Lectures, talks and symposia

Max Perutz Lecture 2016

Max Perutz Lecture 2016

10 February 2016, 5.45pm | Friends of Peterhouse Theatre
Dr Michel Goedert, Joint Head of the Neurobiology Division at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, will give this year’s Max Perutz Lecture. Dr Goedert’s research focuses on the aetiology and pathogenesis of common neurodegenerative diseases ...
Cooking the Empire

Cooking the Empire. Part I

11 February 2016, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
After the success of our Vanillekipferl event last December, we invite you on another culinary and literary tour down memory lane. The second event takes its inspiration from a famous Austrian collection of stories by ...
Longing for Europe: Stefan Zweig in exile

Longing for Europe: Stefan Zweig in exile

23 February 2016, 5.00pm
 In times when Europe is faced with so many political and economic challenges, it is important to emphasise that Europe is more than a marriage of convenience, it is a project for peace built on ...

Identities in-between: Challenging the idea of ‘ethno-national’ belonging

25 February 2016, 7.00pm | Romanian Cultural Institute
East-Central Europe is a region forged in diversity, but redrawn as largely ethnonational after 1918. Historically, many people mixed dialects and languages with ease, without fully pledging ‘national’ adherence; others still blended regional affiliations, religious ...
Mahler at the Met

Mahler at the Met. Presented by Patrick Bade

14 March 2016, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Between 1908 and 1910 Gustav Mahler conducted performances at the Metropolitan Opera that set new standards and evoked paeans of praise from the New York critics.  Despite declining health and fierce competition from the ...


University of Vienna's Summer School

Find out more about this exciting summer school opportunity for international students at the Wolfgangsee campus! http://shs.univie.ac.at/shs


An excellent resource for foreign students coming to or already in the UK.  The website includes a directory of scholarships & a useful guide to the NHS. Find out more at www.foreignstudents.com/