15th Annual Symposium of the FGHI

Presentation of the Fritz Stern Disseration Award 2006


Friday, November 17, 2006
Symposium at the GHI
Sponsored by the Friends of the German Historical Institute and the GHI

Conveners: Gerald Feldman (Friends of the GHI) and Christof Mauch (GHI)

  • Program (as of January 18, 2006)

    10:00-11.00 a.m.


    Christof Mauch (Director, German Historical Institute)
    Gerald D. Feldman (President, Friends of the German Historical Institute)

    Presentation by the Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize Winner and Award Ceremony

    A Cosmopolitan Community: Hanseatic Merchants in the German-American Atlantic of the Nineteenth Century
    Lars Maischak (California State University at Fresno)

    Fritz Stern

    11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

    Honoring Konrad Jarausch (First President of the Friends of the GHI)

    Elizabeth D. Heinemann (University of Iowa)
    Laudatio by Christoph Klessmann (University of Potsdam)

    12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.

    Buffet Lunch

    The Friends are grateful to all individuals, whose generosity made the establishment of the Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize possible.

    They also wish to express their thanks to the Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize Committee: Doris Bergen (University of Notre Dame), Norman J.W. Goda (Ohio University, and Craig M. Koslofsky (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

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