Visitors to museums and archives usually interact with exhibits locked in display cases in darkened rooms. Yet modern technology has given us ways to more directly experience art and cultural artefacts. Coding da Vinci is an open, cultural data hackathon that digitally brings museum pieces to life.
A soup to boost your immune system? A curry to lower your blood pressure or a salad to help you lose weight? Thai cuisine has conquered the world with its harmonious, aromatic combination of spicy, salty, sweet and sour flavours without which no meal is complete. In most cases, it is even good for your health. Thai food is not only an art, it is also a science which the super food trend in the west has incorporated quite naturally into its repertoire [more...]
"Because we are so far away from German-speaking countries, our German learners have very few opportunities in normal daily life to apply what they have learned ", says one German teacher in Thailand. To help increase these opportunities for its course participants, the Goethe-Institut Thailand came up with an idea to encourage students to practise their language skills in a meaningful, fun way!
The Merck Social Translating Project is testing a new social practice for literary translation.
Ten translators from Asia are translating a German-language novel into their respective native languages. During the process, they meet in a closed digital forum and work on their translations by interacting with one another and engaging in a close discourse with the author.
This upcoming August the Asia-Pacific-German Olympics invites young and ambiguous German language learners to Bogor, Indonesia. However firstly the students who can participate in it and further represent Thailand will decided by the national qualification!