Archives of the Akademie der Künste

Akademie der Künste Berlin

Akademie der Künste, Berlin The Archives of the Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts) are considered the most important interdisciplinary archives for modernist art and culture in German-speaking countries. The Archives are entrusted with the core task of acquiring important art and cultural history archives, as well as collections and art works from all areas […]

CineGraph: Resources for the History of Cinema

CineGraph

CineGraph e.V., Hamburg Resources for research on the history of German language cinema, including links to databases, archives, museums, individuals, film criticism, and film music. The links provided include both German and English resources. Visit the site

1968 in der deutschen Literaturwissenschaft

1968 in der deutschen Literaturwissenschaft

Edited by Sabine Koloch at Literaturkritik.de A special edition of the website Literaturkritik.de about the crisis in Germanistik surrounding the events of 1968 in German literature. The collection includes scholarly articles, witness testimony, commentaries, and ancillary documents. Visit the Site

Documentation Center of the Reichsparteitag Grounds in Nuremberg

Document Center Nuremberg

City of Nuremberg (Stadt Nürnberg) Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände Nürnberg (also available in English) provides visitors with an overview of the history of National Socialism with pictures and ancillary teaching material. Main Site: German | English Exhibition and Materials on National Socialism: German

Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek

Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin The aim of the German Digital Library (DDB) is to give everyone free access to the cultural and scientific heritage of Germany via the Internet – to millions of books, archives, pictures, sculptures, pieces of music and other audio documents, films and sheet music. As the central national portal, the DDB […]

Compromised Identities: Reflections on Perpetration and Complicity under Nazism

Centre for Collective Violence, Holocaust and Genocide Studies,Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London “Compromised Identities?” explores how perpetration and complicity are represented and understood both at the time and later. The page with its eight main topics also features images, documents, a film collection, objects and an interactive map. Visit the Compromised Identities website

Austrian Heritage Archive

Verein GEDENKDIENST – Verein für historisch-politische Bildungsarbeit und internationalen Dialog, Wien The Austrian Heritage Archive (AHA) collects video and audio interviews with Jewish Austrian emigrés who fled to the USA or Palestine/Israel during the National Socialist period or immediately afterwards. The interviews are presented in their edited form and are accompanied by biographical documents and […]

Music in Berlin, 1870-1910: An Empire for Absolute Music

Sanna Pederson, University of Oklahoma, Norman “An Empire for Absolute Music” focuses on concerts of instrumental music during the Kaiserzeit – when the most celebrated piano and violin virtuosos lived and taught in Berlin, frequently described as the musical capital of the world. Short blog posts introduce protagonists and events presented with images, documents and […]

Erinnerungsorte der Sozialdemokratie

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung / Archiv der Sozialen Demokratie, Bonn “Places of Remembrance of German Social Democracy” offers two main features: a map and a ‘journey through time,’ including documents, images and movies from the more than 150 years history of the SPD, unions and organizations of the workers movement. The content is accessible via a […]

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