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Brief aus dem HAUS SCHLESIEN ("Letter from HAUS SCHLESIEN")
You want to find out more about Haus Schlesien, its events, topics and partners? The "Brief aus dem HAUS SCHLESIEN” ("Letter from House Silesia") will keep you up to date!
Collected memory - from German local museum to Polish regional museum
How were German local museums transformed into local Polish museums in the postwar period? What role did the German collections play in this process? Were they instrumentalized to convey political messages? The aim of the research project is to investigate these questions on the basis of Polish...
Creating a Space of Freedom
The Museum’s motto is “We study Freedom! We protect Freedom! We create Freedom!”. The institution successfully creates a democratic and creative space that generates social solidarity and activism in wartime conditions. Our guest author Elżbieta Olzacka describes the construction of the...
Documentation of the home collections in Germany
The Federal Republic of Germany is home to several hundred centers of local history or “Heimatsammlungen” (homeland collections), which were founded after the end of the Second World War by refugees, displaced persons and ethnic German repatriates. The documentation of the Federal Institute for...
ICOM4Ukraine on the protection of cultural property in wartime
Since February 24, 2022 Ukraine has been exposed to the Russian war of aggression. In the media we see not only images of desperate, injured and killed people, but also bombed churches, memorials, theaters and museums. In view of the destruction of numerous art and cultural assets, the question...
On the Topography of the Shoah - Wrocław 1933-1949
The time of the Shoah in Breslau/Wrocław is a widely neglected topic that has been the subject of a research project at the TU Dresden in recent years – extending across the boundaries of national historiographies and temporal caesurae. Participants from Germany, Poland, Israel, Belgium, Italy...
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...
The War Museum on the Frontline
In the course of the Russian invasion, the Kyiv War Museum continues its activities as a key actor in the construction of Ukrainian identity. Confronted with the warlike events themselves in the immediate vicinity of the capital, the museum resorts to drastic historical comparisons in order to...
The Siebenbürgisches Museum (Transylvanian Museum) in Gundelsheim is a central point of contact for anyone interested in the culture and history of Transylvania. The museum provides an important space for the preservation, research and communication of Transylvanian cultural heritage in Germany. On...