Events and presentations


Barbecue dinner by Museumsdorfs Cloppenburg with residents of the Brakerstraße neighborhood, Cloppenburg

from 5.00 pm, house Elfert, Nordenhamer Str. 2, 49661 Cloppenburg

Opening event of the cooperation with residents for the exhibition of the BMBF association / press release

  • presentation of previous findings from interviews in the Brakerstraße neighborhood
  • the event will be documented by Cai-Olaf Wilgeroth and Christian Petersen


Haus-Wesen. Häuser und ihre Materialitäten von der Frühen Neuzeit bis zur Gegenwart

19.-21.10.2017, conference center Schloss Beuggen, Rheinfelden

organized by the research association „Haus im Kontext – Kommunikation und Lebenswelt“, hosted by Simone Derix (Frankfurt/München); Elizabeth Harding (Wolfenbüttel); Inken Schmidt-Voges (Marburg)


Housing the family. People, things and resources in changing welfare regimes and in new planning structures: locating the single-family home in Germany

Final interdisciplinary and international conference of the BMBF-research association "The flow of things or private property? A house and its objects between family life, resource management and museum"
6th-8th april 2018
Kardinal-von-Galen-Ring 50
48149 Münster

• an excursion to the exhibition “4 Wände. Von Familien, ihren Häusern und den Dingen drumherum”, Museumsdorf Cloppenburg – Lower Saxony Open-air Museum, 7th april 2018 
• a public round table in Münster, 8th april 2018 

In cooperation with Bundesstiftung Baukultur
Further information and program will be announced here soon.