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The German Reformation - hands on!

Students and staff at the University of Oxford have been celebrating the inauguration of Prof. Henrike Lähnemann as the Chair for Medieval German Literature and Linguistics. 467 more words

Studying German

Review: The Guns of August (Tuchman)

The Guns of August.

A masterfully written and easy-to-read account of the first month of the First World War.

Refreshingly, the book does not begin with the demise of the Habsburg heir, but with an account of a prior funeral, which serves to showcase the peculiar propensities and invidious and insidious intentions of Kaiser Wilhelm II. 271 more words

Veleda – 1st Century – Lippe River, Germany

Veleda (also known as Velleda and Weleda) was a Celtic woman who lived during the first century and achieved some notoriety for her psychic abilities during the Batavian rebellion of 69-70. 609 more words

Women's History

Holocaust Survivor Talk at Kingston Uni on Feb 1st

Eva Clarke, who was born in a cart as her mother was transferred from the Nazi Auschwitz extermination camp, will be giving a talk on her remarkable story for a special event coming up at Kingston University on Monday, February 1st, 2016. 211 more words

Public History

Refugees Experience Diversity through Local Museums

Refugees Experience Diversity through Local Museums

Dr Jan-Jonathan Bock explores the role of local museums in Berlin, with their depictions of migrant histories for integration efforts. 1,214 more words

Beethoven and East German National Identity

The History department at Kingston University recently welcomed back former MA student David Zell, who is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Birmingham’s Department of Modern Languages. 940 more words

Public History

the world that wasn't

What would it have taken for Germany to successfully invade the British Isles in World War II? And what would have such a victory meant for the world? 50 more words

German History