The media heritage of the GDR

The BMBF joint project investigates the emergence, transformation and use of GDR-related media. Mass media and private media as well as their usage environments are analysed. In addition to the research projects, the network is developing a handbook on GDR film, a new website with oral history interviews and a portal on GDR narrow film.

 

Forschung

Projekte

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Online Platforms on the Media Heritage of the GDR

Olaf Berg

Research project

The project develops innovative concepts and digital solutions - firstly for the processing, indexing and archiving of research data and secondly for the presentation of the research results of the...

The Transformation of Television and Lifeworld („Lebenswelt“) in East Germany

Peter Ulrich Weiß

Research project

Based on a program and user analysis for the period from 1989 to the mid-2000s, the project examines how the so-called "Third Programs" ORB and MDR as well as selected local television stations accompanied the profound social change. At the same time, the...

Fotoalbum aus der DDR, Photo: Sandra Starke

The GDR in private photo albums

Sandra Starke

PhD project

Private photo albums form an important part of the biographical memory of people from the former GDR. What specifics can be developed from the examination of private photography with regard to the aspects of the world of work, travel, visits to the West,...

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Divided Glorification? The GDR and the Old Federal Republic of Germany in Social Media

Nils Theinert

PhD project

The project investigates memory practices in digital "social media" that explicitly or implicitly address everyday life in the GDR and the Federal Republic of Germany before 1990. It analyzes the extent to which digitization, the most recent episode of...

Ostrock. Change in the role and function of East German rock music since the 1980s

Tom Koltermann

PhD project

In this project, the integration of East German rock music into the capitalist German music business is examined. With the end of the GDR, a large part of the infrastructure of the music scene, such as distribution channels, performance venues and state...

moving history | 2 - Festival of historical films

Christoph Classen

Project collaborators: Dr. Christoph Classen (ZZF), Dr. Ilka Brombach (moving history)
Theme 2019: "When we were dreaming - revolution, fall of the wall, post-reunification"

The media heritage of the GDR

The BMBF joint project investigates the emergence, transformation and use of GDR-related media. Mass media and private media as well as their usage environments are analysed. In addition to the research projects, the network is developing a handbook on GDR film, a new website with oral history interviews and a portal on GDR narrow film.

 

Forschung

Projekte

© Arnaldus cc-by-sa 3.0 on wikimedia commons. Taken over from: https://www.geschichtsverein-weilburg.de/2018/09/27/neue-%C3%B6ffnungszeiten-archiv/
Processing: Olaf Berg (zzf) cc-by-sa 3.0

Online Platforms on the Media Heritage of the GDR

Olaf Berg

Research project

The project develops innovative concepts and digital solutions - firstly for the processing, indexing and archiving of research data and secondly for the presentation of the research results of the...

The Transformation of Television and Lifeworld („Lebenswelt“) in East Germany

Peter Ulrich Weiß

Research project

Based on a program and user analysis for the period from 1989 to the mid-2000s, the project examines how the so-called "Third Programs" ORB and MDR as well as selected local television stations accompanied the profound social change. At the same time, the...

Fotoalbum aus der DDR, Photo: Sandra Starke

The GDR in private photo albums

Sandra Starke

PhD project

Private photo albums form an important part of the biographical memory of people from the former GDR. What specifics can be developed from the examination of private photography with regard to the aspects of the world of work, travel, visits to the West,...

© Dmitri Popov / Unsplash

Divided Glorification? The GDR and the Old Federal Republic of Germany in Social Media

Nils Theinert

PhD project

The project investigates memory practices in digital "social media" that explicitly or implicitly address everyday life in the GDR and the Federal Republic of Germany before 1990. It analyzes the extent to which digitization, the most recent episode of...

Ostrock. Change in the role and function of East German rock music since the 1980s

Tom Koltermann

PhD project

In this project, the integration of East German rock music into the capitalist German music business is examined. With the end of the GDR, a large part of the infrastructure of the music scene, such as distribution channels, performance venues and state...

moving history | 2 - Festival of historical films

Christoph Classen

Project collaborators: Dr. Christoph Classen (ZZF), Dr. Ilka Brombach (moving history)
Theme 2019: "When we were dreaming - revolution, fall of the wall, post-reunification"