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October 918 2020

Online + Frankfurt Rhine / Main

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Martin Schmitt

Dr. Martin Schmitt is research and teaching fellow at the Technical University of Darmstadt. He is working on the history of computing in East and West Germany. In 2020, he defended his dissertation on the history of the digitalization in banking at the University of Potsdam. His dissertation received the award of the Society for the History of Science, Medicine and Technology.

Events


Games behind the Iron Curtain 1

30 years after the German reunification, a talk series looks back at how games were played behind the Iron Curtain in the Eastern Bloc in the 1980s and how games were developed there. We interview Volker Strübing, who is reappraising his youth with a documentary film about the home computer scene in the GDR; Jaroslav Švelch, whose book "Gaming the Iron Curtain" reports on the 1980s in ...

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Games behind the Iron Curtain 2

30 years after the German reunification, a talk series looks back at how games were played behind the Iron Curtain in the Eastern Bloc in the 1980s and how games were developed there. We interview Volker Strübing, who is reappraising his youth with a documentary film about the home computer scene in the GDR; Jaroslav Švelch, whose book "Gaming the Iron Curtain" reports on the 1980s in ...

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Games behind the Iron Curtain 3

30 years after the German reunification, a talk series looks back at how games were played behind the Iron Curtain in the Eastern Bloc in the 1980s and how games were developed there. We interview Volker Strübing, who is reappraising his youth with a documentary film about the home computer scene in the GDR; Jaroslav Švelch, whose book "Gaming the Iron Curtain" reports on the 1980s in ...

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Games behind the Iron Curtain 4

30 years after the German reunification, a talk series looks back at how games were played behind the Iron Curtain in the Eastern Bloc in the 1980s and how games were developed there. We interview Volker Strübing, who is reappraising his youth with a documentary film about the home computer scene in the GDR; Jaroslav Švelch, whose book "Gaming the Iron Curtain" reports on the 1980s in ...

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Games behind the Iron Curtain 5

30 years after the German reunification, a talk series looks back at how games were played behind the Iron Curtain in the Eastern Bloc in the 1980s and how games were developed there. We interview Volker Strübing, who is reappraising his youth with a documentary film about the home computer scene in the GDR; Jaroslav Švelch, whose book "Gaming the Iron Curtain" reports on the 1980s in ...

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