Virtual Transatlantic Town Halls

American Council on Germany, Wunderbar Together The [Virtual]Transatlantic Town Halls: German-American Mayors Forum are hour-long conversations, each with one German mayor and one U.S. mayor, providing the mayors with an opportunity to discuss how their cities have adapted due to the pandemic and how their communities are rethinking plans for the future based on both new challenges and […]

Priscilla Layne on Afrofuturism

Institute of Art and Humanities, University of North Caroline, Chapel Hill Associate Professor Priscilla Layne talks about her latest research on Afro-German Afrofuturism in literature and theater. Watch the talk here.

Black Lives Matter in German History

Institute for Historical Research, London, Modern German History Seminar Research in Black German Studies has been underway for decades, but this year has seen new urgency and wider attention, partially triggered by the Black Lives Matter movement in the US and partially by homegrown violence and racism against minorities in the UK and elsewhere in […]

Tage der Jüdisch-Muslimischen Leitkultur

Vom 3. Oktober bis 9. November 2020 finden der dezentrale Kongress “Tage der Jüdisch-Muslimischen Leitkultur” in Theatern und Institutionen im gesamten deutschsprachigen Raum statt. Zentrales Anliegen der TdJML ist die Suche nach einer neuen Erzählung für die plurale und postmigrantische deutsche Gegenwart. Im 30. Jahr der sogenannten Wiedervereinigung, 20. Jahr des Debattierens einer „deutschen Leitkultur“ […]

What Happened Here in the Summer of 1940

Berlin and Annondale on the Hudson, NY In a series of six interrelated short videos of roughly 12 minutes each, author and disability activist Kenny Fries reads excerpts from his forthcoming book Stumbling over History: Disability and the Holocaust. The readings are supplemented by personal and historical photographs from his visits to the six Aktion […]

Gresham College Lectures by Richard Evans

Gresham College, Cambridge A collection of online lectures by Professor Sir Richard Evans on topics ranging from time and space in the Victorian era to the white plague (tuberculosis) and history of the Weimar Republic.

A History of Eugenics

USHMM, Washington DC These 20-minute lectures feature renowned scholars from Holocaust studies and beyond. In the lectures, scholars discuss primary sources that illuminate topics using photographs, propaganda, diaries, short films, and artwork drawn from the Museum’s vast collection and other sources. This page will be updated as more lectures are produced. This video covers the history […]

Alexandra Garbarini on Holocaust Diaries

USHMM, Washington DC These 20-minute lectures feature renowned scholars from Holocaust studies and beyond. In the lectures, scholars discuss primary sources that illuminate topics using photographs, propaganda, diaries, short films, and artwork drawn from the Museum’s vast collection and other sources. This page will be updated as more lectures are produced. Dr. Alexandra Garbarini, Professor of […]

Daniel Magilow on Holocaust Photography

USHMM, Washington DC These 20-minute video lectures feature renowned scholars from Holocaust studies and beyond. In the lectures, scholars discuss primary sources that illuminate topics using photographs, propaganda, diaries, short films, and artwork drawn from the Museum’s vast collection and other sources. This page will be updated as more lectures are produced. Dr. Daniel Magilow, Professor […]

Center for German and European Studies Online

Center for German and European Studies Online, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA CGES Online invites you to a new series of virtual events. We will cover current developments of international relevance and welcome you to stay informed and critical during the world-wide crises we are facing. CGES Online events are held as webinars on Zoom. In order […]