The opening keynote will be held at Hörsaal A, Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft (Ihnestraße 21, 14195 Berlin-Dahlem).
The conference will be held at Seminarzentrum at Freie Universität Berlin (Otto-von-Simson-Straße 26) in Berlin-Dahlem (Postal code: 14195). Seminarzentrum is located in Freie Universität’s main building, Silberlaube.
Freie Universität is located in Dahlem, about 30 minutes driving distance from the city centre. The conference location can easily be reached by public transportation. Daysaver tickets are 7 Euro. Please note that you need public transportation tickets that include Tarifbereich AB. The nearest public transport stations (all accessible by wheelchair) are:
– U-Bahn: Dahlem-Dorf (Line U3)
– Bus: Hittorfstraße (Line M11)
While Dahlem is very quiet in comparison to more urban districts, it still offers a variety of recreational activities, including museums, student-run cafés and pubs. Within less than five minutes, you will be able to reach the canteen and work stations at two libraries (1, 2). Moreover, the spacious park Thielpark as well as Botanic Garden Dahlem are within 10 minute walking distance from the conference location.
If you arrive at Berlin-Hauptbahnhof, use S-Bahn line S5 (direction Spandau) and change at Zoologischer Garten station to U-Bahn line U9 (direction Rathaus Steglitz). Change at Spichernstraße station to U-Bahn line U3 (direction Krumme Lanke) and exit at Dahlem-Dorf station. You can walk from here.
If you arrive at Berlin-Ostbahnhof, use S-Bahn line S7 (direction Ahrensfelde) and change at Ostkreuz station to Ringbahn S41. Change at Heidelberger Platz station to U-Bahn line U3 (direction Krumme Lanke) and exit at Dahlem-Dorf station. You can walk from here.
If you arrive at Tegel airport, use bus line X9 (direction Zoologischer Garten) and change at Jakob-Kaiser-Platz to U-Bahn line U7 (direction Rudow). Change at Fehrbelliner Platz station to U-Bahn line U3 (direction Krumme Lanke) and exit at Dahlem-Dorf station. You can walk from here.
If you arrive at Schönefeld airport, use bus line X7 (direction Rudow) and change at Rudow station to U-Bahn line U7 (direction Rathaus Spandau). Change at Fehrbelliner Platz station to U-Bahn line U3 (direction Krumme Lanke) and exit at Dahlem-Dorf station. You can walk from here.
If you arrive by car, exit Autobahn A115 at Kreuz Zehlendorf. Follow Potsdamer Chausee and Berliner Straße up to Habelschwerdter Allee crossroad. Follow Habelschwerdter Allee up to Otto-von-Simson-Straße crossroad. Please note it may prove difficult to find a parking lot.
After the opening keynote on Thursday evening, we will enjoy dinner and informal drinks at Alter Krug Dahlem. Alter Krug offers German cuisine at affordable prices as well as a selection of German draught and bottled beers and international wines. Its large open-air beer garden as well as its traditional interior invite to linger.
Alter Krug is within walking distance from the conference location. A walking group will be organized. Please note that the get-together is self-paid by the participants.
For Friday evening, we have made reservations at Osteria Uno. Osteria Uno offers high-quality Italian cuisine and a large selection of Italian wines. Its beautiful garden offers a roofed section in case of bad weather. Osteria Uno is located in the lively and architecturally notable Bergmann neighborhood in Kreuzberg. Nearby Mehringdamm offers a number of pubs and bars for anyone interested in Berlin nightlife.
Information on the way between the conference location and Osteria Uno will be provided during the conference as well as a public transportation travel group. Please note that the dinner is self-paid by the participants.