Communism in the West and exile

The communist Paul Merker - The New Left - Graduate School: History of Left-Wing Politics in Germany

Forschung

Projekte

Merker (far left in the second row) at the founding of the GDR in the People's Council meeting on 7.10.1949. Photo: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-W1126-311 / Kolbe / CC-BY-SA 3.0, Bundesarchiv Bild 183-W1126-311, Berlin, DDR-Gründung, 9. Volksratsitzung, Rede Pieck, CC BY-SA 3.0 DE

Paul Merker
A Communist in the Malstream of History (1894-1969)

Book project

Paul Merker, Politburo member of the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) and the Socialist Unity Party (SED) was the highest-ranking East German Communist politician to fell victim of the Stalinist repression in the 1950s in the GDR.

Conference, Graduate School, 23.06.2016 at the ZZF Potsdam, Photo: M. Schlöttke

Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Graduate School (Graduiertenkolleg): History of Left-Wing Politics in Germany beyond Social Democracy and Communism

Graduate School under the auspices of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (RLS)

Sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Science and Research between 2014 and 2018.

Communism in the West and exile

The communist Paul Merker - The New Left - Graduate School: History of Left-Wing Politics in Germany

Forschung

Projekte

Merker (far left in the second row) at the founding of the GDR in the People's Council meeting on 7.10.1949. Photo: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-W1126-311 / Kolbe / CC-BY-SA 3.0, Bundesarchiv Bild 183-W1126-311, Berlin, DDR-Gründung, 9. Volksratsitzung, Rede Pieck, CC BY-SA 3.0 DE

Paul Merker
A Communist in the Malstream of History (1894-1969)

Book project

Paul Merker, Politburo member of the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) and the Socialist Unity Party (SED) was the highest-ranking East German Communist politician to fell victim of the Stalinist repression in the 1950s in the GDR.

Conference, Graduate School, 23.06.2016 at the ZZF Potsdam, Photo: M. Schlöttke

Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Graduate School (Graduiertenkolleg): History of Left-Wing Politics in Germany beyond Social Democracy and Communism

Graduate School under the auspices of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (RLS)

Sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Science and Research between 2014 and 2018.