Completed research projects of the directorate

Living History - Twitter-Projekt@Mauerfall89 - Lindenstraße Memorial Site - Victims at the Berlin Wall, 1961-1989 - Integrated Urban History - Witnesses - Authorities research - History of the VHD

Forschung

Projekte

Excerpt from the poster of the conference "History as an Experience: Performative Practices in Historical Culture", 3.-5. July 2014 at the ZZF Potsdam

Living History: Reenacted Prehistory between Research and Popular Performance

Frank Bösch

Completed Research project

This interdisciplinary project, financed by the Volkswagen Foundation, examines by means of ‘living history’ forms of physical appropriation of history.

Oberbaumbrücke with border installations, October 1989, Roehrensee - own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

Public and Private Sphere in Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg
An Integrated Urban History

Hanno Hochmuth

Completed PhD project​

The two boroughs of Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg were once known as Berlin’s ‘poor house’ on the East Side. They shared similar demographics and history, until the two boroughs found themselves separated by the political divide cutting across post-...

Der Zeitzeuge in der Zeitgeschichte

Martin Sabrow

Completed Book project

The volume provides a critical reflection on eyewitnesses as a phenomenon of popular historical culture.

 

Study on the state of research into the federal ministries and supreme federal authorities with regard to the Nazi past

Christian Mentel

Completed research project

The study provides a summary survey of the research projects supported by the federal ministries and the supreme federal authorities on the history of their own institutions, which address not only the Nazi era but also the handling of this past...

Logo of the Association of German Historians.

History of the Verband der Historikerinnen und Historiker Deutschlands (Association of German Historians)

Martin Sabrow

Completed Research project

The Association of German Historians was founded in 1895 and has since worked to promote history as an academic discipline and to represent German historians vis-à-vis the national and international public. This collaborative project (Professor...

"Window of Remembrance" in memory of the victims at the Berlin Wall on the site of the Berlin Wall Memorial in Bernauer Strasse (Photo: Dajana Marquardt, 2015)

The Victims at the Berlin Wall, 1961-1989

Hans-Hermann Hertle

Completed Research project

Between 1961 and 1989, at least 140 people were killed at the Berlin Wall or died under circumstances directly connected with the East German border regime. This number includes 101 escapees who were shot dead, suffered fatal accidents or...

Custody prison Lindenstraße, Photo by Hans-Hermann Hertle

Lindenstraße Memorial Site

Hans-Hermann Hertle

Completed Research, Documentation and Exhibition Projects

Located at the heart of historic Potsdam, the Lindenstrasse Memorial Site is a unique place of memory. With its history under National Socialism as well as in the Soviet Occupation zone and the GDR, it is a symbol...

‘Heute vor 25 Jahren’ - @Mauerfall89
(Twitter Project)

Hans-Hermann Hertle

Completed Collaborative Project of the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam (ZZF), The Federal Commissioner for the Records of the State Security Service of the former GDR (BStU) and Bild Deutschland

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall...

Completed research projects of the directorate

Living History - Twitter-Projekt@Mauerfall89 - Lindenstraße Memorial Site - Victims at the Berlin Wall, 1961-1989 - Integrated Urban History - Witnesses - Authorities research - History of the VHD

Forschung

Projekte

Excerpt from the poster of the conference "History as an Experience: Performative Practices in Historical Culture", 3.-5. July 2014 at the ZZF Potsdam

Living History: Reenacted Prehistory between Research and Popular Performance

Frank Bösch

Completed Research project

This interdisciplinary project, financed by the Volkswagen Foundation, examines by means of ‘living history’ forms of physical appropriation of history.

Oberbaumbrücke with border installations, October 1989, Roehrensee - own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

Public and Private Sphere in Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg
An Integrated Urban History

Hanno Hochmuth

Completed PhD project​

The two boroughs of Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg were once known as Berlin’s ‘poor house’ on the East Side. They shared similar demographics and history, until the two boroughs found themselves separated by the political divide cutting across post-...

Der Zeitzeuge in der Zeitgeschichte

Martin Sabrow

Completed Book project

The volume provides a critical reflection on eyewitnesses as a phenomenon of popular historical culture.

 

Study on the state of research into the federal ministries and supreme federal authorities with regard to the Nazi past

Christian Mentel

Completed research project

The study provides a summary survey of the research projects supported by the federal ministries and the supreme federal authorities on the history of their own institutions, which address not only the Nazi era but also the handling of this past...

Logo of the Association of German Historians.

History of the Verband der Historikerinnen und Historiker Deutschlands (Association of German Historians)

Martin Sabrow

Completed Research project

The Association of German Historians was founded in 1895 and has since worked to promote history as an academic discipline and to represent German historians vis-à-vis the national and international public. This collaborative project (Professor...

"Window of Remembrance" in memory of the victims at the Berlin Wall on the site of the Berlin Wall Memorial in Bernauer Strasse (Photo: Dajana Marquardt, 2015)

The Victims at the Berlin Wall, 1961-1989

Hans-Hermann Hertle

Completed Research project

Between 1961 and 1989, at least 140 people were killed at the Berlin Wall or died under circumstances directly connected with the East German border regime. This number includes 101 escapees who were shot dead, suffered fatal accidents or...

Custody prison Lindenstraße, Photo by Hans-Hermann Hertle

Lindenstraße Memorial Site

Hans-Hermann Hertle

Completed Research, Documentation and Exhibition Projects

Located at the heart of historic Potsdam, the Lindenstrasse Memorial Site is a unique place of memory. With its history under National Socialism as well as in the Soviet Occupation zone and the GDR, it is a symbol...

‘Heute vor 25 Jahren’ - @Mauerfall89
(Twitter Project)

Hans-Hermann Hertle

Completed Collaborative Project of the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam (ZZF), The Federal Commissioner for the Records of the State Security Service of the former GDR (BStU) and Bild Deutschland

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall...