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    ‘After the Great War’ exhibition in Bremen

    06 – 29 October 2023, Rudolf-Hilferding Platz

    We invite you to visit our outdoor exhibition “After The Great War”, on its 24th stop, now in Bremen!
    You’ll find the display at the Rudolf-Hilferding Platz.
    There will be an official opening on the 6th of october at 3 PM with the Mayor of Bremen, Dr. Andreas Bovenschulte, followed by a guided tour in German through the exhibition.

    Over 200 archive and multimedia materials – pictures, maps, and films – together with individual stories of those who lived then, present a complex yet coherent picture of a New Europe. The main goal of the travelling display is to illustrate the scale of the political changes and their impact on current politics as well as to reveal different national memories.

    The exhibition aims to present well-documented facts in an original and refreshing way by highlighting their mutual connections and weaving them into one narrative, considering multiple perspectives.

    Learn about the changes the First World War (1914–1918) brought to Europe. How did the continent change? What superpowers were ruined and made way for new independent states? What was the everyday life of Europeans like in the post-war years Could the events of a century ago have parallels with the current global situation?

    The exhibition After the Great War. New Europe 1918–1923 has been presented for five years as part of an international tour. It was displayed in twenty-three cities over thirteen countries so far: Prague (Czech Republic), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Bratislava (Slovakia), Verdun (France), Berlin and Weimar (Germany), Rijeka (Croatia), Vienna (Austria), Kaunas and Vilnius (Lithuania), Tallinn (Estonia), Darmstadt (Germany), Dublin (Ireland), Sibiu (Romania), Trieste (Italy), Wroclaw, Cracow, Warsaw, Poznan, Lublin, Szczecin, Gdansk (Poland) and Brussels (Belgium).