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Körber History Forum

News Archive of the Körber History Forum

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On 18 & 19 May, Karoline Edtstadler, the Austrian Federal Minister for the EU and the Constitution, the historians Niall Ferguson and Olivette Otele and the author Geert Mak will discuss today's crises from a historical perspective at this year's Körber History Forum.

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In Belarus, citizens have been demonstrating for democratic reforms since August 2020. The government and authorities are taking massive action against the protests and the rest of Europe remains predominantly in the role of spectator. Belarusian philosopher Olga Shparaga on protests, democracy and diaspora.

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Podcast

Historian Stephan Malinowski on the role of the German nobility in establishing Nazi rule, the myths surrounding the resistance of 20 July 1944 and the current debate sparked by the restitution claims of the House of Hohenzollern.

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Podcast

Historian Jörn Leonhard discusses the conflicted past and current relations between France and Germany. To what extent does the image of a Franco-German lead in the EU still hold up today? And, apart from high-flying emotions, how much political calculation defines the political agendas between Paris and Berlin?

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Podcast

Joachim Telgenbüscher on the opportunities and challenges of history education in the digital sphere.

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The corona pandemic in 2020 upset plans for commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Gabriele Woidelko explains the variety of topics of digital remembrance activities and the chances of digital formats on the basis of the work of the Körber Foundation.

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