Architecture and Landscape – The Architecture Historian Ernst Boerschmann in China (1906 – 1909)

Lecture by Dr. Eduard Kögel, Berlin
Date: 18.04.2013, 17:00
Location: Literarischer Salon im Conti-Hochhaus der Leibniz-Universität Hannover, Am Königsworther Platz 1, 30167 Hannover

Confucius Center Hannover

China – architecture and landscape “is the successful book , which Ernst Boerschmann published in 1923 The title can be interpreted programmatically, because the relationships between these two aspects interested architects Boerschmann with his lifelong research on the architecture in China. He was worldwide the first to professionally who dealt with this topic, but faded into oblivion after his death in 1949. He was traveling in 1906-1909 for three years in China and documented several hundred buildings in the early 20th century. Dr. Eduard Koegel researched several years to the work of Ernst Boerschmann and presents his work with historical materials.


17:00 Welcome
Bettina Semolina, Director of the Confucius Institute at the Chinese Center Hannover, Hannover eV
Helga Gotzmann, Equal Opportunity Officer , Leibniz University Hannover

17:15 Introduction
Dr. Lin Cai, Deputy Director of the Confucius Institute at the Chinese Center Hannover , Hannover eV

17:30 Lecture
Architecture and landscape: The architectural historian Ernst Boerschmann in China (1906-1909)
Dr. Eduard Koegel, Lecturer at the Centre for Cultural Studies on Science and Technology in China, TU Berlin

19:30 Reception

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