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Encounter, Engage, Expand

Reunification Revisited features four prominent speakers, German General Consul in NY David Gill, modern Germany historians Alissa Bellotti, Christina Morina and Frank Wolff, who will present their fascinating research and testimonials on the German-German partition, Reunification and its aftermath. Join them to learn in real-time about youth subcultures in divided Germany, engage in interactive conversations about what walls do to a society and what German history teaches us about present day democratic participation. Free of charge, registration mandatory. 

The future of democratic participation
Photo (detail): Klaus Mehner @ Bundesstiftung Aufarbeitung
OCTOBER 21, 2020  11:00 am EDT
THE FUTURE OF DEMOCRATIC PARTICIPATION- AND WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM GERMAN HISTORY 
Christina Morina, PhD, Professor of Contemporary History, University of Bielefeld, Germany


 


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Berlin, 1962. People stand on a stage on the Western side of the Berlin Wall in order to catch a glimpse at the other side of the border.
Photo (detail): Hermann Schröer © picture alliance/Timeline Images
 
DO WALLS WORK?
         Frank Wolff, PhD, Professor of Modern German History, Osnabrück University,
         Germany 
   

Peacefull revolution
Photo (detail): Michael Richter @ dpa-Zentralbild

UNIFICATION IN FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY: FROM THE PEACEFUL REVOLUTION IN THE COMMUNIST EAST TO A UNITED GERMANY
         David Gill, Consul General, German Consulate NY
 

Youth Culture in Divided Germany
Photo (detail): Harald Hauswald @ Bundesstiftung Aufarbeitung

YOUTH CULTURE IN DIVIDED GERMANY 
         Alissa Bellotti, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Haifa, Israel


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