Press Room

January 11, 2017

GHI Research Fellow Mischa Honeck published a commentary on Obama's legacy in der Tagesspiegel

In an article in Tagesspiegel's Causa, Mischa Honeck considers the impact of Obama's presidency on racism in America. Although initially hailed as a symbol of a post-racial society, Obama's presidency... Read on

January 06, 2017

GHI WEST hosting the first Bucerius Young Scholars Forum

GHI WEST will be hosting the Bucerius Young Scholars Forum, a new program designed to bring together young researchers from Germany, Europe and North America at its new base at the University of... Read on

January 06, 2017

GHI Washington and UC Berkeley Sign Cooperation Agreement for GHI WEST

The German Historical Institute Washington DC is pleased to announce the establishment of its new West Coast branch office, GHI WEST. The new office will facilitate the GHI’s cooperation with scholars... Read on

December 23, 2016

GHI Launches new History of Knowledge Blog

This blog aims to serve as a venue for the exchange of ideas and information on the history of knowledge. Read on

December 19, 2016

The GHI has extended the deadline for applications from Germany-based scholars for the Gerda Henkel Postdoctoral Fellowship for Digital History

With the generous support of the Gerda Henkel Foundation, the GHI and the RRCHNM invite applications for a 12-month postdoctoral fellowship in digital history. Deadline for applications has been... Read on

December 19, 2016

GHI hosts Closing Event of DAAD 25th Anniversary Conference

On December 10, 2016, the GHI welcomed the participants of the 25th anniversary conference of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Read on

November 16, 2016

The GHI is hiring three new Research Fellow (postdoc) positions

The GHI is hiring two new research fellows at our Washington, DC office and one research fellow position at our new new branch office at UC Berkeley. Read on

November 14, 2016

GHI Bulletin Issue 59 (Fall 2016) published

GHI Bulletin Issue 59 (Fall 2016) has been published and is available online for download. The issue features a special forum on an emerging research field at the GHI, the history of knowledge. Read on

November 11, 2016

The 2016 Fritz Stern Disseration Prize awarded to Katharina Matro

The 2016 Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize was awarded to Katharina Matro (Stanford University). The award ceremony took place at the 25th Annual Symposium of the Friends of the German Historical... Read on

November 10, 2016

GHI Bulletin Supplement 12 "Immigrant Entrepreneurship: The German-American Experience since 1700" available online

The GHI's latest Bulletin Supplement "Immigrant Entrepreneurship: The German-American Experience since 1700" is available online. The volume presents essays from the workshop “Immigrant... Read on