Katja Hoyer

Katja Hoyer

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Katja Hoyer discusses with Ivan six things which should be better known.

Katja Hoyer is an Anglo-German historian and journalist. She is a Visiting Research Fellow at King's College London and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. She writes about German politics as a Washington Post columnist as well as for several British newspapers like The Spectator and The Telegraph. Katja's debut book Blood and Iron - The Rise and Fall of the German Empire 1971-1918 became a bestseller in the UK. She is currently working on a new history of East Germany from 1949 to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

  1. The Baltic coast https://www.travelstride.com/attractions/things-to-do-in-baltic-sea-attractions

  2. Shrewsbury Prison https://guide2.co.uk/shropshire/listings/shrewsbury-prison/

  3. Louise of Prussia https://departments.kings.edu/womens_history/luise.html

  4. German cakes https://theculturetrip.com/europe/germany/articles/the-best-german-traditional-cakes-you-need-to-try/

  5. Octopuses https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v39/n17/amia-srinivasan/the-sucker-the-sucker

  6. Cultural output from behind the Iron Curtain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_of_East_Germany

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