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“Earthquake Night” is an event which will take place on November 16th, 2011 from 18.00 to 22.00 in the main building of Sparkasse Bodensee within the framework of the exhibition “Fernbeziehung”. This night is dedicated to the memory of the earthquake which happened on November 16th 1911 in Konstanz. The event “Die Nacht, in der die Engel fielen. Ein Konstanzer Erdbeben” offers its visitors a multifaceted lecture program consisting not only of local and media historical but also scientific contributions. Among other things, Albert Kümmel-Schnur, the exhibition’s project manager and Zukunftskolleg alumni, in his lecture at 21.30 „Sturz der Engel”, which is also the title of the exhibition, will talk about the connection between the historical “Reichspostgebäude” in Konstanz, the history of phone calls, and the current exhibition.
Further information about this event and the complete program are available here
The final part of the exhibition "Fernbeziehung - Über den Nutzen und Nachteil des Telefons für das Leben" themed "Gespenst" attends to the spooky aspects of the telephone. Since the invention of this medium a division of body and voice was possible for the first time. The exhibition was created by the media scholar and Research Fellow of the Zukunftskolleg Albert Kümmel-Schnur together with the computer scientist Prof. Harald Reiterer and students of the literature of the University of Konstanz and can be seen from 18th October 2011 to 5th March 2012 in Konstanz' branch of the "Sparkasse Bodensee" (Marktstätte 1).