Current Contributors

The Friends of the GHI depends on the contributions of generous supporters of its work. We are grateful to the following persons who made donations in 2017:


  • Marion Deshmukh


  • Celia Applegate and David Blackbourn
  • Peter Jelavich
  • James Retallack


  • Astrid M. Eckert
  • Catherine Epstein
  • Geoffrey Giles
  • Ulrich Hewer
  • Kenneth Ledford
  • William Pederson


  • Heather Addison
  • Bettina Arnold
  • Michael Brabanski
  • James Brophy
  • Peter Wenyi Lee
  • Randolph Sim
  • Richard Taliaferro

We would also like to give special recognition to the late Michael Ohlshausen, whose significant bequest continues to fund a series of lectures and programs exploring life in the former German Democratic Republic.