In the sign of friendship

The exhibition »From the Middle East to the Eastern Bloc« by the Max Weber Foundation shows the first results of the international research project »Knowledge and Knowledge Relations in Ideological Space: Mobility and Migration of Students from West Asia and North Africa to the Eastern Bloc states, 1955-1991«. The Orient Institute Beirut and the German Historical Institutes Moscow and Warsaw are involved. The photos and texts show the studies as well as the student life and political activities of the guests from the Orient.

The exhibition can be seen from Friday, June 11, to Sunday, June 20, daily from 11 am to 6 pm in the conference room of the DDR Museum. Admission is free.


Saturday, June 12, 3 pm

Konferenzraum des DDR Museum
Sankt Wolgang-Str. 2
10178 Berlin

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The event will take place in German. 

Please note that all events are carried out in accordance with the ordinances of the Berlin Senate for the containment of Covid-19 in force at the time. Due to the distance and hygiene regulations, only a limited number of places are available. Registration is possible at

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