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Sommerakademie Herrenhausen – Herrenhausen Summer Academy

The series of lectures “Herrenhausen Summer Academy” was called into being by the friends’ association, Freunde der Herrenhäuser Gärten e.V., and the CGL and aims to bring topics of garden culture and garden history to the attention of the interested general public in the region of Hannover. The CGL is particularly interested in making the results of its own scientific work accessible not just to specialists but also to the general public.

Since 2010 the Herrenhausen Summer Academy has been organised in an extended form with two new cooperation partners, the Wilhelm-Busch-Gesellschaft e.V. and the Herrenhausen gardens of Hannover, the capital of Lower Saxony, and now takes place in the Wilhelm Busch Museum – German Museum for Caricature and Critical Graphic Art. The lectures are open to the public and free, the programme can be found in an annual flyer (see below).

Cover Broschüre Sommerakademie 2011
Cover Broschüre Sommerakademie 2012

Publications

Since 2011 the lectures have also been published in a shortened or complete version in a brochure. The volumes for 2011 and 2012 have already appeared, those for 2013 and 2014 are being prepared. The brochures can be obtained for 5 Euros each from the Freunde der Herrenhäuser Gärten e.V., in the garden shop of Herrenhausen gardens (during the summer season April–October), in the museum shop in Herrenhausen Palace and in the museum shop of the Wilhelm Busch Museum – German Museum for Caricature and Critical Graphic Art.

New series: Herrenhäuser Schriften

Since 2013, the contributions of the Herrenhausen Summer Acamedy are being published in the newly founded series "Herrenhäuser Schriften" of the Freunde der Herrenhäuser Gärten e.V.. Two volumes (Summer Academy 2013 and 2014) have appeared so far, which can be purchased via the publisher, the AVM-Verlag.