From Weimar Republic to the outbreak of WWII
International historical seminar organised on 7 October 2019 in Wrocław, Poland.
12:30 – 13:00 Welcome
Jan Andrzej Dąbrowski, Jan Nowak-Jeziorański College of Eastern Europe
dr Adolf Juzwenko, National Ossoliński Institute
dr Iwona Reichardt, New Eastern Europe
prof. Dariusz Makiłła, Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation
13:00 – 14:15 WEIMAR REPUBLIC (moderation: dr Iwona Reichardt, New Eastern Europe)
From the empire to the republic – dr Birte Forster, University of Bremen
Legacy of the Weimar Republic in Central Europe – dr Kinga Anna Gajda, Jagiellonian University
German path to Mittleeurope – prof. Piotr Mikietyński, Jagiellonian University
14: 15-14:30 Coffee break
14:30 – 16:00 PATH TO TOTALITARIANISM (moderation: Christof Meissner, Karlshorst Museum Berlin)
Volkizm and conservative revolution in German Sudeten, Austria and the Weimar republic – Wilfried Jilge, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik
Legal power of the Hitler Stalin Pact – prof. Dariusz Makiłła, Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation
Memory of the Second World War from the perspective of the grandchildren of war participants – Marcel Kreuger, writer, translator
16:00 – 16: 45 Closing lecture: Contemporary interpretation of Germany’s interwar experience. Is the return of history possible? prof. Adam Chmielewski, Wrocław University
Organisor: Jan Nowak-Jeziorański College of Eastern Europe together with New Eastern Europe and Deutsch-Russische Austausch.
Partners: National Ossoliński Institute, Marshal Office of the Lower Silesia, City of Gdańsk
This project is co-financed by the Foundation of Polish-German Cooperation within the framework of the “1939-1989-2019: history for (re)consideration” programme.
The project is co-financed from the grant that is transferred through the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the German Federal Republic.