Warszawa

Archiwum

Rašínovo (former Palackého) nábřeží 4

The buildings located between Palacký and Jirásek bridges were built toward the end of 19th century in an opulent style. show

1933-39

1933–39 Praga w czasach bezrobocia: Uczciwa praca dla narodu? show

1939-45

Prague, 1939–45: The heart of the German Reich show

1945

Praga na progu nowej doby: 1945 rok jako koniec czy nowy początek? show

Accommodation centre for refugees in the Hotel Ritz, Zbraslav

The hotel, built in 1923-1924, served later as a rest home for Czechoslovak veterans from the First World War. After 1933 refugees from Nazi Germany were accommodated here. show

Ambasada Wielkiej Brytanii w Pradze

Ambasada Wielkiej Brytanii w Pradze show

Arbeiter Illustrierte Zeitung

First published in Willi Münzenberg’s Berlin-based Neuer Deutscher Verlag in 1924, the Arbeiter Illustrierte Zeitung (AIZ) soon became probably the most popular German worker’s paper. show

Arbesov plac

Plac Arbesov show

Arco

As a student of the Minerva grammar school for girls, Milena Jesenská used to frequent the Arco Café. show

Arco

Kawiarnia Arco show

Banh-mi Makers

Tomáš show

Belgická 25

This building was constructed in 1898 and from the very beginning served as an orphanage for Jewish boys. show

Biograf Koruna

Since the 1930's, the Koruna Palace was known for its popular snack bar. On October 23, 1914, a cinema was opened there, screening mainly thrillers with Ernst Reicher (playing Stuart Webbs). show

Bubny train station

The Bubny train stations saw nearly 50,000 people put onto transports heading to concentration camps and ghettos in the east of Europe. show

Bulovka Hospital

Opened in 1931, Bulovka Hospital became very quickly one of the most important hospitals in Prague. show

Continental

Kawiarnia Continental show

Czech Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Writer and linguist Pavel Eisner worked as a translator for the Czech Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In addition, he published his articles in Prager Presse Daily. show

Dlouhá 33, Pomocná transportní služba; Židovské ústředí práce; Treuhandstelle č. 4

No. 33 Dlouhá, Auxiliary Transport Service; Jewish Labour Centre; Treuhandstelle No. 4 show

Dom rodziny Deutschů

Dom rodziny Deutsch show

Dva roky v životě pražského Němce (Horst Stölzig, 1933–2015)

Two Years in the Life of a Prague German show

Dům v ulici Pod Bořislavkou, Zavadilova 38/1736

This is the house where the Stölzig family shortly before the end of war planned their escape to Benešov nad Ploučnicí, the father's birthplace. show

Edgar Hahnewald

Soběslavská 2257/35, Praha 3 show

Edison

Kawiarnia Edison show

Erich Ollenhauer

Na Pískách 1835/32, Praha 6 show

Exilový tisk

German Exile Press in Prague 1933-38 show

Fibichova ul., Starý židovský hřbitov na Olšanech

Fibichova street: Old Jewish Cemetery at Olšany (today Mahlerovy sady) show

Friedrich Stampfer

Na Slupi 434/8, Praha 2 show

Gathering point

In 1941, a gathering place for Jews destined for transports was set up in the wooden buildings of the Radio Market at the New Exhibition Grounds belonging to Prague’s Trade Fairs company. show

Gegen-Angriff

One of the first newspapers edited by exiles in Prague was Gegen-Angriff [Counterattack] which first appeared in April 1933. show

Grand Hotel Evropa

The hotel was built in 1872 by architect Josef Schulz. Its original name “U arcivévody Štěpána” was changed by the new owner in 1924 to “Grand hotel Šroubek”. show

Hagibor

Hagibor, meaning hero in Hebrew, was the name given to a Jewish sports club. Today Hagibor forms a part of the cadastral territory of Prague 10. show

Hajnovka

Restauracja "Hajnovka" była jednym z miejsc, w którym po 1933 roku spotykali się zwolennicy Socjaldemokratycznej Partii Niemiec (SPD), którzy uciekli z Rzeszy Niemieckiej, żeby wymieniać show

Hard Comebacks

Hard Comebacks show

Hlavní nádraží (Dworzec Główny)

>h2> Hlavní nádraží - Dworzec Główny show

Holokaust

A gathering point in the middle of a modern city show

Hotel Ambassador

Hotel Ambassador show

Juliš

Kawiarnia w hotelu Juliš show

Jáchymova 3, Židovská sociální péče o uprchlíky

Jewish Social Care for Refugees; Jewish School show

Jáchymova 63/3

Jáchymova 63/3 show

Kawiarnia w Miejskim Domu Reprezentacyjnym

Kawiarnia w Obecním domě - Miejskim Domu Reprezentacyjnym show

Kino

Maják, Arbes, Sofie – kina na Smíchovie Świadkowie opowiadając o życiu smíchovskiej dzielnicy wspominają miejscowe kina: Maják, Arbes i Sofie. show

