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Accomodation

Accomodation for conference participants has been arranged at the following hotels:

Hotel Central (C)
Jüdenstrasse 12
37073 Göttingen, Germany
Tel.: ++49 551 45957
Fax: ++49 551 45470
Hotel Stadt Hannover (H)
Goetheallee 21
37073 Göttingen, Germany
Tel.: ++49 551 57157
Fax: ++49 551 57105
Hotel Kasseler Hof (K)
Rosdorfer Weg 26
37073 Göttingen, Germany
Tel.: ++49 551 72081
Fax: ++49 551 7703429

All three hotels are in walking distance from the railway station (the bracketed letters behind the names refer to the location of the respective hotel on the map attached to this page). Taxis should cost less than DM 10 for Hotel Stadt Hannover and about DM 10 for Hotel Central and Hotel Kasseler Hof.

For external visitors wishing to attend the conference there is a comprehensive list of hotels in Göttingen here. If you need any assistance in finding appropriate accomodation, please contact us at the address indicated on the conference homepage.

Conference venue

The conference will take place in the seminar rooms of the Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 1, D-37073 Göttingen. The library is in walking distance from all three hotels and the railway station (between 5-15 minutes, see map). Enter through the main entrance and take the elavator on your left. The plenary sessions and the "Panel A" sessions will take place in the "Grosser Seminarraum" on the first floor, "Panel B" sessions in the "Grosses Konferenzzimmer" on the third floor.

Getting there (and away)

As a small university city, Goettingen does not have its own airport. The most convenient way to get here from overseas is to fly either to Frankfurt (FRA, ca. 250 km southwest of Goettingen) or to Hanover (HAJ, ca. 100 km to the north).

From FRA to Göttingen: Every two hours there is a direct ICE ("Inter City Express") train from FRA airport to Göttingen, leaving from the long distance station ("Fernbahnhof") between Terminals 1 and 2. The journey will take about 2 hours. In case your plane arrives at an inconvenient time, take a train from the airport's regional station ("Regionalbahnhof") in Terminal 1 to Frankfurt's central railway station ("Hauptbahnhof") and change to a train to Göttingen (there is at least one train per hour).

From HAJ to Göttingen: There is a shuttle bus service ("Express Bus No. 60") from Hanover airport to the central railway station ("Hauptbahnhof", just follow the bus-sign at the exit). Busses leave every 20-30 minutes. ICE trains from Hanover to Göttingen run every 40-60 minutes. The journey takes about half an hour.
To find out details about your individual train connections, you may also consult the website of the German Railways ("Deutsche Bahn").

Conference office

The local organisation of the conference lies in the hands of the MCST-Project at the East Asian Department of the University of Göttingen. The project's offices are located in the former building of the Faculty of Education ("alte PH") at Waldweg 26, 37073 Göttingen. The conference office is in Room N412/13 on the fourth floor, Tel.: ++49 551 392298. Should you encounter any difficulties, please do not hesitate to contact us there.

If you expect to receive faxes during the conference, please use the number: ++49 551 395222 (and indicate to forward them to the conference staff). For eMails we will set up a telnet terminal in the library. If your home provider does not allow telnet access, messages may also be sent to the temporary address: jkur0132@mailszrz.zrz.tu-berlin.de.


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