Event date: 21.11.2019 19:00

Camera and Kalashnikov

Book presentation

The military liaison missions had a quasi diplomatic status. Their aim was to spy on all military installations in the GDR. With numerous original pictures and exciting stories, we dive into a special espionage chapter of the Cold War.

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Event date: 05.11.2019 19:00

Die Wende

Book presentation

On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German Spy Museum is presenting a brilliant agent thriller. Two MfS agents share a deep friendship, then one becomes a double agent. The author and contemporary witness Thedy Van Goy skilfully plays with the idea of why the GDR was doomed to failure.

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Event date: 08.10.2019 19:00

Shadows of the Dead

Book presentation

With “Shadows of the Dead” Herrmann continues her series about the crime scene cleaner Judith Kepler. The author not only penetrated deep into the Berlin secret service milieu, but was also inspired by the German Spy Museum, where the novel is partly set.

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Event date: 01.10.2019 19:00

Stalin’s German Spy

Book launch

Ilse Stöbe revealed Hitler’s preparations for an attack on the Soviet Union to the Soviet military secret service GRU and transmitted further information. It is thanks to Sabine Kebir that more than 70 years after the end of the Nazi dictatorship two silent heroes of the resistance received a late honor.

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Event date: 26.09.2019 19:00

Spies at the Center of Power

Book launch

Heribert Schwan has reviewed over 70,000 pages of Stasi files in order to understand the extent of GDR espionage in the West. It shows how the Bonn political apparatus was targeted, including the chancellors, from Adenauer to Kohl.

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Event date: 17.09.2019 19:00

Computers in the war of espionage

Panel discussion

Artificial intelligence is changing society – also in the area of security and intelligence services. What is artificial intelligence already used for today? How is this topic dealt with in Germany? And what will the near future bring?

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