"Erfinderland Deutschland" - How German Inventions Changed the World
Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi is showcasing an educational exhibition titled “Germany – Land of Inventors” from 30th January – 11th February. It focuses on world-changing German inventions across scientific disciplines.
Enlarge image Cultural Counsellor of German Embassy, Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg and Stephan Lanzinger, Head of Science and Technology Department of German Embassy (© Goethe Institut)
The spotlight is on both historical discoveries and pioneering innovations – with a special focus on the research environment in Germany. Interactive sessions on “Study in Germany” will also be conducted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) during the exhibition. The exhibition has been organised in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute and the Max Planck Society.
The exhibition includes film and audio stations and is divided into seven themes, namely Computer Science, Energy, Mobility, Communication, Medicine, Optics and Material. Aimed at students, it encourages the audience to interact with the exhibits. The exhibition is in German (with English translation available at each station) and offers the visitors a wide range of hands-on media, pictures, texts as well as a worksheet specially designed to guide them through the exhibition.
In his speech at the inaugural ceremony, the Cultural Counsellor of the German Embassy New Delhi, Dietrich Graf von der Enlarge image Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg, Cultural Counsellor of German Embassy (© Goethe Institut) Schulenburg, emphasised the speed in which inventions influence almost every aspect of life: “My own grandparents grew up without knowing a phone, car, TV or airplane. The future development will continue to be fueled by science and inventions made in Germany, the ‘Land of Inventors’ with its large science and research community.”
Present at the event were students from the Delhi Public School and also dignitaries from the German Embassy, Fraunhofer Society, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan and German Academic Exchange Service.
For more details: http://www.goethe.de/lhr/prj/ede/enindex.htm