Wir sind dabei!

August 1, 2020 Over the course of the summer, for a couple of hours every Friday afternoon, we came together as a team via Zoom to plan and plot out the Collaboratory. There were many questions. What should it do? Who is our audience? How can we address our disciplinary differences and represent the field […]

German History in Documents and Images

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC German History in Documents and Images is a comprehensive collection of primary source materials–documents, images, but also maps, caricatures or graphics-documenting Germany’s political, social, and cultural history from 1500 to the present. German History in Documents and Images website

100 Years First World War

Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Leipzig / Frankfurt am Main The virtual exhibition “100 Years First World War” visualizes the First World War Collection of the German National Library – mainly printed sources such as propaganda posters or satirical illustrations from German journals, but also photographs – and covers the period from 1914 to 1919, including the revolution […]

Prague Shared and Divided

Multikulturní centrum Praha Prague Shared and Divided (Praha sdílená a rozdělená) challenges the commonly held view of Prague as a city of a single nation. Prague is shown as a city shared by Czech- and German-speaking people whose fragile identities were not defined by space only, but rather by their language, the time they lived […]

German History Maps, 1500-1870

Helmut Walser Smith, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN A collection of maps – some interactive, some are archival, others are fashioned by the author using ArcGIS. This collection is one of three.  German History Maps, 1500-1870 website

Black Central Europe

The website Black Central Europe aims to render visible what has long been invisible: the history of Black people in Central Europe. The site includes source collections in English and German, organized by time period, interactive maps, links to activist organizations, and teaching resources. Black Central Europe website