Transatlantic highway between Canada and Germany
In order to encourage and facilitate interactions with “things” (and people!) German, SoGerman.ca presents details on the wide variety of German-related activities taking place across Canada. From information on opportunities for academic study, research stays or learning the German language, to events on all aspects of Germany’s cultural, economic and political life, the website aims to show that Germany truly offers something for everyone.
Algonquin College President, Cheryl Jensen, and Siemens Canada CEO, Robert Hardt, came together on April 22, 2016, Earth Day, to unveil a new high-efficiency co-generation power plant that will take the College’s Ottawa campus off the grid. German Ambassador Werner Wnendt provided introductory remarks.
A year after the launch of the Max Planck-University of Ottawa Centre for Extreme and Quantum Photonics, the University of Ottawa commemorated its vibrant partnership with the Max Planck Society by unveiling an official centre plaque on April 13, 2016, in the presence of Martin Stratmann, president of the Max Planck Society, and Werner Wnendt, German ambassador to Canada.
Plaque celebrates vibrant uOttawa-Max Planck Centre research partnership
In this provocative four-part special series, Canadian writer and broadcaster Eleanor Wachtel visits Munich, Cologne and Berlin to speak with writers and artists of diverse background about their work and lives, at a time when Germany’s cultural values are under intense pressure.
A Changing Germany
Are you an up-and-coming researcher with original ideas and a strong focus on sustainable development? Does your research have the potential to change the world? Rise to the challenge and convince our high-calibre expert jury to become one of the 25 Green Talents 2016!
Green Talents 2016
German Canadian Relations
kultur360: Analysis of contemporary German-speaking society and culture
Edited by Canadian university professors and independent scholars, kultur360 produces original essays, reviews, and interviews. Among the topics being explored are Berlin the Metropolis, Film Culture, and The German Language Today.
The Youth Mobility Agreement between Canada and Germany offers a unique opportunity for young Canadians to complement their post-secondary education but most of all to experience Germany, its culture, language and people. Many young Canadians take the opportunity to live in Germany for a year; here, we are portraying some of them and their experiences as a YMA student in Germany.
Youth Mobility Stories
We are always thrilled to see German artists reach an international audience. German dramaturg and translator Birgit Schreyer Duarte is regularly involved in bringing German playwrights to Canadian stages – most recently by translating “Das Ding” by Philipp Löhle for the Canadian Stage. We spoke to Birgit about her work on the edge between Canadian and German stage culture.
Birgit Schreyer Duarte
Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.
App „Auswärtiges Amt“
The aerospace industry will be descending on Berlin at the heart of Europe from 1 to 4 June 2016.
ILA Berlin 2016