The Berlin Center for Cold War Studies

In March 2015 the Berliner Kolleg Kalter Krieg | Berlin Center for Cold War Studies began its work. The Center is a joint project of the Hamburg Institute for Social Research, the Institute of Contemporary History Munich-Berlin, the Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany and the Humboldt University Berlin. More

Cold War Portal

A world map of Cold War cultural and research instititutions

Research Agenda

"Grenzen des Kalten Krieges | Compromising the Cold War" - this leitmotif reflects the research focus of the Berlin Center for Cold War Studies. More


The Cold War as Metaphor
The election of Donald Trump inspired the return of a political counter-strategy reminiscent of the Cold War. By Alexander Dunst.


The Podcast Library contains audio streams of the Center's lectures, discussions and public events.


Berlin Center for Cold War Studies
Knesebeckstra├če 83
D-10623 Berlin
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