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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. App. 200 participants will be 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.

Körber History Forum 2018

The next Körber History Forum will take place in Berlin on 28 and 29 May, 2018. It will bring together 200 leading actors from politics, science and public life, intellectuals and opinion leaders from Germany, Europe and the Middle East. This year’s interdisciplinary and international debates of the political dimesion of history will focus on the imminent threat and the historical roots of Europe’s division, flight and integration as a challenge for Europe, Russia and the West in the era of a “new Cold War”, Turkish Neo-Ottomanism, the legacy of the First World War and the connection between democracy and the promise of prosperity.

Speakers and Moderators

Agenda (PDF)

News


News

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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News

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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Review

2017

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Körber History Forum 2017

2016

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Körber History Forum 2016

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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