Event date: 07.11.2017 19:00

Francis Gary Powers

My Father, the Spy Francis Gary Powers Jr., son of the legendary U-2 Pilot Francis Gary Powers, who was famously shot down in 1960 by the Soviet Air Defense while on a spying mission, is visiting Berlin. “Bridge of Spies” was not only a very successful film by Steven Spielberg, it also characterized one of

Event date: 06.10.2017

Special exhibition: Double-agent Heinz Felfe discovers America

Photo exhibition 06.10.2017-07.01.2018 In the 1950s, the CIA supported a top-secret travel program that was specifically designed for high-up German intelligence agents. Once a year, German top-agents were invited on a CIA-funded tour through the North American continent, which was meant to both impress and instill a sense of connection to the United States. KGB-Double-Agent

Event date: 05.10.2017 19:00

Double agent Heinz Felfe discovers America

Book Presentation and Grand Opening of the Photo Exhibition In 1956, double agent Heinz Felfe was invited to the United States by the CIA. Bodo Hechelhammer details one of these trips through previously unpublished original photos. The documentation is an exciting chance to look over the shoulder of Agent Felfe with the knowledge that we

Event date: 11.08.2017 19:00

007 – Bonds bad guys and the reality

Evil! James Bond and his opponents

Quite a few of the Bond villains are closer to reality than one would think. But how is the evil in the films constructed and how does it contribute to the overall composition of »James Bond«? Christopher Distin, Bond collector, and Christopher Moran, advisor to the Bond exhibition at Spy Museum Washington, introduce you to this world of evil in the 007 series.

Event date: 04.07.2017 19:00

No new Gestapo – The Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution and the Nazi Past

The Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution and the Nazi Past

The series of murders by the NSU has led to accusations that the Federal Office for Constitutional Protection has always been “blind in the right eye”. How appropriate is this judgment? Historians Constantin Goschler and Michael Wala have investigated the first 25 years of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution and had access to many previously secret files.

Event date: 30.05.2017 19:00

Face Detection – History and Defensive Maneuvers

From 1 to 100 Pixels: Facial Recognition and the Power of Photography

Automated facial recognition with computer programs is one of the tools that help promote video surveillance. Adam Harvey will present the historic side of the term “Facial Recognition” and expose how algorithms analyze faces. Also, he is going to introduce his self-developed approaches to confuse facial recognition technology.