Server for digital historical maps

Leibniz Institut für Europäische Geschichte, Mainz Maps on German history cover a period from the 14th century to the 2000s, including economic topics, streets or the German regional / federal territories. Animated maps show the development of railroads and shipping or the shifting borders of Prussia in the 19th and 20th century. Server for digital […]

German History Intersections (launch Fall 2020)

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC German History Intersections is a new source-based digital project that examines three broad themes – migration, knowledge and education, and “Germanness” – from 1500 to the present. The project aims to move beyond traditional period-driven history, situate Germans and Germany within larger transnational contexts, and use digital media to bring […]

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

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