Comic-Plakate im U-Bahnhof Bernauer Straße erinnern an die Tunnelflucht von 57 Menschen.

Early Attempts at the Historical Documentation of the Holocaust

'Early Attempts at the Historical Documentation of the Holocaust’ workshop to be held at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest, Hungary on November 27-28, 2012.

Conference/CfP: Imagining Peace 1914-1918. Representations-Media-Political Visions in Comparative Perspective

The First World War brought mass violence and killing on a scale and scope that was unprecedented at least in the modern era.

New Teaching Materials on the Genocide of the Roma and Sinti

In November 2012 and November 2013 a group of 25 multipliers will be invited to come to two consecutive seminars.

Crossing borders with history. Experiences and perspectives of the teaching of history

The Trentino IPRASE (Provincial Institute for Educational Research and Experimentation), the University of Trento, the Fondazione Museo Storico del Trentino (Trentino History Museum Foundation), th

World War II, Nazi Crimes, and the Holocaust in the USSR


In the past decade, three related fields, each interdisciplinary in its own right, have developed exponentially but sometimes in isolation: the study of wartime Stalinism, the study of the Nazi occ

CFP: Radio and the Challenge of Cold War

As a global ideological fight, the Cold War requires new propagandistic means to promote political, economical, cultural and religious ideals on a large scale.

18th workshop on history and memory of NS concentration camps

First launched in 1994, the annual "workshop on history and memory of NS concentration camps" is a self-organized research framework run by Ph.D. candidates and former participants.

Conference: Emotions and the History of Modern Anti-Semitism

In his famous book, Anti-Semite and Jew (1946), the French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) described anti-Semitism as "something quite other than an idea": it was a "passio

Before the Holocaust had its name. Early confrontations of the Nazi mass murder of the Jews.

For a long time, traditional historiography has assumed that the end of the Second World War was soon followed by a silent agreement by all concerned to cast a veil of silence over the murder of mi

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