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“Making War, Mapping Europe. Militarized Cultural Encounters"

Aims, structure and lenders of the online exhibition

Aims

Whether they be texts, photographs, or drawings, various mementos or happenstance objects of everyday use, many kinds of testimonials have been preserved over the years documenting western soldiers’ contact with Europe’s periphery and the Middle East. The exhibition presented here has the task of making these themes of militarized cultural encounters more ...

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Topographical Categories

It3 - quadratisch

French Soldiers in Italy, 1795-1814

NAM1991121061-quadratisch

British and French Soldiers in Egypt and the Levant, 1798-1920

_Russ_Kachel_

German Soldiers in Russia, 1812

4_Bavarian Soldiers in Greece

Bavarian Soldiers in Greece, 1832-1862

1_German Soldiers in the Ottoman Empire

German Soldiers in the Ottoman Empire

Balkanbild -quadratisch

German Soldiers in the Balkans, 1914-1918

Thematic Categories

The following pages re-group objects found in the topographical exhibitions according to their thematic significance. These exhibition objects therefore span various time periods and locations of military cultural encounters. Through displaying them in these new contexts, we hope to inspire novel perspectives and connections across these disparate campaigns and expeditions.

Civilizations

Collaboration

Gender

Knowledge

Memory

Occupation

Operations

Resistance

Spoils

Topography

Travel

Violence

Events