Jochen HungUniversity of UtrechtDept. of History & Art History “The Experience of Modernity: A Cultural History of Interwar Germany” is a graduate (Master’s-level) course on the Weimar Republic. Image source: By Gartenhallenbad_Fechenheim_Ostseite_03012010.JPG: Urmelbeauftragter, Jürgen Heegmann, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10794231
Adam BlacklerUniversity of Wyoming An upper-division, undergraduate history course on the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. One of the main assignments is research project using newspapers and the USHMM’s “History Unfolded” project. Image: By United States Army Signal Corps photographer – Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University , Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13280228
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.
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 […]
Holocaust Lesson Plans and Learning Resources – UCL Holocaust Education Centre https://www.holocausteducation.org.uk/teacher-resources/materials/ Project of the Centre for Holocaust Education at UCL (University College London). Includes classroom and online materials as well as resources for subject knowledge and pedagogical guidance. Designed for secondary schools but materials are useful for higher ed as well. Image: UCL Holocaust […]
https://reimaginebelonging.de/projekte/unerhoerte/ Reimagine Belonging is a collaborative project focusing on the US and Germany as countries of immigration. It provides teaching materials focusing on three thematic areas: Migration, Racism, and Identity and Belonging. Website includes extensive lesson plans, worksheets, a glossary, useful links, etc.
Students are assigned an imaginary person in postwar Germany — an “avatar” — and narrate that individual’s life over 60 years through a series of short assignments.
In this assignment, students spend one class session as the 1930 Reichstag, debating the question, “Germany, what now?” They are assigned to different political parties and must defend their solutions to the country’s problems.
Students read an article by Gavriel Rosenfeld on the image of Hitler and then conduct original research to analyze how American newspapers interpreted Mussolini.
This assignment ask students to examine local newspapers for information, reports, and opinions about 39 different Holocaust-era events and then submit articles they find to a national database at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies (USHMM).