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German, Polish, Silesian, European? Identity and memory are complex, constantly changing and not always easy to put into words. So it’s just as well that they become the focus of attention for one week as part of "Academia Silesia" at the HAUS SCHLESIEN!
Collection of the Silesian Museum of Görlitz
Glassware, paintings, mementos – the Silesian Museum of Görlitz houses a diverse collection dating from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. The regional focus of the collection is Silesia.
Archive | Library holdings | Holding
Collections and holdings of HAUS SCHLESIEN
Everyday objects, art, literature, customs, knowledge, and much more: these are all cultural assets that hold a very special meaning for people. They are preserved in archives, libraries and museums where they are made accessible to future generations. Sometimes they can also be found in unexpected...
Complete collection of research materials of the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe – Institute of the Leibniz Association
The Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe - Institute of the Leibniz Association is home to an extensive and diverse range of collections relating to East Central Europe, including a library with a music and press collection together with an image archive and a document and...
Digitalization project | Research project
Deutsche und polnische Akteure der Neuen Ökonomischen Politik (NĖP) ("German and Polish Actors of the New Economic Policy [NĖP]")
The Martin Opitz Library and the Viadrina University are currently cooperating in a project on document digitization, which is to be supplemented by an electronic thematic module on nationality policy and territorialization processes in Soviet Ukraine. Both are topics that, since the Crimean Crisis...
Divided Loyalties political and cultural Orientations in the First World War
An international conference of the Institute for German Culture and History of Southeast Europe at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (IKGS) and the National Yuriy Fedkovych University Chernivtsi/Czernivtsi, Ukraine.
Documentation Center for Displacement, Expulsion, Reconciliation
The Documentation Center offers exhibitions, a library and a testimony archive, tours, workshops and events. The Center provides information about the causes, dimensions and consequences of displacement, expulsion and forced migration in the past and present. Particular focus is on the displacement...
Halbjahresschrift für Geschichte und Zeitgeschehen in Zentral- und Südosteuropa (“Biannual Journal for History and Culture in Central and South East Europe”)
Now with a new publisher, the "Halbjahresschrift" (“Biannual Journal for History and Culture in Central and South East Europe”, HJS) is back! But its purpose remains the same: The systematic and academic examination of authoritarian regimes in Central and South East Europe and their...
Holdings and collections of the Documentation Center for Displacement, Expulsion, Reconciliation
The scientific library of the Documentation Center for Displacement, Expulsion, Reconciliation includes German and foreign language books, newspapers and magazines as well as digital media on the topic of forced migrations in the 20th and 21st centuries in Europe. In addition to a contemporary...
Humanity and ‚Humanities‘
Within the framework of two lecture panels and a round table, the central challenges that the war in Ukraine poses for the humanities will be presented and discussed. Taking the example of the Ukrainian University of Chernivtsi/Czernivtsi, whose main building is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the...
Immanuel Kant Scholarship
The fellowship is aimed at doctoral students working on transnational and transcultural references or interconnections in Eastern Europe from the Middle Ages to the present, with a special focus on the German-speaking population. The application deadline for the new call is December 31, 2023.
The term migration refers to spatial movements of people. But not every change of location is considered migration. Exactly which phenomena and processes of regional mobility are understood as migration in scientific, political, media or public debates is contested and subject to constant change.
Negotiating Post-Imperial Transitions 1918-1925
What effects did the upheavals after World War I have on local and regional actors – and how did they themselves actively shape these transformation processes? A cooperative project examined the Romanian cities of Kronstadt/Brașov and Hermannstadt/Sibiu and their German minorities as participants...
Online finding aid
Press clippings online
The online database "Press clippings online" enables the research of press clippings from the personal dossiers of the press clippings archive at the Herder Institute for East Central European History. The service is continually updated as further material is indexed and made available online. For...
series of seminars
HAUS SCHLESIEN goes international – German and Polish students from a wide range of universities meet several times a year for the "Silesian encounters" program in Königswinter to learn more about the history and culture of Silesia and the Federal Republic of Germany. Are you going to part of it?
Transylvanian Summer Academy / Transylvanian Academy Week
You deal with Transylvania in an academic context? During the Transylvanian Summer Academy of the Institute for German Culture and History in South-Eastern Europe (IKGS) you can present your research projects for discussion, exchange ideas with professionals, and make lasting connections. You can do...