Events 2011

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  • Lectures
  • Conferences
  • GHI Seminars

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. 

What Would Helmut Schmidt Do? Leadership in a Time of Crisis

December 15, 2011
Lecutre at the GHI
Speaker: Theo Sommer

2011 Helmut Schmidt Prize Lecture

December 08, 2011
Award presentation and lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Charles Maier (Harvard University)

Love and War. Or: How to Make Use of Transnational History for German Colonialism?

December 01, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Birthe Kundrus (Universität Hamburg)

Forced Labor for the “Final Victory:” Mittelbau-Dora Concentration Camp, 1943-1945

November 17 - December 31, 2011
Exhibition at the GHI
Organized by Miriam Rürup

From Mass Murder to Exhibition: Museum Representations in Transatlantic Comparison

November 17 - 18, 2011
Conference at the GHI
Conveneres: Jürgen Matthäus (Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC), Miriam Rürup (GHI Washington), Jens-Christian Wagner (Buchenwald and Mittelbau Dora Memorials Foundation, Weimar), Georg Wamhof (Washington, DC)

20th Annual Symposium of the Friends of the GHI

November 11, 2011
Symposium at the GHI
Presentation of the Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize

Twenty-Fifth Annual Lecture of the German Historical Institute

November 10, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Mark Mazower (Columbia University)

Emotions in History

November 07, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speakers: Ute Frevert

"Trust, but Verify" - Confidence and Distrust from Détente to the End of the Cold War

November 07 - 09, 2011
Conference at the GHI and Wilson Center
Conveners: Martin Klimke (GHI), Reinhild Kreis (University of Augsburg), Sonya Michel (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars), Christian Ostermann (Woodrow Wilson Center)

Rethinking German Colonialism in a Global Age

November 03, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Sebastian Conrad (Freie Universität Berlin)

Transatlantic Tourism

October 28 - 29, 2011
Workshop at the GHI
Convener: Frank Schipper (GHI)

Tensions of Empire and the Production of Silence: Colonial Scandals in the German Empire at 1900

October 27, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Rebekka Habermas (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)

Uncertain Knowledge: Practices, Media, and Agents of (Non-)Affirmation in 19th and 20th Century American History

October 21 - 22, 2011
Conference at the GHI
Convener: Bruce Dorsey (Swarthmore College), Sebastian Jobs (GHI Washington/Universität Rostock), Olaf Stieglitz (University of Erfurt)

The Promiscuity of Facts: Barack Obama and Uncertain Knowledge

October 21, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Gary Alan Fine (Northwestern University)

Modern Colonialisms and Agrarian Anxieties: How Did Industrialization Matter?

October 20, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Kenneth Pomeranz (Univeristy of California, Irvine)

Medieval History Seminar 2011

October 13 - 16, 2011
Seminar at the GHI
Convener: Miriam Rürup (GHI Washington) and Jochen Schenk (GHI London)

Unternehmer und Migration

October 06 - 07, 2011
34. Wissenschaftliches Symposium der Gesellschaft für Unternehmensgeschichte in Frankfurt/M.
Conveners: Hartmut Berghoff (GHI, Universität Göttingen), Andreas Fahrmeir (Universität Frankfurt/M.)

Germany Has Come of Age: Lessons from the Past and Worldwide Responsibilities

October 03, 2011
German Unification Symposium/Hertie Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Günter Nooke

Shifting Visions of Development: International Organizations, Non-Governmental Actors, and the Rise of Global Governance, 1945-1990

September 29 - 30, 2011
Conference at Jacobs University Bremen
Conveners: Marc Frey (Jacobs University), Sönke Kunkel (Jacobs University), Corinna R. Unger (Jacobs University)

The Transnational Significance of the American Civil War: A Global History

September 15 - 17, 2011
Conference at the Friedrich-Schiller-University at Jena, Germany
Conveners: Jörg Nagler (Friedrich Schiller University, Jena), Marcus Gräser (GHI), Ian Tyrrell (University of New South Wales, Sydney)

An American in Deutschland: Photographs by Leonard Freed

September 15 - November 15, 2011
Photo Exhibition at the GHI
Curated by Paul M. Farber and Martin Klimke

Europe - Migration - Identity: Summer Seminar

August 25 - 27, 2011
Seminar at the University of Minnesota
Conveners: Donna Gabaccia (University of Minnesota), Sally Gregory Kohlstedt (University of Minnesota), and Jan Logemann (GHI)

Geteilte Geschichte: The Black Experiencein Germany and the U.S.

