They Divided the Sky – Christa Wolf – Episode 12

On Episode 12 of the Radio GDR Podcast, GDR Objectified‘s John Paul Kleiner interviews Professor Luise von Flotow who translated the East German novel ‘They Divided The Sky‘ by Christa …

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“Open Memory Box” 400+ Hours of East German Home Movies Go Online

After six years of work, we interview the producers behind Open Memory Box which encompasses 415 hours of home movies that 150 families made in East Germany between 1947 and …

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38 Things I learned about East Germany from reading Burning Down The Haus. Episode 10.

On today’s episode of the Radio GDR podcast – I share with you 38 things I learned about East Germany by reading Burning Down The Haus by Tim Mohr. I …

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East German football – The People’s Game: Football, State and Society in East Germany (8)

We talk East German football with author Alan McDougall. On this episode of the Radio GDR podcast, hosts  Shane Whaley and  GDR Objectified‘s John Paul Kleiner talk East German football …

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What happened to football in East Germany after reunification? (7)

The Demise of Football in East Germany and the ‘scandal’ at Stahl Brandenburg. Note – Even though this episode is based on football in East Germany, the podcast will still …

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Hohenschonhausen Prison Memorial -The Dark Side of the GDR (6)

On this episode of the Radio GDR East Germany podcast Shane records his thoughts following a guided tour of the Hohenschonhausen Stasi Prison in East Berlin and questions whether he …

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