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The Idea

The Körber History Forum is an international discussion forum, held annually in Berlin, that addresses current conflicts and political challenges with regard to the respective historical background. 200 participants are invited: actors from politics, science and public life, intellectuals and opinion leaders from Germany, other European countries and the USA. The objective is to promote international understanding of the political dimension of history.

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While the topics ranged from „flight and integration as challenges for Europe“ to „Russia and the West in the era of new armament“, the core question of this year’s Körber History Forum was whether Europe is breaking up. Ivan Krastev, chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, gave answers during his opening keynote.

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Britain's imperial past will be a topic at this year's Körber History Forum on May 28th and 29th in Berlin. In an interview with the Körber Foundation, Gurminder K. Bhambra, Professor of Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies at the University of Sussex, explained what the legacy of the Empire means for Britain today.

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The passing of the so-called “Holocaust-Law” in February 2018 confronted Poland’s national conservative government with criticism. In an interview with the Körber Foundation, Dariusz Stola, director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, gave an assessment of recent developments.

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Are we witnessing the demise of a common vision of Europe? Looking back at previous experiences can provide orientation for the future. Ivan Krastev, Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, will open the Körber History Forum 2018 by examining the current and historic rifts in Europe.

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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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