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Module A: Contemporary History

The International and Domestic Perspective of German Re-Unification 1989/90

Web resources: http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org/section.cfm?section_id=16

Additional Readings:

Heinrich August Winkler: Germany. The long road to the West. Vol. 2: 1933–1990. Oxford 2007pp. 490–538.

Martin Kitchen: A History of Modern Germany. 1800 to the Present. Chichester 2000, pp. 387–390.

William W. Hagen: German History in Modern Times. Four Lives of the Nation. Cambridge 2012, pp. 399 – 410.

Mary Fulbrook: A History of Germany 1918–2008. The Divided Nation. Chichester 2009, pp. 267–289.

Link to download the material: https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiEZwqnaaAjGSSbqjsdKMC9Y/

Recorded video of the lecture:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fi78hPQt4bay3PaASYvZAu8U/2021-06-29_Creuzberger%2BHoffmann_International_and_Domestic_Perspective.mp4

The secret police of East Germany and its role in the Peaceful Revolution of 1989/1990

Additional Readings:

BStU (Ed.): Access to Secrecy. Exhibition on the Stasi Records Archive. Berlin 2020. Download for free: https://www.bstu.de/assets/bstu/de/Publikationen/Katalog_DA_EiG_EN_barrierefrei_reduziert.pdf

Stasi records act

Münkel, Daniela (Ed.): State Security. A Reader on the GDR Secret Police. Berlin 2018. Download for free: https://www.bstu.de/assets/bstu/de/Publikationen/EV_Lesebuch_EN_Auflage_02_barrierefrei.pdf

Münkel – State Service

Childs, David: The Fall of the GDR. London 2001.

Gieseke, Jens: The History of the Stasi. East Germany’s Secret Police 1945-1990. New York 2012.

Link to download the movie: https://web.uni-rostock.de/vs1/fakult/philfak/imd/HI/SARU_MHeinz.mp4 .

Recorded video of the Lecture:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiEgPsdfU4ZuNEhQ9ZiPgnbF/2021-06-30_Heinz_Stasi-Records.mp4


Module B: International Aspects

International dynamics of reunified Germany

Additional Readings:

Klaus Brummer and Kai Oppermann (2016). Germany’s Foreign Policy after the End of the Cold War: “Becoming Normal?” Oxford Handbooks online, https://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199935307.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199935307-e-1

Rainer Hillebrand (2019). Germany and the New Global Order: The Country’s Power Resources Reassessed, https://www.e-ir.info/2019/09/22/germany-and-the-new-global-order-the-countrys-power-resources-reassessed/

Recorded video of the lecture:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiA1q3UqJepUtZvZ49cfg1i7/2021-07-02_Dosch_International_Dynamics.mp4

German reunification and the EU eastward expansion

Recorded Video of the lecture:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fi866hMNsoyYEhn5na4xCDCf/2021-07-02_Kalinowski_Reunification_and_Regional_Integration.mp4

 

Everyday life and minorities in North Korea

Lecture Presentation:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiNXJoGMVR5FreUYJFCwTGMu/2021-SARU-KSH.pdf

Recorded video of the lecture:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fi7txKGMFismuTbXGqq9euHq/2021-07-01_KIM_Seok-Hyang.mp4

Korean unification and Northeast Asian relations

Lecture Presentation:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiX3RDsfUhGDapdKu3XVAcfY/SARU%28Korea%20and%20NEA%20PARK%20Ihn-hwi%29%207-11-17.pdf

Recorded video of the lecture:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fi8hwnqqBEuDDtWGdQDTN9z/2021-07-01_PARK_Ihn-Hwi.mp4


Module C: National And Regional Aspects

German politics after unification and regional implications

Web resources:

Politics of Germany (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Politics_of_Germany) Wikipedia – Politics of Germany

Germany’s political parties CDU, CSU, SPD, AfD, FDP, Left party, Greens – what you need to know (https://www.dw.com/en/germanys-political-parties-cdu-csu-spd-afd-fdp-left-party-greens-what-you-need-to-know/a-38085900)

Additional Readings:

Saalfeld, Thomas, and Harald Schoen, 2015: Party Politics and Electoral Behaviour, in: Sarah Colvin (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of German Politics and Culture, New York: Routledge, 105-118 (http://lspwpp.sowi.uni-mannheim.de/team/lehrstuhlinhaber/Beiträge%20in%20Sammelbänden/Saalfeld%20and%20Schoen%20Party%20politics_2015.pdf Saalfeld & Schön – Party Politics 2015

Lecture Presentation:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiAxykEsgDqei8zuYf3is73E/Muno_German%20Politics%20SARU2021.pdf

Additional Slides:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiA56rSADGHjMr3B5jjLQ4a2/SARU_Elections2021.pdf

Recorded video of the lecture:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiY3beYWJjNmidqvb7vfKQi1/2021-06-30-Muno_German_Politics.mp4

 

Germany after re-unification: A Canadian view

Youtube Videos:

Canada and Germany: Interactions from Cold war to Reunification

 

Language and indigenous polarization in Canada

Coulthard, G. S. (2007). Subjects of empire: Indigenous peoples and the ‘politics of recognition’in Canada. Contemporary political theory, 6(4), 437-460.
Medeiros, Mike. “Not just about Quebec: accounting for Francophones’ attitudes towards Canada.” French Politics 15, no. 2 (2017): 223-236.

Youtube Videos:

Let’s Talk About Canada

History, memory and politics in the Berlin Republic

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiNLFAsgvzHDacnSt6Wgcaey/SaundersMemorializing_intro.pdf

Recorded video of the lecture:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fi8AXHKZT3SEz5UK2WtDfUXW/2021-07-06_Plessow_History%2BMemory.mp4


Module D: Legal And Economic Aspects

The legal shaping of German reunification

Web resources:           

German History in Documents and Images http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org/section.cfm?section_id=16

Additional Readings:

Frowein, The Reunification of Germany,  The American Journal of International Law, Vol. 86, No. 1 (Jan., 1992), pp. 152-163 (http://www.jstor.org/stable/2203146)

Link to download the presentation:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fi9ZfrzCx2gD95vDAWePubhX/2021-07-07_Rehberg_LegalShaping.pdf

Link to download the videos:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiUnGo5ZQW34AvaBU2Qnz7o6/2021-07-07_Rehberg_LegalShaping

Link to download the materials:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiBe78AXEsAvJxLuMmf7THUS/

 

Economy in North and South Korea

Lecture slides:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiVjrciHhJL9DAACbbBoMbRh/rostock_saru_2021_0705.pdf

Recorded video of the lecture:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiK5dYT6qZ1JcD9ER61C7CCN/2021-07-05_KIM_Seiwan_Economy.mp4

 


Module E: Cultural, Social, Demographic Aspects

Gender relations in Germany before and after reunification

Link to download the material:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiA4PnKNr89rNUE1dyaWWPJC/Haney_2002HT.pdf

Lecture presentation:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiCzrBVHqZ7ggbJoLH4i3Amv/2021-07-06_Trappe_Gender.pdf

M-V and German unification: recording and (re-)constructing social change on film

Web resources:

https://www.amber-online.com/collection/from-us-to-me/

Additional Readings:

Lynne Haney – After the fall: east european women since the collapse of state socialism

Recorded video of the lecture:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiJ36zSdYaFB25TwbaHkUKX/2021-07-07_Linke_German_Film.mp4


Module F: Sites of the Cold War

Berlin in the Cold War

Video Link:

https://unibox.uni-rostock.de/getlink/fiTHnwG3BUd6J4Jt2NRKDMPD/Berlin%20SARU%20Version2.mp4

Youtube Link:



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