Welcome to celebrate Birger Forell 125 years

Borås
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Birger Forell is the Borås Priest who founded the German city of Espelkamp, ​​a city Borås today has a partnership with. He was deeply committed to helping prisoners of war and refugees at the end of and after the Second World War

Riget. On September 22, we celebrate that this year is 125 years since Birger Forell was born.

Program

22/9 at 11.30-12.30 Lecture Johan Sundeen, University of Borås

A life for Germany: Antinazist and reconstruction architect Birger Forell 1893-1958.

22/9 at 13.45-14.30 Lecture Klaus Loscher, University of Borås

Studies and caregivers behind barbed wire - Birger Forell and Norton Camp. Klaus Loscher is a priest and theology dr from Bayreuth, Germany. He has been doctored with a dissertation on Forell's efforts for German prisoners of war in England.

22/9 at 16.00-17.30 Concert with Härlanda Chamber Marker led by David Molin, Caroli Church

Place:The lectures are at the University and the concert in the evening in Caroli church

Collaboration between the Swedish Church Borås, Sensus, Borås City and Borås University.

Read more about Birger Forell:

https://www.svenskakyrkan.se/boras/borasprasten-som-grundade-en-tysk-stad

Read more about Borås City Partner Partnerships:

https://www.boras.se/kommunochpolitik/samarbetenochnatverk/vanochpartnerskapsorter.4.6a80e56d15869d0d313f1459.html