August 19, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Noah Sow

Roots Germania - A Personal Search for Identity

August 18, 2011
Film Screening and Panel Discussion at the GHI
Speakers: Pia Bungarten and Mo Asumang

The Cold War: History, Memory, and Representation

July 14 - 16, 2011
Conference at the Europäische Akademie Berlin
Convener: Andreas Etges (FU Berlin)

Archival Summer Seminar in Germany 2011

June 27 - July 08, 2011
Convener: Mario Daniels & Ines Prodöhl (GHI)

Writing Post-1970 History: Conceptualizing
 the 
Late 
Twentieth 
Century 
in German
 and 
American
 Historiography

June 23 - 25, 2011
Workshop at the Center for Advanced Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Conveners: Ariane Leendertz (GHI Washington/LMU-München), Daniel Rodgers (Princeton University)

Workshop with Veterans from the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington, DC

June 21, 2011
Workshop at the GHI
Convener: Martin Klimke

Risk and Uncertainty in the Economy: Historical, Sociological, and Anthropological Perspectives

June 19 - 22, 2011
Conference at Villa Vigoni, Italy
Conveners: Jens Beckert (Max-Planck-Institut, Köln), Hartmut Berghoff (GHI)

Second Junior Scholars Conference in German-Jewish History

June 14 - 15, 2011
Conference at the USHMM and the GHI
Conveners: Michael Brenner (LMU-München), Miriam Rürup (GHI)

Where are the Intellectuals? The Absence of Great Minds from Today's Key Political Debates

June 13, 2011
Panel Discussion at the GHI
Speakers: Benjamin Barber (Demos), Paul Nolte (Freie Universität Berlin), Christoph von Marschall (Der Tagesspiegel)

The Night Malcolm X spoke at the Oxford Union, England: Race Protest in the Subversive Special Relationship

June 09, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Stephen Tuck (University of Oxford)

Feeding and Clothing the World: Cash Crops and Global History

June 02 - 04, 2011
Conference at the GHI
Convener: Shane Hamilton (University of Georgia), Ines Prodöhl (GHI)

Cash, Crops, War and Peace

June 02, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Patricia Clavin (Oxford University)

Black Expatriates and Civil Rights Activism in 1950/60s Ghana

May 26, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Kevin Gaines (University of Michigan)

17th Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar: Early Modern German History

May 18 - 21, 2011
Seminar at the GHI
Convener: Richard F. Wetzell (GHI) and Roger Chickering (Georgetown Univ.)

Twelfth Gerd Bucerius Lecture

May 10, 2011
Lecture at the Willard InterContinental Hotel
Speaker: Gerhard Schröder

Regulation between Legal Norms and Economic Reality

April 28 - 30, 2011
Symposium at the GHI
Conveners: Hartmut Berghoff (GHI, Washington D.C.), William J. Hausman (College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA), Günther Schulz (University of Bonn)

Legal Tradition and Economic Success

April 28, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Mathias Schmoeckel (University of Bonn)

BUS-eum Exhibition at the German School of Washington

April 27, 2011
Exhibition at the German School Washington

Global Perspective on the Black Freedom Struggle

April 21, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Manfred Berg (University of Heidelberg)

Economic Crime and the State in the Twentieth Century, a German-American Comparison

April 14 - 16, 2011
Workshop at the GHI
Convener: Mario Daniels (GHI Washington)

Gerald D. Feldman Lecture

April 07, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Margaret Anderson (University of California Berkeley)

Bourgeois Radicals: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941-1960

March 24, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Carol Anderson (Emory University)

Secularization and the Transformation of Religion in the U.S. and Germany after 1945

