Conferences

Events 2014

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

Taxation for and against Redistribution since 1945: Historical Trajectories and Comparative Outcomes

December 05 - 06, 2014
Workshop at the GHI, Washington, DC
Conveners: Gisela Hürlimann (University of Zurich and GHI Washington), W. Elliot Brownlee (University of California Santa Barbara)

Dispossession: The Plundering German Jewry, 1933-1945 and Beyond

November 09 - 11, 2014
Conference at Boston University
Conveners: Christoph Kreutzmüller (Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz, Berlin) and Jonathan Zatlin (Boston University)

Green Capitalism? Exploring the Crossroads of Environmental and Business History

October 30 - 31, 2014
Conference at the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, DE
Adam Rome (University of Delaware), Yda Schreuder (University of Delaware), Hartmut Berghoff (GHI), Erik Rau (Hagley Museum and Library), Roger Horowitz (Hagley Museum and Library)

Wirtschaftskriminalität und Unternehmen

October 09 - 10, 2014
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Hartmut Berghoff (GHI/Göttingen), Cornelia Rauh (Leibniz-Universität Hannover), Thomas Welskopp (Universität Bielefeld)

Shady Business: White Collar Crime in History

September 18 - 20, 2014
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Edward Balleisen (Duke University), Hartmut Berghoff (GHI), Christopher McKenna (University of Oxford)

Gender, War and Culture: From the Age of the World Wars (1910s-1940s) to the Cold War, Anti-Colonial Struggle to the Wars of Globalization (1940s-Present)

September 11 - 13, 2014
Workshop at Duke University
Conveners: Hartmut Berghoff (GHI), Dirk Bönker (Duke University), Karen Hagemann (UNC Chapel Hill), and Mischa Honeck (GHI)

Bosch Foundation Archival Summer School for Young Historians 2014: American History in Transatlantic Perspective

September 01 - 12, 2014
Archival Seminar in Chicago, IL; Madison, WI; Boston, MA; Washington, DC
Conveners: German Historical Institute, Washington DC; University of Chicago's Department of History; Newberry Library, Chicago; Robert Bosch Stiftung

Informal and Everyday Markets: Modern Histories of Indian Business and Entrepreneurship since the Nineteenth Century

June 18, 2014
Conference at the University of Göttingen
Convener: Dr. Ingo Köhler (University of Göttingen), Dr. Sebastian Schwecke (University of Göttingen), Dr. Christina Lubinsiki (GHI Washington), Prof. Dr. Douglas Haynes (Dartmouth College)

War and Childhood in the Age of the World Wars

June 05 - 07, 2014
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Mischa Honeck (GHI Washington), James Marten (Marquette University), Andreas Gestrich (GHI London), Arndt Weinrich (GHI Paris)

A Hands-on Approach: The Do-It-Yourself Culture and Economy in the 20th Century

April 25 - 26, 2014
Workshop at the GHI
Reinhild Kreis (GHI)

Migration during Economic Downturns: From the Great Depression to the Great Recession

April 04 - 05, 2014
Workshop at the GHI
Conveners: Elisa Minoff (GHI) and Marc Rosenblum (Migration Policy Institute)

Histories of Humanitarianism: Religious, Philanthropic, and Poltical Practices in the Modernizing World

March 07 - 08, 2014
Conference at the GHI and the University of Maryland, College Park
Conveners: Sonya Michel (University of Maryland, College Park) and Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson (GHI)

Gender, War and Culture: From Colonial Conquest and standing Armies to Revolutionary Wars (1650s-1830s) to the Wars of Nations and Empires (1830s-1910s)

February 20 - 22, 2014
Workshop at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Conveners: Dirk Bönker (Duke University), and Karen Hagemann (UNC Chapel Hill)

Studying the History of National Socialism and the Holocaust: Toward an Agenda for the 21st Century

January 23 - 24, 2014
Concerence at the USHMM/Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and the GHI
Conveners: Stefan Hördler (GHI), Leah Wolfson (USHMM)