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1945-2015: German-American Encounters in Bavaria

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International Conference

“1945-2015: German-American Encounters in Bavaria”

11-13 June 2015

 

Dr. Birgit M. Bauridl, PD Dr. Ingrid Gessner, Prof. Dr. Udo Hebel

Hosted by: Regensburg European American Forum (REAF)

in cooperation with KZ-Gedenkstätte Flossenbürg

Venues: University of Regensburg, Flossenbuerg Concentration Camp Memorial Site, The City of Regensburg (former DAI)


Conference Registration  

Please register via email to reaf@uni-regensburg.de until 15 May 2015 (subject matter: Registration 1945-2015). Conference registration is free.

Coach transportation to Flossenbürg is available for registered conference participants.    


Call for Papers

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Program

Conference Program


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THURSDAY, 11 JUNE 2015

Thon-Dittmer-Palais, City of Regensburg (former DAI), Haidplatz 8, Auditorium (2nd floor)

17:00 Conference Opening

Dr. Birgit M. Bauridl and PD Dr. Ingrid Gessner

WELCOME REMARKS

Prof. Dr. Udo Hebel, Präsident der Universität Regensburg

Joachim Wolbergs, Oberbürgermeister der Stadt Regensburg

Bill E. Moeller, Consul General of the United States, Munich

Dr. Jörg Skriebeleit, KZ-Gedenkstätte Flossenbürg  

Opening Lecture

Chair: Udo Hebel, University of Regensburg

Werner Sollors, Harvard University, USA: “Denazification: Questions about the Questionnaire” 

Reception 


FRIDAY, 12 JUNE 2015

KZ-Gedenkstätte Flossenbürg / Flossenbuerg Concentration Camp Memorial and Museum

Catering: Museums-Café / Werkstätten Heilpädagogisches Zentrum Irchenrieth 

10:00 TOUR of the Memorial and Exhibition at Flossenbürg and Discussion 

13:00 Lunch Break 

14:00 Plenary Lecture

Chair: Birgit M. Bauridl, University of Regensburg

Stephan Bierling, University of Regensburg: “Home Alone: Was der Rückzug der USA aus der Alten Welt für Deutschland und Bayern bedeutet” 

15:00 Coffee Break 

15:30 WORKSHOP I: German-American Encounters in Bavaria in War and Peace

Chair: Ingrid Gessner, University of Regensburg

Christa Schikorra, KZ-Gedenkstätte Flossenbürg: "Bilder des Schreckens - Frühe Fotos und Filme der nationalsozialistischen Verbrechen und ihre Rezeption"

Roman Smolorz, University of Regensburg/Stadtarchiv Regensburg: “Nach dem Krieg ist vor dem Krieg: Deutsch-amerikanische Begegnungen in wechselnder Feind-Verbündeter-Perspektive”

Birgit M. Bauridl, University of Regensburg: “’Nach Hause in die Oberpfalz’: The Grafenwöhr Training Area as Transnational Site” 

17:30 End of Conference Day 

20:30 Informal Get-together in Regensburg  


SATURDAY, 13 JUNE 2015

University of Regensburg, “Altes Finanzamt,” Landshuter Str. 4, Room 319 (3rd floor) 

9:00 Plenary Lecture

Chair: Susanne Leikam, University of Regensburg

Volker Depkat, University of Regensburg: “The Amerika Haus in Munich and the Ups and Downs of German-American Encounters in Bavaria” 

10:00 Plenary Lecture

Chair: Ingrid Gessner, University of Regensburg

Heike Paul, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg: “Abe Meets Alois: Post-1945 Bavarian (Re-)Education” 

11.00 Coffee Break 

11:30 WORKSHOP II: European-American Transnational Histories and Narratives

Chair: Gerlinde Groitl, University of Regensburg

Zeno Ackermann, University of Frankfurt: “At War’s End: American Perspectives and German Dispositions in Saul Padover’s Experiment in Germany (1946) and Gustave Gilbert’s Nuremberg Diary (1947)”

Frank Mehring, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands: “Remapping the lingua franca of Jazz: Popular Sheet Music and the Soundtrack of Liberation between ‘Bouncin in Bavaria’ and Snoezepoes ‘Down by the Old Dutch Mill’” 

13:00 CLOSING REMARKS and End of Conference – Conference Organizers

Venues


THURSDAY, 11 JUNE 2015

Thon-Dittmer-Palais, City of Regensburg (former DAI), Haidplatz 8, Auditorium (2nd floor)

FRIDAY, 12 JUNE 2015

KZ-Gedenkstätte Flossenbürg: http://www.gedenkstaette-flossenbuerg.de/ Information on transportation by conference coach will be circulated after registration.

SATURDAY, 13 JUNE 2015

University of Regensburg, “Altes Finanzamt,” Landshuter Str. 4, Room 319 (3rd floor)

 

Hotels

Selected Hotels - Old Town Regensburg


Hotel

singles from / doubles from

website

Goldenes Kreuz

85€; 135€

http://www.hotel-goldeneskreuz.de/

Altstadt Hotel Arch

62€; 109€

http://www.regensburghotel.de

Hotel Orphée

85€/105€; 100€/135€

http://www.hotel-orphee.de/

Bischofshof am Dom

98€; 150€

http://www.hotel-bischofshof.de/

Ibis City

61€/61€

http://www.ibis.com/de/hotel-0904-ibis-regensburg-city/

Blauer Turm

129€; 129€

http://www.muenchner-hof.de

Münchner Hof

78€/98€

http://www.muenchner-hof.de/

Hotel zum Blauen Krebs (Dicker Mann)

95€; 120€

http://www.dicker-mann.de/

Sorat Insel-Hotel

79€/110€

http://www.sorat-hotels.com/de/hotel/regensburg.html

Eurostars Parkhotel Maximilian

94,50€; 103,50€

http://www.eurostarsparkmaximilian.com/

Star Inn Zentrum

77€ / 100€

http://starinnhotels.com/star-inn-hotel-regensburg-zentrum


For further options in the Old Town, downtown, or university neighborhoods, please see Tourist Information Regensburg:

https://www.regensburg.de/tourismus/uebernachten/679

Also see the hotel list in the Tourist Info's downloads section.

Sponsors

We thank our sponsors for their support and contributions!


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mit Unterstützung der Stadt Regensburg /
with the support of the city of Regensburg


 

Logo Unistiftung-vielberth


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Gerresheimer Regensburg GmbH


Privatkelterei Nagler GmbH

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