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Documents and Materials relating to East Central Europe
Digital sources relating to the history of East Central Europe in open access. The online edition of "Documents and Materials on the History of East Central Europe" of the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe presents materials and sources on selected topics related to the...
Electronic Reading Room (eL) of the Martin Opitz Library
Would you like to browse selected holdings of the Martin Opitz Library from your own PC? In the MOB's electronic reading room, you will find thousands of digitized documents – from historical address books to monographs, journals and much more.
European Network Remembrance and Solidarity
The European Network Remembrance and Solidarity (ENRS) is an international initiative whose aim is to research, document and disseminate knowledge about Europe’s 20th-century history and ways in which it is commemorated. ENRS promotes dialogue about the European culture of remembrance with a...
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...
Herder Fellowship for doctoral candidates and postdocs
A scholarship for intensive source research in the scientific collections of the Marburg Herder Institute for Historical Research on Eastern Central Europe, an institute of the Leibniz Association.
Research fellowship | Support of conferences
Herder Fellowship for experts in historical research on East Central Europe
A research fellowship for proven experts who can carry out their research project for up to three months directly at the Herder Institute for Research on Eastern Central Europe in Marburg.
Scientific infrastructure facility | Research institute
Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe
The Marburg Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe - Institute of the Leibniz Association (HI) is one of the central non-university infrastructure and research institutions for historical research on East Central Europe in Germany.
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...
IKGS-Buchreihe (“IKGS book series”)
Anyone with a deep interest in the Danube-Carpathian region and all its aspects should consider taking a look at the book series of the IKGS. Its monographies and anthologies set the stage for an international dialog about German culture and history, art, and literature in, from, and about East,...
Image catalogue of the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe – Institute of the Leibniz Association
In the online database of the Image Archive you will find the previously inventoried and digitized image materials from the collections of the Herder Institute as well as additional image sources from joint indexing and digitization projects with cooperation partners. Further analog and digital...
Immanuel Kant Scholarship (At the moment no current tender!)
Are you planning a doctoral thesis related to Eastern Europe? Do you find transnational and transcultural aspects particularly exciting and would you like to include a focus on the history of the German (speaking) population? Then the Immanuel Kant Scholarship could be interesting for you.
Research institute | Archive | Library
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...
International Danube youth camp
Invited by the Cultural Office for the Danube Region, about 80 young people manage to live out – on a small scale and for one week – something that seems to be tremendously difficult on a large scale. They come from Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary,...
International and Interdisciplinary Summer Academies
Every year, younger scholars are invited to the Herder Institute for Research on Eastern and Central European History in Marburg to participate in the Summer Academies for an intensive exchange of methods and content.
Journal for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe
The Journal for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe (JKGE) addresses current research questions on the culture and history of the Germans in Eastern Europe and examines how these are intertwined with different cultures, religions, languages, nations and states. The publication is...
Journal of East Central European Studies
The bilingual Journal of East Central European Studies (ZfO), published by an international editorial board at the Herder Institute, is one of the most renowned specialist organs for historical research on East Central Europe. It is published quarterly in open access and features scholarly articles...
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) aimed to develop new formats to convey Danube Swabian history...
Kulturkorrespondenz östliches Europa (Cultural correspondence Eastern Europe)
From conversations with prominent cookbook authors to reports about Bohemian vineyards to historical articles, for example, on the tourism pioneer Carl Stangen, a kind of German Thomas Cook from Wroclaw – Kulturkorrespondenz östliches Europa (KK) offers insightful background material and a great...
Library catalog | Bibliographic database
Library and Bibliography Portal of the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe
Research using our portal with access to one million items of data on history literature, literature and culture of East Central Europe.
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.