Gerald D. Feldman Lectures

Getting the American Model Right: State Constitutional Revision and the Achievement of General Laws in the Mid-Nineteenth Century U.S.

May 09, 2019
10th Gerald Feldman Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Naomi R. Lamoreaux (Yale University and National Bureau of Economic Research)

Global Transformations of Time in the Nineteenth Century

May 10, 2018
9th Gerald Feldman Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Sebastian Conrad (Freie Universität Berlin)

Colonial Germans and Slavery on the Eve of the American Revolution: The Case of Ebenezer

May 18, 2017
Eighth Gerald Feldman Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: James Van Horn Melton (Emory University)

German History as Global History: The Case of Coffee in the 20th Century

May 19, 2016
Seventh Gerald D. Feldman Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Dorothee Wierling (Forschungsstelle für Zeitgeschichte in Hamburg)

History Lived and History Written: Germany and the United States, 1945/55-2015

May 21, 2015
Sixth Gerald D. Feldman Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Charles Maier (Harvard University)

What Crisis? Speculation, Corruption, and the State of Emergency during the Great Depression

May 29, 2014
Fifth Gerald D. Feldman Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Martin H. Geyer (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

From Made in Italy to Made in China: A European Story, 1960-2010

May 09, 2013
Fourth Gerald D. Feldman Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Victoria de Grazia (Columbia University)

The Path to German Unity, 1989-90

April 26, 2012
Third Gerald D. Feldman Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Gerhard A. Ritter (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

"Who Still Talks about the Extermination of the Armenians?" German Talk and German Silences

April 07, 2011
Second Gerald D. Feldman Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Margaret Anderson (University of California Berkeley)

Writing the History of Capitalism

April 29, 2010
First Gerald D. Feldman Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Jürgen Kocka (Free University, Berlin)