin: Learning about East Germany"

October 11-13, 2012   December 20-22, 2012
February 21-23, 2013   May 2-4, 2013   July 4-6, 2013

This program is geared toward all teachers who cover the GDR in the classroom and anyone interested in its fascinating history. Berlin was the center of the Cold War in Europe, making it the perfect place to learn about the German Democratic Republic. The program emphasizes everyday life in East Berlin as well as Berlin's role in the Cold War. Through visits to historical locations and discussions with experts, participants gain an understanding of Berlin's past.

Thursday
-Registration at 5 p.m., greeting and introduction to the program
-Discussion with a contemporary witness, Hans Modrow
last prime minister from the East German Socialist Unity Party in 1990

Friday
-Media and journalism in the GDR, discussion with a newspaper journalist
-Housing in the GDR and today, discussion with an architect and local politician
visit to housing development erected during the GDR
-Social structure and social politics from the 1950s to the 1980s
-Biographies of East Berliners
-Visit to the DDR-Museum, discussion about GDR-history

Saturday
-Rock music and youth culture in the GDR
-Guided tour of the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial
(prison operated by former Stasi)
-Guided tour of the exhibition of the German Historical Museum (1945-1989)
-Evaluation of the Seminar, program ends at 4 p.m.

Program subject to change

Price: 240€ per person for double room, single room available for an additional 60€, program without accommodation 190€.
Accommodation and seminar location in Berlin city center. Extension of stay is possible.
Included services: 2 nights in the two star A&O Hotel -Berlin Mitte with breakfast, two day-passes for all city transportation tours and entrance fees.
Alternative accommodation: the four star Park Plaza Artotel, for 89€ per night
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Anmeldung: Deutsch-Nordamerikanische Gesellschaft, Adalbertstr. 42, 10179 Berlin
Tel. +49 30 3086 2815, Fax +49 30 5510 2205, lehrerfortbildung@denag.de
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