Events 2018

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

Knowledge and Society in Times of Upheaval

November 20 - 21, 2018
Conference at the WZB
Convener: Andreas Eckert (HU Berlin), Simone Lässig (GHI Washington) and Franz Waldenberger (DIJ Tokyo)

Reconstructing Historical Networks Digitally: New Approaches, Opportunities and Epistemological Implications of Social Network Analysis

October 25 - 27, 2018
International Workshop and Conference at the German Historical Institute Washington
Conveners: Matthew Hiebert (GHI), Simone Lässig (GHI), and Katherine McDonough (Stanford)

Bucerius Young Scholars Forum at GHI West: “Histories of Migration: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives”

October 17 - 20, 2018
Bucerius Young Scholars Forum at GHI West (Berkeley)
Convener: Andrea Westermann (GHI West)

Agents of Cultural Change: Jewish and Other Responses to Modernity, ca. 1750–1900

October 08 - 10, 2018
Conference at GHI Washington
Conveners: Simone Lässig (German Historical Institute, Washington DC), Zohar Shavit (Tel Aviv University), Kerstin von der Krone (German Historical Institute, Washington DC)

Defining Black European History

June 22 - 23, 2018
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Jeff Bowersox (University College London), Tiffany N. Florvil (University of New Mexico), Atiba Pertilla (GHI Washington), and Kira Thurman (University of Michigan)

Exile and Emigration in an Age of War and Revolutions (ca. 1750-1830)

June 22 - 23, 2018
Workshop at Re:work International Research Center, Berlin
Conveners: Linda Colley (Princeton University) and Jan C. Jansen (GHI Washington)

Observing the Everyday: Journalistic Practices and Knowledge Production in the Modern Era

June 14 - 15, 2018
Second Workshop at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
Conveners: Kerstin von der Krone (GHI Washington) and Hansjakob Ziemer (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)

Learning by the Book: Manuals and Handbooks in the History of Knowledge

June 06 - 10, 2018
Conference at Princeton University
Angela Creager (Princeton University), Mathias Grote (Humboldt University Berlin), Elaine Leong (MPI for the History of Science, Berlin), Kerstin von der Krone (GHI Washington)

24th Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar: German History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

May 30 - June 03, 2018
Seminar at GHI West, Berkeley, CA
Conveners: Anna von der Goltz (Georgetown University) and Richard F. Wetzell (GHI Washington)

Transoceanic American Studies

May 17 - 18, 2018
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Juliane Braun (University of Bonn/GHI Washington); Benjamin Fagan (Auburn University/GHI Washington)

Fourteenth Workshop on Early Modern German History

May 11, 2018
Conference at the GHI London
Conveners: Bridget Heal (University of St. Andrews), Katherine Hill (Birkbeck, University of London), David Lederer (NUI Maynooth), Alison Rowlands (University of Essex), and Hannes Ziegler (GHI London)

Dynamiken des Wissens: Historische Perspektiven auf das Verhältnis von Wissen und Migration vom 20. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart

May 02 - 03, 2018
Conference at the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Berlin
Conveners: Stephanie Zloch (Georg-Eckert-Institut Braunschweig), Dagmar Ellerbrock (TU Dresden), Simone Lässig (Deutsches Historisches Institut Washington DC), Swen Steinberg (TU Dresden)

Migrant Knowledges: Concepts, Voices, Spaces

April 20 - 21, 2018
Workshop at GHI West, UC Berkeley
Convener: GHI West, the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington DC

Alternative Realities: Utopian Thought in Times of Political Rupture

April 16 - 17, 2018
Conference at The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California and the University of Southern California (USC)
Co-sponsored by GHI West, the Pacific Regional Office of German Historical Institute Washington DC, and organized by The Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies (USC) and The Wende Museum

Marx at 200: A Symposium

April 12, 2018
Sympoisum at the GHI
Conveners: Warren Breckman (University of Pennsylvania), James Brophy (University of Delaware), Simone Lässig (GHI Washington), and David Lazar (GHI Washington)

Settlement and Unsettlement: The Ends of World War I and Their Legacies

March 22 - 24, 2018
2018 Annual Conference of the Max Weber Foundation at the GHI
Conveners: Max Weber Foundation, German Historical Institute (GHI) Washington DC, American Historical Association (AHA) with the National History Center (NCH), German Historical Association (Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands, VHD)

West Coast Germanists' Workshop

March 17 - 18, 2018
Conference at UC Davis
Conveners: Frank Biess (UC San Diego), Edward Ross Dickinson (UC Davis) Paul Lerner (USC) Ulli Strasser (UC San Diego), Andrea Westermann (GHI-West)

Bounded Democracy: Global Workshop on American Urbanisms

March 01 - 02, 2018
Workshop at the GHI
Conveners: Anke Ortlepp (University of Kassel/GHI Washington) and Bryant Simon (Temple University/GHI Washington)

Cultures of Capitalism in Weimar and Nazi Germany

February 22 - 24, 2018
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Pamela Swett (McMaster University), Moritz Föllmer (University of Amsterdam), and David Lazar (GHI Washington)

In Global Transit: Jewish Migrants from Hitler’s Europe in Asia, Africa, and Beyond

February 14 - 16, 2018
Conference in Kolkata, India
Conveners: Andreas Gestrich (GHI London), Simone Lässig (GHI Washington), Anne Schenderlein (GHI Washington), and Indra Sengupta (GHI London)

Rewriting 19th Century Central European History

January 05 - 06, 2018
Panel Series at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association
Conveners: GHI Washington and the Central European History Society