The New Germany, Part 4: The Lid of History

Geschichte ist Gegenwart! Der History & Politics Podcast der Körber-Stiftung

  • Russland
  • Geschichte
  • 52 Min.
  • 39. Episode

Part 4 of our four-part series The New Germany with historian Katja Hoyer and journalist Oliver Moody. They are going to talk about Germany's memory. What exactly defines the era Germany is supposed to come out of with the Russian war against Ukraine? How has Germany's fractured history affected its self-image as a nation? How and why are key moments remembered today? How has this changed over time?

Russia's war on Ukraine has heralded a Zeitenwende, a historic turning point for Germany. But how and why has Germany changed since then – or why hasn’t it? With old certainties set ablaze by a new European war, are we witnessing the emergence of a new Germany?

In this special series, historian Katja Hoyer and journalist Oliver Moody set out to find some answers. They will be looking into Germany's past and present to see what the future may hold for Europe's largest democracy.

This series will be broadcast in July and August 2022 and is part of our History & Politics Podcast.

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Warum Geschichte immer Gegenwart ist, besprechen wir mit unseren Gästen im History & Politics Podcast. Wir zeigen, wie uns die Geschichte hilft, die Gegenwart besser zu verstehen.

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