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News Germany » History: Contending With Germany’s Complex Post-WWII Art History in ‘Inventur’ Lecture

News channel or source: http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2018/2/17/inventur-lecture-feature/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Lynette Roth, curator at the Harvard Art Museums, said that when she decided to open an exhibition showcasing German art from 1943-1955, she knew it would be a sensitive subject for a modern day audience. Most art historians consider the 12 years ...

News Germany » History: German biathlete Laura Dahlmeier chasing Olympic history

News channel or source: http://fremonttribune.com/sports/olympics/german-biathlete-laura-dahlmeier-chasing-olympic-history/article_6d2b5e1c-9a2b-5dd3-865a-22ea29d59bcc.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Laura Dahlmeier's pursuit of history will have to wait a day. The 24-year-old biathlete is on the verge of becoming the first female German since the country's unification in 1990 to win three gold medals at a single ...

News Germany » History: In Germany, a canteen that elders count on is running out of time

News channel or source: https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/in-germany-a-canteen-that-elders-count-on-is-running-out-of-time/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

HAMBURG, Germany — Ask the regulars seated at the sturdy ... a resident of Billstedt since the 1970s and self-proclaimed “cafeteria guy,” is steeped in the social history of staff canteens. He worries that the tradition is dying out, leaving a ...

News Germany » History: When I was German: A story of the Berlin Wall then and now

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/when-i-was-german-a-story-of-the-berlin-wall-then-and-now/ar-BBJcWsC
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Berlin wears its history like a quilt, with art and tragedy stitched together ... Her eldest, Monika, met me at my hotel with her own daughter, Michaela. Because my German has dwindled to an embarrassing collection of simple nouns and un-conjugated ...

News Germany » History: Germany’s Jacqueline Loelling leads, Great Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold in position to make history

News channel or source: http://wwlp.com/2018/02/16/germanys-jacqueline-loelling-leads-great-britains-lizzy-yarnold-in-position-to-make-history/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Jacqueline Loelling, the reigning world champion of Germany, leads the women’s skeleton competition after the first two runs in 1:43.86. She’s 0.02 seconds ahead of Austria’s Janine Flock, and 0.10 seconds ahead of defending gold medalist Lizzy ...

News Germany » History: Merkel: Germany will live up to its Holocaust responsibility

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/10/merkel-germany-will-live-up-to-its-holocaust-responsibility.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she won't interfere with a law that criminalizes certain statements about Poland's World War II history because, "as Germans, we are responsible for the things that happened during the Holocaust." Merkel said ...

News Germany » History: Germany’s ‘homeland’ propaganda is making an inglorious return

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/global-opinions/wp/2018/02/10/germanys-homeland-propaganda-is-making-an-inglorious-return/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The word for homeland, “Heimat” has a fraught history in Germany. The Nazis, who loved its connotations of folksy authenticity, regarded it as a nationalist touchstone. In the years after World War II, the word, for obvious reasons, fell out of ...

News Germany » History: Riverboat cruises on Germany's five rivers offer looks back into centuries of history

News channel or source: http://www.nrtoday.com/life/travel/riverboat-cruises-on-germany-s-five-rivers-offer-looks-back/article_f2c8d5ac-f837-5cdc-a9a9-540ca5742811.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

When our clients want a vacation to learn about the culture and history of western European architecture and medieval times — especially in Germany — we steer them toward a river cruise. On a luxurious and surprisingly spacious river cruise ship you ...

News Germany » History: Merkel: Germany Won't Directly Interfere With Polish Holocaust Bill

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/europe/merkel-germany-won-t-interfere-with-polish-holocaust-bill-1.5806872
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she won't directly interfere with a law that criminalizes certain statements about Poland's World War II history because, "as Germans, we are responsible for the things that happened during the Holocaust." Merkel said ...

News Germany » History: German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact

News channel or source: http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/german-soviet-nonaggression-pact
Publication date: Friday 28 March 2014

On August 23, 1939–shortly before World War II (1939-45) broke out in Europe–enemies Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union surprised the world by signing the German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact, in which the two countries agreed to take no military action ...