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  • Workshop (years 5 & 6) : 27.11.2019, Science in German
    Speak German + Study Science
    How do we get rid of space debris that orbits the earth? What can we do to halt resistance to antibiotics? These and similar questions are addressed at the science workshops. Students step into scientists? shoes and do research with German speaking scientist. They discover first-hand the real world applications of research and find out how bilingualism opens up new professional opportunities.

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  • Panel Discussion : 25.08.2019, Sasha Marianna Salzmann: Canberra, The Good Life
    German playwright, essayist, theatre curator and novelist Sasha Marianna Salzmann comes to Australia for events at Melbourne & Canberra Writers? Festivals, Sydney University and the Goethe-Institut in Sydney. She will present her most recent book Beside Myself (German: Außer Sich) and will be involved in talks and panels themed around gender, literature and theatre topics.

    The Russian-born writer migrated to Germany in 1995 and has since then been awarded multiple accolades for her plays. Beside Myself was shortlisted for the German Book Prize in 2017 and was translated into 15 languages. Currently, Salzmann is writer-in-residence at the Maxim Gorki Theatre in Berlin and teaches creative writing in Germany, Turkey, Moldova, Spain, Italy and the USA.

    The Good Life: Sasha Marianna Salzmann, Julienne van Loon, Jane Caro, moderated by Virginia Haussegger
    • Sunday 25 August 2019
    • 5.30PM ? 6.30PM
    • Visions Theatre, National Museum of Australia
    What does it mean to live a good life? Sam Mostyn moderates a lively panel, Julienne van Loon, Jane Caro and Sasha Marianna Salzmann, as they contemplate life through six themes: love and friendship, work and play, fear and wonder. They may transform our own views of what it means to live a good life. 

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  • Concert : 09.09.2019, Mary Ocher in Adelaide
    The Berlin-based Russian-Israeli singer Mary Ocher will have an appearance at the Ancient World in Adelaide as part of her Australian-New Zealand tour in September 2019.

    For over a decade she has used her art to creatively tackle ideas of displacement, authority, gender, nationalism and other acute topics linked to her background and complex identity.

    Her music ranges from traditional folk to raw 60s garage, ambient with ethereal vocals and experimental pop. The Goethe-Institut supports Mary Ocher's tour to Australia and New Zealand.

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  • Concert : 07.09.2019, Mary Ocher in Hobart
    The Berlin-based Russian-Israeli singer Mary Ocher will have an appearance at the Nolan Gallery in Hobart as part of her Australian-New Zealand tour in September 2019.

    For over a decade she has used her art to creatively tackle ideas of displacement, authority, gender, nationalism and other acute topics linked to her background and complex identity.

    Her music ranges from traditional folk to raw 60s garage, ambient with ethereal vocals and experimental pop. The Goethe-Institut supports Mary Ocher's tour to Australia and New Zealand.

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  • Concert : 06.09.2019, Mary Ocher in Canberra
    The Berlin-based Russian-Israeli singer Mary Ocher will have an appearance at the Smith's Alternative in Canberra as part of her Australian-New Zealand tour in September 2019.

    For over a decade she has used her art to creatively tackle ideas of displacement, authority, gender, nationalism and other acute topics linked to her background and complex identity.

    Her music ranges from traditional folk to raw 60s garage, ambient with ethereal vocals and experimental pop. The Goethe-Institut supports Mary Ocher's tour to Australia and New Zealand.

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  • Workshop (years 5 - 7) : 28.10.2019, Science in German
    Speak German + Study Science
    How do we get rid of space debris that orbits the earth? What can we do to halt resistance to antibiotics? These and similar questions are addressed at the science workshops. Students step into scientists? shoes and do research with German speaking scientist. They discover first-hand the real world applications of research and find out how bilingualism opens up new professional opportunities.

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  • Workshop : 27.09.2019, Fun, Movement & Interaction
    The workshop "Fun, Movement & Interaction" offers primary school teachers ideas, tips and tricks for interactive and exciting classrooms and autonomous learning. Eva Spiesberger who works as a teacher at the Goethe-Institut in Melbourne will conduct the workshop. Registration is available through the website of the South Australian German Teachers Association (SAGTA). 

  • Student Event : 20.11.2019, Kinderuni Live
    On 20 November 2019, the University of Melbourne opens its doors to local kids. Primary school students, teachers and parents are invited to experience an event packed with science. For one day, kids will step into the shoes of university students, taking part in workshops and lectures and conducting fun experiments with real researchers. In addition, the award ceremony of our Kinderuni Curiosity Contest will take place. The most fun and imaginative questions of our junior researchers will be awarded with great prizes.

    Participation in this event is free. Please note that places are limited. Government schools in Victoria receive a contribution to travel expenses.  

    Please register your students here: Registration form

  • Competition for students in years 7-12 : 21.10.2019-01.11.2019, Schools for Sustainability - Think, Research, Act!
    In teams students explore the ecological situation in their place of residence, in their street or at their school in relation to one of the following aspects: water, air quality, energy consumption, flora and fauna and waste. With concrete actions, they draw the public's attention to the existing ecological situation and propose solutions.

    Participation
    All students in years 7 to 12 can participate in the competition in small teams. The competition is also open to students who don´t study German. The project documentation must be submitted to the Goethe-Institut by 1 November 2019. Please register your participation until 21 October.

  • Culture and Language Evening : 02.08.2019, Culture and Language Evening ?German Opera?
    Teachers of German and language course participants, join us for an evening dedicated to "German Opera". Suzanne Chaundy, Director of the Richard Divall Emerging Artist Programme, Melbourne Opera, will give an introduction to German Opera which will be followed by a short performance by singers from the program. Enjoy some drinks and nibbles afterwards and stay on for the presentation of the language course scholarship to one of our language course participants.
       
    This event is free but registrations by Monday 29 July 2019 are necessary.

    Register here.