March 17 - 19, 2011
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Uta A. Balbier (GHI), Wilhelm Damberg (Bochum University), Lucian Hoelscher (Bochum University), Mark Ruff (Saint Louis University)

Crime and Punishment: Criminal Justice in Modern Europe, 1870 - 1990

March 10 - 12, 2011
Conference at the GHI
Convener: Richard F. Wetzell (GHI Washington) and Kerstin Brückweh (GHI London)

Radical Liaisons and Race: Germany and the United States in the Global Sixties

March 08, 2011
Panel Discussion at the New School for Social Research, New York
Speakers: Maria Höhn (Vassar College), Markin Klimke (GHI Washington), Jeremy Varon (New School for Social Research), and Norbert Frei (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

Going Global: Internationalization Pathways for Family Firms During the 19th and 20th Century

February 18 - 19, 2011
Workshop at the GHI
Conveners: Christina Lubinski (Harvard Business School, GHI) and Paloma Fernández Pérez (Dept. d'Història i Institucions. Econòmiques, Universitat de Barcelona)

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

What Would Helmut Schmidt Do? Leadership in a Time of Crisis

December 15, 2011
Lecutre at the GHI
Speaker: Theo Sommer

2011 Helmut Schmidt Prize Lecture

December 08, 2011
Award presentation and lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Charles Maier (Harvard University)

Love and War. Or: How to Make Use of Transnational History for German Colonialism?

December 01, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Birthe Kundrus (Universität Hamburg)

Twenty-Fifth Annual Lecture of the German Historical Institute

November 10, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Mark Mazower (Columbia University)

Emotions in History

November 07, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speakers: Ute Frevert

Rethinking German Colonialism in a Global Age

November 03, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Sebastian Conrad (Freie Universität Berlin)

Tensions of Empire and the Production of Silence: Colonial Scandals in the German Empire at 1900

October 27, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Rebekka Habermas (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)

The Promiscuity of Facts: Barack Obama and Uncertain Knowledge

October 21, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Gary Alan Fine (Northwestern University)

Modern Colonialisms and Agrarian Anxieties: How Did Industrialization Matter?

October 20, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Kenneth Pomeranz (Univeristy of California, Irvine)

Germany Has Come of Age: Lessons from the Past and Worldwide Responsibilities

October 03, 2011
German Unification Symposium/Hertie Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Günter Nooke

Geteilte Geschichte: The Black Experiencein Germany and the U.S.

August 19, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Noah Sow

The Night Malcolm X spoke at the Oxford Union, England: Race Protest in the Subversive Special Relationship

June 09, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Stephen Tuck (University of Oxford)

Cash, Crops, War and Peace

June 02, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Patricia Clavin (Oxford University)

Black Expatriates and Civil Rights Activism in 1950/60s Ghana

May 26, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Kevin Gaines (University of Michigan)

Twelfth Gerd Bucerius Lecture

May 10, 2011
Lecture at the Willard InterContinental Hotel
Speaker: Gerhard Schröder

Legal Tradition and Economic Success

April 28, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Mathias Schmoeckel (University of Bonn)

Global Perspective on the Black Freedom Struggle

April 21, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Manfred Berg (University of Heidelberg)

Gerald D. Feldman Lecture

April 07, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Margaret Anderson (University of California Berkeley)

Bourgeois Radicals: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941-1960

March 24, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Carol Anderson (Emory University)

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

From Mass Murder to Exhibition: Museum Representations in Transatlantic Comparison

November 17 - 18, 2011
Conference at the GHI
Conveneres: Jürgen Matthäus (Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC), Miriam Rürup (GHI Washington), Jens-Christian Wagner (Buchenwald and Mittelbau Dora Memorials Foundation, Weimar), Georg Wamhof (Washington, DC)

"Trust, but Verify" - Confidence and Distrust from Détente to the End of the Cold War

November 07 - 09, 2011
Conference at the GHI and Wilson Center
Conveners: Martin Klimke (GHI), Reinhild Kreis (University of Augsburg), Sonya Michel (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars), Christian Ostermann (Woodrow Wilson Center)

