The Fight for Historical Truth at Humboldt University
Foreword to Scholarship or War Propaganda? The Return of German Militarism and the Dispute at Berlin's Humboldt University
By Peter Schwarz, 10 August 2015
The subject of this book goes well beyond the conflict at Berlin's Humboldt University. It is concerned with the relationship between scholarship and politics in a period of militarism, mounting international conflicts and growing social tensions.
By Peter Schwarz, 7 August 2015
The events that led to the dismissal of the German Attorney General Harald Range show the true extent of the preparations to erect an authoritarian state.
By Christoph Dreier, 21 July 2015
A growing number of students at German universities are speaking out in opposition to right-wing professors and the media campaign against their critics.
the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (Germany), 20 July 2015
Sebastian Kempkens, the editor of a university magazine published by Der Spiegel, has joined the media chorus denouncing anti-militarist students at Humboldt University.
By Johannes Stern, 20 June 2015
Not a single article has appeared in the German press noting the IYSSE resolution passed June 11 by the student parliament of Humboldt University.
“Failure to defend freedom of expression would have dire consequences”
By Sven Wurm, 13 June 2015
Presented here is the speech by Sven Wurm of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality to the June 11 meeting of the student parliament.
By our correspondents, 13 June 2015
The conflict over freedom of expression at Humboldt University in Berlin is being followed with great interest at other universities.
By our correspondents, 12 June 2015
The student parliament at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany adopted a resolution yesterday denouncing attacks against students' fundamental right to criticize professors.
By Christoph Dreier, 10 June 2015
The student representatives of three departments at Humboldt University in Berlin published a joint statement defending students against attacks by the media.
International Youth and Students for Social Equality, 6 June 2015
The President of Berlin’s Humboldt University, Jan-Hendrik Olbertz, has taken to the press to accuse critical-minded students of suppressing academic freedom.
By Johannes Stern, 30 May 2015
Münkler’s proposals correspond to the plans of the German ruling elite to again establish the country as a political and military “peacekeeping force” in Europe and in the world.
By Peter Schwarz, 29 May 2015
The weekly paper Junge Freiheit, mouthpiece of the New Right, has declared its support for the campaign against critical students at Berlin’s Humboldt University.
By Johannes Stern, 25 May 2015
In an interview titled “Resentments as in 1933,” political science professor Herfried Münkler has accused anti-militarist students of Nazism and anti-Semitism.
By Peter Schwarz, 23 May 2015
The attacks on the critics of political science professor Herfried Münkler are now being directed against the freedom of the Internet.
By Peter Schwarz, 22 May 2015
A student blog criticizing the lectures of Herfried Münkler at Humboldt University has been attacked for its anonymity in an effort to distract attention from the real issues at stake.
Partei für Soziale Gleichheit (PSG) and International Youth and Students for Social Equality, 19 May 2015
The PSG and the IYSSE unequivocally support the students who publish the blog “Münkler-Watch” and have become the target of a massive intimidation campaign.
the Socialist Equality Party (Germany) and the International Youth and Students for Social Equality, 29 April 2015
Humboldt University is attempting to intimidate, suppress and criminalize criticism of the controversial political views publicly advanced by Jörg Baberowski, chair of the university’s Department of Eastern European History.
Scholarship, not war propaganda!
By Andre Damon and Jesse Olsen, 13 January 2015
The International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) at Humboldt University is running in the upcoming student elections against the drive to turn the university into a center of war propaganda.