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Did you know? ...

that a potash pit in the Werra Valley was once the richest mine in the world?

During the Second World War the gold reserves of the doomed German Reich were stored in the Kaiserroda potash mine in Merkers. In 1945 the…
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Stories about People ...

Louis Le Chatelier (1815–73)

Henri Louis Le Chatelier was a French scientist, engineer and administrator who promoted economic development and solved technical problems…
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Composite video of ERIH's dance event 'WORK IT OUT' 2021

News

| 18th ERIH Conference in Esch-sur-Alzette (L) and online: Register now!

Preserving the past and shaping the future – this is a special challenge for Europe's…  more

| German magazine Industriekultur, No. 2.22: Railway Museum and ERIH Regional Route Basque Country, Part 2

The Basque Country, an autonomous region in the north of the Spanish peninsula, owes…  more

| Following the Corona hiatus: ExtraSchicht returns to the Ruhr

After two years of suspension due to Corona, ExtraSchicht is back in the Ruhr region.…  more

| Call for Papers: Rethinking Storytelling at the 18th ERIH Conference 2022

Climate change, digitalisation, pandemics, gender equality, inclusion and new values…  more

| Screen Reader feature: ERIH website with improved accessibility

Anyone who has visited the ERIH website recently may have noticed the buttons…  more

This website was last updated on 13th August 2022.