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History Lunch Break: Reinventing Democracy in Germany after World War II

July 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

West Germany Flag Map

A conversation with historian Derek Holmgren about the restoration and reinvention of democracy in West Germany after 1945.

Derek Holmgren received his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015. His research focuses on modern German history, forced migration, and refugees, and he is working on a book titled “Taming Displacement: The Friedland Refugee Camp and the Postwar Humanitarian Crisis in West Germany.” Most recently he served as Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Wake Forest University.

History Lunch Break brings you occasionally weekly conversations on all kinds of history with all kinds of interesting people.

Part of Project Democracy 20/20

Free program. Register to join on Zoom


Or watch live on the Greensboro History Museum Facebook page

Image credit: Adapted from Дмитрий-5-Аверин / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)