BGHS member involved in a publication about the Externsteine
On of the editors and BGHS member: Stefanie Haupt Bild: BGHS
The book presents new scientific research on the Externsteine and gives a critical insight into ideological interpretations, that have been generated by the Völkisch movement since the early 20th century.
Two members of the BGHS and one alumnus contributed to the book: the historians Stefanie Haupt, Julia Schafmeister and Karsten Wilke wrote articles on central Völkisch protagonists and on the significance of the Externsteine for right-wing extremism.
Cover of the book: Die Externsteine
Presentation of the book on 15 March in Detmold
The book will be presented in a ceremonial address on Thursday, 13 March 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at Lippisches Landesmuseum in Detmold. Among other speakers, co-editor Stefanie Haupt will present the concept of the book, as well as the concept of the conference which gave the fundament for it.
More information about the book “„Die Externsteine - Zwischen wissenschaftlicher Forschung und völkischer Deutung “ (in German):
More information about the event on Thursday: