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The earthquakes in Indonesia

The Department of Ethnology has organized a benefit event with lectures on October 26, 2018

Freiburg, Oct 16, 2018

The earthquakes in Indonesia

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In 2018 earthquakes and tsunamis have affected the Indonesian islands of Lombok and Sulawesi, claiming thousands of lives. The Department of Ethnology at the University of Freiburg, for which Indonesia is an important research focus, has organized a benefit event for the people in the disaster areas in cooperation with the Indonesian Group Freiburg and surrounding area. The seismologist Dr. Wolfgang Brüstle will give a lecture on the geological causes of earthquakes and tsunamis. The students Nicole Rumert and Felix Kreklow will talk about their personal experiences in the earthquake region of Sulawesi. There will also be an auction and Indonesian finger food.

  • What: Benefit event with lectures and personal accounts

  • When: October 26, 2018, 6:30pm

  • Where:
    Collegiate Building III
    Hörsaal 3044
    Platz der Alten Synagoge 3
    79098 Freiburg

  • The event is open to the general public.

  • Host: Department of Ethnology at the University of Freiburg in cooperation with the Indonesian Group and surrounding area

  • Contact information: , + 49 (0) 761/203-3580

  • No registration required.

  • The entrance is free. Donations for the people in the disaster areas of Lombok and Sulawesi are requested.

  • The event will be held in German.