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

Blog

Italy and the GDR in the 1970s and 1980s
East Germany and Italy were both peculiar cases in the Cold War. Similarly affected by structural frailties – weak economies, controversial relations with their respective allies, and mounting social unrest – they had limited leeway in international relations. Laura Fasanaro reflects on the history, politics, and geographic positions of both countries during the Cold War.

Media

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.

Contact

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