Useful Information

Rural-Urban Dynamics and Emergent Forms of Labor in India and China
February 22 – February 23, 2016
Centre for the Humanities (KWZ)

Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, 2.739 & 2.601
37073 Göttingen

Arriving by plane and train
The nearest major airport from Göttingen is Frankfurt (FRA). From Frankfurt Airport you can take an intercity express train directly to Göttingen, it takes about 2h to get to Göttingen. For all topics
regarding timetables for train connections, online tickets and seat reservations, please refer to the German Railway website. Please, click here to get further information in English. Other airports within 2-3h from Göttingen are Berlin, Leipzig or Hannover.

Accommodation &Travel Expenses
All active participants will be reimbursed for travel expenses and accommodation in Göttingen.

We will cover accommodation costs in nearby hotels from Feb 21st to Feb 23th (international participants) and from Feb 22nd to Feb 23rd (for participants from Germany). If you need to change or cancel the reservation, please let me know.
To this end, please keep all your receipts (including e-tickets, boarding passes, receipts and others). We can cover travel costs (including visa fees) up to approximately: 1000€ PRC/Hong Kong/India/USA, 400€ France/UK, 2nd Class train tickets for Germany. We cover economy-class flights and second-class train travel.  We kindly ask you to book early and check for saver-airfare offers. Money can only be transferred to (either private or institutional) accounts.

Please fill in and send the document (reimbursement form) below with all original receipts (including original boarding pass or stub) to:
Katja Pessl
University of Göttingen
Centre for Modern East Asian Studies
Heinrich Düker Weg 14
37073 Göttingen

The “Travel Cost Reimbursement Claim Form” can be downloaded here.

Board and Catering
Apart from breakfast at Hotel Stadt Hannover, the conference coffee breaks, the conference dinner on Day 1 & Conference lunch on Day 2, we cannot provide additional lunches or dinners. Participiants are asked to pay for additional lunch & dinner themselves.

Finding your Hotel
We made reservations in Hotel Stadt Hannover
Hotel Stadt Hannover, Goethe-Allee 21, D – 37073 Göttingen
Tel.:+49 (0)551 547960, Fax: +49 (0)551 45470
Hotel Stadt Hannover is just a stone’s throw (250m) away from the Göttingen train station. Just cross the street in front of the Train Station and you are almost there.
A detailed map with directions can be found here:

Conference Venue: KWZ (Centre for the Humanities)
Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14
Rooms 2.739 & 2.601, 37073 Göttingen
The conference venue is located in 15min walking distance from the hotel.