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Voices of Struggle: LGBTQ & Feminist Activism in China and Beyond

Event Venue

Workshop: April 17, 13:30 – 18:15
Tagungs- und Veranstaltungshaus Alte Mensa
Wilhelmsplatz 3, 37073 Göttingen

Film Screening: April 18, 18:00 – 20:00
Central lecture hall, ZHG 002
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 5, 37073 Göttingen


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

Finding your Hotel
We made reservations in Hotel Stadt Hannover. 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.  Click here for a detailed map.
All bookings are made under your last name. Please mention “CeMEAS” in case your name cannot be found.
Hotel Stadt Hannover oHG
Goethe-Allee 21
D – 37073 Göttingen

For those of you with some time left to discover the beautiful city of Göttingen and its University, once amongst Europe’s leading Enlightenment universities, home to the Brothers Grimm, home to one of the most renowned scholars of Sanskrit, Prof. Ji Xianlin, and home to 44 nobel price laureats, please take a look at the Visitors Center‘s website.


All active participants will be reimbursed for travel expenses and accommodation in Göttingen.
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.

To this end, please keep all your receipts (including e-tickets, boarding passes, receipts and others), send the original receipts with the expense claim form by mail after the event to:
Centre for Modern East Asian Studies
University of Göttingen
Heinrich Düker Weg 14
37073 Göttingen, Germany

Here find the travel cost reimbursement form: Reimbursement_Form