Episode 2: Life behind the Wall: How are we to remember East Germany?

German studies researchers Alison Lewis and Claudia Sandberg join host Leo Kretzenbacher to look back at how ordinary East Germans negotiated their lives and livelihoods in the self-proclaimed "most egalitarian society in Europe". First of a two-part conversation.

A podcast from the University of Melbourne's School of Languages and Linguistics, presented by Leo Kretzenbacher.

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Brandenburg Gate on December 1, 1989

Brandenburg Gate on December 1, 1989. By SSGT F. Lee Corkran - DoD photo, USA, Public Domain