Events 2016

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

Restricting Knowledge: Channeling Security Information in Recent History

December 08 - 09, 2016
Workshop at the German Historical Institute
Conveners: Keith R. Allen (University of Giessen), Simone Lässig (GHI Washington), Christian Ostermann (Woodrow Wilson Inernational Center for Scholars)

Creating Spatial Historical Knowledge: New Approaches, Opportunities, and Epistemological Implications of Mapping History Digitally

October 20 - 22, 2016
International Workshop and Conference at the German Historical Institute Washington
Conveners: Matthew Hiebert (GHI), Simone Lässig (GHI), Stephen Robertson (George Mason University)

Industrial Decline and the Rise of the Service Sector? How did Western Europe and North America cope with the multifaceted structural transformations since the 1970s

September 16 - 17, 2016
Conference at Institute of Contemporary History, Munich
Conveners: Sebastian Voigt (IfZ Munich) and Stefan Hördler (GHI Washington), and Howard Brick (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Cultural Mobility and Knowledge Formation in the Americas

June 30 - July 02, 2016
International Conference at the Amerikahaus, Munich, Germany
Conveners: Volker Depkat (BAA) and Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson (GHI)

Uncertainty and Risk in America: (Un)Stable Histories from the Late Colonial Period to the "Gilded Age"

June 30 - July 02, 2016
Conference at the John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin
Conveners: Elisabeth Engel (GHI, Washington, DC), Sebastian Jobs (Freie Universität Berlin)

Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Transnational Comparative Perspective, 18th Century - Today

June 16 - 17, 2016
Workshop at the German Historical Institute (GHI)
Conveners: Hartmut Berghoff, Jessica Csoma, Bryan Hart, Kelly McCullough, Atiba Pertilla, Benjamin Schwantes, Uwe Spiekermann

Archival Summer Seminar in Germany 2016

June 13 - 24, 2016
Seminar in Germany
Convener: Elisabeth Engel (GHI)

Willy Brandt and the Americas, 1974-1992

June 10 - 11, 2016
Conference in Berlin
Conveners: German Historical Institute, Washington and the Bundeskanzler-Willy-Brandt-Stiftung, Berlin

22nd Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar: German History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

May 25 - 28, 2016
Seminar at the GHI
Conveners: Anna von der Goltz (Georgetown University) and Richard F. Wetzell (GHI Washington)

Thirteenth Workshop on Early Modern German History

May 06, 2016
Conference at the GHI London
Conveners: Bridget Heal (University of St Andrews), David Lederer (National University of Ireland, Maynooth), Michael Schaich (German Historical Institute London), Jenny Spinks (University of Manchester)

Forging Bonds Across Borders: Mobilizing for Women's Rights and Social Justice in the 19th-Century Transatlantic World

April 28 - 30, 2016
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson (GHI), Anja Schüler (HCA, Heidelberg), Sonya Michel (University of Maryland)

Navigating Diversity: Narratives, Practices and Politics in German-Speaking Europe

April 13 - 15, 2016
Conference in Montreal, Quebec (Canada)
Conveners: Till van Rahden, Université de Montréal; Anthony J. Steinhoff, Université du Québec à Montréal; Richard F. Wetzell, GHI, Washington DC.

The Historian and the World - the Worlds of History: Positions, Politics, and Purposes in the 21st Century

April 01 - 02, 2016
Symposium at the GHI
Conveners: Mischa Honeck (GHI) and Jan Jansen (GHI)

The Western Art World between 1930 and 1950: Methodological Approaches Aiming at Transdisciplinary Research

February 26 - 27, 2016
Workshop at the GHI
Convener: Jeroen Euwe (GHI)

Die Welt der Kinder: Weltwissen und Weltdeutung in Schul- und Kinderbüchern des 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhunderts

February 04, 2016
International Conference at the Universität Zürich
Conveners: Institut für Sozialanthropologie und Empirische Kulturwissenschaft (ISEK - Schwerpunkt Kinderund Jugendmedien) der Universität Zürich; Schweizerisches Institut für Kinder- und Jugendmedien (SIKJM), assoziiertes Institut der Universität Zürich; Georg-Eckert-Institut - Leibniz-Institut für internationale Schulbuchforschung Braunschweig; German Historical Institute Washington D.C.