DENK MAL AM ORT 2017

 

Commemoration Events on Saturday, May 6 

 

1  Strandbad Wannsee, Wannseebadweg 25, 14129 Berlin-Nikolassee
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hermann Clajus, a social democrat and former director of Strandbad Wannsee, and the former Jewish residents of Schwanenwerder are remembered by Heike Stange.
S 1, S7 / Station: Berlin-Nikolassee. Meeting point:  11 a.m. and 12 noon, entrance to Strandbad Wannsee

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2  Haberlandstraße 8, Albert Einstein Gedenkstele, 10779 Berlin-Schöneberg
11 a.m.
Petra Michalski talks about Albert Einstein, a close friend of her uncle, Prof. Dr. János Plesch.

U7 / Station: Bayerischer Platz
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3  Rosenheimer Straße 3, 10781 Berlin-Schöneberg
1 - 3 p.m.
Installation documenting a house community's search for traces of the former Jewish residents of this house.
U7 / Station: Eisenacher Straße
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4  Rosenheimer Straße 40, second floor, 10781 Berlin-Schöneberg

1 - 3 p.m.

Anke Hassel and Hugh Williamson open their apartment home to display some documents in memory of the Katzenellenbogen family, who moved to this apartment in 1933 and ran a hardware shop in Goltzstraße 37.
U7 / Station: Eisenacher Straße
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5  Rosenheimer Straße 40, fourth floor, 10781 Berlin-Schöneberg

1 - 3 p.m.
Marie Rolshoven opens her apartment and presents an installation entitled Legalized Robbery using papers found in state archives. Legalized Robbery documents the persecution, dispossession and deportation of nine tenants who lived in this apartment, including a small child and a newborn.
U7 / Station: Eisenacher Straße

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6  Wielandstraße 15, 10629 Berlin-Charlottenburg

1 - 3 p.m.
Charlotte Salomon's centenary is the occasion for an artistic discussion with the residence of the Salomon family. In a silent tribute, Doris Hinzen-Röhrig also commemorates the fate of the Driller family, who lived in the same house.
Bus 101 / Bus stop: Mommsenstraße
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7  Güntzelstrasse 3, 10717 Berlin-Wilmersdorf
1.30 - 2.30 p.m.
Andrea Schultz and Günther Schmidt remember roving reporter Egon Erwin Kisch with one of his Berlin commentaries and a fictional text that could have been written by him during his exile in France.
U9 / Station: Güntzelstraße

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8  Reiswerder Island in Lake Tegel

2 - 4 p.m.

A quest in commemoration of 18 year old Gerda Lesser, Erna and Gerhard Fleck and Charlotte Fleck, all of whom were deported from Reiswerder island  in August 1944. With many supporters, Christiane Carstens went on a historical journey. Today she reports for the first time on her research results with an audio contribution and a reading.
Meeting point: 2 and 3 p.m. at ferry terminal Reiswerder/Baumwerder at the DLRG house
on the mainland. Bus 133 from U7 Station Haselhorst to bus stop Weg nach Reiswerder. One minute walk to the DLRG house through the forest in the direction of the lake.
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9  Starnberger Straße 2, 10781 Berlin-Schöneberg
3 p.m.
The young Jewish girl Renate Wolf (today Rahel R. Mann) was kept hidden from the Gestapo in the cellar of this house. Rahel R. Mann reads here from Uns kriegt ihr nicht: Als Kinder versteckt - jüdische Überlebende erzählen by Tina Hüttel and Alexander Meschnig.
Bus M46 / Bus stop: Hohenstaufenstraße
U7 / Station: Eisenacher Straße
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10  Galerie Fantom, Hektorstrasse 9-10, 10711 Berlin-Charlottenburg

3 - 4 p.m.

Reading from silent heroine Ernestina Gallardo's compensation file. School leavers from Lübbenau/Spreewald researched this story with their teacher, Antje Pohler. 
U7 / Station: Adenauerplatz
Bus M19, M 29 / Bus stop: Kaiser-Friedrich-Straße
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11  Belziger Straße 37-39, 10823 Berlin-Schöneberg
4 p.m.
Kim Seligsohn sings her Hymne an die Namen to commemorate the 23 people who were deported from here. Douglas Nygren reads from Into the Darkness, Into the Light by Tony Musgrave.
M48 / Bus stop: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz
U7 / Station: Eisenacher Straße
S1 / Station: Julius-Leber-Brücke
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12  Galerie Fantom, Hektorstraße 9-10, 10711 Berlin-Charlottenburg

4 - 6 p.m.
Artists Oscar Castillo, Eva Kreutzberger and Ludwig Norz use Galerie Fantom to commemorate the seven women and one child deported from this house.

