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Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft e.V.

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The '''Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft e.V.''' (shortened '''DTG''') (German: "German Tolkien Society (incorporated society)") is the German [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] society.  
 
The '''Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft e.V.''' (shortened '''DTG''') (German: "German Tolkien Society (incorporated society)") is the German [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] society.  
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
  
The DTG was founded in the year [[1997]] as a literary association. Since [[1998]] the domicile of the DTG is in Cologne. It steadily grew up to its current member count of about 550 people, especially from Germany or German-speaking countries.
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The DTG was founded on [[August 1]], [[1997]] as a literary association. Since [[1998]] the domicile of the DTG is in Cologne. It steadily grew up to its current member count of about 550 people, especially from Germany or German-speaking countries.
  
 
== Gatherings ==
 
== Gatherings ==
  
The DTG organises a number of Tolkien events. Every year the ''Tolkien Thing'' (Tolkien Moot), a meeting of the DTG members, takes place in summer. The ''Tolkien Tage'' (Tolkien Days) are a weekend with seminars, lectures, games, performances and other activities for all Tolkien-fans. Since [[2004]] the ''Tolkien Seminar'' takes place yearly in different german cities. The ''Tolkien Seminar'' is somekind of academic convention, where german Tolkien-experts lecture and then dicuss with the participants about the same theme, based on Tolkien's works. A regional event is the ''Tolkien Stammtisch'' (Tolkien regulars' table). The meetings takes place regularly (usually once per month). The ''Tolkien Stammtisch'' is something like a regional representation of the DTG and allows potential members the first contact with the association.
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The DTG organises a number of Tolkien events:
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* ''[[Tolkien Thing]]'' ("Tolkien Moot") - A meeting of the DTG members. (once a year)
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* ''Tolkien Tage'' ("Tolkien Days") - A weekend with seminars, lectures, games, performances and other activities for all Tolkien-fans.
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* ''Tolkien Seminar'' (since [[2004]]) - Somekind of academic convention, where german Tolkien-experts lecture and then discuss with the other participants a common theme, based on Tolkien's works. (once a year)
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* ''Tolkien Stammtisch'' ("Tolkien regulars' table") - A regional event. The meetings ("Stammtische") take place regularly (usually once a month). The ''Tolkien Stammtisch'' is something like a regional representation of the DTG and allows potential members the first contact with the association.
  
 
== Publications ==
 
== Publications ==
  
Three times a year the DTG publishes its association magazine ''Der Flammifer von Westernis'' (including an English Summary). The most important publication is the scientific journal [[Hither Shore (Journal)|Hither Shore]]
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Three times a year the DTG publishes its association magazine ''Der Flammifer von Westernis'' (including an English Summary). The most important publication is the scientific journal [[Hither Shore (journal)|Hither Shore]] (bilingual).
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== External Links ==
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* [http://www.tolkiengesellschaft.de Official Website]
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[[Category:German organizations]]
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[[Category:Tolkien Societies]]
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Latest revision as of 09:23, 28 October 2011

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The Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft e.V. (shortened DTG) (German: "German Tolkien Society (incorporated society)") is the German Tolkien society.

Contents

[edit] History

The DTG was founded on August 1, 1997 as a literary association. Since 1998 the domicile of the DTG is in Cologne. It steadily grew up to its current member count of about 550 people, especially from Germany or German-speaking countries.

[edit] Gatherings

The DTG organises a number of Tolkien events:

  • Tolkien Thing ("Tolkien Moot") - A meeting of the DTG members. (once a year)
  • Tolkien Tage ("Tolkien Days") - A weekend with seminars, lectures, games, performances and other activities for all Tolkien-fans.
  • Tolkien Seminar (since 2004) - Somekind of academic convention, where german Tolkien-experts lecture and then discuss with the other participants a common theme, based on Tolkien's works. (once a year)
  • Tolkien Stammtisch ("Tolkien regulars' table") - A regional event. The meetings ("Stammtische") take place regularly (usually once a month). The Tolkien Stammtisch is something like a regional representation of the DTG and allows potential members the first contact with the association.

[edit] Publications

Three times a year the DTG publishes its association magazine Der Flammifer von Westernis (including an English Summary). The most important publication is the scientific journal Hither Shore (bilingual).

[edit] External Links