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)

The year 2017 marks the centennial of U.S. entry into World War I. The Great War had a profound impact on the United States and on its global role. The 39th annual conference of historians in the German Association of American Studies provides an opportunity to reassess the war’s significance in U.S. history by focusing on the international and domestic contexts of America’s participation in World War I.

The conference will take place at the Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Hauptstraße 120. Please register by January 15 with