History & Politics

History & Politics Podcast

In our History & Politics Podcast we discuss why and how history shapes the present, in order to show how history helps us to better understand the present.

The latest episodes

Podcast series: “The New Germany”

New Podcast Series: The New Germany with Katja Hoyer and Oliver Moody

Putin's war heralded a historic turning point for Germany. How has Germany changed since then? Our hosts and their guests seek answers to these and other questions from a historical perspective.

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Podcast series (German)

The Empire strikes back

In our podcast series "The Empire strikes back", we shed light on the aftermath and side effects of imperial pasts with our interviewees.


Gabriele Woidelko
Florian Bigge
Katja Fausser
Fiona Fritz
Frida Teichert


Frida Teichert

Programme Manager
German Federal President’s History Competition