Black-and-white photograph. In fine weather, several hundred people, including children and students, are gathered in the inner courtyard of the Humboldt University to listen to a speech by Anna Seghers. The children are sitting on the lawn. Anna Seghers stands to the right-hand side at a lectern with four microphones. In the centre of the image a photographer holding a camera smiles at the speaker. Youths have climbed into the window apertures in the walls, where bullet holes remain visible.