1648. The long way to peace

 

1648. THE LONG WAY TO PEACE

  

Hannes Schuler, 90/52 min. (Prod: Berlin producers, DE)

  

The first Peacemakers in history

Europe is in the midst of crises: Brexit, new nationalisms, the refugee crisis, communautarisms… Only twice in history have such challenges been overcomed by diplomatic activity: At the Vienna Congress in 1814/15 and with the Peace of Westphalia in 1648, which founded the legislation for an international peace seJlement in Europe. A revision of this peace seJlement can deliver a valuable lesson for the crisis management of today. A dramatic documentary creating a modern narrative of suspense when depicting this historic event. The scripted scenes are commented upon and contextualised by historical experts.

Broadcasted by : WDR-ARTE

 

  

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