Events 1999

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All lectures are open to the public. Please RSVP by email or phone (202.387.3355).
Conferences are not public. If you are interested in participating, please contact the GHI convener. 

German Friendship Award

December 10, 1999
Event at the GHI
Convener: Hans-Ulrich Seidt (German Embassy) Christof Mauch (GHI)

Gender History in Transatlantic Perspective: Women, Motherhood, and Social Change in Twentieth-Century Europe and the United States

December 03 - 03, 1999
Event at the GHI

Nature and National Identity in Postwar West Germany

December 02, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Sandra Chaney, Erskine College

8th Annual Symposium of the Friends of the GHI

November 19, 1999
Presentation of the Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize 1999
Conveners: Geoffrey Giles (FGHI) Christof Mauch (GHI)

Fact, Fantasy, and German History

November 18, 1999
8th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Mary Fulbrook, University College London, Commentator: Konrad H. Jarausch, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Limits of Common Sense: (Post-) Postmodern Problems or Opportunities?

November 18, 1999
13th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Konrad H. Jarausch, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Heinrich Himmler and Landscape Planning in Nazi Germany

November 11, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn, University of Hannover

The Green Prince of Germany: The Gardens of Pückler-Muskau and the Late Romatic Landscape

October 26, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Linda Bryan Parshall, Dumbarton Oaks

Limits of Educational Internationalism: Foreign Students at German Universities between 1890 and 1930

October 14, 1999
Event at the GHI

Waldsterben: The Construction and Deconstruction of an Environmental Problem

October 12, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Franz-Josef Brüggemeier, University of Freiburg

Global Human Experience, Capitalism, and Nature: The Construction of New Grand Narratives in History

October 07 - 10, 1999
Annual Meeting of the German Studies Association, Atlanta, Georgia
Convener: Eckhardt Fuchs, GHI

Coming to Terms with the Female Sonderfall: Women's Work and Gender Politics in East and West Germany

October 07 - 10, 1999
Annual Meeting of the German Studies Association, Atlanta, Georgia
Conveners: Donna Harsch, Carnegie Mellon University; Christine von Oertzen, GHI

The Culture of Hypnosis: Pseudosciences, Sexuality, and Art in Fin-de-Siècle Europe

October 07 - 10, 1999
Annual Meeting of the German Studies Association, Atlanta, Georgia
Chair: Andreas W. Daum, GHI

The Environmental History of the Rhine River, 1815 to the Present

October 05, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Marc Cioc, University of California at Santa Cruz

“Conquests from Barbarism”: Taming Nature in Frederician Prussia

September 28, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: David Blackbourn, Harvard University

The United States, the Dissolution of the European Empires, and the Emergence of the ‘Third World’

September 10 - 11, 1999
Event at the GHI

The Shadows of Total War: Europe, East Asia, and the United States, 1919-1939

August 25 - 28, 1999
Conference at Schloß Münchenwiler, Bern, Switzerland
Conveners: Roger Chickering, Georgetown University; Stig Förster, University of Bern

A Partnership Transformed: Germany and the United States in the 1960s

June 22, 1999
Event at the GHI

Summer Seminar in Paleography and Archival Studies 1999

June 06 - 19, 1999
Seminar in Koblenz, Heidelberg, Bonn, Cologne, Leverkusen
Convener: Daniel S. Mattern (GHI)

Germany’s Second Chance: Processes of Liberalization and Integration, 1950-1980

June 03, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Ulrich Herbert, University of Freiburg

Gender Politics and Work Experiences in East and West Germany, Carnegie Mellon University

May 29, 1999
Event in Pittsburgh

Heimat, Barbed Wire, and “Papa’s Kino”: Memories of War on the Silver Screen in the 1950s

May 27, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Robert G. Moeller, University of California at Irvine

The New Left, the Sexual Revolution, and the Nazi Past

May 13, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Dagmar Herzog, Michigan State University

Historicizing the Nation: The Middle Ages and Nineteenth-Century Nationalist Imagery

May 06 - 09, 1999
34th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Convener: Cordula A. Grewe, GHI

The Politics of Economic Decline in East Germany, 1949-1989

April 29, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Jeffrey Kopstein, University of Colorado at Boulder

Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar 1999: Germany in the Age of Revolution, 1789-1850

April 21 - 24, 1999
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Roger Chickering, Georgetown University; Andreas W. Daum, GHI

After Revolution and Democratization: Conceptualizing the 18th Brumaires and Regimes of the Two Bonapartes

April 09 - 11, 1999
Conference at the Hunter College at City University of New York
Convener: Melvin Richter, Hunter College at City University of New York

The Marxist Counter-Narrative: The GDR as History and Historiography

April 08, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Konrad H. Jarausch, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Continuity, Change, and Globalization in Postwar Germany and America

April 08, 1999
Event at the GHI

The American Impact on Western Europe: Americanization and Westernization in Transatlantic Perspective

