For the first time this year there will be an architectural history walk through parts of the campus. Employees from the university archives and the Art History Institute will provide information about historically interesting buildings by renowned architects. The symphony orchestra of the Collegium Musicum will also celebrate a premiere: it will show the silent film Berlin. The Symphony of a Great City from 1927 and will play the musical accompaniment. During the Long Night, visitors can immerse themselves not only in the life of times past, but also in current research worlds. They can also learn new things about other cultures, as well as the Earth and distant planets.
What people in film kisses feel and how monkeys express their emotions are examples of what researchers at the Languages of Emotion Cluster of Excellence are investigating. Animal lovers will find the veterinary campus in Düppel exciting: as June 6 is the first German national Day of the Dog, many activities will be devoted to human’s best friend. In time for the Soccer World Cup, the round leather ball will be considered philosophically in the humanities and chemically analyzed in the natural sciences. The Earth scientists on the Lankwitz Campus will make Earth tremors audible.
The Long Night of Sciences in Berlin and Potsdam is being held for the tenth time this year. We would be happy to provide you with images.