Event date: 19.10.2021 20:00

Poison Gas for Alaska

Panel discussion

Adolf-Henning Frucht was a top scientist in the GDR and triggered probably the most serious case of GDR espionage. The whole story of this explosive and international piece of contemporary history is told to us by a companion of Frucht, as well as his children Karin Frucht and Ulrich Frucht.

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Event date: 12.10.2021 20:00

Who is afraid of the BND?

Book presentation

A book by former BND President Gerhard Schindler raises relevant security policy questions: What does our security architecture currently look like – and what should, or should it look like? The BND in the crosshairs of politics: What is it allowed to do – and what should it be able to do?

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Event date: 21.09.2021 20:00

Textual crime scene – On the trail of crime

Lecture

When texts become crime scenes and words become weapons, language profilers come into action. Leo Martin is a specialist who knows what threatening letters, extortion letters, forged wills and anonymous letters can reveal about the perpetrator.

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Event date: 16.09.2021 20:00

Markus Wolf

Book presentation

A new biographical work about an epoch-making figure in German-German history: Markus Wolf. For 34 years he was chief of espionage of the GDR foreign intelligence service HV A and deputy to the Minister for State Security Erich Mielke.

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Event date: 10.08.2021 19:00

Die fremde Spionin (The Strange Spy)

Book presentation

The novel “Die fremde Spionin” (The Strange Spy) is a breathtaking journey through time and brings historical personalities such as Erich Honecker, John F. Kennedy, BND boss Reinhard Gehlen and GDR economic functionary Alexander Schalck-Golodkowski to life.

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Event date: 29.09.2020 19:30

Oktoberfest bombing 1980

Panel discussion

On September 26, 1980, the Oktoberfest bombing occurred in Munich, and on December 19, the first anti-Semitic murder in postwar German history occurred in Erlangen. Together with representatives of the secret services and the journalist Chaussy, we set out on a search for clues.

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