Press Room

October 13, 2017

New Video Honoring the 30th Anniversary of the GHI

To mark our 30th anniversary, we took a look back at our history and asked several friends of the GHI to reflect on their experiences at the institute and on the GHI's role as a transatlantic bridge... Read on

October 10, 2017

GHI Director Simone Lässig Interviewed about Digitization and Digital Distribution of Historical Sources

Simone Lässig, director of the GHI, recently gave an interview to the German radio station Deutschlandfunk in which she discussed the digitization and digital distribution of historical sources. Read on

September 15, 2017

German History in Documents and Images Receives DFG Grant for Relaunch

In August 2017, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) awarded the GHI a generous grant in support of the relaunch of the German History and Documents and Images website. Read on

August 15, 2017

GHI Director Simone Lässig publishes new edited volume with IGDJ Director Miriam Rürup on "Space and Spatiality in Modern German-Jewish History"

Simone Lässig, director of the GHI, and Miriam Rürup, director of the Institut für die Geschichte der deutschen Juden, are co-editors of a new volume, "Space and Spatiality in Modern German-Jewish... Read on

August 01, 2017

The GHI is pleased to announce the launch of the "Gerda Henkel Lectures" for GHI West in cooperation the Gerda Henkel Stiftung

Starting in 2018, the Gerda Henkel Lectures will bring German historians to the West Coast where they will present their research at up to four different universities. Read on

July 19, 2017

The GHI is seeking applications from postdoctoral scholars for the 2018/19 Binational Visiting Fellow Tandem Program in the History of Migration at GHI WEST

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017 for fellowships beginning in September 2018. Read on

July 14, 2017

John Eicher, GHI Visiting Fellow in the History of Migration, has won the 2017 D.C. Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize

John Eicher, GHI Visiting Fellow in the History of Migration, has won the 2017 D.C. Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize in the Humanities and Fine Arts for his dissertation “Now Too Much for Us: German... Read on

July 10, 2017

Former GHI Deputy Director Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson interviewed on the influence of Henry David Thoreau on Martin Luther King Jr. on Radio Deutschlandfunk Kultur

In an interview with Anne Francoise Weber on Radio Deutschlandfunk Kultur, former GHI deputy Director Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson discussed the influence of Henry David Thoreau on Martin Luther King Jr. Read on

June 26, 2017

GHI Bulletin Issue 60 (Spring 2017) published

GHI Bulletin Issue 60 (Spring 2017) has been published and is available online for download. The issue features articles by Thomas Bender, Paul Nolte, Jürgen Osterhammel, Martin Sabrow, Adelheid von... Read on

June 25, 2017

New Publication: Decades of Reconstruction: Postwar Societies, State-Building, and International Relations from the Seven Years' War to the Cold War

This volume from the Publications of the German Historical Institute series with Cambridge University Press focuses on the transformative period that societies experience following conflicts, when... Read on