Conferences

Events 2015

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

Wissen auf der Flucht: Deutsche Akademikerinnen und Akademiker im Ausland, 1933-45

December 17, 2015
Conference at the American Academy in Berlin
Co-organized by the Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands, German Historical Institute Washington, and Max Weber Stiftung

Atlantic Brotherhoods: Fraternalism in Transcontinental Perspective (18th-early 20th century)

December 04 - 05, 2015
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Jessica Harland-Jacobs (University of Florida), Jan C. Jansen (GHI Washington, DC)

Nineteenth-Century Anti-Semitism in International Perspective

October 21 - 23, 2015
Conference at the German Historical Institute Paris
Conveners: The Max Weber Foundation and its institutes - The German Historical Institutes in Paris, London, Rome, Moscow, Warsaw and Washington, the German Centre for the history of Art in Paris, the Orient Institute Istanbul - and the Centre for Research on Anti-Semitism at the Technische Universität Berlin

Medieval History Seminar 2015

October 15 - 17, 2015
Seminar at the GHI Washington
Conveners: Stuart Airlie (University of Glasgow), Paul Freedman (Yale University), Jan Jansen (GHI Washington), Bernhard Jussen (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main), Ruth Mazo Karras (University of Minnesota), Cornelia Linde (GHI London), Frank Rexroth (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen), and Miri Rubin (Queen Mary University of London)

Contested Visions of Justice : The Allied War Crimes Trials in Global Context, 1943-1958

September 25 - 27, 2015
Conference at Boston College - Ireland
Conveners: Franziska Seraphim (University of Boston), Kerstin von Lingen (University of Heidelberg), Wolfgang Form (ICWC Marburg), Barak Kushner (University of Cambridge)

4. Kolloquium zu Kriminalität und Strafjustiz in der Neuzeit, 18. – 20. Jh.

September 09 - 11, 2015
Colloquium in München/Gauting
Conveners: Sebastian Frenzel (Technische Universität Dresden), Alexandra Ortmann (Berlin), Désirée Schauz (Technische Universität München), Richard F. Wetzell (Deutsches Historisches Institut Washington)

Bosch Foundation Archival Summer School for Young Historians 2015: U.S. History in Transatlantic Perspective

September 06 - 18, 2015
Archival Seminar in Chicago, IL; Madison, WI; Boston, MA; Washington, DC
Convener: Mischa Honeck (GHI)

Fourth Junior Scholars Conference in German-Jewish History

July 03 - 04, 2015
Conference at the Institute for the History of the German Jews, Hamburg
Co-organized by the German Historical Institute Washington, DC, the Institute for the History of the German Jews, Hamburg, the Alvin H. Rosenfeld Chair in Jewish Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, and the Wissenschaftliche Arbeitsgemeinschaft des Leo Baeck Instituts (Miriam Ruerup, Anne Schenderlein, Mirjam Zadoff)

Financialization: A New Chapter in the History of Capitalism?

June 12 - 13, 2015
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Hartmut Berghoff (GHI), Kenneth Lipartito (Florida International University), Moritz Schularick (Universität Bonn), Laura Rischbieter (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)

Archival Summer Seminar in Germany 2015

June 08 - 20, 2015
Seminar in Germany
Convener: Elisabeth Engel (GHI)

The U.S. South in the Black Atlantic: Transnational Histories of the Jim Crow South since 1865

June 04 - 06, 2015
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Elisabeth Engel (GHI Washington), Nicholas Grant (University of East Anglia), Mischa Honeck (GHI Washington)

Nature Protection, Environmental Policy and Social Movements in Communist and Capitalist Countries during the Cold War

May 29 - 30, 2015
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Astrid Mignon Kirchhof (Georgetown/GHI) and John McNeill (Georgetown)

The Practices of Structural Policy in Western Market Economies since the 1960s

May 28 - 29, 2015
Conference at the Center for Contemporary History Potsdam
Conveners: Ralf Ahrens (ZZF Potsdam), Astrid M. Eckert (Emory University), Stefan Hördler (GHI / Buchenwald & Mittelbau-Dora Memorial Foundation)

21st Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar: Twentieth-Century German History

May 27 - 30, 2015
Seminar in Berlin, Germany
Conveners: Anna von der Goltz (Georgetown University), Richard F. Wetzell (GHI), Michael Wildt (Humboldt University)

A Great Divide? America between Exceptionalism and Transnationalism

May 21 - 22, 2015
International Conference at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
Convener: Michael Kimmage (Catholic University of America), Uwe Lübken (LMU), Andrew Preston, (University of Cambridge), Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson (GHI)

Twelfth Workshop on Early Modern German History

May 08, 2015
Conference at the GHI London
Conveners: Bridget Heal (University of St Andrews), David Lederer (National University of Ireland, Maynooth), Angela Schattner (GHIL), and Jenny Spinks (University of Manchester)

Jewish Consumer Cultures in 19th and 20th Century Europe and America

May 07 - 09, 2015
Conference at the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC
Conveners: Paul Lerner (University of Southern California / Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies), Anne C. Schenderlein (GHI), Uwe Spiekermann (GHI)

Consumer Engineering: Mid-Century Mass Consumption between Planning Euphoria and the Limits of Growth, 1930s-1970s

March 26 - 28, 2015
Conference at the University of Göttingen
Conveners: Gary Cross (Pennsylvania State University), Ingo Köhler (Göttingen), Jan Logemann (German Historical Institute)

Germans in the Pacific World from the late 17th to 20th Century

March 05 - January 07, 2015
Conference at the University of California in San Diego
Hartmut Berghoff (GHI), Frank Biess (UCSD), Ulrike Strasser (UCSD)