Our Publications

Together with authors from the fields of science, politics, art, and culture we consider historical topics from a variety of perspectives and relate them to current societal developments.

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All our publications are available either at the information desk of the Munich Documentation Center (Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 7pm | payment in cash only) or in the online shop of the Literaturhandlung bookshop.


TO BE SEEN. queer lives 1900–1950

The accompanying publication is a collection of texts and artworks from the exhibition as well as essays by important contributors on queer lives in the past and present as seen from a scientific and social perspective.

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Munich and National Socialism

The catalogue encompasses the texts and images of the permanent exhibition as well as twenty-three accompanying essays by renowned historians.

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Publications in English

Glossary for TO BE SEEN. queer lives 1900–1950

A glossary explains key terms used in the exhibition TO BE SEEN. It deepens the content of the exhibition and makes clear how closely language and identity are connected. 

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Annette Kelm: Die Bücher

With more than 100 photographs, Annette Kelm shows books by well-known and lesser-known authors whose works were burned during the National Socialist book burnings on May 10, 1933.

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Tell me about yesterday tomorrow

A Book about the Future of the Past to the eponymous exhibition. With contributions from authors spanning the fields of history, art, philosophy, journalism, poetry, gender, and urban studies.

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Publications in German only