The enduring allure of the Weimar Republic is inextricably intertwined with its capital city, Berlin. However, the problem of Berlin’s historical image has always been the fact that it largely relies on a handful of canonical texts, most of which supply a seriously skewed image of the city, variously describing it as ‘Germany’s most American city’, ‘Chicago an der Spree’ and ‘Spree-Athen’; Christoper Isherwood’s famous account of Berlin’s debauchery further added to its mystery – which is being reanimated today.
Welcome to the Weimar Studies Network
The Weimar Studies Network (WSN) is an international platform for researchers and academics working on the history of the Weimar Republic.
It offers information on recent publications, up-coming events and on-going research projects on the politics, culture and society of the interwar years in Germany.
The WSN is open to anybody with an interest in the history of Weimar Germany.
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