Enclosed please find a small selection of the projects carried out -
click on the corresponding link for more information.
ENCOUNTER - CULTURE - RECREATION
March 1, 2020
In preparation for the members' trip to Kerala originally planned for December 2020, Ulrike Hartwein wanted to explore Kerala from March 1st to March 14th, 2020. However, on March 11, 2020, she had to cancel the trip due to the outbreak of the corona pandemic. You can read about everything she experienced here. We have postponed the planned member trip until further notice.
MARIE HESSE's 175th BIRTHDAY
15th June 2017
On October 18, 2017, Marie Hesse, the daughter of Hermann Gundert and mother Hermann Hesse, would have been 175 years old. The Hermann Gundert Society supported the celebrations for her birthday in and from the city of Calw.
OPENING OF THE GUNDERT CHAIR
Together with the Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University in Tirur, the University of Tübingen has opened a "Gundert Chair" in honor of Hermann Gundert. Every semester, an Indian visiting professor from Kerala holds courses in the Malayalam language as well as on the literature, history and culture of Kerala. The first chair holder, Prof. Dr. Scaria Zacharia, published numerous works on Hermann Gundert. An important project of the cooperation between the universities mentioned is the digitization of Gundert's writings and works, which are to be made accessible to all users via the Internet.
Short film on the occasion of Hermann Gundert's 200th birthday
This short film highlights the special relationship between the two Hermans: Gundert and Hesse. It becomes particularly clear in Hermann Hesse's description of his grandfather's reaction to his escape from the seminar in Maulbronn.
MONOLOG - DIALOG - TRIALOG
Biography on the occasion of Hermann Gundert's 200th birthday
"Every language is something infinite."
The trialogical understanding of Gundert's work makes it possible to understand the life of this Indian German or German Indian as a unit. Gundert knew how to shape and hold together both worlds - the Indian and the German - by believing in the one God from the inside out.
200th birthday of Hermann Gundert
Gundert year 2014
The 200th anniversary of Hermann Gundert's birthday in 2014 was the occasion for a large number of events, including the city of Calw, the Hermann Hesse Museum and the Hermann Gundert Society. The latter conducted, for example, a 2-day seminar with lectures on Hermann Gundert and Hermann Hesse. You can find more information on this and other activities under the following link:
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