Conferences and exhibitions

  • Taos, New Mexico, 12.-17. July 2020: Lawrence's 1920s: North America and the 'Spirit of Place': 15th D. H. Lawrence International Conference. Please click here for further details.
  • Bamberg, 23. January-11. March 2018: Man, Power, Myth. Otto von Bismarck und Großbritannien. Exhibition. Joint event with the University Library in Bamberg and the Otto von Bismarck Foundation. Funded by the Otto von Bismarck Foundation. Please click here for further details.
  • Mainz, 6.-8. December 2017: Brexit means Brexit (Academy of Science and Literature, Mainz, Prof. Dr. Christa Jansohn). Funded by the Bosch Foundation and the Academy of Science and Literature, Mainz. Please click here for the online essay collection arising from the conference (published in July 2018).
  • Bamberg, 20.-22. September 2017: Early Modern Debts - Obligation and Cancellation in European Culture, 1550-1700 (Dr. George Oppitz-Trotman). Please click here for the conference website.
  • London, 3.-8. July 2017: London Calling: Lawrence and the Metropolis. The 14th International D. H. Lawrence Conference (member of the organizing Committee: Prof. Dr. Christa Jansohn).
  • Gargnano, Italy, 23.-27. June 2014: D. H. Lawrence: New Life, New Utterance, New Perspectives (international conference under participation of the Department of British Culture).
  • Mainz, 15.-17. May 2014: Shakespeare unter den Deutschen (Academy of Science and Literature, Mainz, Prof. Dr. Christa Jansohn). Funded by the Thyssen Foundation and the Academy of Science and Literature, Mainz. Please click here for the conference website.
  • Wildbad Kreuth Bildungszentrum, 3.-4. May 2012: Hochschulpolitik: Deutschland und Großbritannien im Vergleich (in co-operation with and funded by the Hanns Seidel Foundation).
  • Kloster Banz Bildungszentrum, 19.-20. May 2011: Irreguläre Migration als sicherheitspolitische Herausforderung? Risikoszenarien, wissenschaftliche Analysen, politische Strategie (in co-operation with and funded by the Hanns Seidel Foundation).
  • Wildbad Kreuth Bildungszentrum, 1.-2. July 2010: Die Unterhauswahl in Großbritannien (in co-operation with and funded by the Hanns Seidel Foundation).
  • Bamberg, 4.-11. November 2007: Bamberg liest ein Buch: das Tagebuch der Anne Frank: Aktionswoche zum Jahr der Geisteswissenschaften (mainly organised with, amongst others, the E.T.A. Hoffmann-Theatre, the Fränkischer Tag, the Jewish community of Bamberg, the town and university library as well as members of the Bamberg symphony orchestra and many schools in Bamberg and the region). Funded by the Fränkischer Tag and Rupp + Hubrach Optik. Please click here for further details.
  • Bamberg, May 2007: Lieber barfuß als ohne Buch: Ausstellung und Vortragsreihe zum Jahr der Geisteswissenschften (joint event with the University Library in Bamberg and the E.T.A. Hoffmann-Theatre, Bamberg). Please click here for further details. 
  • Bamberg, May 2007: Annual Meeting of the German Cambridge Society.
  • Kloster Banz, 26.-27. January 2007: Großbritannien - Inselstaat im Spannungsfeld zwischen Amerika und Europa, Nostalgie und Zukunft (in co-operation with and funded by the Hanns Seidel Foundation).
  • Bamberg, 10.-11. December 2004: The Cultural Appropriation of D.H. Lawrence in Europe. Funded by the Bavarian Ministry of Science and the Arts.
  • Bamberg, 14.-16. May 2004: Biology, Literature and Culture in the Nineteenth Century (organised and led by Dr. Anne-Julia Zwierlein, lecturer in the department).
  • Bamberg, 4.-6. December 2003: Varianten - Variants - Variantes (in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Bodo Plachta, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculteit der Letteren Duitse Taal en Cultuur). Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
  • Bamberg, 22.-24. May 2003: Elizabeth I: Past and Present. International Conference on the Occasion of the 400th Anniversary of her Death. Funded by the Bavarian Ministry of Science and the Arts.
  • Kloster Banz, 9.-11. May 2003: Medicine and Public Health in Britain and Germany (in co-operation with the British Council, Berlin and the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Munich). Funded by the British Council and the Hanns Seidel Foundation.
  • Bamberg, 3.-4. May 2002: Old Age and Aging in British and American Literature and Culture. Funded by the Bavarian Ministry of Science and the Arts.