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The Idea

Historical knowledge and context are essential to understand the current conflicts and challenges. Therefore, the Körber History Forum focusses on the impact of the past on the politics of today.

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Körber History Forum 2019

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As a necessary measure to contain the Corona virus, the Körber History Forum 2020 has been cancelled. Our goal of discussing the political dimension of history and the historical dimension of politics remains. Especially in times of crisis, it is important to stay in touch with each other and to jointly find ways to disarm history.

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Past, present and future challenges of the Middle East will be a key topic at this year’s Körber History Forum. Bernd Vogenbeck, Körber-Stiftung, spoke with acclaimed British historian James Barr about how internal and external designs clashed in the region and continue to generate tensions today.

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In a speech delivered at a CIS meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin intimated that Poland shared a historic complicity in the outbreak of World War Two. The ensuing international outcry went beyond a contained discord in Russian-Polish relations. Bernd Vogenbeck, Körber-Stiftung, spoke with Claudia Weber, expert in Eastern European History.

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The Körber History Reflection Group convened in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv. In his opening keynote the publicist and historian of East Central Europe, Karl Schlögel, sets out how the past and present of Ukraine are both inspiration and obligation to European society.

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Contact

Gabriele Woidelko
Head of Department History and Politics
Phone +49 • 40 • 80 81 92 - 160
E-Mail woidelko@koerber-stiftung.de
Twitter @Woidelko

Kirsten Elvers
Programme Manager
Körber History Forum

Phone +49 • 40 • 80 81 92 - 164
E-Mail elvers@koerber-stiftung.de

Bernd Vogenbeck
Programme Manager
Körber History Forum

Phone +49 • 40 • 80 81 92 - 235
E-Mail vogenbeck@koerber-stiftung.de

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