Transatlantic Tourism

October 28 - 29, 2011
Workshop at the GHI
Convener: Frank Schipper (GHI)

Uncertain Knowledge: Practices, Media, and Agents of (Non-)Affirmation in 19th and 20th Century American History

October 21 - 22, 2011
Conference at the GHI
Convener: Bruce Dorsey (Swarthmore College), Sebastian Jobs (GHI Washington/Universität Rostock), Olaf Stieglitz (University of Erfurt)

Medieval History Seminar 2011

October 13 - 16, 2011
Seminar at the GHI
Convener: Miriam Rürup (GHI Washington) and Jochen Schenk (GHI London)

Unternehmer und Migration

October 06 - 07, 2011
34. Wissenschaftliches Symposium der Gesellschaft für Unternehmensgeschichte in Frankfurt/M.
Conveners: Hartmut Berghoff (GHI, Universität Göttingen), Andreas Fahrmeir (Universität Frankfurt/M.)

Shifting Visions of Development: International Organizations, Non-Governmental Actors, and the Rise of Global Governance, 1945-1990

September 29 - 30, 2011
Conference at Jacobs University Bremen
Conveners: Marc Frey (Jacobs University), Sönke Kunkel (Jacobs University), Corinna R. Unger (Jacobs University)

The Transnational Significance of the American Civil War: A Global History

September 15 - 17, 2011
Conference at the Friedrich-Schiller-University at Jena, Germany
Conveners: Jörg Nagler (Friedrich Schiller University, Jena), Marcus Gräser (GHI), Ian Tyrrell (University of New South Wales, Sydney)

Europe - Migration - Identity: Summer Seminar

August 25 - 27, 2011
Seminar at the University of Minnesota
Conveners: Donna Gabaccia (University of Minnesota), Sally Gregory Kohlstedt (University of Minnesota), and Jan Logemann (GHI)

The Cold War: History, Memory, and Representation

July 14 - 16, 2011
Conference at the Europäische Akademie Berlin
Convener: Andreas Etges (FU Berlin)

Writing Post-1970 History: Conceptualizing
 the 
Late 
Twentieth 
Century 
in German
 and 
American
 Historiography

June 23 - 25, 2011
Workshop at the Center for Advanced Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Conveners: Ariane Leendertz (GHI Washington/LMU-München), Daniel Rodgers (Princeton University)

Workshop with Veterans from the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington, DC

June 21, 2011
Workshop at the GHI
Convener: Martin Klimke

Risk and Uncertainty in the Economy: Historical, Sociological, and Anthropological Perspectives

June 19 - 22, 2011
Conference at Villa Vigoni, Italy
Conveners: Jens Beckert (Max-Planck-Institut, Köln), Hartmut Berghoff (GHI)

Second Junior Scholars Conference in German-Jewish History

June 14 - 15, 2011
Conference at the USHMM and the GHI
Conveners: Michael Brenner (LMU-München), Miriam Rürup (GHI)

Feeding and Clothing the World: Cash Crops and Global History

June 02 - 04, 2011
Conference at the GHI
Convener: Shane Hamilton (University of Georgia), Ines Prodöhl (GHI)

17th Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar: Early Modern German History

May 18 - 21, 2011
Seminar at the GHI
Convener: Richard F. Wetzell (GHI) and Roger Chickering (Georgetown Univ.)

Regulation between Legal Norms and Economic Reality

April 28 - 30, 2011
Symposium at the GHI
Conveners: Hartmut Berghoff (GHI, Washington D.C.), William J. Hausman (College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA), Günther Schulz (University of Bonn)

Economic Crime and the State in the Twentieth Century, a German-American Comparison

April 14 - 16, 2011
Workshop at the GHI
Convener: Mario Daniels (GHI Washington)

Secularization and the Transformation of Religion in the U.S. and Germany after 1945

March 17 - 19, 2011
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Uta A. Balbier (GHI), Wilhelm Damberg (Bochum University), Lucian Hoelscher (Bochum University), Mark Ruff (Saint Louis University)

