"The truce is a significant event in the Decade of Commemorations. Reflecting on the truce, which was agreed 100 years ago, it is appropriate to recall how the people in the streets of villages, towns and cities hoped and prayed for peace," Irish President Michael D Higgins is quoted by the Irish Times.

Non à Trianon

01-07-2021

"Trianon" in Franco-German broadcasting company Arte's trilingual version. Acknowledge from a linguistic perspective what is Europe's tragedy, both now and in a "forgotten" historical perspective. Let's put it progressively and be aware of a European hiatus.

Why has the centenary of Erzberger's violent death only been commemorated within national boundaries so far? Wouldn't it be helpful for many others in Europe and beyond, to share in Germany's "Erzberger Year 2021"? The Aufa100 founder seemed to appear as the only non-German participant in the organizer's events. What about the House of European...

June 17, 1921. Berlin, Germany. Hunger! For the first time in Germany's parliamentary history, a row occurs in the then one-year-old Reichstag Parliament.

Colocaust?

17-06-2021

(GER). Dass Deutsche in Sachen Kriegsverbrechen second-to-none Täterschaft beanspruchen, bezweifelt niemand, dem die Geschichte ab 1939 vertraut ist. Einem derzeitigen Absolutheitsanspruch bis hin zur Kolonialgeschichte vor Anfang des Weltkriegszeitalters muss in einem transnational abgesicherten Raum Einhalt geboten werden, zumal die Ereignisse...

In March 1921, Nguyen Ai Quoc (Nguyễn Ái Quốc, Ho Chi Minh) creates the "Union Intercoloniale" (Intercolonial Union). A few months before, the imperialist "League of Versailles" (Swiss wording throughout the 20th century) held his first annual meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.

(GER) „Das heißt nicht: réparation. Das ist séparation." Am 18. März 1921 wandte sich Fanny Klinck im Namen aller deutschen Frauen an den Völkerbund. Ein faszinierendes Zeitdokument, das die Vereinigten Nationen vor kurzem veröffentlichten und als Teil einer vernachlässigten Geschichte verstanden werden soll, die insgesamt zur Aufarbeitung des...