Public History | Collaborative Projects

The Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF) is involved in various exhibition and website projects aimed at a broad public. Currently, these include the following Collaborative Projects:

Forschung

Projekte

The ZZF is a cooperation partner of the Learning location Keibelstraße in Berlin's Mitte district, which opened in 2019, photo: Irmgard Zündorf.

Learning location Keibelstraße

Irmgard Zündorf

Since February 2019, the Learning location Keibelstraße has been open and accessible to the public.

Project team: Karolína Bukovská, Lucas Frings, Jonah Schapira
Project leader: Birgit Marzinka (place of learning Keibelstraße), Irmgard Zündorf (ZZF Potsdam)

Between 1951 and 1990 was on Keibelstraße in Berlin-Mitte a detention center (UHA) and also a police and deportation custody from 1992 to 1996. As part of the project, a permanent exhibition was set up at the site and educational materials were developed.

Screenshot of the website chronik-der-mauer.de, which is scientifically edited by the ZZF.

Multi-media Documentation of the History of the Berlin Wall from 1961 to 1990

Website-Project and App
www.chronik-der-mauer.de and Smartphone/iPad-App „Die Berliner Mauer“

Managing Editorial Board: Hanno Hochmuth, ZZF (bis 2019 Hans-Hermann Hertle) :: Sabine Berthold/Thorsten Schilling, Bundeszentrale für politi­sche Bildung :: Boris Bittner/Egbert Meyer, Deutschlandradio

The bilingual website and the “Berlin Wall”-apps are constantly revised, updated and extended. On the basis of so far partially unpublished documents, film and sound material, photographs and interviews with main actors as well as own research, the dramatic events during the construction and...

Entrance to the so-called Goebbels Villa at Bogensee., 2016, photo: Martin Schmitt / ZZF Potsdam.

The Former FDJ Youth College and the Goebbels Villa at Bogensee

Research and exhibition project
The Transformation of a Double Contemporary Historical Memory Site after 1990" (BOGENSEE).

Project management: Dr. Irmgard Zündorf (ZZF) und Dr. Jürgen Danyel (ZZF), Project editor: Anja Tack

At Bogensee near Wandlitz, located in the middle of the forest, are two sites of Germany's past: the former villa of Reich Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels and the building complex of the former FDJ Youth College. Since 1999 the buildings have stood empty. Previous utilization concepts were unsuccessful. The project inquires into the potential of the site as a contemporary historical place of remembrance. The goal is to explore the...

Project preliminary meeting 2020 in Ketschendorf: Students Thomas Köhler and Freya Ziegelitz as well as Eckhard Fichtmüller (left) and Ingolf Pötsch (2nd from left), photo: Irmgard Zündorf.

Interview und virtueller Rundgang: Das sowjetische Speziallager Nr.5 in Ketschendorf/Fürstenwalde

Website project

Project team: Josephine Eckert, Thomas Köhler, Freya Ziegelitz, Irmgard Zündorf

Together with a film team, students of the Master Public History program (FU Berlin/ZZF Potsdam) will create interviews with the "Initiativgruppe Internierungslager Ketschendorf" and use them to develop a virtual tour of the site. In cooperation with a student of computer science, a website is also to be created that will provide information about the special camp.

Violence against Weimar

Elke Kimmel

Media, exhibition and commemorative project
August 2021- December 2022

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Foreign Minister Walther Rathenau, the ZZF Potsdam in cooperation with the Walther Rathenau-Gesellschaft, the Rathenau Stift GmbH and Deutschlandfunk Kultur (DFL Kultur) has developed this media, exhibition and commemorative project. It deals with the violent challenges of the Weimar Republic 100 years ago, but also with the threats to German democracy up to the present.

Public History | Collaborative Projects

The Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF) is involved in various exhibition and website projects aimed at a broad public. Currently, these include the following Collaborative Projects:

Forschung

Projekte

The ZZF is a cooperation partner of the Learning location Keibelstraße in Berlin's Mitte district, which opened in 2019, photo: Irmgard Zündorf.

Learning location Keibelstraße

Irmgard Zündorf

Since February 2019, the Learning location Keibelstraße has been open and accessible to the public.

Project team: Karolína Bukovská, Lucas Frings, Jonah Schapira
Project leader: Birgit Marzinka (place of learning Keibelstraße), Irmgard Zündorf (ZZF Potsdam)

Between 1951 and 1990 was on Keibelstraße in Berlin-Mitte a detention center (UHA) and also a police and deportation custody from 1992 to 1996. As part of the project, a permanent exhibition was set up at the site and educational materials were developed.

Screenshot of the website chronik-der-mauer.de, which is scientifically edited by the ZZF.

Multi-media Documentation of the History of the Berlin Wall from 1961 to 1990

Website-Project and App
www.chronik-der-mauer.de and Smartphone/iPad-App „Die Berliner Mauer“

Managing Editorial Board: Hanno Hochmuth, ZZF (bis 2019 Hans-Hermann Hertle) :: Sabine Berthold/Thorsten Schilling, Bundeszentrale für politi­sche Bildung :: Boris Bittner/Egbert Meyer, Deutschlandradio

The bilingual website and the “Berlin Wall”-apps are constantly revised, updated and extended. On the basis of so far partially unpublished documents, film and sound material, photographs and interviews with main actors as well as own research, the dramatic events during the construction and...

Entrance to the so-called Goebbels Villa at Bogensee., 2016, photo: Martin Schmitt / ZZF Potsdam.

The Former FDJ Youth College and the Goebbels Villa at Bogensee

Research and exhibition project
The Transformation of a Double Contemporary Historical Memory Site after 1990" (BOGENSEE).

Project management: Dr. Irmgard Zündorf (ZZF) und Dr. Jürgen Danyel (ZZF), Project editor: Anja Tack

At Bogensee near Wandlitz, located in the middle of the forest, are two sites of Germany's past: the former villa of Reich Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels and the building complex of the former FDJ Youth College. Since 1999 the buildings have stood empty. Previous utilization concepts were unsuccessful. The project inquires into the potential of the site as a contemporary historical place of remembrance. The goal is to explore the...

Project preliminary meeting 2020 in Ketschendorf: Students Thomas Köhler and Freya Ziegelitz as well as Eckhard Fichtmüller (left) and Ingolf Pötsch (2nd from left), photo: Irmgard Zündorf.

Interview und virtueller Rundgang: Das sowjetische Speziallager Nr.5 in Ketschendorf/Fürstenwalde

Website project

Project team: Josephine Eckert, Thomas Köhler, Freya Ziegelitz, Irmgard Zündorf

Together with a film team, students of the Master Public History program (FU Berlin/ZZF Potsdam) will create interviews with the "Initiativgruppe Internierungslager Ketschendorf" and use them to develop a virtual tour of the site. In cooperation with a student of computer science, a website is also to be created that will provide information about the special camp.

Violence against Weimar

Elke Kimmel

Media, exhibition and commemorative project
August 2021- December 2022

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Foreign Minister Walther Rathenau, the ZZF Potsdam in cooperation with the Walther Rathenau-Gesellschaft, the Rathenau Stift GmbH and Deutschlandfunk Kultur (DFL Kultur) has developed this media, exhibition and commemorative project. It deals with the violent challenges of the Weimar Republic 100 years ago, but also with the threats to German democracy up to the present.