Relations between the UK, Germany and the rest of the world (WP1320)

Podcast

Changes in Germany over the past 100 years and the extent that nationhood matters to Britain and German. We discuss how the defence relationship differs to the economic one and what influence each country has over the other. Contributors: Simon McDonald, Ambassador, British Embassy, Berlin Michael Hinterdobler Director, Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the […]

My time as a secret listener at Wilton Park in 1943 (WP1320)

Podcast

Having arrived in Britain as a refugee from Nazi Germany in 1939, Fritz Lustig enlisted in the British Army and became a ‘secret listener’ monitoring conversations between German prisoners of war. For part of this time, he was based at the original Wilton Park, where he met his future wife. Participants at our 29th British […]

The British German Forum discuss Europe (WP1231)

Podcast

We talk about what Europe means for the people of Britain and Germany and how the views of the different generations differ. We also discuss what the changing events are in Europe and what the conference participants would like to see happen. Contributors are: Angela Crawley, Councillor and National Vice-Convenor, Scottish National Party Youth, Scottish […]