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February 2012, Meeting in Oerlinghausen (DE)

Workshop Zeitgeist Oerlinghausen 28 February – 2 March, 2012

The conference takes place in one of the most important Grundtvig-centres in Germany, the Hedwigshaus in Oerlinghausen. They organise large Grundtvig programmes (when ours is just a small one).

Theme at the Hedwigshaus is the continuous education of migrants. We will hear from the director of the Hedwigshaus, Dr. Johannes Müller how such a large project is running.

Tuesday 28 February
Arrival Hedwigshaus, Oerlinghausen
19:00h – 20:00h Welcome Dinner

Wednesday 29 February
08:00h – 09:00h Breakfast (Hedwigshaus)
09:00h – 09:30h Introduction to the Hedwigshaus, specialists in adult education
09:45h – 13:00h Visit to the Archaeological Open-Air Museum Oerlinghausen
13:00h – 14:00h Lunch (Hedwigshaus)
14:00h – 15:00h Technical meeting: mobilities, products et cetera.
15:00h – 18:00h Trip to the Tönsberg
18:00h – 19:00h Dinner (Hedwigshaus)

Thursday 1 March
Morning: Workshop (in Hedwigshaus)
08:00h – 09:00h Breakfast
10:00h – 11:00h Blumammu: ”No risk, no fun”, how do you address adults in archaeological open-air work.
11:00h – 11:15h Tea/coffee
11:15h – 12:00h Jörg van Norden*: What kind of stories do you make? Hermeneutics of the texts, hermeneutics of the remains
12:00h – 13:00h Lunch
13:00h – 14:00h travel by car to the Open Air Museum in Detmold, the largest such museum in Germany
- Welcome, presentation of the museum
- In the “Lauschhaus”: presentation of two pedagogic programs, followed by discussion.
- Closing: tour through one of the museum villages
18:00h – 18:45h travel back to Oerlinghausen
19:00h dinner in the Hedwigshaus

Friday 2 March
08:00h – 09:00h Breakfast
*PD Dr. Jörg van Norden of the Universität Bielefeld will speak to us about the theoretical-educational background of the reconstructed past. He recently habilitated in pedagogics and did intensive research for this at the Archäologisches Freilichtmuseum Oerlinghausen.

Travel arrangements
A shuttle service from the train station Oerlinghausen is arranged. Those arriving by plane; we recommend the airports of Paderborn and Hannover. The connection from Paderborn airport to Oerlinghausen is complicated with public transport. Passengers can as well be picked up from the airport at Düsseldorf and show you on the way into Oerlinghausen the Neanderthal-Museum However, for this you need to land in Düsseldorf on 28 February before 13:30h.