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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/22/2014 | 1259 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Cultures of Intelligence

Episode 9: The Round-Up Interview

In the general interview Prof. Dr. Sönke Neitzel from the London School of Economics and Political Science explores the key questions of the project about secret service cultures. In the preceding…

The Round-Up Interview
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/15/2014 | 888 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 8: The secret agent and the general staff

In World War II the British secret service was able to increase its efficiency. For example, it tapped the conversations of high-ranking German generals, who were imprisoned in Latimer House in…

The secret agent and the general staff
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/08/2014 | 863 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Cultures of Intelligence

Episode 7: The spy scandal

Edward Snowden triggered the biggest secret service scandal in U.S. history to date. But before Snowden there were other key figures in the history of the secret services, such as William Joseph…

The spy scandal
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/01/2014 | 1166 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 6: The spies' superiors

During the Third Reich, the Bendlerblock in Berlin was not only the General Army Office headquarters, but also the central place for coordinating espionage and counter-espionage. However, the…

The spies' superiors
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 09/24/2014 | 896 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 5: Espionage, the key to victory?

What sources are suitable for exploring the various secret service cultures? What do fictional narratives reveal about the purpose and social standing of spying? The three postgraduates explore…

Espionage, the key to victory?
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 09/10/2014 | 984 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 3: The spy, a traitor?

The main question the postgraduates Bernhard Sassmann, Michael Rupp and Frederik Müllers consider is what kind of reputation the secret services of Great Britain, Germany and the United States had.…

The spy, a traitor?
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 09/03/2014 | 1363 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 2: "Agents" working for science

Are there national secret service cultures? How do secret services in Great Britain, the United States and Germany differ from one another? That is the first question considered by the research…

"Agents" working for science
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/27/2014 | 4023 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 1: Snowden is everywhere

Lawrence of Arabia, Mata Hari, James Bond; it fires our imagination when talk turns to real or fictional spies and secret services. There are few professions that more myths, legends and stories…

Snowden is everywhere
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 06/02/2014 | 12486 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Snowden ist überall, schon lange

Project leadership:
Prof. Dr. Sönke Neitzel
Prof. Dr. Philipp Gassert
Prof. Dr. Andreas Gestrich
Location:
London; Augsburg
Info:

The Research Project
Since the late 19th century the rise of nationalism not to mention social and technological change have not only fundamentally altered forms of warfare, but also the system of international relations. Europe and the United States responded to these changes by setting up military intelligence services that were more professional, technical and scientific, as were the methods of gathering and assessing information. Great Britain and the United States were the first…