„Every Wall is a Challenge“ – International researchers on excursion in Poland (7-9 Nov. 2014)

Looking on 9 November from a historical perspective it is a meaningful date not only for Germans. There are two major events that took place in history that day: the Kristallnacht 1938 and the Fall of the Wall 1989, both historical events that still have an influence on German-Polish relations nowadays. A group of 36 international and German PhD students, postdocs and guest researchers from 12 different countries, joined by the TU Dresden Welcome Center and the International Office of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, went to Wroclaw and Krzyzowa in Poland. They started their first day visiting […]

Excursion to Wroclaw & Krzyżowa
(7 to 9 November 2014)

Wroclaw (partner city of Dresden) is the largest city in Western Poland. At various times in history it has been part of the Kingdom of Poland, Bohemia, Hungary, the Austrian Empire, Prussia, and Germany. It became part of Poland again in 1945, as a result of the border changes after World War II. Krzyżową is a historically important place in terms of the resistance against the Nazi regime as well as for the “reunification” of Europe. Today we will find a youth community centre and memorial. Discover these two places with us and get to know more about European history […]