Monday, January 30, 6:30 p.m: “Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the Twentieth Century”
Deutsches Haus at NYU and the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at NYU present a lecture by Konrad Jarausch on “Broken Lives.”
On the basis of five dozen autobiographies of the cohort born during the Weimar Republic this lecture explores the shared experiences and tropes of memory by ordinary Germans during the tumultuous twentieth century. By engaging the fascinating stories of individual fates from a perspective of below, it sheds new light on the rise, impact and consequences of the Nazi dictatorship and the subsequent division of Germany.
Find out more about the event here.
January 11 – January 24: The 26th New York Jewish Film Festival
The 26th edition of the New York Jewish Film Festival is once again bringing to you the finest narrative and documentary films from around the world that explore the diversity of Jewish experience.
Check out the detailed schedule here and discover some German proramming highlights.
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“Is that Kafka? 99 Finds”: An Evening with Reiner Stach and Kurt Beals
In a reading at Deutsches Haus at New York University the author Reiner Stachposed this challenging question by giving an insight into his highly acclaimed three-volume biography of Kafka based on 99 exciting discoveries.
If you want to find out more about the “real” Kafka, watch the whole event on Deutsches Haus’s YouTube channel.
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