Kolaboracja

Kolaboracja show

Lata 20.-30. XX wieku

Wielokulturowość Pragi show

Lidická

Życie na ulicy Lidickiej i w jej okolicy show

Maiselova 18, Židovská náboženská obec v Praze

No. 18 Maiselova, The Jewish Religious Community in Prague show

Minerva

Minerva show

Mozarteum

Verein für musikalische Privataufführungen (Society for the Private Performance of Music) - Mozarteum show

Muzeum Narodowe

Muzeum Narodowe show

Muzyka

Czech/German Music Life in Prague show

Mánes

Kawiarnia Mánes show

Mánes

The Mánes Controversy of 1934 show

Městská knihovna

Municipal Library show

Městská knihovna [Biblioteka Miejska]

Biblioteka Miejska show

N. P. Kondakov Archaeological Institute, Slunná 10

In the second half of the 1930s this house was the seat of the N. P. Kondakov Archaeological Institute. show

Na Hromádkové

Dla tzw. Romów słowackich, do których należała większość Romów przybywających po drugiej wojnie światowej na tereny czeskie, muzykowanie było nie tylko tradycyjnym, ale też show

Na Perštýně 5 – U Medvídků

Podczas okupacji w domu "U Medvidků" przy ulicy Na Perštýně 5, znajdowała się winiarnia "U Petříků", nazwana na cześć właściciela domu i będąca ulubionym miejscem spotkań Jiřego show

Na Perštýně 6

The Prague headquarters of the Zionist socialists – or more precisely the social democrats (Poale Zion) – was on the second floor of a building located at Na Perštýně Street 6. show

Na Poříčí 32

This house was the home of Adolf Dauber, nicknamed Dol or Dolfi, Jewish violinist and composer, who in the 1920s and 1930s performed dance music and jazz as well as classical music. show

Na Poříčí 6 – Selbstwehr

One of the most famous Jewish weeklies written in German, called Selbstwehr (Self-defence), was located at Na Poříčí Street 6. show

Na Příkopě 988/31

Budynek pod adresem Na Příkopě 988/31 był siedzibą Elektafilmu, renomowanej firmy dystrybucyjnej, która stała się firmą aryjską kiedy jej właściciel, Josef Auerbach, wyemigrował z show

Na Příkopě – Slovanský dům [Dom Słowiański]

,h2>Ulica Na Příkopě show

Neue Weltbühne

Founded in 1905 by Siegfried Jacobsohn in Berlin, Weltbühne – initially a paper for theatre reviews – was maybe the most influential and prestigious intellectual paper of Weimar Germany. show

No. 19 Kateřinská, Hospital

No. 19 Kateřinská, Hospital show

No. 57 Lublaňská, Hospital

No. 57 Lublaňská, Hospital show

No. 7 Sázavská, Vinohrady Synagogue

No. 7 Sázavská, Vinohrady Synagogue show

Nádraží Dejvice

After a few weeks (the exact date is not known), the internees were transported from the barracks where they were held to the Prague-Dejvice train station. show

Německé kasino

Concordia was an association of artists and writers, which resided in the German Casino (in the German, later Slavic House) in Na Příkopě Street. show

Obudowa

Miejsce zamieszkania, sąsiedztwo show

Opletalova 1441/19

Opletalova 1441/19 show

Otto Friedländer

Riegerovy sady, Praha 2 show

Otto Wels

Na Viničních horách 773/44, Praha 6 show

Palác Lucerna

Between 1907 and 1920, a complex of buildings was raised on Wenceslas Square. The author of the project known as the “Lucerna Palace” was architect Ing. show

Pasáž u Stýblů (Alfa)

The Palace of “U Stýblů” located on Wenceslas Square was erected in 1928 by architects Ludvík Kysela and Jan Jarolím. show

Patriotika Duplex, Koulova 6–8

The “Patriotika” duplex on Koulova Street, built at the beginning of the 1930s, is the youngest of the three Dejvice residential houses built by the Russian emigration. show

Petschkův palác, 931 Politických věžnů

Pałac Petschkův show

Prace

Praca show

Prager Presse

The topic of mutual Czech-German relations was also addressed by translator Otokar Fischer in his article "Nietzsche and the Czechs" written for Prager Presse. show

Prager Tagblatt

Wenceslas Square and its close vicinity used to be home to a number of newspaper offices as well as printing and publishing houses. show

Prager Tagblatt

Writer Max Brod joined the editorial staff of Prager Tagblatt in 1924 to "regularly cover Czech art and culture, which is certainla major progress in understanding between the two nations", as he show

Praskie kawiarnie

Praskie kawiarnie show

Professorial House, Rooseveltova 27–29

The oldest of the three residential houses built in Prague–Dejvice by Russian émigrés was built by the “Czech-Russian Professorial Building and Housing Cooperative in Prague” as early as show

Prostředníci

Praha – Prag: The City of Literature, Two Languages and Many Liaisons show

Residency of SoPaDe in Prague

In May 1933 leading members of the Social Democrats fled via Saarbrücken to Czechoslovakia, thus escaping Nazi persecution. In Prague they formed an exile organisation of the SPD called SoPaDe. show

