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What was life like in 1980s East Berlin?

The 1980s were the last decade of the DDR, but what was it really like to live […]

Berlin

Archenhold Observatory: Berlin’s astronomy temple and its sky cannon

Archenhold Observatory opened in 1986, and it features the "sky cannon" the world's longest mobile telescope. Albert […]

Books

My Grandfather’s Knife: Nazi history told through five objects

Berlin-based historian Joseph Pearson has written a book which looks at the history of Nazism and World […]

Stasi

Spies, ruins and secret cameras: The best Stasi exhibitions in Berlin

Immerse yourself in these exhibitions dedicated to the best and worst of the DDR’s Ministry for State […]

Das kleine Grosz Museum

George Grosz: Berlin’s nihilistic chronicler gets a museum of his own

A converted petrol station on Bulöwstrasse is the unlikely new location for a museum to Berlin’s most […]

Politics

Red Flag: Goodbye to Berlin’s last left-wing historian

Wolfgang Wippermann died on January 3. Now who’s going to yell at Germany's historical revisionists?

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