We are grateful to the following supporters and sponsors, without whose help it would not have been possible to organise this conference:
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena for vital organisational and financial support, with special thanks to the Rector and Rectorate, the Director of the Historical Institute, and many individual supporters on all levels.
Ernst-Abbe-Stiftung, Jena, for generous financial support.
The City of Jena, Oberbürgermeister (‘lord mayor’) Dr. Albrecht Schröter, for additional financial support.
Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität e.V., for additional financial support.
Fachschaftsrat Geschichte (history student representative body) for organisational help.
Blickreflex/Jan Gropp, Jena, for allowing us to use some of his photographies and works of graphic design for the website and conference materials.