Why Not Start a Revolution!*
Using posters to call for revolution
The Archives select material from the special collection on Protest, Resistance, and Utopia in the Federal Republic of Germany, focusing on various topics for presentation to visitors to the Institute.
The Hamburg Institute for Social Research’s contribution to the program for Hamburg’s 2017 Nacht des Wissens (Night of Knowledge) explored the topic Revolution. Lectures, an Archives exhibition, a film screening, and a Library quiz addressed this theme vividly and diversely. Some of the posters displayed in the Why Not Start a Revolution! exhibition were:
* Headline from: PARDON. The German monthly satire magazine. Hamburg, 1968, Issue 1, p. 26.