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DDR: retrospective visit 50 years on

in History/Lifestyle
Prof. John Agnew. Wikimedia Commons
Prof. John Agnew. Wikimedia Commons

In an exclusive article for The Leipzig Glocal, internationally renowned political geographer John Agnew speaks about his experience returning to Leipzig for the first time since 1968, including his impressions on the Zeitgeschichtliches Forum and reflections on the West vs. the East historically in Europe.

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It’s going down the Bach

in History/Music
Bach's musical genius is perhaps second to none.
Bach's musical genius is perhaps second to none.

Via wit, history and video, our music columnist explores groundbreaking – and very cool – contributions to the fabric of classical music (and contemporary rock too) by Johann Sebastian Bach, timeless Leipzig celebrity, as Bach Festival approaches.

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Forgotten Dreams of Leipzig’s Future

in History/Politics

They say that Leipzig has always had delusions of grandeur.

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