GHI West

Consuming Temples on Both Sides of the Atlantic: German-speaking Jews from the Department Store to the Mall

April 24, 2018
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall)
Speaker: Paul Lerner (USC)

Making Immigrant Knowledge from Collective Memories: Watching the Process Unfold in Spain

April 20, 2018
Lecture at GHI West, University of California Berkeley, Geballe Room (220 Stephens Hall)
Speaker: Evelyn Hu-DeHart, Brown University

Migrant Knowledges: Concepts, Voices, Spaces

April 20 - 21, 2018
Workshop at GHI West, UC Berkeley
Convener: GHI West, the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington DC

Post-Nazi Germany and the Myth of American Influence

April 17, 2018
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall)
Speaker: Noah B. Strote (North Carolina State University)

Alternative Realities: Utopian Thought in Times of Political Rupture

April 16 - 17, 2018
Conference at The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California and the University of Southern California (USC)
Co-sponsored by GHI West, the Pacific Regional Office of German Historical Institute Washington DC, and organized by The Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies (USC) and The Wende Museum

Trust as Violence: The Politics of Film and the Militarization of Male Sexuality in National Socialism

March 22, 2018
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall)
Anja Laukötter (Center for the History of Emotions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin)

West Coast Germanists' Workshop

March 17 - 18, 2018
Conference at UC Davis
Conveners: Frank Biess (UC San Diego), Edward Ross Dickinson (UC Davis) Paul Lerner (USC) Ulli Strasser (UC San Diego), Andrea Westermann (GHI-West)

Transboundary Natures: The Consequences of the Iron Curtain for Landscape

March 13, 2018
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall)
Speaker: Astrid M. Eckert (Emory University)

The End of Gold? Monetary Metals Studied at the Planetary and Human Scale During the Classical Gold Standard Era

March 06, 2018
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley)
Speaker: Andrea Westermann, GHI West Research Fellow and Head of Office

Small States and Secondary Actors in the Cold War: Entanglements Between Europe and Latin America

February 21, 2018
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall)
Speaker: Albert Manke (GHI West Tandem Fellow; Senior researcher at the Center for Inter-American Studies at Bielefeld University)

Climate Change, Climate Change Refugees, and Public Art

February 20, 2018
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall)
Speaker: Christina Gerhardt (University of Hawai'i at Mānoa)

Sorbian/Wendish Cultural Revival in the Age of Globalization

February 01, 2018
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall)
Speaker: Hélène Yèche (University of Poitiers)

Immigration of European Highly Skilled Workers to Germany: Intra-EU Brain Circulation or Brain Drain/Gain?

January 25, 2018
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley)
Speaker: Céline Teney, University of Bremen

States of Exception and Sudden Democracies in 20th Century Germany

November 30, 2017
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley)
Speaker: Kathleen Canning, University of Michigan

The Knowledge of/about Migrants: Preconceptions, Misconceptions, Limits

November 01, 2017
Lecture at Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at UC Berkeley
Speaker: Armin Nassehi (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München); moderator: Julie Weise (University of Oregon)

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)

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)

The End of the Endless Frontier? Truth and Power in the Age of Populism

August 28, 2017
470 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
Lunch discussion with Peter Strohschneider (DFG)

The Luther Decade and Reformation Quincentenary: A First Assessment

April 20, 2017
Lecture at GHI West
Speaker: Hartmut Lehmann

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

Germany as an Immigration Country: Labor Migration and the Refugee Influx

February 28, 2017
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley)
Speaker: Cornelia Schu, Managing Director of the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration (SVR) and Director of the Expert Council’s Research Unit