Tag Archives: East Germany

7. Meeting des Frühlingssemesters: die DDR

In this meeting, we discussed the culture, history, and politics of the German Democratic Republic (albeit in brief overview). The question for this meeting was “Was wisst ihr über die DDR?” Advertisements

5. Meeting des Frühlingssemesters: Bedeutende Frauen in der Deutschen Geschichte!

This week, we discussed important women in German History. We only had an hour, so the list was pretty short – and not nearly as long as my preliminary list of women. We covered 14 women in total.

Potsdam: Landeshauptstadt Brandenburg

At this meeting, we discussed Potsdam, which is where I lived and studied for three semesters. About Potsdam: Potsdam is a city in Eastern Germany, located on the southwestern border of Berlin. First mentioned in 933 AD, Potsdam’s role in early German history was one of a military city; the walls were meant to keep […]