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From Weimar Republic to the outbreak of WWII

International historical seminar organised on 7 October 2019 in Wrocław, Poland.

October 6, 2019 - New Eastern Europe - Events


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.


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