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Didarchtik Partner Meeting at Bachritterburg Kanzach (DE)

Workshop “Living History seen from the point of view of visitors, staff and actors”
Lifelong Learning Partnership Didarchtik
Bachritterburg Kanzach

See our blog for more information on this meeting.


Thursday 7th April, Arrival
18.30 – 19:30     Welcome (Rudolf Obert, Mayor Hölz)
                              Introduction of participants
19.30                    Welcome dinner in the tavern of the Bachritterburg

Friday 8th April
Part I:  What does the term Living History mean? LH as a part of museum work
09:00 – 10:00     1. International definitions – “What are we talking about?” (all museums; Moderation Annemarie Pothaar MA)
                              2. Living History in the Bachritterburg: to make a virtue out of necessity. Living History as concept and the network Living History of the Bachritterburg (Rudolf Obert; Speaker: Werner Schiefer)
10:30 – 11:00     Coffee break
11:00 – 11:45     Living History as “Edutainment” for visitors or: “what do you remember?” (Susanne Wiermann)
11:45 – 12:30     Presentation of the next meeting in Bäckedals Folkhögskola, Sweden Bäckedal
12:30 – 14:00     Lunch
14:00 – 15:15     Discussion (Moderation Roeland Paardekooper MA / Ulrike Braun MA)
15:15 – 16:00     Coffee break
16:00 – 17:00     Innovative cultural interpretation using the example of the Federseemuseum Bad Buchau (Dr. Ralf Baumeister)
17:00                   Guided tour of the Prehistoric Village/Federseemuseum (Rudi Walter)
20:00                   Dinner at Bad Buchau

Part II: Practical Experience/Motivation
Saturday 9th April
9:00 – 10:30h     Practical experience with Living History,  (Moderation: Annemarie Pothaar)
Motivation of Living History actors:

   1. science
   2. personally
   3. didactical-pedagogically
   4. crafts

10:30 – 11:00     Coffee break

Part III. Quality Criteria
11:00 – 12:30     Team work/round table Quality criteria and standards of Living History (Moderation: Annemarie Pothaar MA / Roeland Paardekooper MA)
12:30 – 14:00     Lunch

Part IV. Living History and the team
14:00 – 15:30     Bremer Geschichtenhaus – a social sculpture. Museum theatre as a sphere of education for the staff (Sara Fruchtmann)
15:30 – 16:00     Lunch
16:00 – 19:00     Guided tour of the Bachritterburg, On-site-discussions with Living History actors
19:00                    Knights’ dinner in the tavern of the Bachritterburg

Sunday 10th April


Bachritterburg Kanzach
Bürgermeisteramt Kanzach 88422 Kanzach