Synagogen in Deutschland

Synagogen

University of Darmstadt The project Synagogen in Deutschland: Eine virtuelle Rekonstruktion explores the digital reconstruction of historical synagogues in Germany that were destroyed by the Nazis. The project has chosen to focus on 15 synagogues in Berlin, Dortmund, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, Kaiserslautern, Köln, Leipzig, München, Nürnberg, Plauen, and Stuttgart. Visit the site While many […]

DigBib.Org

DigBib.Org

DigBib.org offers a wide range of digitized German-language literary works. Some of the authors featured here are Lessing, Kafka, Schiller, Goethe, and others. All works are available as PDF documents and are provided as open access documents without copyright. View the site

Lexikon der Filmbegriffe

Lexikon der Filmbegriffe

University of Kiel Designed as an aid for everyday use by film scholars, cineastes, and those curious about films, the Lexicon of Film Terms offers definitions for over 7,000 terms broken down by field. Each entry provides a reliable overview of an object or term and provides additional explanations, references, and historical features regarding the […]

The Avalon Project

Avalon Project at Yale

Yale Law School, New Haven, CT The Avalon Project at Yale University offers a complete set of the transcripts from the International Military Tribunal for Germany (the Nuremberg Trials). Users can look through each of the virtual archive boxes or jump to a curated set of key documents. Visit the Site

Moments in Time 1989/1990

Moments in Time

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Bonn and Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin Moments in Time 1989/1990 (Wir waren so frei…) is a bi-lingual website offering an archive of everyday life and major events from the years 1989 and 1990 in East Germany. The project was put together by the Federal Agency for Political Education and the German Museum […]

Federal Agency for Civic Education

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Bonn The Federal Agency for Civic Education is a federal public authority providing citizenship education and information on political issues for all people in Germany. The wide-ranging and extensive website includes articles, explanatory videos, documentaries, teaching resources, and much more. Of special note may be the free downloadable publications such as […]

German Resistance Memorial Center

Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand

Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand, Berlin The German Resistance Memorial Center explores the role of individuals and groups who took action against National Socialism between 1933 and 1945. The site includes access to a range of documents, exhibits, publications, a podcast series called “Red Orchestra” and a smartphone app about Berlin history. English | German Visit the […]

Queer as German Folk

Gay as German Folk

Schwules Museum, Berlin and the Goethe Institute, New York On the night of June 27th 1969, police stormed into New York’s Stonewall Inn once again. But on this occasion, it was one time too many: Stonewall’s queer patrons defended themselves against routine harassment. Decades of pent up anger then erupted in a days-long uprising on […]

East Germany Images

East Germany Images

DDRBildarchiv.de, Berlin A press image database from photojournalists active in East Germany prior to 1990 and the five new federal states after 1990. The database has over 40,000 images to search on a wide range of topics. All images are watermarked, but can be licensed for use in print or web publications. English | German […]

The German Graphic Novel

German Graphic Novel

Modern Language Association A web resource for instructors of German language and culture and graphic novel enthusiasts. The blog includes featured works, reviews, and instructional resources. View the site