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Adalbert Stifter Verein e.V. (Adalbert Stifter Association)
The Adalbert Stifter Association cultivates and promotes German-Czech dialogue. It keeps the German-Bohemian cultural heritage alive and contributes to a better knowledge of the common culture and its European contexts.
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Since the 19th century, numerous Copernicus monuments have been built around the world. Even today, new sites of remembrance honoring the astronomer emerge, especially in Poland. Each site has a unique agenda, narrative, and background.
Das Südostdeutsche Kulturwerk (SOKW) in München (“The Southeast German Cultural Society [SOKW] in Munich”)
How does an institute deal with its 70th anniversary when, from today's point of view, its founding involved a number of problematic aspects? This is the question that the Institute for German Culture and History in South-eastern Europe (IKGS) is currently grappling with. In this research project,...
Emil Orlik (1870–1932) was one of the most famous and versatile Czech artists of the turn of the century. He was known primarily as a graphic artist and draftsman whose artistic work ranged between realism and art nouveau. His extensive oeuvre includes drawings of famous contemporary musicians and composers – whom Orlik also liked to show practicing their art.
Research project | Publication project
This project focuses on the observation of displaced persons' organizations and functionaries by the socialist intelligence services.
Volksgenosse oder Feind des Volkes? ("Comrade or enemy of the people?")
Black Sea Germans experienced two dictatorships during the Second World War: In one they were persecuted as "enemies of the people", in the other they are considered as "members of the nation". In a joint exhibition, the Odessa Regional History Museum and the Museum for Russian-German Cultural...
Infrastructure project | Disaster Management Project | Pilot project
“Thinking outside the box”
Storms, floods and fires pose a significant risk for archives, libraries and museums. For three specialized libraries in Munich, joint prevention measures and structures for coherent emergency management were recently established in order to enable them to better support each other before and in...