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History is not the Past

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, Stitcher and Deezer.

The centerpiece of the digital “Assembly” program in June 2020 was a podcast series titled “History is not the Past”, which offers thoughts and discussions about present-day issues and future scenarios at the intersection of history, society, and culture. As we look to shape society for the future, it is crucial to bear the past in mind, that without remembering, we will lose our future. The podcast series is mostly in German with some contributions in English.

The podcast series was released daily from June 18 to 28, with 11 episodes in all covering a broad range of topics.With contributions by: Michael Brenner, Niels Beintker, Magnus Brechtken, Roger Cohen, Max Czollek, Georg Diez, Clémentine Deliss, Lena Gorelik, Christine Hamel, Florian Hartleb, Dota Kehr, Leon Kahane und Fabian Bechtle, Ken Lum und Paul Farber, Michaela Melián, Michaela Meise, Armin Nassehi, Luisa Neubauer, Doron Rabinovici, Willem de Rooij, Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, Maya Shenfeld, Sahana Udupa, Charlotte Wiedemann, Christiane Wolf, Sonja Zekri and others.

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