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Lectures and Reports

Lectures

Not just an English Spa: Harrogate as a European Spa Town. Lecture, held at the European Spa Kick-off meeting at Harrogate (UK), June 17, 2019; by Prof Astrid Köhler. PDF

The European Spa Novel. Student Conference at the Peter Szondi Institut of Comparative Literature, Freie Universität Berlin, January 24 and 25, 2020, Conference concept and abstracts

Balneology as an Academic Discipline in Germany: Genesis, Development and Significance. Lecture by Bernhard Weller. PDF

From Cure to Cleanliness: Tracing the evolution of therapeutic bathing architecture. Lecture, held at The European spa online seminar series, 16 April 2021; by Dr Julie Collins (University of South Australia). Youtube video

An Empire of Spas: The Networks, Curative Regimes and the Business of French Colonial Hydrotherapy. Lecture, held at The European spa online seminar series, 21 May 2021; by Prof Eric Jennings (University of Toronto). Youtube video

Constructing a Heterotopia and Training the Tourist Gaze: The German Spa in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries. Lecture, held at The European spa online seminar series, 4 June 2021; by Prof Ute Lotz-Heumann (University of Arizona). Youtube video 

Bath and Beyond: Eighteenth-Century British Spas in Medicine and Literature. Lecture, held at The European spa online seminar series, 18 June 2021; by Dr habil Sofie Vasset (CNRS / Université de Paris). Youtube video 

A Paradise on Earth: Utopian Aspects of Swedish Spas and Watering Places, 1680-1880. Lecture, held at the European spa online seminar series, 5 November; by Prof Elisabeth Mansén (Stockholm University).  Youtube video

Spa music – bandshells as functional sculpture. Lecture, held at the European spa online seminar series, 26 November 2021; by Sabine-Lydia Schmidt (University of Art and Design, Offenbach am Main). Youtube video



Reports

Conference report "Spas as Common European Cultural Heritage“, Baden-Baden 2019. PDF

Report on the HERA Webinar on Public Space in Times of Social Distancing, 11 May 2021. PDF