Victory through defeat? Romania's entry into the First World War in 1916

Cabinet presentation from the series "kOSTproben" (samples from the East)
Extended until 17 February 2017
The kOSTprobe exhibition shows documents on the entry of Romania into the First World War in 1916. A display of newspaper articles complements the kOSTprobe with 15 elaborately reproduced panels giving an overview of the reception of events and the war correspondence in the contemporary international press.

Az Est of 10 September 1916, caricaturist Vadász Miklós | © BSB/ 2 Eph.pol. 52 f-1916,7/9

Az Est of 10 September 1916, caricaturist Vadász Miklós | © BSB/ 2 Eph.pol. 52 f-1916,7/9

Location of the cabinet presentation:
Foyer of the East European, Oriental and Asian Reading Room  (3rd floor)

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday  9:00 – 17:00
Closed on bank holidays

Admission free.

<link veranstaltungen-und-ausstellungen ausstellungen kabinettpraesentationen _top external-link-new-window externen link in neuem>Further information about the cabinet presentation  (in German)

In addition to the exhibits, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek holds a comprehensive collection of primary and secondary literature on Romania in Romanian, all western and many further languages. This literature is made available by the library for order in the catalogue and also via the interlibrary loan system. Within the framework of the "Fachinformationsdienst Ost-, Ostmittel- und Südosteuropa" (specialised information service on east, east-central and south-east Europe) supported by the German Research Foundation, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek provides research and teaching Germany-wide with printed and electronic literature on the history and politics, philology and ethnic studies of Romania, as well as many further areas of specialisation.