Charlemagne Blog

This blog accompanies the international Symposium “Charlemagne: les temps, les espaces, les hommes. Construction et déconstruction d’un règne”. This Symposium will take place in Paris on March 26-28, 2014 to commemorate the 1200th anniversary of Charlemagne’s death on January 28, 814. It has been organized by the German Historical Institute, Paris, and the following universities: […]

History of Knowledge – Research, Resources, and Perspectives

German Historical Institute in Washington, DC This blog serves as a venue for the exchange of ideas and information on the history of knowledge, a couple of posts are focused on German topics. It is edited by a team at the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC, but it depends on the engagement of many other […]

ZEFYS newspaper information system

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz Zeitungsinformationssystem (ZEFYS) provides currently more than 300.000 issues from 193 historical newspapers from Germany and foreign newspapers in German. The portal is especially focused on the 19th and early 20th centuries and provides access to, for example, Prussian newspapers or important newspapers of the former GDR. ZEFYS website

George Mosse’s Lectures on European Cultural History

This collection includes 37 lectures given by George L. Mosse in the Fall of 1982. The topic of these lectures is European Cultural History 1660–1870. They were recorded for the WHA -Radio Series, “University of the Air.” © 1982 University of Wisconsin Board of Regents

Deutsche Welle Documentary

DW Documentary assembles together high-class documentaries from German broadcasters and international production companies. Meet intriguing people, travel to distant lands, get a look behind the complexities of daily life and build a deeper understanding of current affairs and global events. Explore the world around you with DW Documentary

The Big Pond – Goethe Institut

In collaboration with radio producers and broadcasters from the US and Germany, the Goethe-Institut Washington produced 52 episodes for the podcast The Big Pond. Topics include music, sports, history, religion, language, and society convey a multifaceted image of life in Germany and in the US. 

Germany: Memories of a Nation

Neil MacGregor, “Germany: Memories of a German Nation”, 30 podcasts – 15 minutes each, podcast, BBC Radio 4, November 2014