"The June 17, 1953 Uprising – 50 Years Later"

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the German Historical Institute cordially invite. This event will mark the 50th anniversary of the people's uprising in the German Democratic Republicagainst the ruling Socialist Unity Party (SED).


10:00 am


Professor Christof Mauch, Director, German Historical Institute

Franz-Josef Reuter, Director, Konrad Adenauer Foundation

10:15 am

Panel / Panelists

Christian F. Ostermann, Director Cold War International History Project, The Woodrow Wilson Center for International Studies

Dr. Robert Bowie, Head Policy Planning U.S. Department of State, 1953

Martha Mautner, U.S. Eyewitness, Berlin 1953


Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman, Senior Fellow in Residence American Institute for Contemporary German Studies

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German Historical Institute – Conference Room, Second Floor, 1607 New Hampshire Ave, NW


  • Professor Christof Mauch
    • Franz-Josef Reuter
      • Christian F. Ostermann
        • Dr. Robert Bowie
          • Martha Mautner
            • Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman

              Dr. Peter R. Weilemann †

              _The June 17, 1953 Uprising – 50 Years Later_