U7 / Station: Adenauerplatz
M19, M29 / Bus stop: Kaiser-Friedrich-Straße
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13  Atelier Merseburger Strasse 12, 10823 Berlin-Schöneberg

5 - 6.30 p.m.
Workshop with Denise Citroen, initiator of Open Jewish Homes, Amsterdam: A short guide to conducting research interviews: How to collect stories from the fragile memories of elderly (80+) citizens. (please register by email: jani.pietsch@gmail.com
U7 / Station: Eisenacher Straße
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14  Löcknitz-Grundschule, Löcknitzeria, entrance Münchener Str. 34-38, 10779 Berlin-Schöneberg

6 p.m.

A Stolperstein commemorates Gertrud Kolmar at Münchener Straße 18a. She is remembered by the performance Nach Osten send' ich mein Gesicht, letters and poems by Gertrud Kolmar, compiled and read by actress Lisa Schell with cello accompaniment by Edelgard Reifner.
U7 / Station: Bayerischer Platz
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Commemoration Events on Sunday, May 7 

 

1 Strandbad Wannsee, Wannseebadweg 25, 14129 Berlin-Nikolassee

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hermann Clajus, a social democrat and former director of Strandbad Wannsee, and the former Jewish residents of Schwanenwerder are remembered by Heike Stange.
Meeting point: 11 a.m. and 12 noon, entrance to Strandbad Wannsee
S1, S7 / Station: Berlin-Nikolassee

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2  Rosenheimer Straße 40, second floor, 10781 Berlin-Schöneberg
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Anke Hassel and Hugh Williamson open their apartment home and display some documents in memory of the Katzenellenbogen family, who moved to this apartment in 1933 and ran a hardware shop in Goltzstraße 37.
U7 / Station: Eisenacher Straße
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3  Rosenheimer Straße 3, 10781 Berlin-Schöneberg
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Installation showing a house community's search for traces of the former Jewish residents of this house.
U7 / Station: Eisenacher Straße
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4  Technische Universität (TUB), main building, second floor, gallery next to Lichthof , Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin-Charlottenburg
(Please use the main entrance)

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dr. Dimitri R. Stein, who was denied his doctorate at the TH Berlin because he was Jewish, and his father, Roman Stein, are remembered by Jani Pietsch and Marie Rolshoven, using photograpic, film and sound documentation. Dr. Dimitri R. Stein lives in New York.
U2 / Station: Ernst-Reuter-Platz
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5  Apostel-Paulus-Straße 26, 10823 Berlin
1 - 3 p.m.
In front of the house and in the hallway, residents talk about their idea to erect two commemorative plaques in honour of former Jewish residents and how their contact with the survivors and descendants developed over the years.
Marion Fabian has produced an electro-accoustic requiem.
U7 / Station Eisenacher Straße
Bus M46 / Bus stop: Grunewaldstraße
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6  Gedenkstätte Stille Helden Berlin, Rosenthaler Str. 39, 10178 Berlin-Mitte
2 - 3 p.m.
Franz and Petra Michalski talk about the dramatic escape of Lilli Michalski and her sons Franz and Peter, who were persecuted as Jews by the Nazi regime.

S5, S7, S75 / Station: Hackescher Markt
Tram M1, M4, M5, M6 / Stop: Hackescher Markt
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7  Buchladen Bayerischer Platz, Grunewaldstraße 59, 10825 Berlin-Schöneberg
3 p.m.
Lea Waks survived the Lodz ghetto. Later she would describe the Bayerischer Platz as her living-room. Christiane Fritsch-Weith remembers numerous encounters with Lea Waks in her bookshop. Hans-Peter Föhrding and Heinz Verfürth read here from their recently published book Als die Juden nach Deutschland flohen. Ein vergessenes Kapitel der Nachkriegsgeschichte (March 2017).
U7 / Station: Bayerischer Platz
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8 Güntzelstraße 3, 10717 Berlin-Wilmersdorf
4 - 5 p.m.
Andrea Schultz and Günter Schmidt remember roving reporter Egon Erwin Kisch with one of his Berlin commentaries and a fictional text that could have been written by him during his exile in France.
U9 / Station: Güntzelstraße
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9  Wartburgstraße 4, 10823 Berlin-Schöneberg
4 - 6 p.m.
A plaque on the house front commemorates Robert "Robby" Uhrig. Despite a prison sentence he continued his fight against the Nazis. Forgotten is his wife Charlotte, former secretary of the SPD Reichstag parliamentary group, who after her acquittal was deported to Ravensbrück concentration camp. Gerhard Moses Heß and Jani Pietsch want to remember Robert and Charlotte Uhrig with letters, papers and songs. 
U7 / Station: Eisenacher Straße
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10  Atelier Merseburger Straße 12, 10823 Berlin-Schöneberg
6 p.m.

Aussichtslos - an exhibition in homage to Charlotte Salomon on the occasion of her centenary by Doris Hinzen-Röhrig.
With her Hymne an die Namen Kim Seligsohn commemorates all of the people especially in our thoughts on these two days.
U7 / Station: Eisenacher Straße
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