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Youth Opposition 1945 - 1989
A multimedia project on young people’s resistance in the GDR, with numerous video and audio sequences, interviews with contemporary witnesses, texts, photos and original documents. The focus is on 24 biographies of young people actively involved in protesting against the politics of the GDR. A cooperation between the Robert Havemann Society and the German Federal Agency for Civic Education, winner of the Grimme Online Award. The publication is also available as a DVD.

Power to the People
Power to the People
Virtual multimedia exhibition by the Leipzig Civil Rights Movement Archive, documenting the changes of 1989/90 in Leipzig, featuring many films, audio files, interviews and documents.


GDR Opposition Archive
Website of the Robert Havemann Society featuring themed sub-sites, events and publications and an online catalogue of the GDR Opposition Archive. The collection has some 500 metres of shelf space holding written material, films, photos, audio files and objects related to resistance and opposition to the East German dictatorship from 1946 to 1990.

Leipzig Civil Rights Movement Archive
Archive website featuring a detailed history of the development of the civil rights movement in Leipzig during the 1980s and an online catalogue.


The Fall of the Wall
Multimedia history of the events from the fortieth anniversary of the GDR to the first free elections, in text, sound and photos. Accompanying website to a television documentary series by Ostdeutscher Rundfunk Brandenburg (ORB), most recently aired in 1999/2000.

BStU Revolution Calendar
Chronological presentation of the events of 1989 and January 1990, focusing on the activities of the Ministry of State Security (Stasi). Website by the Federal Commissioner for the Records of the State Security Service (BStU) featuring numerous original documents, further reading and links.

Chronicle of the Berlin Wall
Wide-ranging website on the history of the Iron Curtain. Detailed chronology with numerous photo and audio documents, plus a wide range of material for teachers, school pupils and students.

Austria and 1989/90
Chronology of the events of 1989/90 in Austria, Poland, Hungary, Romania and Czechoslovakia. Website featuring many photos and further reading recommendations, along with a study of views on 1989 among young people in Austria, Central and Eastern Europe.
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