BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Drupal iCal API//EN X-WR-CALNAME:Events items teaser X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/Toronto BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Toronto X-LIC-LOCATION:America/Toronto BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:EDT TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 DTSTART:20140309T070000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:EST TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 DTSTART:20131103T060000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT UID:650f927ef1529 DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20141008T113000 SEQUENCE:0 TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTEND;TZID=America/Toronto:20141008T125000 SUMMARY:The Dawn of Freedom—East Germany 1989 CLASS:PUBLIC DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nTwenty-five years ago and after protests and peacef ul demonstrations\,\nthe Berlin Wall opened\, the East German government r esigned\, and\nGerman unification was on the horizon. The year 1989 was an eventful\nyear for East Germans: protests during the local elections in s pring\;\nthe flight of thousands via Hungary and Czechoslovakia in summer\ ;\nanti-government protests in Leipzig and other cities and towns in\nfall \, and the fall of the Wall in November.\n\nMat Schulze\, prof in the Depa rtment of Germanic and Slavic Studies and\ndirector of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies\, was a student in\nLeipzig in 1989. He will talk not only about the political\ndevelopments that year but also give an eyewitne ss account of\nprotests\, civic rights actions\, and demonstrations in Lei pzig.\n DTSTAMP:20230924T013559Z END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR