Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek

Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin The aim of the German Digital Library (DDB) is to give everyone free access to the cultural and scientific heritage of Germany via the Internet – to millions of books, archives, pictures, sculptures, pieces of music and other audio documents, films and sheet music. As the central national portal, the DDB […]

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

Austrian Heritage Archive

Verein GEDENKDIENST – Verein für historisch-politische Bildungsarbeit und internationalen Dialog, Wien The Austrian Heritage Archive (AHA) collects video and audio interviews with Jewish Austrian emigrés who fled to the USA or Palestine/Israel during the National Socialist period or immediately afterwards. The interviews are presented in their edited form and are accompanied by biographical documents and […]

Erinnerungsorte der Sozialdemokratie

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung / Archiv der Sozialen Demokratie, Bonn “Places of Remembrance of German Social Democracy” offers two main features: a map and a ‘journey through time,’ including documents, images and movies from the more than 150 years history of the SPD, unions and organizations of the workers movement. The content is accessible via a […]

Sexualities, Ethnicity, Class: Reinterpreting the Holocaust

Anna HájkováUniversity of Warwick (UK) An advanced undergraduate course (a full-year module) on the history of the Holocaust, with a particular focus on race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, age, identity, and ethical choices. Visit the course site here. Image source: This image was provided to Wikimedia Commons by the German Federal Archive (Deutsches Bundesarchiv) as […]

<em>Ekstase und Elend</em>, a German Cultural History Reader and Website

Ekstase und Elend is a freely accessible, multimedia website designed for an intermediate-to-advanced German-language course on the cultural history of German-speaking Central Europe in the twentieth-century. Presenting an inclusive history including women’s history, LGBTQ+ history, Germans of Color, and other historically underrepresented groups, the website features an interactive, multimedia timeline and links to key primary […]

Citizenship, Violence and Race: Germans and Africans in Colonial and Postcolonial Encounters

Robbie AitkenSheffield Hallam University This course is aimed at advanced level undergraduate students. It makes use of a wide variety of primary materials to examine a history of interactions between Africans and Germans and the consequences of this interaction. Students will be introduced to aspects of post-colonial theory, constructions of blackness and race, and debates […]

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 […]

The Avalon Project

Avalon Project at Yale

Yale Law School, New Haven, CT The Avalon Project at Yale University offers a complete set of the transcripts from the International Military Tribunal for Germany (the Nuremberg Trials). Users can look through each of the virtual archive boxes or jump to a curated set of key documents. Visit the Site

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