In Hamburg's School Museum, visitors can go back to school and see for themselves how children learned their lessons more than a hundred years ago. The exhibition shows vividly how schooling and teaching are anchored in society.
Bloody art? Some of the objects to be shown at Berlin's Humboldt Forum museum complex were unethically acquired during the colonial era. Critics say the institution isn't doing enough to dig into Germany's colonial past.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is moving to introduce compulsory military training in schools. It is a grim reminder of the country's totalitarian past that has raised fears of 'idealogical indoctrination.'
Vladimir Putin has a special relationship with Hamburg. He visited the city several times when he was still largely unknown internationally, even once causing a stir at the city hall. Now he's back for the G20 summit.
For the "Degenerate Art" exhibition sponsored by Hitler, the Nazis confiscated modern art from museums in 1937. The works were ridiculed before they were destroyed. The impact of the purges can be felt to this day.
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