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As Germany Acknowledges Its Colonial-Era Genocide in Namibia, the Brutal Legacy of Diamond Mining Still Needs a Reckoning

Time 10 Jun 2021
Between 1904 and 1908, Germany’s military and leadership oversaw the killing of at least 80,000 Africans in what is now the independent country of Namibia. On May 28, Germany apologized ... The German apology is a commendable step and important precedent ... People can view the correspondence today in the Berlin-based archives of the German state ... .

Maria Stepanova’s In Memory of Memory is a textual cabinet of curiosities

New Statesman 01 Jun 2021
Some books are like museums ... The book opens with the death of her aunt and the contents of her aunt’s Moscow apartment, which seem to chronicle the Soviet era like an archive. But Stepanova doesn’t linger there, instead taking us to Vienna, Berlin, Oxford and a Russian town called Pochinky where she seeks small landmarks of her family history ... -->.

Churchill's secret plan to start World War THREE: New book charts PM's bid to launch ...

The Daily Mail 25 May 2021
But when Soviet troops captured Berlin in May 1945 and Stalin showed no willingness to relinquish his control of Central and Eastern European countries, Churchill ordered the creation of a plan that would plunge the world into another devastating conflict ... the National Archives.

School trip to see the Nazis: Headmistress thanks Hitler for 'warm-hearted hospitality' in remarkable documents ...

The Daily Mail 24 May 2021
The newly discovered archive outlines how 16 pupils at the Simon Langton School for Girls in Canterbury, Kent, came to spend their 1937 Easter holidays in Berlin on a foreign exchange trip ... The newly discovered archive outlines how 16 pupils at the Simon Langton School for Girls ...

Feature: Retracing historical footsteps of Chinese marshal in German town 12 May 2021
Zhu met Zhou Enlai in Berlin in 1922, and joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) through Zhou's introduction ... "Zhu was not young, and he had spent many years in the military," said Rolf Kohlstedt, a historian at Goettingen City Archive ... The city archive keeps Zhu's residence ...

Hyperspecific: Dance Music For Spring Reviewed By Jaša Bužinel

The Quietus 04 May 2021
The system’s generative neural networks were trained on a list of videos and DJ mixes from the archive of the music platform HÖR Berlin and the results, EPOCH.000 and EPOCH.001, are unexpectedly stupefying—it almost feels like a proper simulation of tripping balls on acid both in terms of the amorphous blends and the psychotropic visuals.

Move underway to rescue East Germany from anti-communist historians

People's World 03 May 2021
9, 1989, the Berlin Wall was indeed opened under orders of the German Democratic Republic’s (East Germany’s) ruling party, the Socialist Unity Party ... Based in Berlin, the text authors sifted through the archives and memories, interviewing those who helped construct socialism in Germany at different levels of society.

I’m Still Here, Though My Country’s Gone West

Dissident Voice 30 Apr 2021
On 9 November 1989, the Berlin Wall was knocked down ... Based in Berlin, the authors of the text sifted through the archives and memories, interviewing those who helped construct socialism in Germany at different levels of society ... Festival of Youth and Students in Berlin, 1973.

8 major cultural trophies the USSR took home after WWII

Beijing News 22 Apr 2021
Altar to Zeus in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin ... The altar was excavated in the 19th century by German archeologist Carl Humann who had it transferred to Germany, and by 1920 a special museum had been built in Berlin to house the antique relic ... Berlin Museum ... The Reich Film Archive.

Germany’s last victory over the Red Army in WWII

Russia Beyond 21 Apr 2021
In April 1945, Soviet troops were steadily advancing towards the heart of Hitler’s Germany - Berlin ... Archive photo ... Archive photo ... Archive photo ... the course of the operation on the main direction, Berlin.”  ... Archive photo ... Archive photo ... Archive photo ... Archive photo.

Dominic Cooper travels to ‘Spy City’ in Cold War drama

New York Post 20 Apr 2021
The series opens in 1960 in the shadowy worlds of East and West Berlin and ... “Spy City” boasts lush, scenic photography (it was filmed in and around Prague) and does a nice job setting the sociopolitical tone of 1961 Berlin (making occasional use of archival footage).

How we made Christiane F – the shocking cult film about a child heroin addict

The Observer 19 Apr 2021
She was playing in a band at the Berlin punk club SO36 ... United Archives GmbH/AlamyUli Edel, director. I had heard about the junkie scene in Berlin but I couldn’t believe it when I finally saw it ... Story of heroin addiction in 1970s West Berlin gets modern remake.

Stephen Schaefer’s Hollywood & Mine

Boston Herald 17 Apr 2021
MURRAY CO-DIRECTS Bill Murray has never directed another picture since his 1990Quick Change’ (Blu-ray, WB Archive, R) flopped ... MOONSHINE LULLABY As Irving Berlin’s biggest Broadway hit of the 1940sAnnie Get Your Gun’ (Blu-ray, WB Archive, Not Rated) was destined for a screen version ... (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images).

Exhibition on ancient Egypt to showcase cross-cultural influences, children’s stories in Abu Dhabi

Urdu Point 03 Apr 2021
Approximately 100 objects, including facsimiles, archival material, books and games from the collections of the "Staatliche Museen zu" Berlin and other lenders such as the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region and Kalima Translation Project, which will showcase German titles translated to ...

Documentary examines tumultuous life of music icon Tina Turner

La Prensa Latina 26 Mar 2021
Tina,” which had its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival in early March, shows archival footage of the electrifying performances that made her the “Queen of Rock ‘n Roll” and delves into the physical and psychological abuse she ...