Visit of the Lord Mayor on August 10, 2021
Prof. Dr. Manfred Schukowski delivers an explanation of the Astronomical Clock for Lord Mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen and Hans-Curt Köster (owner of the publishing house Langewiesche Nachfolger KG)
Prof. Dr. Manfred Schukowski and Lord Mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen in front of the Astronomical Clock
Lord Mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen peeks into the clockwork
Lord Mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen and Prof. Dr. Manfred Schukowski look at the clockwork
Hans-Curt Köster (owner of the publishing house Langewiesche Nachfolger KG) delivers his address in front of the Astronomical Clock
Lord Mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen presents to Prof. Dr. Manfred Schukowski a special copy of the third edition of his book with a slipcase made for the occasion
Cantor Karl-Bernardin Kropf, on behalf of the congregation, congratulates Prof. Dr. Manfred Schukowski with a bouquet
Visit of the Minister on September 20, 2021

On Sept.  20, 2021 the Minister for Education, Science and Culture for Mecklenburg-Hither Pomerania, Bettina Martin, visited at the Rostock Astronomical Clock. Prof. Schukowski was delighted to personally explain the clock to her.

 

Jochen Schulte, Member of the State Parliament, listens to the explanations
Minister Martin and Prof. Schukowski at the main clockwork. Photo: WF

Pictures on this page: Fedor Mitschke (5), Wolfgang Fehlberg (1)

 

Symposium "Medieval Astronomical Monumental Clocks" 2022
The Symposium "Mittelalterliche Astronomische Großuhren" (Medieval Astronomical Monumental Clocks) was held Oktober 28-30, 2022 in Rostock. Here, the symposium poster on an advertising pillar across St. Mary's Church. This picture: Wolfgang Fehlberg, all following pictures: Berthold Brinkmann.
Pastor Dr. Reinhard Scholl greets the attendees in St. Mary's Church
Prof. Dr. Manfred Schukowski explains the astronomical clock
Master clockmaker Helmut Langner during his presentation
Coffee break discussions
Animated discussions over dinner
A session of talks was held in City Council Hall
During this session several important European astronomical clocks were presented in detail; here, the Clock in Strasbourg
Lunch break in City Hall foyer.
The afternoon session of the 2nd day was held in the university's Main Auditorium
University rector Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schareck addresses the audience
At vthe evening reception in City Hall: City council president Regine Lück greets the participants
Events on day three were again held in St. Mary's Church
While the automaton is running, everyone looks up
At the conference office in City Hall's main lobby
The presenter of the Symposium, Cornelia Heller, greets the participants
Attendees follow the explanations of Prof. Dr. Manfred Schukowski in front of the clock
Building researcher Dr. Tilo Schöfbeck during his presentation
Coffee break discussions
Animated discussions over dinner
During this session several important European astronomical clocks were presented in detail; here, the Prague Astronomical Clock
During this session several important European astronomical clocks were presented in detail; here, the "Zytglogge" in Bern
Participants at the memorial for the eminent astronomer Tycho Brahe, who was a student in Rostock
In the Main Auditorium of Rostock University
Prof. Dr. Jörg Haspel delivers his presentation
During the reception in City Hall: Prof. Dr. Manfred Schukowski in conversation
Heike Tröger explains the movement
Time to say Good Bye...