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When Berlin was a centre of worldwide anti-colonial struggles

With the 12th Berlin Biennale is focusing on decolonial engagement, we remember Berlin's history of anti-colonial struggle.

Queer history

Bad Gays: Ben Miller on queer history’s greatest antagonists

We spoke with Ben Miller, co-author of Bad Gays, a new book on the dark side of […]

Second World War

1945 in photos: Berlin rebuilds from the rubble of WWII

At the end of WWII, Berlin lay in ruins. We compare the city's landmarks as they were […]

Radical history

May Day in Berlin: Six highlights from 133 years of workers’ history

Author and local historian Nathaniel Flakin chronicles Berlin's unique history of protest on May 1

History

Our Courage – Jews in Europe 1945-48: Gateway to a new life

Between 1945-48, many Jewish survivors remained in Displaced Persons camps across Europe.

Interview

Kirsty Bell on the murky Undercurrents of Berlin history

Art critic and author Kirsty Bell on Berlin’s waterways and understanding the city from below.

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