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

Postcolonial Potsdam Audio Guide

Postcolonial Potsdam

Weltweiterdenken, e.V., Stuttgart Postcolonial Potsdam offers an interactive audio guide that tells the story of traces of colonialism in Potsdam. Statues, buildings, paintings or plants point to colonial entanglements when you look closely. The rotary of the Oranges in Sanssouci Park, for example, reveals connections between Prussia and the Netherlands. This friendship symbolizes the beginning […]

Talks of the Black German Heritage & Research Association

Black German Heritage

Black German Heritage & Research Association The Black German Heritage and Research Association documents, supports, and promotes activities of and scholarship on Black people in Germany and Black Germans in the United States. It hosts a biannual conference and videos of past keynotes and talks are available under “Past Conferences” tab. Visit the site

Kulturlabor: Lectures and Roundtables of the Institute for Cultural Inquiry

Institute for Cultural Inquiry

Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin Founded in 2006 the ICI Berlin is an independent center for culture and research hosting a variety of public events on a wide range of topics (exploring the productive confrontation of diverse cultures) in different formats including lectures, performances, conferences, art events, and readings. Lecture and roundtable videos are accessible on […]

Podcast Series #Nachwort

Hamburgs postkoloniales Erbe

Universität Hamburg Podcast series #Nachwort focusing on connections between colonial legacies and power structures of the present. It is part of the project “Virtuelles Partizipationslabor zur (post-)kolonialen Erinnerungskultur in Hamburg” by the Universität Hamburg. The 6th podcast features an interview with political scientist and activist Joshua Kwesi Aikins on decolonizing Berlin’s cityscape. #6 Nachwort: Joshua Kwesi Aikins – Die Dekolonisierung des Stadtbildes: […]