Crime and Punishment: Criminal Justice in Modern Europe, 1870 - 1990

March 10 - 12, 2011
Conference at the GHI
Convener: Richard F. Wetzell (GHI Washington) and Kerstin Brückweh (GHI London)

Going Global: Internationalization Pathways for Family Firms During the 19th and 20th Century

February 18 - 19, 2011
Workshop at the GHI
Conveners: Christina Lubinski (Harvard Business School, GHI) and Paloma Fernández Pérez (Dept. d'Història i Institucions. Econòmiques, Universitat de Barcelona)

If not otherwise announced, the Research Seminar meets Wednesdays 4.30 - 6.00 pm in the GHI Seminar Room. The GHI Research Seminar is a forum for scholars to discuss their ongoing research projects. Taking place on a biweekly basis, it brings together international researchers, DC scholars and GHI research fellows to stimulate intellectual exchange in a wide variety of historical problems, epochs and methods. The seminar discussions are based either on project presentations or unpublished, pre-circulated papers. If you wish to attend or present your work in progress, please contact Elisabeth Engel.

The GHI Fellow's Colloquium usually meets on Thursday mornings. Please send all inquiries via e-mail to Axel Jansen.

Doctoral Seminar

December 15, 2011
  • Sarah Barksdale (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Black Soldiers and Double Consciousness, 1940-1954
  • Henriette Müller (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) The European Commission President in Crisis - Political Leadership in the European Union
  • Philip Wagner (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) Ein transnationales Laboratorium der Stadtplaner? Die IFHTP zwischen 1910 und 1950

Research Seminar

December 14, 2011
  • Jonathan Wiesen (Southern Illinois University) Buying and Selling Racism: New Approaches to Consumption in the Third Reich

Research Seminar

November 26, 2011
  • Warren Belasco (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) Terrior in DC? Inventing food traditions for the nation's capital, 1800-2011

Research Seminar

October 26, 2011
  • Jane Dailey (University of Chicago) The Civil Rights Movement and the Question of Miscegenation Laws

Doctoral Seminar

October 06, 2011
  • Jan Hansen (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) Nachrüsten? Eine Kulturgeschichte der Debatten um den NATO-Doppelbeschluss in der SPD (1977-1987)
  • Tilman Pietz (Universität zu Köln) World Stage: The Institutional Design, Setting, and Performances of the United Nations Security Council, 1945-1971

Research Seminar Retreat

September 30 - October 01, 2011
  • Mischa Honeck (Heidelberg Universität) International History of the Boy Scouts of America
  • Joshua Clark Davis (Universität Hamburg) Brothers Moving Germany and the Conundrum of (Trans)National Hip Hop
  • Jens Nissel (Universität Mannheim) Die Wirtschaftsbeziehungen zwischen dem nationalsozialistischen Deutschland und den USA
  • Frank Schipper (University of Leiden) Transatlantic Tourism: American visitors to Europe in the long Twentieth Century
  • Sophie Lorenz (Heidelberg Universität) Die DDR und Angela Davis, 1965-1989
  • Martin Klimke (GHI) Petra Kelly

Research Seminar

July 14, 2011
  • Johannes Dafinger (München) Deutsch-Sowjetische Kulturbeziehungen in den 1930er Jahren
  • Ulrich Eisele (Bamberg) Die DDR in den Vereinten Nationen 1973-1990
  • Michael McConnell (U Tennessee-Knoxville) The Situation is Once Again Quiet: Gestapo Crimes in the Rhineland, Fall 1944

Research Seminar

July 06, 2011
  • Thomas Pegelow Kaplan (Davidson College) 'Wir müssen Völkermord Völkermord nennen.' Linkspolitische Protestbewegungen, Genozid und die Transformierung von Erinnerungskultur in Westdeutschland und den USA

Research Seminar

June 29, 2011
  • Susan Richter (Universität Heidelberg) Pflügende Monarchen und ackernde Präsidenten - Ein neues Herrschaftsverständnis als Medienereignis in Deutschland, Frankreich und den Vereinigten Staaten Ende des 18. und zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts
  • Regina Blaszczyk (GHI) Ernest Dichter and American Consumer Culture

