16th Annual Symposium of the FGHI

Presentation of the Fritz Stern Disseration Award 2007


Friday, November 16, 2007
Symposium at the GHI

Sponsored by the Friends of the German Historical Institute* and the German Historical Institute Washington, D.C. 

  • Program

    10:00 to 11.00 a.m.


    Anke Ortlepp (Deputy Director, German Historical Institute)
    David G. Blackbourn (Vice Chairman of the Board of the Friends of the German Historical Institute)

    Presentation by the Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize Winner and Award Ceremony

    The Meaning of Death and the Making of Three Berlins: A History, 1933-1961
    Monica Black (University of Virginia)

    German Political Organizations and Regional Particularisms in Interwar Poland, 1918-1939
    Winson Chu (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)


    Fritz Stern

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

    GHI Research Presentation

    "Spaceship Earth": Envisioning Human Habitats in the Environmental Age
    Sabine Höhler (Visiting Research Fellow in Environmental History)

    12:00 noon to 01:00 p.m.

    Buffet Lunch

    RSVP by November 09, 2007 (acceptances only)
    Phone: 202.387.3355 - Fax: 202.387.6437 - e-mail

    *) 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: Norman J. W. Goda (Ohio University), Astrid M. Eckert (Emory University), and George S. Williamson (The University of Alabama).