Conferences

Events 2017

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

Knowledge in Flight: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Scholar Rescue in North America

December 04 - 05, 2017
Workshop at The New School for Social Research, New York City
Conveners: Simone Lässig, Director (GHI Washington), William Milberg (The New School for Social Research), William Weitzer (Leo Baeck Institute, New York)

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

October 30 - November 01, 2017
Bucerius Young Scholars Forum at GHI West at UC Berkeley
Convener: Atiba Pertilla (GHI Washington)

Creating Historical Knowledge Socially: New Approaches, Opportunities and Epistemological Implications of Undertaking Research with Citizen Scholars

October 26 - 28, 2017
International Workshop and Conference at the German Historical Institute Washington
Conveners: Matthew Hiebert (GHI), Simone Lässig (GHI), and Trevor Muñoz (MITH)

Reeducation Revisited: Strategies, Actors, Institutions in Transnational and Comparative Perspective

September 29 - 30, 2017
Conference at the Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut Nürnberg
Conveners: Katharina Gerund (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg), Heike Paul (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg), and Anne Schenderlein (GHI Washington)

Quellen und Methoden der Geschichtswissenschaft im digitalen Zeitalter Neue Zugänge für eine etablierte Disziplin?

September 25 - 26, 2017
Conference in Berlin
Conveners: Georg-Eckert-Institut Braunschweig, Deutsches Historisches Institut Washington, Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands, CLARIN-D Fach-AG Geschichte, AG "Digitale Geschichtswissenschaft" im VHD

Empires of Knowledge: Expertise and Imperial Power across the Long Twentieth Century

September 15 - 16, 2017
Conference at University of British Columbia, Vancouver/Canada
Conveners: Axel Jansen (GHI), John Krige (Georgia Institute of Technology), and Jessica Wang (UBC)

Inheritance Practices in the 20th Century

September 15, 2017
Workshop at the GHI
Conveners: Jürgen Dinkel (University of Gießen), Simone Lässig (GHI Washington), Vanessa Ogle (University of Pennsylvania)

Learning at the Margins: The Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge among African Americans and Jews since the 1880s

September 07 - 09, 2017
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Elisabeth Engel (GHI) and Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson (University of Augsburg), Kierra Crago-Schneider (USHMM), Yvonne Poser (Howard University)

Cosmopolitanism in Context: Practices of World Citizenship in an Age of Empire (18th-20th Centuries)

July 13 - 15, 2017
Conference in Hanover, Germany
Conveners: Valeska Huber (Freie Universität Berlin), Jan C. Jansen (GHI Washington), Martin Rempe (Universität Konstanz)

23rd Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar: German History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

June 07 - 10, 2017
Seminar at Institut für die Geschichte der deutschen Juden, Hamburg
Conveners: Anna von der Goltz (Georgetown Univ), Miriam Ruerup (IGDJ, Hamburg), Richard F. Wetzell (GHI)

Beyond Data: Knowledge Production in Bureaucracies across Science, Commerce, and the State

June 01 - 03, 2017
Workshop at the GHI
Conveners: Sebastian Felten (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin), Philipp Lehmann (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin), Christine von Oertzen (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science), Simone Lässig (GHI Washington)

Forever Young: Rejuvenation in Transnational and Transcolonial Perspective, 1900-2000

May 11 - 13, 2017
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Kristine Alexander (University of Lethbridge), Mischa Honeck (GHI), Isabel Richter (University of Bremen)

Workshop on Medieval Germany

May 05, 2017
Conference at the GHI London
Organized by the German Historical Institute London in co-operation with the German Historical Institute Washington and the German History Society

Immigration to Europe: Inclusion, Exclusion and Differential Incorporation

April 20, 2017
Graduate Student Conference at GHI West, Shorb House (2547 Channing Way)
Speakers: Fatima El-Tayeb, Salman Sayyid, and Stephen Small

Refugee Crises, 1945-2000: Political and Societal Responses in International Comparison

April 07 - 08, 2017
Workshop at the GHI
Convener: Jan C. Jansen (GHI Washington), Simone Lässig (GHI Washington)

Creating and Challenging the Transatlantic Intelligence Community

March 30 - April 01, 2017
Joint Conference at the Woodrow Wilson Center and at the German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.
Conveners: International Intelligence History Association, German Historical Institute, and the History & Public Policy Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center

Fifth Junior Scholars Conference in Jewish History: Rich and Poor, Jews and Gentiles: Wealth, Poverty and Class in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

March 30 - 31, 2017
Conference in Bloomington, IN
Conveners: Co-organized by Miriam Rürup (Institute for the History of the German Jews, Hamburg), Anne Schenderlein (German Historical Institute Washington DC), and Mirjam Zadoff (Indiana University, Bloomington), with additional support by the Wissenschaftliche Arbeitsgemeinschaft des Leo Baeck Instituts

Religious Rights, Civil Rights, Human Rights in the German and American Contexts, 1948 - Present

March 23 - 25, 2017
Conference at Penn State University
Sponsored by the GHI and the Max Kade German-American Research Institute

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

March 03 - 04, 2017
Workshop at the GHI
Conveners: Kerstin von der Krone (GHI Washington) and Hansjakob Ziemer (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)

German Past Futures in the 20th Century

February 23 - 25, 2017
Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Arnd Bauerkämper (Freie Universität Berlin), Frank Biess (University of California, San Diego), Kai Evers (University of California, Irvine), Anne Schenderlein (GHI)

Mapping Entanglements: Dynamics of Missionary Knowledge and “Materialities” across Space and Time (16th - 20th centuries)

February 10 - 11, 2017
Workshop at the GHI Washington
Conveners: Sabina Brevaglieri, Elisabeth Engel in collaboration with the History of Knowledge Research Group at the GHI Washington and the German Historical Institute in Rome

The United States and World War I: Perspectives and Legacies

February 10 - 12, 2017
39th Annual Conference of the Historians in the DGFA/GAAS in Heidelberg
Conveners: Manfred Berg (Heidelberg University) and Axel Jansen (GHI)