GHI Seminars

Events 2012

If not otherwise announced, the Research Seminar meets Wednesdays 4.30 - 6.00 pm in the GHI Seminar Room. The GHI Research Seminar is a forum for scholars to discuss their ongoing research projects. Taking place on a biweekly basis, it brings together international researchers, DC scholars and GHI research fellows to stimulate intellectual exchange in a wide variety of historical problems, epochs and methods. The seminar discussions are based either on project presentations or unpublished, pre-circulated papers. If you wish to attend or present your work in progress, please contact Elisabeth Engel.

The GHI Fellow's Colloquium usually meets on Thursday mornings. Please send all inquiries via e-mail to Axel Jansen.

Research Seminar

December 12, 2012
  • Corinna Ludwig (GHI) Bayer's Transatlantic Cross(ing). The Struggles of a Foreign Multinational Company in the United States
  • Andreas Joch (GHI) Zukunftslabor Amerikanische Stadt? Stadtplanung und Architektur im Kontext transatlantischer Elitenwanderung in der Zwischenkriegszeit

Doctoral Seminar

November 29, 2012
  • Holger Drössler (Harvard University) Race for the Pacific: Samoa in the Age of Empire
  • Emily Löffler (Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen) Kulturgüterschutz und Kulturpolitik im besetzten Deutschland - amerikanische und französische Kunstschutzeinheiten im Vergleich

Research Seminar

November 28, 2012
  • Mischa Honeck (GHI) An Empire of Youth: A Global History of the Boy Scouts of America, 1910-1960

Research Seminar

November 14, 2012
  • Atiba Pertilla (GHI) Panic! at the Discount Window: Emotion and Regulation in New York City during the Financial Crisis of 1907

Doctoral Seminar

October 25, 2012
  • Rebbecca Odom (Saint Louis University) Negotiating Hyphenated Identities: German-Americans during World War I
  • Timothy Sayle (Temple University) NATO's Survival: The Atlantic Alliance in Crisis, 1955-1968

Research Seminar

October 17, 2012
  • Jan Logemann (GHI) In the Employ of the Field Marshall? Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and the New Bauhaus in Chicago

Doctoral Seminar

October 11, 2012
  • Katharina Gärtner (Freie Universität Berlin) White Picket Finance: Government Interventions in the U.S. Mortgage Market
  • Sebastian Teupe (Universität Bielefeld) Varietees of Competition? Der deutsche und amerikanische Markt für Fernsehgeräte zwischen den 1950er und 1980er Jahren

Doctoral Seminar

September 06, 2012
  • Michael Geheran (Clark University) Betrayed Comradeship: German-Jewish WWI Veterans under Hitler
  • Nina Lorkowski (Technische Universität München) Die sanitäre Ausstattung des Privathaushalts in den USA und in Deutschland: Vergleichende Aspekte einer Konsum- und Technikgeschichte des Badezimmers, 1918-1980
  • Anna Barbara Sum (Freie Universität Berlin) Albert O. Hirschman und die Expertenkultur in der Entwicklungsökonomik (ca. 1940-1985)
  • Eva Balz (Ruhr-Universität Bochum) Die frühe Rückerstattung in West-Berlin (1949-1957)

Research Seminar

July 17, 2012
  • Silke Hackenesch (FU Berlin) 'Toxi kehrt heim' - Der Diskurs um die sog. brown babies in den USA nach 1945
  • Isabella Löhr (University of Heidelberg) 'A Defence of Free Learning': Akademische Fluchthilfeorganisationen in Großbritannien und den USA nach 1933

Research Seminar

June 13, 2012
  • Anja Laukötter (Max Planck Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin) Disease and Emotions. Health Educational Films in Germany and the US in the first half of the 20th Century

Reseearch Seminar

May 23, 2012
  • Miriam Ruerup (GHI) "The dreadful crime of marrying." Das Geschlecht der Staatenlosigkeit

Research Seminar

May 09, 2012
  • Espen Storli (Harvard Business School) Metal trading in the post WWII-world

Research Seminar

May 02, 2012
  • Winson Chu (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee/USHMM) Germans without Borders? Locating "National Indifference" in Twentieth Century Poland

Research Seminar

March 21, 2012
  • Anna von der Goltz (Georgetown University) Turning Right in the Wake of 1968? Conservative Mobilization at West German Universities

Doctoral Seminar

March 15, 2012
  • Elizabeth Lambert (University of Indiana, Bloomington) Contested Memory: Divided Representations of KZ Buchenwald and Weimarer Klassik
  • Matthias Schmelzer (Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (oder) A temple of growth for industrialized countries. Die OECD und das Wachstumsparadigma in der Nachkriegszeit

Research Seminar

March 07, 2012
  • Atina Grossmann (Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art/USHMM) Remapping European Jewish Flight, Displacement, and Survival: Soviet Central Asia, Iran, and India as Sites of Relief and Refuge

Research Seminar

February 29, 2012
  • Andrew Demshuk (University of Alabama) The Lost German East: Silesian Expellees in West Germany and the Idea of Heimkehr, 1945-­-­1970

Research Seminar

February 15, 2012
  • Christina Lubinski (GHI) Musikalische Entdecker. Westliche Grammophon-­‐Unternehmen in British India, 1902-­-1947

Doctoral Seminar

February 02, 2012
  • Ulrich Kreutzer (Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erangen-Nürnberg) Das USA-Geschäft von Siemens - Von den Anfängen bis 2001
  • James Seaver (Indiana University, Bloomington) Fighting for Souvenirs: Americans and the Material Culture of World War II

Research Seminar

February 01, 2012
  • Clelia Caruso (GHI) Modernity Calling - Employing and Interpreting the Telephone in the United States and Germany (1890-­‐1980). An Entangled History

Research Seminar

January 18, 2012
  • Ulrike Thoms (Charité Berlin) Zwischen Wissenschaft und Markt. Pharmareferenten in Deutschland im 20. Jahrhundert
  • Margrit Schulte-­‐Beerbühl (Univ. Hannover) Im Schatten der Blockaden: Verdeckte Handelsnetze deutsch-­‐britischer Kaufleute im Zeitalter der Napoleonischen Kriege