Wir sind ELSE EDELSTAHL, Veranstalterin der Bohème Sauvage und ARNE KRASTING, Historiker und Gründer von ZeitReisen. Wir teilen eine große Leidenschaft: DIE ZWANZIGER JAHRE – die Zeit der Weimarer Republik – in all ihren Facetten, in all ihren Irren und Wirren. Listen to the podcasts here.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
September 23, 2020 I never expected Albert Einstein to figure into my scholarship. Like most people, I suspect, Einstein evoked two images for me. First, E = mc2, the mass-energy equivalence published within his Annus Mirabilis papers of 1905. Second, the iconic Arthur Sasse photo of him sticking out his tongue in 1951. But, much […]
September 17, 2020 Most programs in German Studies or German Language offer some form of “German” survey film courses, often taught in English and with high enrollments. These courses often reinforce a limited understanding of what “counts” as German film production and ignore the transnational realities of filmmakers, film production, and film theory. Occasionally theory […]
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.