Site of the Event
Zunfthaus zur Schmiden
Marktgasse 20, 8001 Zurich
The opening lecture and dinner on Friday, October 27 will be held at the “Zunfthaus zur Schmiden” (Guild House for Blacksmiths), a beautiful city palace located since 1412 at “Marktgasse 20, close to the Limmat River in the heart of old Zurich. The sumptuous late- Gothic Guildhall and the historic rooms with style, warm hospitality and tradition will make you feel welcome. It is a special privilege to celebrate the Zurich Lecture Series at this grand location.
Friday, October 27, 5:30 pm: Reception; 6:15pm: Lecture; 7:15-9:00pm: Three-Course Dinner.
Location: the historic Zunfthaus zur Schmiden, Marktgasse 20, 8001 Zürich.
at St.Peter’s Church St. Peter-Hofstatt 6, 8001 Zurich
More lectures will follow on Saturday, October 28 at the Lavatersaal located at St. Peter’s Church. The Lavatersaal is in a classic 18th century building that belongs to St. Peter’s Church, which boasts the largest clock face in Europe. The house is named after Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801), a good friend of Goethe’s and whom Goethe visited several times at this location.