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In September 1936, as the Nazi Party had been in power since three-and-a-half years, former British PM David Lloyd George, the secret leader of the 1919 Paris Conference and the evil genius of the Versailles diktat, went on a nearly month-long visit to Germany.

In the eight year of the Versailles order, the League Against Imperialism was founded. This organisation was obviously a reaction to the 🇬🇧-led League of Nations. In the fourth year of the Great War, United States President Woodrow Wilson provided the idea for this League. Though at the Paris conference, British forces mould it for their national...

In seinem 1924 veröffentlichten Roman bewertete der Autor mit dieser Formel das merkwürdige Ende des Weltkrieges (Waffenstillstand, Revolution, Paris/Versailles): „Es geschah nichts.“ Siehe Gründungsmanifest.

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A detail? While the British and the Empire put itself and the other colonisers, all on the Entente's side, on moral high ground, the facts on the ground told a different story. Here's the case of British Afghanistan 1923, as the Waziri tribesmen of an Afghan village were bombed (Sean Andrew Wempe, The Revenants of the German Empire. Colonial...

Obwohl England dem deutschen Feind einen höheren Anteil der Reparationszahlungen als le Tigre abverlangt, besetzten seine belgischen und französischen Alliierten rechtsrheinische Teile der Weimarer Republik, weil diese in eine problematische Lage der Ablösung geraten war (Georges-Henri Soutou, Peter de Bourgraaf).

"Superior." This is how the reasoning of the British delegates at the Paris Conference qualified the nature of colonial rule by the Entente powers. Winter 1919, the Spanish flu is making millions of casualties in addition to the war dead.

ESSAY by Peter de Bourgraaf in 🇺🇸/🇫🇷 anthology: A New Look at Anne Frank, Her Father, and WWI Through Literature and History. A centennial collection of 62 writers

Die Akten der Passauer Tagung vom 27.XI.21 werden publiziert! Wir sind dabei. Die neu gegründete Reihe "Romain Rolland Studien" erscheint beim AVM Verlag in München.

An English-language transcript of the Aufa💯 founding manifesto is expected to be published in the second half of 1922. After the "Decolonizing Versailles. The Sleeping Beauty of Memory Culture" manuscript was proofread by Veronica Burgstaller (🇬🇧) and Doris Moorhead (GB), it was peer-reviewed in Anglo-American countries three times. In the run...

Welkom in Haagse Huis van Europa! Meldt u zich aan voor een mooie presentatie over de "Europese gemeenschap der historiën" ( 📧,📱contactformulier). Actieve deelname is niet noodzakelijk, maar wordt op prijs gesteld.

At our first symposium, January 25, 2021, we launched the call for the establishment of a new common commemorative day: Let us celebrate and commemorate "a century of decolonisation", in German: die Hundertjahrfeier der Entkolonialisierung. Today is the call's first anniversary. On December 15, 2021, it was submitted to the Conference on the Future...

Podcast! Three years after the scuttling of the German navy on the would-be final day of the Armistice and as many years following the signing of the Treaty and "League of Versailles", right-wing extremists in the three-year-old Weimar Republic murder another top-ranking politician. Walther Rathenau had served for a few months as its seventh...

„Das heißt nicht: réparation. Das ist séparation." Am 18. März 1921 wandte sich Fanny Klinck im Namen aller deutschen Frauen an den Völkerbund. Dreizehn Monate nach dem ursprünglichen Jahrhundertblogpost vom 18. März 2021, siehe unten, macht Aufa💯 damit ihr Debüt in 🇩🇪 Medien.

1922. In the shadow of the Conference of Genoa, a Paris/Versailles follow-up, the two outcasts of this postwar order, that is red Russia and the Weimar Republic, shook hands. By the Treaty of Rapallo, they broke through their different types of isolation.

Gratis het grootste passagiersschip bouwen ten bate van een ander land? Het gebeurde in het hongerde en geplaagde Duitsland van honderd jaar geleden.

Wie im nordirischen Derry dem Massaker an vierzehn Demonstranten gegen die Teilung ihres Landes gedacht wird, verdeutlicht die Rolle gesellschaftlicher Machtverhältnisse in der Erinnerungskultur, hier am Beispiel 🇬🇧.

"Non-bipartisan" (see point four) book review: What does a couple of German historians make from a centenary of First-World-War historiography in an anthology with a United States publishing house?