This is the annual conference of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies. Keynote Speakers are Prof. Dr. Beate Henn-Memmesheimer from Universität Mannheim and German filmmaker and artist Marc Bauder. You can read more about it over at their website.

Beginning with the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the last century saw the rise of Italian fascism and Soviet communism, the world economic crisis, and the rise of the Nazis to power in Germany, leading to the horrors of World War II.