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Germans' Things: Material Culture and Daily Life in East and West 1949-2009

International Conference, October 1-3, UCLA and Villa Aurora

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Los Angeles, CA 90095

The Wende Museum, in collaboration with the UCLA Library and German Historical Institute, presents a three-day international conference that questions the ways that German histories have been understood through material culture since the period of upheaval and ‘Wende’ in 1989 and 1990. It brings together more than 30 scholars, journalists, and observers from throughout Europe and the U.S. to discuss divergent and cutting-edge perspectives on life in the two Germanys.

Thursday, October 1, 2009, 4:00 - 6:00 PM, UCLA, California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

Friday, October 2, 2009, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Villa Aurora

Saturday, October 3, 2009, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM, UCLA, Royce Hall 314

Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies, Wende Museum, German Historical Institute, UCLA Library, Villa Aurora, Consulate General of Germany

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