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Workshop “Ruptures and Resumptions”

In March 2018, a sudden deterioration of British-Russian diplomatic relations following the Skripal case produced  headline after headline. The British government expelled 23 Russian diplomats. Russia followed suit by expelling 23 British diplomats and...

Researchers: Simeon Marty

I am a PhD student at the Department of History of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and member of the research project “The London Moment”. After completing my B.A. in History (major) and Science of Religion...

Radio Podcast: The Warsaw Uprising in 1944

In 1944, the Polish Home Army rose up against the German occupant, trying to liberate the Polish capital before the approaching Soviet forces reached the city. The Warsaw Uprising was tragically and cruelly crushed...

From the Archives

There are research projects whose primary aim is to analyse a pre-defined body of sources, e.g. a set of newspapers in a certain period, or an intellectual’s complete papers. More often though, historians begin...