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

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 […]

Worldwide Worldwide Remarque

Erich Maria Remarque-Friedenszentrum Osnabrück The exhibition Worldwide Worldwide Remarque at the Erich Maria Remarque Peace Center in Osnabrück documents the current worldwide presence of Erich Maria Remarque’s work in various media since 1998. The “object of the week” introduces this representation, for example, in short films, art work, publications, or music. Visit the exhibition

Europeana collections

Europeana Foundation, The Hague, Netherlands Europeana provides access to millions of books, music, maps, manuscripts, newspapers, artworks and more – accessible with search and filter tools. The portal hosts also online exhibitions and a blog. Europena site

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

DOMid Virtual Migration Museum

DOMiD Virtual Migration Museum

DOMiD Virtual Migration Museum The DOMiD Virtual Migration Museum aims to tell the story of migration with the help of 3D virtualization. Visitors to the site can explore fictional urban landscapes set in three different time period. As they move through the city, they can enter different virtual buildings that each have their own themes. […]

Interactive World War I Timeline

National WWI Museum and Memorial, Kansas City, MO This interactive timeline covers events from 1914 to 1920 and combines dates with sources like pictures, media coverage, objects and photographs. Interactive World War I Timeline

Chronicle of the Berlin Wall: A Multimedia Documentation 1961 to 1989/90

Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschungen, Potsdam The events surrounding the construction and fall of the Berlin Wall up to the political reunification of Germany are reconstructed and illustrated by using documents, film and audio material, photographs and eyewitness interviews. Chronicle of the Berlin Wall website