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Inlighting Evening

The city of Hannover would like to invite all participants of the conference to an inspiring evening of enlightenment and conversation. And we are very proud to introduce you to a special location for this purpose.

The Royal Herrenhausen Gardens comprise a unique ensemble of parks and gardens which are regarded as being among the most beautiful parks in Europe. Here, in the exclusive ambience of the gallery building, with access to the famous baroque garden, our evening event will take place.

You might also still feel the spirit of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz who used to take the Garden?s paths for his walks. The famous 17th century philosopher and universal genius represented values which are characteristical for this charming meeting point until today: international, interdisciplinary and intercultural exchange of thoughts, opinions and solutions.

Look forward to an unforgettable and enlightening evening.

  • 18:30 Transfer from fair ground to Herrenhausen with the famous Silver Tram.
  • 19:00 Arrival at Herrenhausen Gardens.
  • 19:15 Welcome drink along with the performance "Herrenhausen Enlightenment Laboratory".
  • 20:00 Gallery Hall: welcoming speech Major Stefan Weil and Dr. Wilhelm Krull, Secretary General of the VolkswagenStiftung.
  • 20:10 Keynote speech: Homi K. Bhabha, Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of English and American Literature and Language, Director of the Humanities Center at Harvard University.
  • 20:30 Casual lounge dinner, accompanied by jazz music. Open relaxing area "Herrenhausen Biosphere" at the Orangery.
  • Transfer to the hotels.

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