In conversation: Cannibals and the Stations of the...04/23/15
They are the movies I am discussing with Arpad Soelter today. Two highlights from the German film festival which will start on the 13th of May in 8 cities in Australia. Director Johannes Naber deals in Age of the Cannibals with the global subject...
SBS on site in Gallipoli
Our SBS journalist Erdem Koc is currently in Turkey. He describes Gallipoli as a chaotic place these days, he talks about security issues, reactions of the Turkish residents and how the British family, represented by Prince Charles and Harry,...
Servus Österreich: A passionate gastronome
In 2010, Styrian Chis Zechner started to manage the Hofbräuhaus in Melbourne. 6 months ago, its spin-off "The Hof" opened its doors. Quite a lot of work for the Austrian.(Seit 2010 hat der Steirer Chris Zechner im Hofbräuhaus von Melbourne das Sagen....
Attention Danger: Germans!
By 1914, German Australians were regarded as enemies, causing their contributions to the ANZAC effort to be largely overlooked. Today, there is a new debate about the treatment of those of German heritage during the war era.(1914 wurden deutsche...
Fire- and storm-proof houses
Prefabricated houses, which are safe from bush fires or cyclones. Quick, cheap, sustainable, not to forget the aesthetic aspect - a project realised by Swiss architect Nicolas Perren. We met him in Sydney.(In Sydney baut ein Schweizer Architekt...
Rebecca Taken - An Aussie in Germany
More and more young Germans do a gap year in Australia. They love the freedom and wide open spaces of our cities and rugged outback, not to mention the world's best beaches. But Rebecca Taken from Sydney proves the opposite is possible too.(Nach dem...
Günter Grass - An interview following his death
Nobel laureat Günter Grass has been called the conscience of his country, and the dominant German literary voice of the second half of the 20th century. Grass died on April 13. We discuss his legacy with Sydney based author and journalist Barbara...
ANZAC - A German perspective
The ANZAC soldiers have become legends and their story is being celebrated around Australia every year. Canberra based academic Dr Christina Spittel has focused on the literature surrounding the events 100 years ago. She tells SBS why Australians...
Australia's dangerous snakes
Australia is a poisonous place. A German TV crew recently traveled to the Red Continent to meet survivors of snake bites and scientists who produce precious anti-venoms. TV personality Ranga Yogeshwar tells Oliver Heuthe more about his...
Ranga Yogeshwar - Keeping pace with the times
Ranga Yogeshwar from Luxembourg is one of Germany's most prominent scientists and TV figures. We profile the gentle man and his passionate mission to open our eyes to the beauty and wonders of science. (Ranga Yogeshwar aus Luxemburg ist einer der...
Drama in the Mediterranean Sea - Where to from here?
Hundreds of people are feared drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 people capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, 200 kms south of the Italian island of Lampedusa. We ask: Where to from here? (Hunderte Menschen sind tot, nach einem Flüchtlingsdrama im...
Echo Helvetia - Triathlon
In our segment Echo Helvetia we talk with Melanie Lima and Daniela Silberstein, two young women who travelled from Berne and Zurich to Australia to take part in a triathlon.(In unserem Segment Echo Helvetia sprechen wir heute mit Melanie Lima und...
Stromberg in Melbourne
Bernd Stromberg is Germany's anwer to The Office. With some subtitles at hand, Bernd makes his way to a cinema in Melbourne to teach Australians a lesson in German office culture. Nils Reucker got himself a ticket to find out more.(Bernd Stromberg ist...
W.a.w.?! Clinton, Bayern & Climate sceptics
Comedian CJ Delling wonders why everyone makes such a fuss about the fact that Hillary Clinton has finally admitted to claiming the top job. She also wonders why Bayern Munich needs medical help, and she found 4 million in Tony Abbott's...
In conversation: German Film Festival 1 – The personal and...
From the 13th of May, the Goethe Institute will show 50 films in 8 cities over 2 weeks. Over the coming weeks the director of the Goethe Institute will discuss some of the great films on offer with me in our SBS studios. Well talk about the...
In conversation: How to report effectively about mental...
In the second part of our program with the psychologist Dr Bettina Friedrich, well look at some concrete examples. We talk about the apparently deliberately downed Germanwings plane, the pull out of the original winner of the German Eurovision...
Servus Österreich: Austrian vs. Australian universities
How good are Austria´s universities and how do they differ from those in Australia? Answers from a 22-year old Austrian student: Stefanie Terschan is currently studying Geography in Melbourne.(Wie steht es um Österreichs Universitäten und wie...
Jost Stollman wants todisrupt the Australias banking sector. (Mit dem Begriff …. disruption …. ist das Aufbrechen angestammter Strukturen in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft gemeint. Genau das plant der Unternehmer Jost Stollmann )
Günter Grass´ artistic legacy
Nobel Prize winner Günter Grass was one of Germany's most recognisable, controversial and inspirational postwar novelist. How will he be remembered after his death and what influence will his books have in the future? A talk with Melbourne...
A typical German
Cliches about Germans: They are always on time, a bit too serious and they love their beer. But why are we prejudiced against stereotypes? We have asked experts and guests of a Melbourne bar.(Klischees zum Thema Deutsche: Sie sind pünktlich, ernst und...
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