March 25 - 27, 1999
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Volker Berghahn, Columbia University; Anselm Doering-Manteuffel, University of Tübingen; Christof Mauch, GHI

A Very Special Relationship: Bargaining Power in East German-Soviet Relations

March 10, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Hope Harrison, Norwegian Nobel Institute

Second Atlantik-Brücke/Deutsche Welle Media Conference: The Fourth Power - Media and Democracy in a World of Concentration and Fragmentation

January 28 - 30, 1999
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Detlef Junker, GHI; Walther Leisler Kiep, Atlantik-Brücke

A Search for Genius in Weimar Germany: The Abraham Lincoln Stiftung and American Philanthropy

January 19, 1999
Event at the GHI

All lectures are open to the public. Please RSVP by email or phone (202.387.3355).

Nature and National Identity in Postwar West Germany

December 02, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Sandra Chaney, Erskine College

Fact, Fantasy, and German History

November 18, 1999
8th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Mary Fulbrook, University College London, Commentator: Konrad H. Jarausch, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Limits of Common Sense: (Post-) Postmodern Problems or Opportunities?

November 18, 1999
13th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Konrad H. Jarausch, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Heinrich Himmler and Landscape Planning in Nazi Germany

November 11, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn, University of Hannover

The Green Prince of Germany: The Gardens of Pückler-Muskau and the Late Romatic Landscape

October 26, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Linda Bryan Parshall, Dumbarton Oaks

Waldsterben: The Construction and Deconstruction of an Environmental Problem

October 12, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Franz-Josef Brüggemeier, University of Freiburg

The Environmental History of the Rhine River, 1815 to the Present

October 05, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Marc Cioc, University of California at Santa Cruz

“Conquests from Barbarism”: Taming Nature in Frederician Prussia

September 28, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: David Blackbourn, Harvard University

Germany’s Second Chance: Processes of Liberalization and Integration, 1950-1980

June 03, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Ulrich Herbert, University of Freiburg

Heimat, Barbed Wire, and “Papa’s Kino”: Memories of War on the Silver Screen in the 1950s

May 27, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Robert G. Moeller, University of California at Irvine

The New Left, the Sexual Revolution, and the Nazi Past

May 13, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Dagmar Herzog, Michigan State University

The Politics of Economic Decline in East Germany, 1949-1989

April 29, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Jeffrey Kopstein, University of Colorado at Boulder

The Marxist Counter-Narrative: The GDR as History and Historiography

April 08, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Konrad H. Jarausch, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

A Very Special Relationship: Bargaining Power in East German-Soviet Relations

March 10, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Hope Harrison, Norwegian Nobel Institute

Conferences are not public. If you are interested in participating, please contact the GHI convener.

Global Human Experience, Capitalism, and Nature: The Construction of New Grand Narratives in History

October 07 - 10, 1999
Annual Meeting of the German Studies Association, Atlanta, Georgia
Convener: Eckhardt Fuchs, GHI

Coming to Terms with the Female Sonderfall: Women's Work and Gender Politics in East and West Germany

October 07 - 10, 1999
Annual Meeting of the German Studies Association, Atlanta, Georgia
Conveners: Donna Harsch, Carnegie Mellon University; Christine von Oertzen, GHI

The Culture of Hypnosis: Pseudosciences, Sexuality, and Art in Fin-de-Siècle Europe

October 07 - 10, 1999
Annual Meeting of the German Studies Association, Atlanta, Georgia
Chair: Andreas W. Daum, GHI

The Shadows of Total War: Europe, East Asia, and the United States, 1919-1939

August 25 - 28, 1999
Conference at Schloß Münchenwiler, Bern, Switzerland
Conveners: Roger Chickering, Georgetown University; Stig Förster, University of Bern

Historicizing the Nation: The Middle Ages and Nineteenth-Century Nationalist Imagery

May 06 - 09, 1999
34th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Convener: Cordula A. Grewe, GHI

Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar 1999: Germany in the Age of Revolution, 1789-1850

April 21 - 24, 1999
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Roger Chickering, Georgetown University; Andreas W. Daum, GHI

After Revolution and Democratization: Conceptualizing the 18th Brumaires and Regimes of the Two Bonapartes

April 09 - 11, 1999
Conference at the Hunter College at City University of New York
Convener: Melvin Richter, Hunter College at City University of New York

The American Impact on Western Europe: Americanization and Westernization in Transatlantic Perspective

March 25 - 27, 1999
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Volker Berghahn, Columbia University; Anselm Doering-Manteuffel, University of Tübingen; Christof Mauch, GHI

Second Atlantik-Brücke/Deutsche Welle Media Conference: The Fourth Power - Media and Democracy in a World of Concentration and Fragmentation

January 28 - 30, 1999
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Detlef Junker, GHI; Walther Leisler Kiep, Atlantik-Brücke