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A history of spoons
This exhibition, organized by the Cultural Office for West Prussia, Poznan Land and Central Poland, is devoted to a common but very special object: the spoon. The act of sitting and eating together at the same table embodies a sense of peace and belonging. Unique, and yet ubiquitous across all...
Research institute | Cultural center | Library | Archive
Bukovina Institute at the University of Augsburg e.V.
The Bukovina Institute at the University of Augsburg is an affiliated institute of the University of Augsburg and is dedicated to researching and communicating knowledge about the culture and history of the historical region of Bukovina as well as about Eastern, East Central and Southeastern Europe.
Copernico in the Southeastcast "Donauwellen" (Danube waves)
In the new episode of the podcast "Donauwellen" the Copernico portal is presented.
Cultural Office for East Prussia and the Baltic States
Teaching the culture of East Prussia and the Baltic States and making it an experience, motivating people to exchange their ideas, building bridges between generations and centuries.
Cultural Office for Pomerania and East Brandenburg
Rivers run through the old maps like veins. For Pomerania and East Brandenburg, the Oder is the main artery. Anyone who is curious about the past and present of these historically developed regions (which lie either side of the Oder) will discover a wide range of services and resources provided...
Cultural Office for Russian Germans
Who are the Russian Germans? What were their experiences in the Soviet Union? How has their integration in Germany taken shape in the past and how is it continuing to evolve today? Russian-German repatriates are one of the largest migrant groups in Germany. Nevertheless, the majority of the...
Cultural Office for Silesia
“Where is Silesia, actually?” Younger people, in particular, often ask themselves this question. The Cultural Office for Silesia offers a diverse program for all who wish to embark on a quest – to search for Silesia.
Cultural Office for Upper Silesia
Through exhibitions, projects, excursions, workshops, conferences and other events, the Cultural Advisor for Upper Silesia communicates to a wide public in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic about the many diverse aspects and interconnections of the regional culture and history of Upper Silesia.
Cultural Office for West Prussia, Poznan Land and Central Poland
The Cultural Office highlights the different aspects of cultural diversity with reference to the regions of West Prussia, Poznan Land, Central Poland and Westphalia.
Cultural Office for the Bohemian Lands
Are you interested in the culture and literature that connects Germans and Czechs today? Are you keen to explore multifaceted events that arouse curiosity about Germany’s common history with its eastern neighbor, the Czech Republic? You will receive invitations by newsletter or, on request, the...
Cultural Office for the Danube Region
The Cultural Advisor organizes events, projects, and exhibitions regarding the culture and history of Germans in Southeastern Europe. An important aspect of this are the activities directed at young people.
Event Schedule of the Silesian Museum
Every year, the event schedule of the museum and its partner institutions across Germany and Poland features around 70 events and conferences that explore the culture, history and present-day life of Silesia. Alongside guided tours through the museum’s exhibitions, a wide range of educational...
series of lectures
“Experiencing Silesia” – this isn’t just the title, but also the goal of the event series, for which, every year, a new, diverse program is created by the Cultural Office for Silesia.
In 2012 Artjom Uffelmann undertook a photographic expedition to the historic settlement area of the Volga Germans. He recorded their architectural legacy on exposed glass plates, which are now on display in an exhibition of the Cultural Office for Russian Germans.
German Culture Forum for Central and Eastern Europe
The German Culture Forum for Central and Eastern Europe works to promote cross-border communication of German culture and the history of Eastern Europe in the form of events, exhibitions, and both printed and digital publications.
Transfer project | Infrastructure project
Onlineportal Geschichte und kulturelles Erbe im östlichen Europa (Copernico)
Within the framework of two projects funded by the Federal Commissioner for Culture and the Media (BKM), the Herder Institute for Historical Research on Eastern Central Europe – Institute of the Leibniz Association established the topic-based research portal “Copernico. History and Cultural...
Play, discover and research
In cooperation with the museum, the Cultural Office for Russian-Germans supports educational work in schools and aims to facilitate and deepen the teaching of culture and history. In the school programs "Museumsrallye” (museum rally) and "Koffer packen” (pack your suitcase), syllabus content is...
series of seminars
Program for women
In cooperation with the women’s academy at the "community college" (Volkshochschule) Ulm, the Cultural Advisor for the Danube Region organizes seminars, podium discussions, and field trips for adults.
Project funding of the cultural departments for communication and education concerning the culture and history of the Germans in Eastern Europe
On the basis of §96 of the Federal Expellees and Refugees Act (BVFG), the nine cultural departments support external projects that provide opportunities for encounters and effectively communicate to the broader public in the interests of presenting, maintaining and passing on cultural, historical...
Schlesien im Spiegel der Geschichte ("Silesia in the mirror of history")
Silesia: a varied landscape and a heterogeneous society with a rich culture and history. HAUS SCHLESIEN's interactive online portal "Schlesien im Spiegel der Geschichte" ("Silesia in the Mirror of History") invites you on a rich journey of discovery. Here you can follow traces of Silesian culture,...