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Notre-dame de Paris Cathedral | 7 facts about the architectual monument

It is one of the most famous monuments of French capital Paris: the cathedral Notre-dame de Paris. On April 15, 2019 a devastating fire destroyed large parts of the historic building. Here are seven facts about Notre-dame: 1. The name: Notre-dame de Paris. In English it means “Our Lady of Paris.” Many churches are named Notre dame – all of them are sanctified to the … Continue reading Notre-dame de Paris Cathedral | 7 facts about the architectual monument

Organized Mass Murder | An exhibition by DGPPN looks back at medicine’s role in the time of National Socialism in Germany

It has been to Japan, Australia and Italy. An exhibition of old photos, text and documents looks back at the dark role medicine for people with mental illnesses had in the time of National Socialism in Germany. An exhibition now wants to create transparency, public awareness and also wants to apologize to the victims – if that is possible in any way, as Dr. Frank … Continue reading Organized Mass Murder | An exhibition by DGPPN looks back at medicine’s role in the time of National Socialism in Germany

“I wanted to leave the problem behind” – Contemporary witness Christoph Becke about escaping the former GDR

For him it was the start of a new life. Leaving behind the state he could not live in anymore. For the German Democratic Republic (GDR) it was a way of earning money from West Germany. In July 1979 Christoph Becke was ransomed by West Germany after being imprisoned in East Berlin for a year. A look back: One year earlier Becke decided to flee … Continue reading “I wanted to leave the problem behind” – Contemporary witness Christoph Becke about escaping the former GDR