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

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Cold War Portal

A world map of Cold War cultural and research instititutions

Upcoming Events

Presently no English-speaking events.

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


Narrating and Practicing the Cold War in South East Europe
Southeastern Europe can be understood as the "magnifying glass of the Cold War", as political fragmentation that took place there on a relatively small amount of land was unparalleled in Europe. By Janis Nalbadidacis and Matthias Thaden.


In our media libraries you can find and download podcasts of the Center's public events and pdfs of all our blog posts, organized thematically.


Berlin Center for Cold War Studies
Knesebeckstraße 83
D-10623 Berlin
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