2014 hiddensee floraThe fifth scientific interdisciplinary Summer-Colloquium of the Institute for Caucasica-, Tatarica- and Turkestan Studies performed succesfully at the University of Greifswald, Hiddensee Island branche. The main topics this year were the hopes, life and works of scientists in times of pressure, violence and ideological clashes. The recent situation on Crimean peninsula and the historical situation at Hiddensee island under totalitarian regimes as places of resistance, exile, struggle and freedom of science are the issues of our comparative summer school at the University of Greifswald, department Hiddensee Island (Institute for Biology), Baltic Sea.