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Körber History Forum
   

Körber History Forum

In an age of growing political, national and religious divisions, historical orientation and reckoning with our past are central to dealing with current conflicts. The Körber History Forum focuses on the impact of the past on the politics of the present at a European and global level. Through online and in-person activities, we bring experts and practitioners together, sharing knowledge and enabling dialogue.

European Security

What Can Policy-Makers Learn from History?

Five authors from Germany, France, Poland, Russia, and the United States explain what role different historical experiences play in dealing with current challenges in European security policy. How can historical thinking contribute to a better understanding and handling of the present?

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Russia's war against Ukraine marks a “Zeitenwende” for Western security order. Can historical thinking help to analyze and solve current problems more clearly? The e-paper “European Security: How Policy-Relevant is History?” demonstrate how and where history can help us to better respond to the uncertainties of the present and how future political...

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Europe is mirrored in Ukraine. That was the main point Karl Schlögel, historian of Central and Eastern Europe, already made at the opening of a conference hosted by Körber-Stiftung in the Western Ukrainian city of Lviv in autumn 2019. Back then, he also already named all major driving factors of the current Russian war against Ukraine.

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Previous Conferences

Körber History Forum 2021

   

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Körber History Forum 2021

Körber History Forum 2019

   

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Körber History Forum 2019

Körber History Forum 2018

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Körber History Forum 2018

Körber History Forum 2017

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Körber History Forum 2017

Körber History Forum 2016

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Körber History Forum 2016

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

    Twitter @KoerberHistory

    Florian Bigge
    Programme Manager
    Körber History Forum

    +49 • 40 • 80 81 92 - 180
    bigge@koerber-stiftung.de

    Alma Gretenkord
    Programme Manager
    Körber History Forum

    +49 • 40 • 80 81 92 - 247
    gretenkord@koerber-stiftung.de

    Podcast

    Die Darstellungen von Geschichte in Video Games beeinflussen unsere Perspektive auf Geschichte und werden doch noch zu wenig als Kulturgut ernst genommen. Welche Chance bieten Videogames für eine kritische Auseinandersetzung mit Geschichte? Der Historiker Nico Nolden gibt Einblicke in die spannende Welt der Geschichte und Erinnerung in digitalen Spielen.

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