Doctoral Seminar

June 16, 2011
  • William Kurtz (U Virginia) German-American Catholics in the Era of the American Civil War
  • Andreas Riffel (Heidelberg) Gewalt und Rassismus waehrend des mexikanisch-amerikanischen Kriegs
  • Eva von Wyl (Universität Zürich) Ready to Eat! Amerikas Einfluss auf die Schweizer Essgewohnheiten in der Nachkriegszeit

Research Seminar

June 08, 2011
  • Carl-Henry Geschwind (Washington, DC) Cheap Gasoline, Teures Benzin: Towards a Comparative History of Motor Fuels Taxation

Research Seminar

May 25, 2011
  • Michael North (Universität Greifswald/U Santa Barbara) Towards a Global Material Culture: Domestic Interiors in the Eighteenth Century

Doctoral Seminar

May 05, 2011
  • Johannes Steffens (Heidelberg) The Racial Integration of the American Workplace: How US and Foreign Companies Ended Racial Discrimination in Employment
  • Christoph Wehner (Bochum) Nach den Katastrophen? „Sicherheit" und Sicherheitsproduktion seit 1945 im Spannungsfeld von Atomgefahr und Katastrophenversicherung

Research Seminar

May 04, 2011
  • Martin Lutz (Universität Heidelberg) Mennoniten, Amische und Hutterer in den USA während der Hochindustrialisierung

Research Seminar

April 13, 2011
  • Jan Logemann (GHI Washington) European Imports? Émigrés and the Transformation of American Consumer Culture from the 1920s to the 1960s

Research Seminar

April 06, 2011
  • Cathie Jo Martin (Boston University) Gonna Party Like It's 1899: Party Systems and the Origins of Varieties of Coordination

Doctoral Seminar

March 24, 2011
  • Jürgen Dinkel (Giessen) Geschichte der internationalen Blockfreienpolitik (1946-1992)
  • Christian Johann (FU Berlin) Wohlfahrtsstaat und Mittelschichten in den USA, 1945-1975

Research Seminar

March 16, 2011
  • Roberto Sala (Universität Erfurt) Wissenschaftliche Paradigmen und berufliche Praxis in den deutschen und amerikanischen Sozialwissenschaften nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg (1918-1933)
  • Claudia Kemper (Forschungsstelle für Zeitgeschichte Hamburg) Ärzte in der der anti-atomaren Friedensbewegung der 1980er Jahre - die deutsche Sektion der IPPNW (International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War)

Research Seminar

March 02, 2011
  • Miriam Rürup (GHI Washington) Das Irreguläre regulieren? Politik mit der Staatenlosigkeit in der UN-Konvention von 1954

Research Seminar

February 23, 2011
  • Stefan Link (Harvard University) A Fordist International: Illiberal Modernism and the Politics of Production in the USA, Germany, and the Soviet Union between the World Wars
  • Paul Farber (University of Michigan) Where is the Berlin Wall? Boundaries of Freedom in American Culture

Research Seminar

February 09, 2011
  • David Kuchenbuch (Universität Oldenburg) Arno Peters, die Peterskarte und die Synchronoptische Weltgeschichte: Mediale Repräsentationen der "einen Welt" zwischen Entwicklungshilfe und Wissenschaft in den 1950er bis 1990er Jahren

Research Seminar

January 26, 2011
  • Mario Daniels (Leibniz Universität Hannover) Industriespionage in Deutschland und den USA im 20. Jahrhundert

Doctoral Seminar

January 20, 2011
  • Lisa Seibert (Carnegie Mellon University) Saints, Sisters, and the State: Women and Religion in East and West Germany, 1945-1975
  • Jennifer Rodgers (University of Pennsylvania) "From the Archive of Horrors" to "the Shop Window of Democracy:" The International Tracing Service and the Transatlantic Politics of the Past in the Cold War Era

Research Seminar

January 12, 2011
  • Marcus Gräser (GHI Washington) Ethnizität, Regionalismus und Ökonomie: Die USA im transatlantischen Vergleich, 1820-1940