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Abraham Petrovič Hannibal (circa 1696-1781) was a central figure during the early stages of the African Diaspora in Russia. He was one of the first Russian Enlightenment thinkers and the great-grandfather of the most important poet and creator of the modern Russian language, Alexander Pushkin.
The project focuses on the ambivalences and asymmetries of the Enlightenment using the example of the historical Baltic States (Estonia, Livonia, Courland). In cooperation with the University of Tartu and other partners from the Baltic States and Germany, three volumes are being prepared, with the...
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 Transylvania, Bessarabia, Bukovina, Dobruja, Maramureș, Vltava, Wallachia at the Transylvanian Museum
The Cultural Office for Transylvania fulfills its duties according to § 96 BVFG (Federal Law on Refugees and Exiles), which obliges the federal and state governments to care for the cultural assets of expellees and refugees, to support and promote scientific research, and to preserve German...
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.
General project funding by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media in accordance with Section 96 of the Federal Expellees Act
You would like to contribute to the research, preservation or communication of the German cultural heritage in Eastern Europe? The BKM supports, among other things, research projects, conferences, publications, theater, film and exhibition productions. It also supports projects to promote cultural...
Infrastructure project | Transfer project | Cultural education and communication project
Kulturelle Vielfalt im Donauraum ("Cultural Diversity in the Danube Region")
Migration, cultural diversity and multiethnic coexistence are topics of ongoing social relevance. For this reason, the project Kulturelle Vielfalt im Donauraum ("Cultural Diversity in the Danube Region") at the Danube Swabian Museum (DZM) aims to develop new formats to convey Danube Swabian history...
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.
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...
Silesian Museum of Görlitz
The Silesian Museum in Görlitz is the central museum for Silesia in Germany. Exhibitions, publications and events explore the cultural history of Silesia from the 13th century to the present day. The museum is constantly looking for new ways to approach this ancient cultural landscape and invites...