Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-11-08

  • Slightly new look for German History Blog. Bigger font in articles. Front page now includes text from actual entries. #
  • Looking forward to watching Chancellor Merkel address the US Congress ahead of the big 20th Anniv Wall celebrations #
  • RT @FAZ_Vermischtes: Interaktiv: Vom Mauerfall bis zur Einheit — nice video about Berlin Wall! #
  • Re last tweet: Shld have said "interactive" instead of just video. Cool stuff. #
  • RT @pritzkerlibrary: We're webcasting live at 3PM on "The Rise and Fall of Communism" with Prof. Archie Brown #
  • Just one week till Wall Fall anniversary. Congrats Gemany!! #
  • @Theofel Jetzt 95% falsch. Ich aber 11/12. Na? Der Ami ist ned so blöd! 😉 Hast du den Fehler im Quiz gemerkt? (Fehler von ZEIT – Frage 5) in reply to Theofel #
  • @pritzkerlibrary I wish I could go to the anniv! I live in Vienna, Austria and won't make it to Berlin. But thank you very much! in reply to pritzkerlibrary #
  • Checked out World Digital Library yet? Neat stuff. Here's a direct link to an example of german-related material: #
  • Yay, new Amazon package! I like Mary Fulbrook so much, I ordered her concise history of germany. #
  • Prof Fulbrook also has this week's (and next!) BOTW – History Rocks! :) #
  • Too bad JSTOR doesn't have accounts for lowly history bloggers like moi. :( Time to take a class somewhere, just to get access! #
  • Bin 18.11 bis 10.12 im Urlaub. Will jemand guestposten (ha!) bei Germany History Blog? ( Schick mir DM wenn ja. Danke! #
  • On vacation 18 Nov – 10 Dec. Interested in guest posting at Germany History Blog? ( DM me if so. Thx! #
  • For being infinitely more consistent with tweeting than I am, and for always having informative tweets, @TheHistoryWoman is my #FF today. #
  • Meine deutschsprachige #FF für heute ist @LeipzigMeldet, weil Leipzig mich wirklich interessiert. (War noch nie dort, aber trotzdem.) #
  • "Someday the Wall will fall", a GDR penpal wrote to my wife in 1989. (1st & only retweet, I promise) #
  • RT @BBCHistoryMag: A century of press photos <— very interesting. My Fave is Prague, number 6. riveting #

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Bill Dawson is an American citizen who, having married an Austrian, lives and works in Vienna, Austria. A programmer by trade, he studied history as an undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley.