Events 2011

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
in German

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)