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“New German identity”

Lorraine Daston, Director emerita of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, talks about a country in a process of change.

1990: What else happened

1990 brought reunification for Germany – but historic events also took place elsewhere in Europe and the world. We present some facts from the year of German reunification that not everyone will know.


Blossoming friendships

A personal look back at 30 years of neighbourly relations between Poland and the reunified Germany by foreign correspondent Ulrich Krökel.