Restrikce

Endless Bans show

Robert Grötzsch

Na Pískách 1835/32, Praha 6 show

Romowie w Czechosłowacji w latach 1945–1989

Romowie w Czechosłowacji w latach 1945–1989 show

Rudolfinum

Rudolfinum show

Russian House on King Alexander Avenue

The second of the three residential buildings built by the Russian emigration in Dejvice and Bubeneč was the building which stands today on Yugoslav Partisans Avenue. show

Russian Émigrés in Interwar Czechoslovakia

According to various estimates up to two million inhabitants of the former Russian Empire had to leave their mother country following the events of the October Revolution and the Russian Civil War. show

Scharnhorstova kasárna na náměstí Svobody / Základní škola na náměstí Svobody

Immediately after the war, many Germans were lodged in the displaced persons' camp in the former Scharnhorst Barracks (now Elementary School of Ema Destinová) in Náměstí Svobody square in show

Seat of Směrš, the Soviet Counterintelligence, Dělostřelecká 11

In May 1945, the villa which today falls under the management of the Ministry of Defence and where the Central Office for Jewish Emigration (Zentralstelle für jüdische Auswanderung) had its seat show

Sionistické hnutí

The Zionist Movement and Jewish Youth show

Slavia

Kawiarnia Slavia show

Social Democracy in exile

At the start of 1933 the Nazis seized power in Germany. The immediate consequence was the persecution of political opponents, above all Social Democrats and Communists. show

The Exhibition Grounds

This a place that had very symbolic connotations for the Czech-speaking citizens of the First Republic. The first Jubilee Exhibition took place in 1891. show

The New German Theatre

Since the 1860s theatre life in Prague was de facto divided into two scenes – German and Czech. The main Czech stage had been represented by the National Theatre since 1883, while the most show

The Royal Game-park or Stromovka park

After Nazi occupation, Jews were gradually banned from going to theatres, cinemas and, starting in 1940, parks and gardens as well. show

The headquarters of the Social Democrat Refugee Aid

The German Social Democrat refugees needed help when they first arrived in Czechoslovakia. Someone had to take care of them, and above all to find them accommodation in the city. show

Tůmova kawiarnia

Tůmova kawiarnia show

U Rybářky

U Rybářky show

U Smaltovny street, no. 6

Before moving into the mayoral residence on Mariánské square, the German historian Josef Pfitzener lived in this building. show

U staré školy 1, Ambulance

U staré školy 1, Ambulance show

Uchodźcy przed nazizmem

Praga miejscem schronienia uchodźców przed nazizmem show

Ve Smečkách 27

Ve Smečkách show

Veverkova Street 25

Doris Elsnerová (born 1924) lived in a beautiful corner tenant building built in the functionalist style in 1938. She had a Jewish father and a Christian, German-speaking mother. show

Václavské náměstí

Wenceslas Square in the “long” 20th century Wenceslas Square in the first half of the 20th century: The national symbol and a place of gatherings, meetings and confrontations show

Wilson Station (Main Train Station today)

Wilson Station, today's Main Station in Prague, was the first arrival point for many of those who returned. show

prezent

Praga na progu nowej doby: 1945 rok jako koniec czy nowy początek? show

Šternberkova 10

A well-known post-war historian of the Holocaust, Miroslav Kárný, lived in this house before he left for Theresienstadt. show

Šumická winiarnia

Šumická winiarnia – Romowie grają dla nie-Romów show

„Węgiel”

„Węgiel” show

upcoming
events

authors

Björn Jungius

political scientist

Chad Bryant

historyk (Department of History of the University of South Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Daniela Bartáková

historian

Dr. Wolfgang Schwarz

historian

Eliška Waageová

researcher at the Terezín Initiative Institute

Eva Bendová

art historian and curator

Helena Sadílková

researcher inRomani studies at the Department of Central European Studies at Charles University in Prague

Ines Koeltzsch

historyk

Jakub Grygar, Jana Proboštová, Andrea Plačková

Jakub Hauser

art historian

Jan Ort

Roma studies student at the Department of Central European Studies at Charles University in Prague

Jaromír Mrňka

PhD student at the Institute of Economic and Social History of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague

Johannes Heinke

ethnologist

Kateřina Čapková

historian

Kateřina Štinglová

Lea Calmano

Martha Stellmacher

PhD student of ethnomusicology at the University of Music, Drama and Media (HMTM) in Hanover and Faculty of Humanities of Charles University in Prague

Michael Polák

student of the Institute of Economic and Social History of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague

Pavel Baloun

PhD student at the Department of general anthropology of the Faculty of Humanities at Charles University in Prague

Radka Šustrová

researcher at the Masaryk Institute and the Archive of the Czech Academy of Sciences

Romana Hudousková

Roma studies student at the Department of Central European Studies at Charles University in Prague

Tereza Mašková

researcher

Thomas Oellermann

historyk

Vít Strobach

historian