Events 2009

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

Understanding Markets: Information, Institutions, and History

October 30 - 31, 2009
Conference at the Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)
Conveners: Hartmut Berghoff (GHI), Roger Horowitz (Hagley), Philip Scranton (Hagley), Uwe Spiekermann (GHI)

Beyond the Racial State

October 22 - 25, 2009
Conference at Indiana University, Bloomington
Conveners: Devin Pendas (Boston College), Mark Roseman (Indiana University), Richard F. Wetzell (GHI)

The Decline of the West? The Fate of the Atlantic Community after the Cold War

October 15 - 17, 2009
Conference at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Conveners: Philipp Gassert (GHI), Ronald Granieri (Penn), Eric Jarosinski (Penn), Frank Trommler (Penn)

Medieval History Seminar 2009

October 08 - 11, 2009
Conference at the German Historical Institute London
Conveners: Carola Dietze (GHI), Jochen Schenk (GHIL)

African American Civil Rights and Germany in the 20th Century

October 01 - 04, 2009
Conference, jointly organized by the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC and Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Conveners: Maria Höhn (Vassar College) and Martin Klimke (GHI)

Germans' Things: Material Culture and Daily Life in East and West 1949 - 2009

October 01 - 03, 2009
Conference at the Wende Museum and the University of California at Los Angeles
Conveners: Uta Balbier (GHI), Philipp Gassert (Augsburg), Justinian Jampol (Wende Museum), Robert G. Moeller (UC Irvine)

Falling Behind or Catching Up? The East German Economy in the 20th Century

September 24 - 26, 2009
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Hartmut Berghoff and Uta Balbier (GHI)

Kaleidoscopic Knowledge: On Jewish and Other Encyclopedias in Modernity

September 10 - 11, 2009
Workshop at the Simon Dubnow Institute, Leipzig
Conveners: Arndt Engelhardt (DI) and Ines Prodöhl (GHI Washington)

"Public History" in Germany and the United States: Fields, Developments and Debates in Praxis and Theory

June 25 - 27, 2009
Conference at the Freie Universität Berlin
Conveners: Andreas Etges and Paul Nolte (FU Berlin) and Anke Ortlepp (GHI)

The Short- and Long-Term Economic Effects of German Exploitation in Occupied Countries during World War II

June 18 - 20, 2009
Workshop at the GHI
Convener: Jonas Scherner (GHI)

Global Challenge and Regional Response - Early-Twentieth-Century Northeast China's Encounters with the World

June 17 - 20, 2009
Conference at Heilongjiang University, Harbin (China)

A World of Populations

May 29 - 30, 2009
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Heinrich Hartmann (Freie Universität Berlin) and Corinna R. Unger (GHI)

Junior Scholars Conference on the Future of German-Jewish History

May 21 - 22, 2009
Conveners: Wissenschaftliche Arbeitsgemeinschaft des Leo Baeck Instituts in Deutschland, Institute of European Studies (Berkeley), German Historical Institute (Washington DC)

15th Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar: German History in the Nineteenth Century

April 29 - May 02, 2009
Seminar at the GHI and Georgetown University
Conveners: Roger Chickering (Georgetown University) and Richard F. Wetzell (GHI)

Nuclear Armament, Peace Movements, and the Second Cold War: The 1979 NATO Double Track Decision in German-German and International Perspective

March 26 - 28, 2009
Conference at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin
Convenors: Philipp Gassert (GHI), Tim Geiger (IfZ), Hermann Wentker (IfZ)

Black Diaspora and Germany Across the Centuries

March 19 - 21, 2009
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Martin Klimke (GHI Washington), Anne Kuhlmann-Smirnov (History Department, University of Bremen), and Mischa Honeck (Heidelberg Center for American Studies, University of Heidelberg)

Representing Poverty: American and European Perspectives

March 13 - 14, 2009
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Anke Ortlepp (GHI) and Christoph Ribbat (University of Paderborn)

1968 in the US, Japan and Germany: Political Protest and Cultural Change

March 04 - 06, 2009
Conference at the Japanese-German Center, Berlin
Conveners: Martin Klimke (GHI/HCA Heidelberg), Yoshie Mitobe (Meiji University, Tokyo), Joachim Scharloth (University of Zurich) and Laura Wong (Harvard University)