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Bekenntnis und Diaspora (“Creed and diaspora”)
The international workshop held in 2018 and the resulting anthology deal with the history of the German-speaking Reformation and with German-speaking Protestantism in the countries of Central and Southeast Europe.
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Collections and holdings of the Institute for German Culture and History in Southeastern Europe (IKGS)
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Institute for German Culture and History in South-Eastern Europe
Europe – a region that is more than the sum of its parts. Migration and the constant exchange between its inhabitants have been and still are of utmost importance to the creation of a European relationship history. The Institute for German Culture and History in South-Eastern Europe (IKGS) is...
Library catalog (OPAC) of the Institute for German Culture and History in Southeastern Europe (IKGS)
In the library catalog of the Institute of German Culture and History in Southeastern Europe you can search in a stock of more than 20,000 books, 1,000 journals and hundreds of DVDs, CDs and much more.
Online library catalog
Object catalogs of the Museum for Russian-German Cultural History
The online catalogs of the Museum for Russian-German Cultural History allow for an overview of its collections.
Global developments, crises, and conflicts usually occur initially in local and regional areas, or are mirrored or delayed there. This is why the academic journal “Spiegelungen” (“Reflections”) of the Institute for German Culture and History of Southeastern Europe (IKGS) directs its...
Verfolgte Kirche - Verbotene Bibel 1918-1988 ("Persecuted church – banned bible 1918-1988")
"Religion is opium for the people!" was Lenin's rephrasing of a quotation from Karl Marx in 1905. For 80 years the Soviet state waged one battle after another against churchgoers and clergy. The Russian-German population was particularly affected by this persecution, as they were once assured by...
Zu Hause und doch fremd ("At home and yet foreign")
At home and yet foreign – that was how it felt for millions of Germans who had fled or been driven out of Silesia and now had to create a new existence for themselves from scratch in the Federal Republic of Germany or the GDR. This was also the feeling of the Poles who had to relocate to Silesia,...