The Berlin Center for Cold War Studies

In March 2015 the Berliner Kolleg Kalter Krieg | Berlin Center for Cold War Studies began its work. The Center is a joint project of the Hamburg Institute for Social Research, the Institute of Contemporary History Munich-Berlin, the Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany and the Humboldt University Berlin. More

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Cold War Portal

A world map of Cold War cultural and research instititutions

Upcoming Events

Presently no English-speaking events.

Research Agenda

"Grenzen des Kalten Krieges | Compromising the Cold War" - this leitmotif reflects the research focus of the Berlin Center for Cold War Studies. More


New Studies on Cold War Civil Defense
Nuclear dangers are with us once again. Sarah Robey, Silvia Berger Ziauddin and Peter Bennesved reflect on these developments and introduce a new working group studying the history of nuclear civil defense.


In our media libraries you can find and download podcasts of the Center's public events and pdfs of all our blog posts, organized thematically.


Berlin Center for Cold War Studies
Knesebeckstra├če 83
D-10623 Berlin
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